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Thu, December 3, 9:00 AM

St. Matthew AME Church, Orange

Essex County Food Distribution Event

Food & Drink Government

Add to My Calendar 12/03/2020 9:00am America/New_York Essex County Food Distribution Event

ssex 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 will be distributed to anyone ...

336 Oakwood Avenue Orange, NJ
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Sat, December 5, 6:00 PM

Virtual, Newark

Wynona’s House Virtual Holiday Cooking Show & ...

Arts & Entertainment Food & Drink Giving Back Health & Wellness Law & Justice

Add to My Calendar 12/05/2020 6:00pm 12/05/2020 8:00pm America/New_York Wynona’s House Virtual Holiday Cooking Show & Music Festival

Join Wynona’s House Child Advocacy Center, as we host our Virtual Holiday Cooking Show & Music Festival to support our mission. This exciting event will be raising necessary funds to provide a strong community response to child abuse, as well as providing holiday meals, facility renovations to ensure a child friendly and safe environment for our children and their families. This night ...

185 Washington Street Newark, NJ 07102
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Sun, December 6, 12:00 PM

Virtual Event, Virtual

At Home Craft & Gift Show

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Add to My Calendar 12/06/2020 12:00pm 12/31/2020 11:45pm America/New_York At Home Craft & Gift Show

MEET THE ARTISTS IN-PERSON ON DECEMBER 6TH

HOLIDAY VENDOR VILLAGE OPEN THRU DECEMBER 31

Get Free Tickets

The At Home Craft & Gift Show is the best online destination to meet artisans, bakers, crafters, & makers from across the country. Support small businesses with people who create beautiful and/or delicious products featured in Vendor ...

Virtual Virtual, NJ 07039
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Mon, December 14, 11:00 AM

Virtual @ Union Public Library, Union

Food, Diners, New Jersey and So Much More: A ...

Arts & Entertainment Food & Drink Other

Add to My Calendar 12/14/2020 11:00am 12/14/2020 12:00pm America/New_York Food, Diners, New Jersey and So Much More: A Conversation with Peter Genovese

Do you want to know where to go to get the best burger? Donut? Lobster? Limburgish? Where's the best diner? Peter Genovese, a food and features writer for nj.com and The Star-Ledger, eats, lives - even dreams - New Jersey. The author of Jersey Diners; The Great American Road Trip: US 1 Maine to Florida; The Food Lovers' Guide to New Jersey; New Jersey State of Mind, and seven other ...

Virtual Union, NJ 07083
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Tue, December 15, 2:00 PM

Virtual @ Union Public Library, Union

Odessa Klezmer Band Hanukkah Concert 

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Add to My Calendar 12/15/2020 2:00pm 12/15/2020 3:00pm America/New_York Odessa Klezmer Band Hanukkah Concert 

Enjoy a live concert featuring the Odessa Klezmer Bandleader, Ed Goldberg who has performed at Carnegie Hall four times. The band received an award for their Best Klezmer Album “Who Stole the Kishka?!” To register go to: https://uplnj.org/event/odessa-klezmer-band-hanukkah-concert/ or click here. Co-hosted with YM-YWHA Union County

Virtual Union, NJ 07083
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Thu, December 17, 2:00 PM

https://wcecbecomeanally.eventbrite.com/?aff=TapInto, Chatham

Become an Ally: Entrepreneurs & Racial Equality

Business & Finance Other

Add to My Calendar 12/17/2020 2:00pm 12/17/2020 3:30pm America/New_York Become an Ally: Entrepreneurs & Racial Equality

Since the death of George Floyd in May, businesses of all sizes have assessed what role to play in our national discussion on racial injustice - Black Lives Matter. As a small business owner, how do you balance your personal values with your business goals to meet this moment?

Join us on Zoom for an inspiring panel discussion with New Jersey small business owners who are BLM allies to hear ...

Zoom Meeting Chatham, NJ 07928
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Thu, December 17, 2:00 PM

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/become-an-ally-entrepreneurs-racial-equality-registration-129361966123, Chatham

Become an Ally: Entrepreneurs & Racial Equality

Business & Finance Other

Add to My Calendar 12/17/2020 2:00pm 12/17/2020 3:30pm America/New_York Become an Ally: Entrepreneurs & Racial Equality

Since the death of George Floyd in May, businesses of all sizes have assessed what role to play in our national discussion on racial injustice - Black Lives Matter. As a small business owner, how do you balance your personal values with your business goals to meet this moment?

Join us on Zoom for an inspiring panel discussion featuring 3 New Jersey small business owners who are BLM allies to ...

Zoom Meeting Chatham, NJ 07928

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Tax Time Guide: Didn’t get Economic Impact Payments? Check eligibility for Recovery Rebate Credit

March 3, 2021

UNITED STATES – The Internal Revenue Service reminds first-time filers and those who usually don’t have a federal filing requirement to consider filing a 2020 tax return. They may be eligible to claim the  Recovery Rebate Credit, a new refundable credit, authorized by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act and the COVID-related Tax Relief Act.

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Essex County Commissioner Vice President Carlos M. Pomares Issues Statement of Support on Governor Murphy's Announcement to Expand Eligibility for COVID-19 Vaccinations Program

Essex County Commissioner, Vice President Carlos M. Pomares issued a statement in support on Governor Murphy's Announcement to Expand Eligibility for COVID-19 Vaccinations Program.

“I am beyond thrilled to learn teachers K-12 in New Jersey will be eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine beginning March 15. As a father of three, professor, and husband of a ...

Property Tax Season: Tips to Win an Appeal

March 2, 2021

EAST ORANGE/ORANGE, NJ — According to a study released by WalletHub, a Washington D.C. based finance website, New Jersey has the highest property taxes in the country. The average effective property tax rate in New Jersey is 2.42%, compared to the national average of 1.07%. In East Orange, in 2020 the rate was 5.470% and in Orange 5.670%

This time of the year, residents are pulling ...

The State of Racial Justice in NJ Featuring Local Leaders and Roland Martin

February 27, 2021

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — What is the state of racial and economic justice in New Jersey and how can New Jersey residents achieve greater equity? The answer to this and other issues around race and economic justice are the subject of a virtual Town Hall on Sunday, February 28, from 3 - 4:30 p.m.   The Town Hall is hosted by Metropolitan Baptist Church Senior Pastor David R. Jefferson, ...

Open Letter from Mayor Warren Honoring the Life and Legacy of Vivian M. Gaunt Upon Her Passing

February 22, 2021

To the Family of Vivian M. Gaunt

God bless the soul of Vivian M. Gaunt and may He grant her family peace and comfort as they mourn the loss of her earthly presence.

I am Orange Mayor Dwayne D. Warren, Esq. and on behalf of the Orange Municipal Council and all of the residents of the City, I offer condolences on the loss of this worthy servant of God, family and the people. 

I met ...

A Look Back: Orange and East Orange Coronavirus Numbers Week of Feb. 22- Feb. 28

March 3, 2021

EAST ORANGE/ORANGE, NJ — As the numbers continue to come in throughout Essex County during the second wave of COVID-19, Orange and East Orange are being impacted. This past week, positive cases of COVID-19 began to decrease by 5 since the previous week's numbers. The death toll decreased by 1. From Feb. 22nd — Feb. 28th there was a combined total of ...