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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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NJ Human Services Announces $46.6 Million More in Additional Food Assistance

November 25, 2020

NEW JERSEY –  Many New Jerseyans who receive food assistance through the state’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (NJ SNAP) will receive additional benefits in December to help address critical food needs related to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

An additional estimated $46.6 million will be provided to about 260,000 New Jersey households for December.

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Special $300 tax deduction helps most people give to charity this year – even if they don’t itemize

WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers of a special new provision that will allow more people to easily deduct up to $300 in donations to qualifying charities this year.

Following special tax law changes made earlier this year, cash donations of up to $300 made before Dec. 31, 2020, are now deductible when people file their taxes in 2021.

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The Loss of Theodore R. Green, Sr.: Grandmaster, Father, Grandfather, Patriarch

November 28, 2020

EAST ORANGE, NJ - News spread last night about the passing of Grandmaster Theodore R. Green, Sr., the father of East Orange Mayor Ted R. Green, Jr. 

Across social media, homage is being paid to a man described as a martial art grandmaster, teacher, father, grandfather, and positive example of manhood in the community.

If you have ever spent time with the Mayor, you would know it is not ...

Essex County Food Distribution Dec. 3rd in Orange

November 28, 2020

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr., the Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders and Rev. Melvin E. Wilson, Pastor of St. Matthew AME Church in Orange, will present an Emergency Food Distribution Event on Thursday, December 3, at St. Matthew AME Church in Orange to help families negatively impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. One thousand boxes of food ...

A Look Back, this Past Week's Orange and East Orange COVID-19 Numbers

November 24, 2020

EAST ORANGE/ORANGE, NJ - As the numbers continue to rise during the second wave of COVID-19, Orange and East Orange are being impacted. This past week, positive cases of COVID-19 began to rise. From November 15th-November 21st, there was a combined total of 247 new cases in the two municipalities  (161 in East Orange and 86 in Orange) and two deaths in Orange. Residents ...