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Are you preparing to return to work? NJ TRANSIT is ready for you.

NEW JERSEY — The pandemic resulted in a unique work-from-home model for many New Jersey residents, with a “new normal” evolving as infection rates decline.

While some employers may intend to keep remote work options in place, a growing trend reveals many companies transitioning back to in-person workplaces.

Roadways already show evidence of rush-hour congestion as workers ...

What is a Wasp

Every year, around 62 people die from hornet, wasp, or bee stings. These creatures may be little, but they can be very dangerous if you or someone you know has an allergy. 

You may be allergic to a particular insect, which means it's important to know the difference between them.

So what is a wasp? And how can you identify them? We'll discuss these ...

EAST ORANGE NONPROFIT ISAIAH HOUSE HOSTS ‘SUNUP’ FUNDRAISER AUGUST 13 IN MAPLEWOOD, N.J.

July 30, 2021

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The social services nonprofit organization Isaiah House announced today that it will hold its first annual “SunUp” event at 7 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 13, in Maplewood Memorial Park. Inspired by the popular morning rave party Daybreaker, the event includes an hour of yoga and meditation with Baker Street Yoga, followed by spirited dancing led by local disc jockey ...

Things people do during the summer that might affect their tax return next year

It's summertime and for many people, summertime means change. Whether it’s a life change or a typical summer event, it could affect incomes taxes. Here are a few summertime activities and tips on how taxpayers should consider them during filing season.

Getting married

Newlyweds should report any name change to the Social Security Administration. They should also report an address ...

Whitney E. Houston of East Orange Getting a Spot on GSP

July 27, 2021

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Tuesday was National Jersey Day. In honor of the day, Governor Phil Murphy announced the NJ Turnpike Authority is re-naming service areas on the Garden State Parkway after nine members of the New Jersey Hall of Fame. One of the famous trailblazers is Whitney E. Houston, East Orange's darling and the world's icon.

Houston has a school in East ...

Grand Jury Declines to Charge Officer in Fatal Shooting of Newark Man

July 30, 2021

NEWARK, NJ – A state grand jury this week voted to not file any criminal charges against an Orange police officer who fatally shot a Newark man in 2019, authorities announced. 

Jamahl Smith, 46, of Newark, was shot and killed in July 2019 by an Orange officer, according to authorities. The fatal police encounter was subsequently presented to a grand ...

East Orange and Orange COVID-19 Numbers Increasing

July 25, 2021

EAST ORANGE/ORANGE, NJ — A big push is being made in East Orange and Orange to get residents vaccinated.

Since the Johnson and Johnson pause, the municipalities have seen a decline in willingness.

This plateau comes at a time when there is a growing Delta variant of COVID-19 spreading. Most hospitalizations for the virus consist of unvaccinated people because of this ...