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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
OSNJ Unmasked - Selections from the Vault

Sat, October 3, 8:00 PM

Montclair

OSNJ Unmasked - Selections from the Vault

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 10/03/2020 8:00pm 10/03/2020 9:00pm America/New_York OSNJ Unmasked - Selections from the Vault

Since the Oratorio Society of NJ has been quarantining, we've had the opportunity to look back at previous concerts and select some of our best performances to share with our fans. We will stream highlights of performances of works by Bach, Beethoven, Bernstein, Durufle, Jenkins, Orff, Poulenc, Rutter, and Verdi. Enjoy great performances from the comfort of your home. The event is free, but ...

Online: www.oratoriosocietynj.org or www.facebook.com/oratoriosocietynj/ Montclair, NJ 07043
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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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Mon, October 5, 7:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

History of Love and Marriage NEW Online

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 10/05/2020 7:00pm 10/05/2020 9:00pm America/New_York History of Love and Marriage NEW Online

In the beginning, and for a very long time, marriage had nothing to do with love between the bride and groom. When romantic love developed, almost a thousand years ago, it was assumed that it would be impossible between husband and wife. Recently, the growing equality of women has transformed the possibility of romantic love in marriage. Marriage has also been changed by the many people of the ...

50 South Fulerton Ave Montclair, NJ 07042
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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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Fri, October 9, 12:00 PM

Orange

Drive-in Movie in Orange, NJ

Arts & Entertainment Community Calendar

Add to My Calendar 10/09/2020 12:00pm 10/09/2020 1:00pm America/New_York Drive-in Movie in Orange, NJ

Friday Night At-The Drive-in for Orange Residents

The City of Orange invites you to come out with the family and enjoy a night out of the house. Pack your vehicle with your family, favorite snacks and beverages.

180-188 S. Essex Ave., Orange NJ (Across from Orange Memorial Hospital)

Vehicle line-up begins at 6 PM and movie starts at 7 PM.

There are only 60 spots available and you ...

180-188 S. Essex Ave. Orange, NJ
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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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Thu, October 15, 6:30 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

How Do We Remember? Monuments and Memorials in ...

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 10/15/2020 6:30pm 10/15/2020 8:00pm America/New_York How Do We Remember? Monuments and Memorials in the United States NEW - Online

Explore the role and purpose of publicly memorializing historical events in sculpture and architecture. There will be an emphasis on formal design elements, content/ symbolic concepts, context, and function. We will first briefly look at global historical examples of monuments and memorials. Then we will focus on public memorials in the United States; comparing more “traditional” ...

50 South Fulerton Ave Montclair, NJ 07042
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Fri, October 16, 12:00 PM

Orange

Drive-in Movie in Orange, NJ

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Add to My Calendar 10/16/2020 12:00pm 10/17/2020 1:00am America/New_York Drive-in Movie in Orange, NJ

Friday Night At-The Drive-in for Orange Residents

The City of Orange invites you to come out with the family and enjoy a night out of the house. Pack your vehicle with your family, favorite snacks and beverages.

180-188 S. Essex Ave., Orange NJ (Across from Orange Memorial Hospital)

Vehicle line-up begins at 6 PM and movie starts at 7 PM.

There are only 60 spots available and you ...

180-188 S. Essex Ave. Orange, NJ

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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.

SNAP ...

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.

“Our nation’s ...

East Orange City Employee Saves Man's Life on Golf Course

November 23, 2020

EAST ORANGE, NJ — "Just another day on the green", thought the patrons and employees of the East Orange Golf Course. Suddenly the ordinary day turned into a life or death situation. It was the quick reaction of Kent Poges, a Department of Public Works employee whose response told death, "not today." Kent spotted a man having a heart attack on the green. Immediately, Kent ...

Newark BOE Member, Youth Advocate Octavio “Tave” Padilla Dies at 57

November 26, 2020

NEWARK, NJ — Longtime youth mentor and sitting Newark Board of Education member Octavio “Tave” Padilla, 57, died Wednesday at University Hospital. 

Padilla, a lifelong Newarker, was taken to UH last week after suffering a stroke, according to individuals close to him. He is survived by a son, daughter, granddaughter, five siblings and his mother, Carmen ...

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 ...