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Curtis Mark of Orange Honored with Volunteer Award

June 16, 2019

LIVINGSTON, NJ– Curtis Mark of Orange, NJ was presented with a Nancy and Robert Eskow NCJW/Essex Volunteer Award, bestowed to select graduating high school seniors from Essex County who have shown a commitment to making life better for others locally or globally.

Mark, a senior at Orange High School, began volunteering with the non-profit organization Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention ...

City of Orange Township Summer Food Program: No Child Left Hungry

ORANGE, NJ - Mayor Dwayne D. Warren has announced the start of the City of Orange Township Summer Food Program beginning July 1, 2019 at various locations within the city. This initiative has been created to ensure adequate healthy and nutritious food supplies are available to families throughout the township.

The program offers free breakfast, lunch and fun activities all summer long; and is ...

Orange to Participate in 2019 Essex County SummerMusic Concert Series

June 16, 2019

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The public is invited to experience firework displays and some of the area's best musical acts in jazz, doo wop, rock, reggae, Latin and more through the free Essex County SummerMusic Concert Series, which brings a diverse group of musicians and entertainers to perform at locations throughout the historic Essex County Park System and provides residents ...

3 Reasons Why You Must Have a Niche for Your Off-line and Online Business or Blog

When you’re thinking about starting business or blog, it is critical that you take the time to define your niche. Niche marketing involves focusing your business marketing efforts on a small, well-defined group of the population so that you can better serve them. When you can serve your target audience well, you’ll enjoy success in your business. However, this isn't ...

Success Does Not Fuel Happiness

It’s easy to simplify happiness and claim that it’s obvious that successful people are happy. However, if you really interviewed 100 successful people, you may be surprised that a large percentage of them are not as happy as you think they ought to be. The fact is, you can be a millionaire, have a wonderful spouse, great kids, and everything you think you want and still not be happy.

Self-Sabotaging Thoughts That Hinder Happiness

Most people go through times when they have trouble getting their thoughts to align with their intentions. When that happens, it can hinder your happiness. It can get in the way of your happiness because these types of thoughts are focusing on what’s wrong, what’s missing, or the negativity of the situation instead of the positives. 

I Don’t Like People – Many ...

Minimum Wage Increase Creating Child Care Crisis

June 6, 2019

Dear Editor,

As the minimum wage rises to $10 an hour on July 1, child care providers like me, who care for the more than 50,000 children from low-income New Jersey families may be forced to go out of business.  We rely on state assistance or “child care subsidies” to pay for that care, as child care costs are often out-of-reach for those struggling families who are ...

Newark Gets $800K Federal Grant to Clean Up Contaminated Sites

June 9, 2019

NEWARK, NJ - Newark received $800,000 in federal funding to clean up contaminated sites known as brownfields, which could lead to the redevelopment of properties that have been hard to sell.

Newark was one of 149 communities across the country selected by the U.S. Department of Environmental Protection Agency for the Brownfields Multipurpose Grant. A 1,250-acre, heavily industrialized area ...