Essex County Tech Schools Pull $16M from Bank over Foreclosure Practices

August 16, 2018

NEWARK, NJ - Essex County Schools of Technology is following suit with the county government and will no longer bank with Wells Fargo over the bank's foreclosure practices.  

MORE: Reverend plans to meet with Wells Fargo over Newark foreclosures

Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. earlier this month announced the county was cutting ties with the bank and ...

Better Biz Better You Column Celebrates its First Anniversary!

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Amidst all the wonderful things that the City of East Orange has to be proud of, our greatest resource is the quality of people that call East Orange home. Last month one of this newspaper’s top contributors celebrated a milestone anniversary without fanfare or celebration. We’d like to celebrate her today.

July 4, 2018 (Independence Day) marked the first ...

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Newark Lures Amazon With $1 Billion Payroll Tax Incentive

NEWARK, NJ - Amazon will get a payroll tax break at a cost of $1 billion to the city should the company open its second headquarters here.

It’s one of two ordinances that were approved by the Newark City Council council to sweeten the deal for the corporate giant and stand out among other locations vying for Amazon’s so-called HQ2.

“The City Council has brought Newark a ...

Housing Authority of the City of Orange Draws Eager Job Seekers at Job Fair

ORANGE, NJ - Nearly 100 job seekers met with representatives from major corporations Tuesday, June 12, at a Job Fair, hosted by the Housing Authority of the City of Orange (HACO), at the Walter G. Alexander Community Center on Wilson Place.

Major employers such as FEDEx, UPS, Newark Liberty International Airport, the NJ Department of Corrections, and the NJ Department of Children & ...

SPECIAL BUSINESS HEALTH EDITION: The Blame Game Won't Help You Solve Your Stress Issues

People and situations are easy scapegoats to blame for your stress overload, but blaming others rarely solves anything and tends to make you even more stressed. A better option is to take responsibility for your own happiness and find a way to relieve your stress.

All symptoms of stress, including anger, rapid heartbeat, mental shutdown and fatigue are direct responses from dealing with ...

SPECIAL BUSINESS HEALTH EDITION: Exercise Avoidance Is Common With People Suffering from Stress

Stress can cause a complete burnout for everything that would actually make it better. We all know that exercise can help you deal with stress and send out endorphins – the chemical neurotransmitters that help relieve stress in the body.

Excuses for avoiding exercise range from being too busy or not having enough time to finding exercise too boring. Or, you might be too tired. The very ...

Orange Housing Authority Hosts Job Fair June 12th

ORANGE, NJ - The Housing Authority of the City of Orange (HACO) is inviting all job seekers to the Job Fair at the Walter G. Alexander Community Center on Wilson Place Tuesday, June 12, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., with a rain date of Tuesday, June 19.

“The Job Fair brings together job seekers and employers to produce a more economically viable community that’s good for everyone,” ...

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