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JOHN LEWIS: GOOD TROUBLE A Nationwide Watch and ...

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Add to My Calendar 09/21/2020 7:00pm 09/21/2020 8:00pm America/New_York JOHN LEWIS: GOOD TROUBLE A Nationwide Watch and Online Panel Discussion Monday, Sept. 21 7PM

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) organizes a nationwide watch, inviting over 60 of the nation’s arts and cultural institutions to participate in a virtual viewing of the riveting new documentary John Lewis: Good Trouble. The documentary takes a look at the impact of Lewis’s life and work. NJPAC encourages every to rent the documentary which is available NOW from Magnolia ...

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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.

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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.

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The Loss of Theodore R. Green, Sr.: Grandmaster, Father, Grandfather, Patriarch

November 28, 2020

EAST ORANGE, NJ - News spread last night about the passing of Grandmaster Theodore R. Green, Sr., the father of East Orange Mayor Ted R. Green, Jr. 

Across social media, homage is being paid to a man described as a martial art grandmaster, teacher, father, grandfather, and positive example of manhood in the community.

If you have ever spent time with the Mayor, you would know it is not ...

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 ...