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Add to My Calendar 02/28/2020 10:30am 02/28/2020 12:30pm America/New_York T. Thomas Fortune: The Most Famous Person You Never Heard of

T. Thomas Fortune was one of the most prominent African American journalist, newspaper editor and publisher of the late 19th & 20th Centuries. He was born into slavery in 1856 in Marianna, Florida. Fortune attended Howard University in 1876, with the intention of studying law, but veered off into journalism, and used his newspaper The New York Age (Brooklyn) to speak truth to power. He was a ...

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AAngelsNJ 9th Annual Scholarship & Community Honors Pink Gala Postponed

April 3, 2020

(EAST ORANGE/ORANGE, NJ) - AAngelsNJ announces that it must postpone its previously scheduled 9th Annual High School Scholarship and Community honors Pink Gala "Glow Up: Rise in Triumph" 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic.  This is a very hard time for all of us.  AAngelsNJ will still award scholarships to Essex & Union County 2020 graduating seniors and honor ...

Economic impact payments: What you need to know

The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service today announced that distribution of economic impact payments will begin in the next three weeks and will be distributed automatically, with no action required for most people. However, some seniors and others who typically do not file returns will need to submit a simple tax return to receive the stimulus payment.

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Community Organizer and Cancer Survivor Gail Bell-Bonnet Died

April 2, 2020

(EAST ORANGE/ORANGE, NJ) – On April 1, the East Orange and Orange community received sad news that a beloved Essex County community organizer passed away due to COVID-19. 

Recently prominently featured in our inaugural TAPinto East Orange/Orange’s first “100 Women of Power and Progress” list, Gail Naidu Bell-Bonnette, was best known for organizing Caribbean ...

Essex Sheriff Tests Positive for Coronavirus

March 31, 2020

(EAST ORANGE/ORANGE, NJ) - Essex County Sheriff, Armando Fontoura, the first in the state to suspend foreclosures and evictions during this pandemic, tested positive for COVID-19. 

After noticing he was running a slight fever, he opted to get tested at the Essex County drive through site in his command; the Sheriff is also the county’s emergency management ...

Letter to the Editor: During This Crisis, Telepathy Offers Hope & Healing

April 3, 2020

Dear Editor: 

With the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus and widespread stay-at-home orders, people with communication disorders in New Jersey who usually receive their critically needed speech therapy in a private practice or health care setting can now only continue their therapy through telemedicine/telehealth, via live video sessions with their speech-language pathologists.

It’s ...

East Orange Pastor and Wife Team Survived Coronavirus Together and Share How

April 3, 2020

(EAST ORANGE, NJ) - Popular Pastor of Messiah Baptist Church in East Orange, Dana Owens, and First Lady Shalonda Bayless Owens, shared a public testimony about how they made it through their Coronavirus sickness and quarantine. Known for telling it like it is during practical down to earth sermons, they hope sharing their experience will encourage people during these very uncertain ...