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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

Arts & Entertainment Food & Drink Giving Back

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

Arts & Entertainment Food & Drink Health & Wellness

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 Advances Billions In Major Capital Projects

NEW JERSEY - COVID-19 temporarily slowed transit ridership, but it did not slow NJ TRANSIT from continuing to improve service and the customer experience for its customers.

According to NJ TRANSIT reports, the quest to make improvements to infrastructure and other projects has resulted in NJ TRANSIT advancing over $4 billion to enhance system performance and add new vehicles to the fleet since ...

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 ...

Spectacular Christmas Tree Lighting

December 8, 2021

EAST ORANGE, NJ - A beautiful display of Christmas lights, seasonal songs, and hot beverages were all enjoyed at the East Orange Christmas Tree lighting. 

This was the first tree lighting using the City's new tree since the old one needed to be cut down. The new tree was accompanied by new lights, a bright star, and illumination all around City Hall. 

Toy vouchers were handed ...

Essex County College Celebrates GivingTuesday with Students as the Beneficiaries

December 7, 2021

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ - Essex County College (ECC) is again participating in the generosity movement GivingTuesday, with a local focus of providing support for students most in need of assistance to continue their education. GivingTuesday at ECC has been designated for December 7, 2021.

Donations to Essex County College’s GivingTuesday can be made online at essex.edu/give. Please make ...

NJ High School Soccer Player, 15, Dies in Fatal Train Strike After Losing Battle With Depression

December 7, 2021

Michael R. DeOliveira

Disclaimer: Although this is not an East Orange/Orange/Essex County story, teen suicide is a very real issue in all communities. This story may bring awareness, start conversations, or motivate someone to reach out for help. Our thoughts and prayers are with Michael R. DeOliveira's family. Information is below about how to get help for you or a loved one ...