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

April 18, 2017

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) ...

Residents Organize Clean-Up of Foreclosed & Vacant Wells Fargo-Owned Homes to Draw Attention to Bank’s Negative Impact on Communities

NEWARK, NJ – Following the recent legislative action by East Orange in response to Well Fargo mishandling of foreclosed properties, residents in Newark’s West Ward mobilized a neighborhood clean-up this weekend sponsored by NJ Communities United. The clean-up targeted a list of vacant homes recognized in the neighborhood as hot spots of blight. The homes – all of which have been ...

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

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 ...

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