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Essex County Historic Holiday House Tours are Dec. 2 and Dec. 3

November 20, 2017

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. invites the public to celebrate the holiday season and participate in the Annual Essex County Historic Holiday House Tour. This year, the tour includes 15 Essex County historic sites, which will be decorated for the holidays and open to the public for a weekend tour. The tour includes Essex County Kip’s ...

Students From EO & Orange Selected to Participate in the 2017 Debutante Leadership Program 

Essex County, NJ -  Hodiah Armani Rosalind Davidson from Orange and Jordan Hawkins Taylor of East Orange, both whom attend Pingry, were selected along with a  total of 17 girls from four New Jersey counties to participate in the prestigious 2017 Debutante Leadership Program sponsored by the Essex County (NJ) Chapter, The Links, Incorporated. This program is offered every other year ...

EOPL Brings Books to Barbershops in “Fade to Books”

EAST ORANGE, NJ – This November, the East Orange Public Library (EOPL) is proud to announce its partnership with the “Fade to Books” literacy initiative bringing free books to local barbershops for children to read and keep. FTB is a Long Branch Public Library program that the state adopted and decided to “roll out” to all libraries throughout the state of ...

Save The Date: The East Orange Hall Of Fame Inaugural Gala, November 25, 2017

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Proud citizens have decided to recognize the unique achievements of 35 outstanding East Orange citizens through the creation of the East Orange Hall of Fame.

Recognizing these great people in such a distinguished and visible way brings this honor directly to our community and schools, and reinforces the message to our children that they can and should strive for ...

Congressman Donald Payne, Jr. Will Speak at Real Talk Thursdays

NEWARK, NJ - Thursday October 19, 2017, the Black History Month Committee of Weequahic High School will be sponsoring a free program called REAL TALK THURSDAYS for the students and the community of Newark.  Congressman Donald Payne, Jr. will discuss the importance of the upcoming congressional midterm elections. The event will begin at 7:00 pm.

REAL TALK THURSDAYS begins October with an ...

The National Action Network’s New Jersey Chapters are Holding Their First Two-Day Conference at the HYATT Regency Hotel in Jersey City

NEW JERSEY - The theme of this year’s conference on October 19, 2017, and October 20, 2017, will be, “Bridging the Gap.” The purpose of the conference is to have real discussions and take sustainable action that will move communities forward in the areas social justice, economic development, housing, healthcare, politics and voting rights, education and criminal justice ...

Celebrating Non-Profits at the East Orange Farmers Market on October 24th. 

EAST ORANGE, NJ - East Orange Farmers Market is hosting a “Celebration of Non-Profits”, October 24th from 12 noon -6:30 pm at City Hall Plaza.

This celebration will highlight the myriad of services and resources our nonprofit community delivers to our residents each and every day. The intent is to provide our non-profit community a platform to spotlight the work that they are ...

Make Friends and Make a Difference with the Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills

EAST ORANGE, NJ -  Women interested in making a difference in their communities, creating new friendships and having fun are invited to attend an informational meeting with the Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills (JLOSH).

JLOSH has a long history of addressing the needs of women and children.  This year the League is specifically focused on Children in Need and ...

Emerge NJ’s Women of Achievement Annual Fall Gala

WEST ORANGE, NJ - Emerge NJ is hosting their second Women of Achievement Fall Gala at Mayfair Farms in West Orange, on October 12, 2017 at 7 pm.

Emerge NJ is honoring Assemblywoman Sheila Oliver (potentially the next Lieutenant Governor), Tammy Murphy the potential 1st lady of the state, Marguerite Schaffer Somerset Democrat Chair, Dr. Khyati Joshi Co-Chair NJ State South Asian Caucus, ...

The Oranges & Maplewood NAACP Host A Justice and Equality Rally Sunday Afternoon

EAST ORANGE, NJ - The Oranges & Maplewood NAACP is encouraging citizens in their catchment communities (Orange, East Orange, West Orange, South Orange, Maplewood, Millburn, Livingston, Bloomfield, Belleville, Nutley and Verona) to attend a Justice and Equality Rally to demonstrate that Essex County citizens will be “Steadfast and Immovable” against racism, xenophobia, prejudice, ...

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