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City of Orange is Accepting Applications for Part-Time School Crossing Guard

March 24, 2019

City of Orange Township is accepting applications for Part-Time School Crossing Guard for up to a minimum of 20 hours a week with a starting salary of $12.60 hourly.

Working under the supervision of the Police Department duties include: facilitating safe passage of school children across high traffic streets and intersections in addition to other duties as assigned.  Ability to work in ...

East Orange YMCA’s Quest to Raise $50K Off To Strong Start

EAST ORANGE, NJ - In just six weeks, the East Orange YMCA raised nearly $35,000 of its 2019 goal of $50,000 in the Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges’ Treasure Quest, a campaign to make communities stronger, more inclusive, healthier, and safer. As a whole, the association and its seven branches have raised $710,100 of a $1.14 million target for the year. 

“We know the real ...

Mayor Ted R. Green Presents Lifetime Citizen Awardee Lt. Governor Oliver with Portrait by East Orange artist Kojo “Drift” Aidoo

March 11, 2019

EAST ORANGE, NJ - On February 28th, The City of East Orange hosted a Black History Month Celebration & Lifetime Citizen Awards at Cicely Tyson School Performing Arts Center featuring Special Guest Speaker Lt. Governor Sheila Y. Oliver. 

The theme was centered on the “Great Migration,” the movement of African Americans from the South to the North. As a token of ...

Are We All Creative or Is That Just a Myth?

This is easy. The answer is yes. Everyone is creative. But everyone is not created the same. There are many types of creativity. Let’s go over a few different types.

* Interpersonal – If you have this type of creativity, you’re good at talking with people, discussing ideas, and building relationships with others. You like working with others to come up with solutions. Try ...

Common Creative Roadblocks and How to Navigate Them

Before we talk about common creative roadblocks, understand that while you can read about this all day long, you may need extra help overcoming some issues. Consider getting a life or business coach depending on your own issues. This will help you work your way through it faster so that you can move on with your life.

Imposter Syndrome 

This is a condition that unfortunately afflicts ...

Why it’s Good to Develop Your Creative Thinking and Problem-Solving Skills

Problem solving is really a process. It includes identification of the problem and the solutions, and then analyzing all the solutions until you come up with a combination of solutions or one solution to fix the problem. And in order to solve a problem, you may need to think outside the box or think more creatively because the best answer may not always be obvious.

Having the ability to ...

Looking to Buy Your First Home? NJHMFA Offers $10,000 in Down Payment and Closing Cost Assistance

March 19, 2019

"Dear Mayor Warren,

If you have homeowners in your community who are facing foreclosure or first-time homebuyers looking to purchase a home, the New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency (NJHMFA) has programs that can help. We are asking your assistance to get Information on these important state programs out to your residents. 

A new state housing counseling ...

Komen North Jersey Pink Tie Party: Survivors Serve up Hope

March 24, 2019

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — The co-anchor for ABC News’ 20/20 had recently turned 40 when she was asked to take a mammogram for a television segment.

Amy Robach had every intention of turning down the story, but five years later Robach is thankful she did take the cancer screening.

Speaking to about 400 people at the Susan G. Komen North Jersey affiliate’s Pink Tie Party on Friday, ...