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A Candle Light Vigil for All Community Members ...

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Add to My Calendar 10/28/2021 6:15pm 10/28/2021 8:15pm America/New_York A Candle Light Vigil for All Community Members Who Died from COVID-19

COVID-19 robbed so many things from our community, none more precious than the lives of our loved ones. With this in mind, on Thursday, October 28th, Assemblywoman Britnee N. Timberlake and clergy will be hosting a candlelight vigil outside her NJ State Office to honor the lives lost due to COVID-19. "Because of social distancing and memorial restrictions, many of our loved ones who died did ...

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NJ TRANSIT’s Renaissance Plans Focus on a Decade of Enhancements

NEW JERSEY – The state’s most extensive transit system recently laid out plans for a massive transformation intended to make it tops as far as reliability and efficiency.

According to NJ TRANSIT President and CEO Kevin Corbett, President, the company intends to make up for lost time and has already begun the process. Strategic plans made through 2030 bring a promise of increased ...

Holiday Fire Safety Tips: How Fast Will a Dry Christmas Tree Burn?

December 3, 2021

NEW JERSEY - It took less than 2 minutes for the fire that started in the dry Christmas tree to flashover in the demonstration room without sprinklers setting the entire room ablaze.  In the other demonstration room, equipped with sprinklers, in less than a minute the sprinklers triggered and extinguished the fire leaving only some smoke and minimal damage!

This is what the public was ...

'Social Shark Tank' at Seton Hall Awards $5,000 for Best Project




SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - “Meet Her at the Gate,” a reentry program for women returning from incarceration to Essex County, won first prize in the Shark Tank-style competition for social services held at Seton Hall University.

The competition was part of an eight-week Social Justice Certificate program which was a collaboration between the Center for Community Research ...

Can You Decorate the Best House in East Orange For Christmas?

December 1, 2021

EAST ORANGE, NJ - East Orange City Hall is calling all Christmas decorators for a competition of the best holiday house decorations. Residents must enter here between Nov. 25th - Dec. 15th. There will be a winner identified in each of the five wards. The grand prize for the house with the best Christmas decorations will receive a 70-inch flat screen television.  For more ...

National Black Political Convention to Come to Newark This Spring, 50 Years After Groundbreaking Gathering 

December 3, 2021

NEWARK, NJ — A convention that aims to bring together African-American politicos, educators, activists and leaders from across the country to outline what goals and policies should be prioritized in the Black community is planned to come to Newark this spring. 

The event will be the third National Black Political Convention, which was announced on Wednesday by Newark Mayor Ras ...

First Omicron Variant Case Confirmed in New Jersey

December 3, 2021

TRENTON, NJ — Governor Phil Murphy and Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli announced the State Department of Health has confirmed a case of the Omicron variant in a traveler to the state.  The person has been identified by the state as an adult female, who is a fully-vaccinated resident from Georgia, and had recently traveled to South Africa.

She tested positive on November 28 ...