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Thu, August 19, 1:00 PM

Madison Avenue Skate Park, Plainfield

Iris House Youth Summit

Arts & Entertainment Education Health & Wellness

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, ...

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NJ TRANSIT’s Mobile App Upgrades: Keeping Riders in the Know

NEW JERSEY – With more and more riders returning to public transportation, NJ TRANSIT’s recent changes to mobile apps literally represent well-timed upgrades.

Smartphone users can readily appreciate the ease of information available at their fingertips. A few swipes on the mobile app replace the need for paper schedules and more.  The mobile app is available on both Google ...

How to Get Rid of Stink Bugs

Have you ever been swarmed by a bug and noticed a strange and unpleasant smell?

You probably encountered a stink bug.

Chances are, if you have a stink bug infestation, your nose will let you know and you'll want to get rid of the problem as soon as possible. 

Keep reading to learn more about how to get rid of stink bugs. 

Understanding Stink Bugs

Whether you already ...

HANDS Honors Inspiring Community Leaders and Celebrates Milestone Anniversary with Virtual Event

October 13, 2021

As HANDS marks its 35th anniversary and reflects on its path to neighborhood revitalization, this year’s Community Leadership Awards will honor key community movers who have risen to the challenges resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. 

ORANGE, NJ – Housing and Neighborhood Development Services, Inc. (HANDS) will host its annual Community ...

Charity Golf Tournament Raises Thousands for YMCA’s Financial Assistance Fund

LIVINGSTON, NJ - The Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges held its 27th Annual Golf Tournament on Sept. 20, raising a net total of $127,700 for the Y’s “Y for All” Fund, which helps reduce the cost of Y programs for individuals and families experiencing financial hardship.

The outing also netted a record $36,600 in camp scholarships, or Camperships, which will help 364 kids in ...

East Orange, A Clean City

October 17, 2021

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Dozens of people with electric green shirts flooded the streets of East Orange for the bi-annual Citywide Clean-up. The event took place on Saturday, and was held in collaboration with Castrol and Keep America Beautiful, the Los Angeles Rams, Superbowl Champ and Former NY Giants Wide Receiver David Tyree. 

Castrol and the Los Angeles Rams teamed up to launch ...

Personalized NJ Devils Jersey Stolen from Montclair Ice Arena

October 13, 2021

MONTCLAIR, NJ - A personalized New Jersey Devils jersey was stolen from the Clary Anderson Arena, officials reported last week.

The jersey hung in the lobby of the arena on Oct. 9, police said.

According to police officials, surveillance video shows that a man used a hammer to break the plastic cover of the display case and remove the jersey at 1:39 p.m. He was last seen ...

Vice President Harris Visits Montclair State University Children's Center to Discuss Child Care Funding

October 11, 2021

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Vice President Kamala Harris visited Montclair State University and Essex County College during her stop in New Jersey on Friday. 

She and her team had two goals for the visit: to promote vaccines and to highlight the importance of federal funding for child care. During her visit to MSU, Vice President Harris was accompanied by Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) and ...