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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 ...

Predictable Cold Treat In Spite of Unpredictable Weather

EAST ORANGE, NJ - While it has been difficult to predict the weather. One constant has been Rita's Water Ice. This week, residents were spotted wearing coats standing in line for the frozen spring/summer treat. The "sweetery" has been open since March, and no matter what the weather is, there is a line.

The brand has become so much more than water ice. They have soft serve ice ...

City-wide Clean-Up Held in East Orange

EAST ORANGE, NJ - This weekend, the Annual Citywide Leap Into Spring Cleanup was held. Orange shirts could be seen throughout the city cleaning up yards, lots, and roads. The event was hosted by the Mayor and City Council. 

“East Orange is our home, and we have a responsibility as a community to do our part to keep our areas safe and clean,” said Mayor Ted R. Green.

Memorial Service Announcement for Beloved East Orange Mayor Robert L. Bowser

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 ...

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 ...

Easter Egg Hunts Around East Orange and Orange Today

EAST ORANGE/ORANGE, NJ - Easter Egg Hunts and giveaways are happening throughout East Orange and Orange today. Here is where you can bring the kids to have some fun. 

South Ward in Orange: Councilwoman Jamie Summers Johnson is hosting an egg hunt located at Metcalf Park 717 Valley Street, Orange from 12-2 PM. 

5th Ward in East Orange Council People Alicia Holman and Mustafa Brent ...

Local Football Star Returns to Orange to Teach the Kids

ORANGE, NJ - Ta’Quan Michael Roberson, a product of the Orange recreational program is returning home. On May 7th, he will host a skills camp for the children of the Township. Roberson is the former quarterback for the Penn State Lion's and current quarterback at the University of Connecticut Huskies. In 2020, he was an Academic All-Big Ten selection. In 2019, he was ...

Could the High Cost of Day Care Soon Be a Thing of the Past? A Conversation at an East Orange School with Federal Senator Robert Menendez Says It May Be.

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Are you not wanting to have more children simply because of the high cost per child for daycare? Have you or someone you know ever had to drop out of the workforce due to the cost of childcare practically equating to the same amount as a monthly salary earned? 

Relief may be on its way as emphasized at a round table discussion hosted by Winifred ...

Former Orange Mayor Eldridge Hawkins Inducted Into Hall of Fame

ORANGE, NJ - After 35 years in the martial arts, on Saturday, March 26th, former Orange Mayor Eldridge Hawkins, Jr., also known as "Shihan E. Hawkins, Jr.", was inducted into the USA Unified Martial Arts Hall of Fame through the United States Martial Arts Federation (USMAF). His induction was mainly due to his prominence and specialization in the nunchaku area of Kobudo.

East Orange Legend, Mayor Robert L. Bowser Passes Away

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Today, it was announced Mayor Robert L. Bowser, the 12th Mayor of the City of East Orange passed away. 

Mayor Bowser held the distinction of being the first African American in the history of the City to have been elected to serve a third term, serving four terms in total, from 1998 - 2014. 

He began his professional career as a Principal City Planner for 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

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The Oratorio Society of NJ Performs Works of ...

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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.