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Oranges & Maplewood NAACP to Host 104th Annual Freedom Fund Gala

March 24, 2017

EAST ORANGE NJ — The Oranges & Maplewood Unit of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) will host its 104th Annual Freedom Fund Gala on Sunday, April 30, noon – 5:00 pm at the Atrium Country Club, 609 Eagle Rock Avenue, West Orange, N.J. 

This year’s theme - “We Will be Successful in our Pursuits Because our Ancestors ...

Women in Media Eighth Annual Film Festival at East Orange Public Library

EAST ORANGE, NJ – Women In Media – Newark partners with the East Orange Public Library (EOPL) for a public viewing of three films for the organization’s eighth annual film festival. Hosted by EOPL’s board of trustees member, Jacquelyn Davis, Esq. the event will be held on Tuesday, April 4, at 5 p.m. in the Main Library’s East Orange Room. 

Presented in ...

County Executive Welcomes Student Artists to Essex County Hall of Records

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. congratulates students from East Orange Community Charter School who participated in the Art Educators of New Jersey Student Art Exhibit at the Essex County Hall of Records on Monday, March 20th. 

Students attending the ceremony were (in front) Akeem Langevine, Eden Tom-James, Eloghosa Osarenmwinda, Joardan Joiner and ...

PSE&G to Upgrade Aging Gas Pipes in East Orange

EAST ORANGE, NJ – Public Service Electric & Gas Company (PSE&G) will be working in East Orange to replace old gas pipes with new piping – ensuring a continued safe, clean and reliable gas system well into the future. The new lines will improve reliability and ensure continued safety of gas service

The work will take place Monday through Saturday between the hours of 7 a.m.

East Orange Prepares for Winter Storm Stella

EAST ORANGE, NJ - In anticipation of the hazardous blizzard conditions of Winter Storm Stella, the City of East Orange is asking for the cooperation of the entire community to help ensure safe passages on our roadways.

A blizzard warning from the National Weather Bureau is in effect from 2am Tuesday, March 14, 2017 until Tuesday afternoon with more light snow and gusty winds into Wednesday.

Covered With Compassion: Wig Giveaway Hosted by Essex County Freeholder President Britnee N. Timberlake

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Britnee N. Timberlake, President of the Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders, is hosting the “Covered With Compassion” Wig Giveaway Event in collaboration with the Guyana American Heritage Foundation and in partnership with East Orange General Hospital.

President Timberlake shared her purpose for creating this event, stating, “Recently, a very special ...

The First Professional Mixed Gender Basketball League Hit the Courts

ORANGE, NJ - The Global Mixed Gender Basketball league (GMGB), the first and original professional coed basketball league is up and running and proud to announce that Carlstadt, NJ based Alka Warrior Water has committed to serve as their newest sponsor. 

The GMGB league’s debut started with celebrity owner Tiny Harris. Harris purchased a team known as the Atlanta Heirs. The GMGB ...

Orange Police: Remembering Our Fallen Heroes

ORANGE, NJ - The City of Orange created a video honoring those fallen men and women that gave their lives in the line of duty as members of the Orange Police Department.

Though few of us talk about it, there is a general understanding that every time a police officer goes out on tour, he or she is taking an incredible risk on each of our behalves. Everyday, danger looms for those that ...

East Orange & Orange First Ladies on Front Lines to Aid Homeless "Coffee & Coats" and "Cocoa & Coats" to Help Keep People Warm At Time of 'Critical Need' 

EAST ORANGE/ORANGE, NJ - For the second year in a row, East Orange First Lady Bibi Taylor and Orange First Lady Dr. Karma B. Warren will join members of the Montclair Chapter of Drifters, Inc. and together sponsor a unique coat giveaway program, named "Coffee & Coats" and "Cocoa & Coats." The initiative arrives at a time of critical need for the homeless population as ...

Junior League of the Oranges Brings Community Groups Together for “Kids for Kids”: A Children’s Volunteer Event

ORANGE, NJ - Community groups are joining forces, for a fifth year, in Millburn next month for a children’s volunteering event to help youngsters in need.  

‘Kids for Kids,’ organized by the Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills, Inc. (JLOSH), brings together local groups and children for a morning of hands-on volunteering and fun at the George Bauer ...

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