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East Orange and Orange Micro-Businesses Can Benefit from New State Financing Program

May 10, 2022

TRENTON, NJ – In celebration of National Small Business Week, the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) has announced plans to open applications for its Micro Business Loan next month, which will make additional funding resources available through the Authority’s Main Street Recovery Program.

The NJEDA has already issued nearly $5.5 million ...

The Least Expensive Gas Station in East Orange/Orange

EAST ORANGE/ ORANGE, NJ- High gas prices have resulted in people cutting back on daily activities, high cost groceries, and a spike in electric car goggle searches. Jokes are circulating the internet showing people bringing the horse and buggy method of transportation back.

This week, TAPinto EO/O searched for the least expensive gas in the Oranges, and found FuelCo on Dodd and Thomas ...

Meeting about Development in East Orange and Orange Held at Sandwiches Unlimited

EAST ORANGE/ORANGE, NJ — The second annual Tri-Community Commercial and Residential Development seminar with Orange, East Orange, and Irvington attracted about 50 residents. This event was a sequel to last year's, held at Sandwiches Unlimited in Orange. Officials with officials from all three towns spoke about upcoming redevelopment projects happening. Orange Mayor ...

Women's History Month Spotlight on Tracey S. Cosby

EAST ORANGE, NJ - In celebration of Women's History Month, we will be featuring women from our communities who are making a difference. Our sixth highlight of this month is attorney Tracey S. Cosby, who TAP reported stopped the death of a homeless man in Atlantic City this past February. 

Tracey S. Cosby is a graduate of Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva ...

Women's History Month Spotlight on Tiauna Hutchins

EAST ORANGE, NJ - In celebration of Women's History Month, we will be featuring women from our communities who are making a difference. Our fifth highlight of this month is organic skin care CEO, Tiauna Hutchins. 

Tiauna Hutchins, is the owner of Nani Essentials. Nani Essentials is an organic skin and essential brand. The products are ...

Women's History Month Spotlight on Fatimah Z. Turner

ORANGE, NJ - In celebration of Women's History Month, we will be featuring women from our communities who are making a difference. Our third highlight of this month is social entrepreneur Fatimah Z. Turner.

Fatimah Z. Turner was born in Newark, NJ, and has been a homeowner and resident of the great City of Orange for over 15 years. Fatimah is a proud mother to her three ...

Development Seminar for Builders in Orange, East Orange, and Irvington

EAST ORANGE/ORANGE, NJ - On Thursday, March 10th from 6 PM-8 PM, local developers are invited to Sandwiches Unlimited in Orange to meet and hear from Economic and Planning Departments in Orange, East Orange, and Irvington. This will be the second time a forum like this has occurred, the first was pre-pandemic. Admission to this event called, the "Tri-Community Commercial and ...

Orange and East Orange Residents Can Get Help if Behind in Mortgage and Taxes

NEW JERSEY - If you are a New Jersey homeowner who has fallen behind on your mortgage and/or property taxes, due to a #COVID19 hardship, you may be eligible for up to $35,000 in assistance. The New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency Emergency Mortgage Assistance program is now open.

The program provides financial assistance for eligible homeowners who have experienced a ...

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Ascendia Bank, Formerly Glen Rock Savings Bank, to Hold Grand Opening Celebration at All Branches in Glen Rock, Hawthorne & West Orange - May 14th

May 10, 2022

NEW JERSEY - Ascendia Bank, Formerly Glen Rock Savings Bank, to Hold Grand Opening Celebration at All Branches in Glen Rock, Hawthorne & West Orange - May 14th

The event will include a special “Ascending Rate CD” offer, giveaways, refreshments and a raffle for a Microsoft® Surface Go 3.

Hawthorne, NJ – Ascendia Bank, formerly Glen Rock Saving Bank, will ...

Ascendia Bank, Formerly Glen Rock Savings Bank, to Hold Rebranding Celebration at All Branches in Glen Rock, Hawthorne & West Orange - May 14th

HAWTHORNE, NJ -- Ascendia Bank, formerly Glen Rock Saving Bank, will celebrate its new name and refreshed identity with a Rebranding Celebration on Saturday, May 14th from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at all four branch locations: 


175 Rock Road, Glen Rock


250 Lincoln Avenue, Hawthorne


474 Prospect Avenue, West Orange


83 Northfield Avenue, West Orange 

The ...

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NJ Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Supports RWJBarnabas Health Transaction with Saint Peter’s HealthCare System

New Brunswick, NJ – The Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey ("SHCCNJ") threw its support behind the proposed transaction between RWJBarnabas Health (“RWJBH”) and St. Peter's HealthCare System, which will lead to the creation of a premier academic medical center (“premier AMC”) in New Brunswick. 

In a letter to the Federal Trade ...

African American Chamber of Commerce Supports RWJBH Transaction with St. Peters

New Brunswick, NJ – Access to quality medical care in New Jersey is vital to underserved populations. That's why the African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey (“AACCNJ”) announced its support for the proposed transaction between RWJBarnabas Health (“RWJBH”) and Saint Peter’s Healthcare System in New Brunswick, which will lead to the creation of New ...

RWJBarnabas Health, Saint Peter’s Healthcare System Vision to Create NJ’s First Premier Academic Medical Center Gets State Approval

New Brunswick, NJ – RWJBarnabas Health (“RWJBH”) and Saint Peter’s Healthcare System (“Saint Peter’s”) announced that the State of New Jersey has approved their transaction to create New Jersey’s first premier academic medical center (“premier AMC”) located in New Brunswick.

“This is a tremendous milestone in a years-long ...

North Jersey Jack & Jill: Senior Teens Donate over $21,000 to Wynona's House

May 16, 2022

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ - On May 9, 2022, Wynona’s House CEO Dominic Prophete and his staff warmly welcomed the Jack and Jill North Jersey chapter delegation to the facility and was overwhelmed by the Senior Teens’ generous $21,228.94 donation.  Mr. Prophete expressed profound gratitude, passionately spoke about the organization’s mission and services and conducted a tour of the ...

Ascendia Bank, Formerly Glen Rock Savings Bank, to Hold Grand Opening Celebration at All Branches in Glen Rock, Hawthorne & West Orange - May 14th

NEW JERSEY - Ascendia Bank, Formerly Glen Rock Savings Bank, to Hold Grand Opening Celebration at All Branches in Glen Rock, Hawthorne & West Orange - May 14th

The event will include a special “Ascending Rate CD” offer, giveaways, refreshments and a raffle for a Microsoft® Surface Go 3.

Hawthorne, NJ – Ascendia Bank, formerly Glen Rock Saving Bank, will ...

Watch Live Memorial Service of Beloved East Orange Mayor Robert L. Bowser

May 7, 2022

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Memorial Services for former East Orange Mayor Robert Bowser have been set for May 7th at 11 am, at Cicely L. Tyson School of Performing Arts located at 35 Winans Street, East Orange, New Jersey 07017. The public is invited to the memorial services, however, due to limited seating capacity, registration is required. To register, please visit ...

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Sat, May 21, 8:00 PM

Union Congregational Church, Montclair

The Oratorio Society of NJ Performs Works of ...

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Mon, May 23, 5:30 PM

Facebook Live www.facebook.com/eocitycouncil, East Orange

East Orange City Council Committee Meetings

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Mon, May 23, 6:00 PM

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East Orange City Council Meetings

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Numbers Are Rising, Get Vaccinated in Orange with La Casa de Don Pedro

May 11, 2022

ORANGE, NJ - Numbers of COVID-19 are beginning to rise again. It seems everytime the commuity puts its guard down, the numbers creep up to pandemic levels. Science tells us the best defense against the virus is to be vaccinated. La Casa de Don Pedro is hosting an event on Wednesday, May 11th at the Orange Public Library, 348 Main Street, Orange, NJ, 1 PM - 4 PM.