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St. Peter's Thrift Shop to Reopen

Tue, September 22, 10:00 AM

Livingston

St. Peter's Thrift Shop to Reopen

Giving Back Home & Garden Other

Add to My Calendar 09/22/2020 10:00am 09/22/2020 2:00pm America/New_York St. Peter's Thrift Shop to Reopen

St. Peter’s Thrift Shop will be opening indoors on Tuesday, September 22. The COVID 19 hours will be Tuesdays from 10:00 – 2:00. Masks are required. Many safety precautions have been taken to adhere to the CDC guidelines. Our capacity will be limited to 25% at any time.

Also, we will now be accepting donations of fall and winter clothing, shoes and purses ONLY in sizes ...

94 East Mt. Pleasant Ave. Livingston, NJ 07039
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Mon, October 5, 6:00 PM

Virtual Union Public Library, Union

How to Deal with the Impact of Job Loss on Family ...

Health & Wellness Other

Add to My Calendar 10/05/2020 6:00pm 10/06/2020 7:00pm America/New_York How to Deal with the Impact of Job Loss on Family & Relationships

When someone in the family loses a job, everyone is affected. In addition to the financial loss, families suffer both mentally and physically. There are things that families can do to support each other. Get support and find help at this meaningful presentation. Tamarra Causley-Robinson, CEO and Founder of Causley Robinson & Associates, LLC Sign up at bit.ly/UPLlive at least one hour in ...

Virtual Union, NJ 07083
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Tue, October 6, 2:00 PM

Virtual Union Public Library, Union/Virtual

History of the NAACP

Education Law & Justice Other

Add to My Calendar 10/06/2020 2:00pm 10/06/2020 3:00pm America/New_York History of the NAACP

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is one of the largest and most pre-eminent civil rights organizations in the nation. Their mission is to secure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights in order to eliminate race-based discrimination and ensure the health and well-being of all persons. It’s history is the history of the civil rights ...

Virtual Union/Virtual, NJ 07083
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Wed, October 7, 7:00 PM

Virtual Union Public Library, Union

Why Voting Matters (Bilingual)

Education Law & Justice Other

Add to My Calendar 10/07/2020 7:00pm 10/07/2020 8:00pm America/New_York Why Voting Matters (Bilingual)

The election is coming up and your vote matters. Find out why and how to do it during this year’s Pandemic. To sign up, visit http://bit.ly/UPLlive at least one hour in advance. Presented by The Lupe Fund/Iveth Mosquera

Virtual Union, NJ 07083
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Thu, October 8, 2:00 PM

Virtual Union Public Library, Virtual/Union

Supreme Court Preview: 2020-2021

Education Government Other

Add to My Calendar 10/08/2020 2:00pm 10/08/2020 3:00pm America/New_York Supreme Court Preview: 2020-2021

The new Court begins its term the first Monday in October. The issues l they take on and their decisions could affect every aspect of our lives for a very long time. Join Constitutional scholar and Fairleigh Dickinson University Professor Bruce Peabody for a fascinating and vital discussion.To sign up, visit http://bit.ly/UPLlive at least one hour in advance.

Virtual Virtual/Union, NJ 07083
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Sat, October 10, 2:00 PM

Virtual Union Public Library, Union

Great Moments in Sports History

Arts & Entertainment Other Sports

Add to My Calendar 10/10/2020 2:00pm 10/10/2020 3:00pm America/New_York Great Moments in Sports History

If the miracle on ice, Ali v Liston, and Jackie Robinson, ring a bell, this program is for you! If not, discover their importance and celebrate other great moments in sports history with Associate Professor Marc Postiglione, Sports Management program at Union County College. To sign up, visit http://bit.ly/UPLlive at least one hour in advance.

Virtual Union, NJ 07083
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Wed, October 14, 2:00 PM

Virtual, Virtual Union Public Library

Remembering the Ladies: From Patriots in ...

Education Other

Add to My Calendar 10/14/2020 2:00pm 10/14/2020 3:15pm America/New_York Remembering the Ladies: From Patriots in Petticoats to Presidential Candidates

Carol Simon Levin portrays Abigail Adams to tell the stories of some of the courageous and tenacious women of all colors and creeds who fought to enhance women’s political participation — from Dolly Madison to the passage of the 19th Amendment and the pioneering female activists and politicians who’ve worked to extend women’s economic, social, and political rights. To ...

Virtual Virtual Union Public Library, NJ 07083

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Tax Time Guide: Didn’t get Economic Impact Payments? Check eligibility for Recovery Rebate Credit

March 3, 2021

UNITED STATES – The Internal Revenue Service reminds first-time filers and those who usually don’t have a federal filing requirement to consider filing a 2020 tax return. They may be eligible to claim the  Recovery Rebate Credit, a new refundable credit, authorized by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act and the COVID-related Tax Relief Act.

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Essex County Commissioner Vice President Carlos M. Pomares Issues Statement of Support on Governor Murphy's Announcement to Expand Eligibility for COVID-19 Vaccinations Program

Essex County Commissioner, Vice President Carlos M. Pomares issued a statement in support on Governor Murphy's Announcement to Expand Eligibility for COVID-19 Vaccinations Program.

“I am beyond thrilled to learn teachers K-12 in New Jersey will be eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine beginning March 15. As a father of three, professor, and husband of a ...

Property Tax Season: Tips to Win an Appeal

March 2, 2021

EAST ORANGE/ORANGE, NJ — According to a study released by WalletHub, a Washington D.C. based finance website, New Jersey has the highest property taxes in the country. The average effective property tax rate in New Jersey is 2.42%, compared to the national average of 1.07%. In East Orange, in 2020 the rate was 5.470% and in Orange 5.670%

This time of the year, residents are pulling ...

The State of Racial Justice in NJ Featuring Local Leaders and Roland Martin

February 27, 2021

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — What is the state of racial and economic justice in New Jersey and how can New Jersey residents achieve greater equity? The answer to this and other issues around race and economic justice are the subject of a virtual Town Hall on Sunday, February 28, from 3 - 4:30 p.m.   The Town Hall is hosted by Metropolitan Baptist Church Senior Pastor David R. Jefferson, ...

Open Letter from Mayor Warren Honoring the Life and Legacy of Vivian M. Gaunt Upon Her Passing

February 22, 2021

To the Family of Vivian M. Gaunt

God bless the soul of Vivian M. Gaunt and may He grant her family peace and comfort as they mourn the loss of her earthly presence.

I am Orange Mayor Dwayne D. Warren, Esq. and on behalf of the Orange Municipal Council and all of the residents of the City, I offer condolences on the loss of this worthy servant of God, family and the people. 

I met ...

A Look Back: Orange and East Orange Coronavirus Numbers Week of Feb. 22- Feb. 28

March 3, 2021

EAST ORANGE/ORANGE, NJ — As the numbers continue to come in throughout Essex County during the second wave of COVID-19, Orange and East Orange are being impacted. This past week, positive cases of COVID-19 began to decrease by 5 since the previous week's numbers. The death toll decreased by 1. From Feb. 22nd — Feb. 28th there was a combined total of ...