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Thu, August 19, 1:00 PM

Madison Avenue Skate Park, Plainfield

Iris House Youth Summit

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Add to My Calendar 08/19/2021 1:00pm 08/20/2021 5:00pm America/New_York Iris House Youth Summit

On August 19, 2021 at 1pm-4pm attendees will participate in their choice of virtual workshops that will provide information on Substance Use, Mental Health, Beauty tips, Safer sex & HIV 101.

On August 20, 2021 at 1pm-5pm attendees will attend a back to school celebration event at the Madison Avenue Skate Park. Youths will receive back to school materials such as but not limited to pencils, ...

Madison Avenue Plainfield, NJ 07060
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Thu, August 19, 4:00 PM

Milt Campbell Field, Plainfield, NJ 07062

Music in the Park: Season of Gratitude

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Add to My Calendar 08/19/2021 4:00pm 08/19/2021 9:00pm America/New_York Music in the Park: Season of Gratitude

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Once again the City of Plainfield and Cultural & Heritage Commission, Adrian O. Mapp, Mayor and the UC Board of Chosen Freeholders have partnered with host New Outlook Pioneers -PJ Chapter 132 to present the 2021 Music in the Park. Themed Season of Gratitude this Free Concert will Honor Covid19 Victims, Celebrate Survivors & 1st Responders. Partner supporters also ...

1322-64 East Third Street Plainfield, NJ 07062, NJ 07062
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Sat, August 28, 1:00 PM

Springfield Ave. Gazebo, Maplewood

MAPSO Funk Fest

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Add to My Calendar 08/28/2021 1:00pm 08/28/2021 7:00pm America/New_York MAPSO Funk Fest

MONTCLAIR, NJ - LLPMAPSO Funk Fest is a carefully curated funk, house & soul music event that fosters community, bringing people together while spotlighting and supporting local restaurants, wellness businesses, artisans, and other creative talent. There will be live music, DJs, and local entrepreneurs of many kinds as vendors. There will also be a kids zone, a beer garden hosted exclusively ...

1668 Springfield Ave. Maplewood, NJ 10027

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NJ TRANSIT’s Renaissance Plans Focus on a Decade of Enhancements

NEW JERSEY – The state’s most extensive transit system recently laid out plans for a massive transformation intended to make it tops as far as reliability and efficiency.

According to NJ TRANSIT President and CEO Kevin Corbett, President, the company intends to make up for lost time and has already begun the process. Strategic plans made through 2030 bring a promise of increased ...

Holiday Fire Safety Tips: How Fast Will a Dry Christmas Tree Burn?

December 3, 2021

NEW JERSEY - It took less than 2 minutes for the fire that started in the dry Christmas tree to flashover in the demonstration room without sprinklers setting the entire room ablaze.  In the other demonstration room, equipped with sprinklers, in less than a minute the sprinklers triggered and extinguished the fire leaving only some smoke and minimal damage!

This is what the public was ...

'Social Shark Tank' at Seton Hall Awards $5,000 for Best Project




SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - “Meet Her at the Gate,” a reentry program for women returning from incarceration to Essex County, won first prize in the Shark Tank-style competition for social services held at Seton Hall University.

The competition was part of an eight-week Social Justice Certificate program which was a collaboration between the Center for Community Research ...

Can You Decorate the Best House in East Orange For Christmas?

December 1, 2021

EAST ORANGE, NJ - East Orange City Hall is calling all Christmas decorators for a competition of the best holiday house decorations. Residents must enter here between Nov. 25th - Dec. 15th. There will be a winner identified in each of the five wards. The grand prize for the house with the best Christmas decorations will receive a 70-inch flat screen television.  For more ...

National Black Political Convention to Come to Newark This Spring, 50 Years After Groundbreaking Gathering 

December 3, 2021

NEWARK, NJ — A convention that aims to bring together African-American politicos, educators, activists and leaders from across the country to outline what goals and policies should be prioritized in the Black community is planned to come to Newark this spring. 

The event will be the third National Black Political Convention, which was announced on Wednesday by Newark Mayor Ras ...

First Omicron Variant Case Confirmed in New Jersey

December 3, 2021

TRENTON, NJ — Governor Phil Murphy and Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli announced the State Department of Health has confirmed a case of the Omicron variant in a traveler to the state.  The person has been identified by the state as an adult female, who is a fully-vaccinated resident from Georgia, and had recently traveled to South Africa.

She tested positive on November 28 ...