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Black Lives Matter Mural Draws Large Socially DIstanced Crowd

April 25, 2021

EAST ORANGE, NJ - The ribbon-cutting of the Black Lives Matter street mural was the largest socially distanced gathering of residents from East Orange and neighboring towns since the pandemic began. The outdoor event attracted about 300 mask-wearing people to appreciate the art. On a day that started with rain, the sun came out just in time for the event, speeches, cupcakes, and homemade ...

Newark Artists Bring Vision to Massive 'Black Lives Matter' Mural in East Orange

EAST ORANGE, NJ — More than 30 local artists came together this week to work on a one-of-a-kind “Black Lives Matter” mural which encompassed a year’s worth of planning and preparation. 

After the killing of George Floyd sparked protests and rallies around the country in 2020, it served as a catalyst for local artists to come together and commence a project that ...

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As hurricane season nears, IRS reminds people to prepare for natural disasters

May 5, 2021

WASHINGTON —The Internal Revenue Service reminds everyone that May includes National Hurricane Preparedness Week and is also National Wildfire Awareness Month. Now is a good time to create or review emergency preparedness plans for surviving natural disasters.

In the last year, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) declared major disasters following hurricanes, tropical storms, ...

Governor’s Budget Proposes $4M for Scholarships to Provide More Psychiatrists in New Jersey

(TRENTON) - The Murphy Administration aims to expand access to in-demand psychiatric services by increasing the supply of trained professionals in the field.

The Governor’s proposed FY2022 budget calls for $4 million to fund 10 four-year psychiatric residencies. In exchange, the residency programs will ensure these physicians will have rotations in a range of publicly funded and ...

Looming Protest for Nursing Home Workers in East Orange

May 12, 2021

EAST ORANGE, NJ — If you are driving on Park Avenue and see people in scrubs holding picket signs, then you will have witnessed a protest for workers rights, right her in our backyard. At a time when healthcare facilities, owners, and its employees have been front and center of debate during COVID-19, workers at Windsor Gardens Care Center have organized a picket on Thursday ...

New Jersey Residents Can Now Get a "Shot and a Beer"

May 3, 2021

NEW JERSEY - Governor Murphy announced that New Jersey is launcing a "Shot and a Beer" program, encouraging eligible residents, ages 21 and over to get vaccinated.

Any New Jerseyan who gets their first vaccine dose in the month of May and takes their vaccination card to a participating brewery will receive a free beer. The following are restaurants and brewing companies are ...

Urgent Care Opening in East Orange

May 3, 2021

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Urgent Care Walk-in Suite, (UCS) a neighborhood health care provider, is open as of May 4th.  The purpose of the facility is to help alleviate emergency room wait times. Many people from East Orange and the surrounding areas travel to the Staples shopping plaza in Bloomfield for urgent care. Now residents can go to 200 Freeway Drive in Suite ...