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East Orange Youth A Winner at Essex County Fishing Derby at Weequahic Park

May 22, 2017

NEWARK, NJ - Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced that Tamir Johnson from East Orange caught the first fish in the boys' category during the Essex County Fishing Derby in Essex County Weequahic Park on Saturday, May 20th. 

He caught his first fish at 9:16 a.m. Presenting the award is Program Coordinator Jackie Matthews. 

Upcoming fishing derbies will be ...

Jewish Federation of Greater Metrowest NJ Funds JVS’ Move to Contemporary New Facility  

EAST ORANGE, NJ – Jewish Federation and Jewish Community Foundation of Greater MetroWest NJ recently announced that they’ve provided the necessary funding for Jewish Vocational Service of MetroWest New Jersey (JVS) to relocate to a new, modern facility which will allow the nonprofit, community-based health and human service organization to enhance the services that it provides to a ...

Team of Sponsors Plans Renovation of Apostles’ House Shelter in Newark

NEWARK, NJ - Saturday, May 6, 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. several organizations, including the New Jersey Devils; The Shauger Group, Inc.; Bobcat of North Jersey; Atlas Desk & Office Services; Trenk, DiPasquale, Della Fera & Sodono, P.C.; SUEZ North America; Pure Properties; and Inglesino, Webster, Wyciskala, & Taylor, LLC, will team up for a renovation project at the Apostles' House, a ...

"The Point of Change”: Sierra House Greenwood Area Community Study Results

EAST ORANGE, NJ- Saturday October 15th, 2016, more than 350 East Orange residents attended the 1st Annual Greenwood Community Street Festival hosted by Sierra House and the Ampere Civic Association. It was unquestionably a productive event that allowed the community to come together, interact with local business owners, engage in fun-filled activities, and listen to music; it also allowed Sierra ...

The Community FoodBank of New Jersey will be visited by New Jersey Warehousemen & Movers Association (NJWMA) and Move For Hunger

HILLSIDE, NJ - The New Jersey Warehousemen & Movers Association (NJWMA) recently partnered with Move For Hunger, a national non-profit organization based in Asbury Park, to invite its members to host individual food drives during March and April. On April 20, at 11 A.M., Simonik Transportation & Warehousing Group, an Allied agent (Burlington); Sinclair Moving & Storage, a Mayflower ...

Red Cross Appeals for Support During ‘Giving Day’

PRINCETON, NJ, – The American Red Cross is asking people in New Jersey to remember those families impacted by disaster and to #help1family on Giving Day, Wednesday, April 26. Donations can provide hope and urgent relief such as food, blankets and other essentials to people who need it most.

“Nearly every eight minutes, there is a family that has lost everything to a home fire or ...

East Orange Public Library Highlights African American Male Library Staffers During National Library Day

EAST ORANGE, NJ - As a community resource, libraries are invaluable. On April 11, The East Orange Public Library (EOPL) and The American Library Association invited the community of the City of East Orange to show their appreciation for a most valued resource—library workers—on “National Library Day” during the near 60-year-old event, National Library Week (April 9-15).

Spring Fling for Pink with AAngelsNJ

EAST ORANGE, NJ - AAngelsNJ is hosting a "Spring fling for Pink" with the AAngels Day party fundraiser on Sunday, April 30, 2017 at Bogie's Lounge, William Street, East Orange, NJ from 3 pm - 8 pm. All funds raised will be used for their 6th Annual High School Scholarships. AAngelsNJ awards 4 Essex County High School Seniors with a $1,000 book scholarship for college.

Orange Hosts Easter Egg Hunt for Children with Special Needs

ORANGE, NJ - April is World Autism (ASD) Month; and in keeping with the theme of the month, the City of Orange is hosting an Easter Egg Hunt for children with Autism as well as other disabilities. The Easter Egg Hunt will be held Saturday April 8th at the Orange Public Library 348 Main Street Orange, NJ.

The ‘hunt’ is sponsored by the City of Orange Township, South Ward ...

POP Chairman Larry Hamm and Freeholder President Britnee Timberlake Join ChangeMakers to discuss April 8th One United March against Trump's Direction

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Both Chairman Hamm and Freeholder Timberlake will join the ChangeMakers Radio Show this Saturday at 10:00 am for what promises to be a very exciting show. They will talk about their involvement in planning and supporting the April 8th United March Against President Trump’s policies and general direction for the country.

People’s Organization for Progress (POP) ...

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