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NJ Human Services Announces $42.4 Million More in Additional Food Assistance

September 30, 2020

NEW JERSEY –  Many New Jerseyans who receive food assistance through the state’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (NJ SNAP) will receive additional benefits in October to help address critical food needs related to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

An additional estimated $42.4 million will be provided to about 243,000 New Jersey households for October.

SNAP ...

YMCA Supporting Families with Affordable Child Care During the School Year

LIVINGSTON, NJ - The Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges strives to create opportunities for all. Providing affordable, quality programs is central to the Y’s mission of strengthening communities, by ensuring that each person, no matter their background and economic status, has the opportunity to learn, grow, and thrive.

The Y for All Fund enables individuals and families to participate in ...

Need Help Paying Rent?

September 22, 2020

EAST ORANGE, NJ -- The City of East Orange has created a $600,000 fund, with money received from the federal government to alleviate the pressure of tenants struggling to pay rent due to COVID-19 economic hardship. Assisting tenants to pay their rent will help prevent homelessness in the city while also helping landlords who may also be struggling to receive payment.

Eligible households will ...

Sheriff Officers Seize Weapons and Drugs but Not Suspect

September 27, 2020

Essex County - A military-stlye assault rifle, two semi-automatic handguns, a cache of narcotics and cash were seized during two related investigations into narcotics trafficking in Essex and Union counties by a law enforcement task force, comprised of detectives from the Essex County Sheriff's Office and the Bloomfield and Elizabeth police departments.

On Friday, law enforcement officers ...

Dr. Fauci to NJ: "All in This Together; We Will End it Together"

September 26, 2020

NEW JERSEY -- Governor Phil Murphy was joined by Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases, Thursday morning for a live virtual conversation on COVID-19 (coronavirus) in New Jersey. The national expert in infectious disease said that he often points to New Jersey, which was among the first states to be “hit badly as cases ...