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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

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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
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Sat, September 26, 9:00 AM

New Providence Presbyterian Church, New Providence

Drive Thru Diaper Donation Collection Event

Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 09/26/2020 9:00am 09/26/2020 12:00pm America/New_York Drive Thru Diaper Donation Collection Event

Moms Helping Moms Foundation, a NJ baby supply and diaper bank, will recognize National Diaper Need Awareness Week (DNAW) from September 21-September 27 with a Drive-Thru Diaper Donation Collection Event. This important event will be held on Saturday, September 26 from 9am-12pm at the New Providence Presbyterian Church located at 1307 Springfield Avenue. Participants are asked to donate new ...

1307 Springfield Avenue New Providence, NJ 07974

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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 ...