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Thu, October 21, 2:00 PM

West Side Park Community Center, Newark

United Community Corp. hosts Hispanic Heritage ...

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Add to My Calendar 10/21/2021 2:00pm 10/21/2021 6:00pm America/New_York United Community Corp. hosts Hispanic Heritage Celebration at West Side Park

West Side Park will be busy over the next week as United Community Corporation hosts a Hispanic Heritage Celebration on Thursday, Oct. 21 and a Survivor's Brunch for Breast Cancer and Domestic Violence survivors on Sunday, Oct. 24.

The Hispanic Heritage Celebration runs from 2 p.m. - 6 p.m. and will feature food trucks, Latino and Hispanic music, a dance contest, a speech from ...

600 S 17th St. Newark, NJ 07103
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Thu, October 21, 6:00 PM

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Add to My Calendar 10/21/2021 6:00pm 10/21/2021 7:30pm America/New_York Family Support Organization of Essex County Presents: “SPEAK UP AND SPEAK OUT!” Domestic Violence Awareness Symposium

Join us for an informative conversation about the importance of speaking up and connecting with others during a traumatic experience. Survivors of domestic violence and professionals who work with survivors will share their experiences and the ways in which they were able to embark on their journey of healing.

The Domestic Violence Symposium will be interactive as well as informative. We ...

60 Evergreen Place Suite 900 East Orange, NJ 07018

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NJ TRANSIT Advances Billions In Major Capital Projects

NEW JERSEY - COVID-19 temporarily slowed transit ridership, but it did not slow NJ TRANSIT from continuing to improve service and the customer experience for its customers.

According to NJ TRANSIT reports, the quest to make improvements to infrastructure and other projects has resulted in NJ TRANSIT advancing over $4 billion to enhance system performance and add new vehicles to the fleet since ...

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 ...

Spectacular Christmas Tree Lighting

December 8, 2021

EAST ORANGE, NJ - A beautiful display of Christmas lights, seasonal songs, and hot beverages were all enjoyed at the East Orange Christmas Tree lighting. 

This was the first tree lighting using the City's new tree since the old one needed to be cut down. The new tree was accompanied by new lights, a bright star, and illumination all around City Hall. 

Toy vouchers were handed ...

Essex County College Celebrates GivingTuesday with Students as the Beneficiaries

December 7, 2021

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ - Essex County College (ECC) is again participating in the generosity movement GivingTuesday, with a local focus of providing support for students most in need of assistance to continue their education. GivingTuesday at ECC has been designated for December 7, 2021.

Donations to Essex County College’s GivingTuesday can be made online at essex.edu/give. Please make ...

NJ High School Soccer Player, 15, Dies in Fatal Train Strike After Losing Battle With Depression

December 7, 2021

Michael R. DeOliveira

Disclaimer: Although this is not an East Orange/Orange/Essex County story, teen suicide is a very real issue in all communities. This story may bring awareness, start conversations, or motivate someone to reach out for help. Our thoughts and prayers are with Michael R. DeOliveira's family. Information is below about how to get help for you or a loved one ...