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Emerge NJ’s Women of Achievement Annual Fall Gala

September 24, 2017

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, ...

East Orange City Council Host September 11th Interfaith Prayer Vigil

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Communities all across the country will pause in remembrance of the many families impacted by the events of September 11, 2001. Undoubtedly this day will forever be etched in our collective hearts and minds. 

Chairman Ted R. Green along with the entire East Orange City Council delegation has planned an interfaith prayer vigil to highlight the sacrifice and service of ...

RWJBarnabas Health ‘Running with the Devils 5K Run and Family Fun Walk’ Comes To Essex County’s Turtle Back Zoo and South Mountain Reservoir on September 24!

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The inaugural RWJBarnabas Health “Running with the Devils  5K Run and Family Fun Walk” in partnership with the New Jersey Devils, will take place on Sunday, September 24, 2017 at Essex County’s Turtle Back Zoo and South Mountain Reservoir. 

The charitable race and day of family fun will benefit RWJBarnabas Health’s Clara Maass Medical ...

Orange National Night Out Video

ORANGE, NJ - On August 1st, communities and neighborhood block organizations all across America came together for National Night Out. Thousands of neighbors took part in events all around the country to celebrate the spirit of community. 

Celebrations included block parties, festivals, parades, cookouts, caravans and other community events that highlighted police-community partnerships, ...

Tuesday is Farmer’s Market Day at East Orange City Hall

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Community Farmers Markets are seasonal markets where consumers can buy produce and other agricultural products directly from New Jersey farmers. The City of East Orange has deemed every Tuesday through October as our Community Farmer’s Market Day. 

According to The New Jersey Department of Agriculture farmers markets have been around since the 1700s; but people ...

Bryant Cowart Wins “Clean Communities Program Award” from New Jersey Clean Communities

EAST ORANGE – Bryant Cowart has won the “Clean Communities Program Award” from the New Jersey Clean Communities Council (NJCCC) for maintaining a comprehensive cleanup, enforcement and education program in the City of East Orange.

Cowart oversees the city’s Clean Communities program, which focuses heavily on educating   young children. He works alongside educator ...

East Orange Chamber of Commerce Mourns Loss of Board Treasurer, The Rev. Dr. Irving A. Childress

EAST ORANGE, NJ - The news of the death of Rev. Irving Childress quickly spread throughout the area. Of his many accomplishment, Rev. Childress was best known in the community for his service as Police Sergeant for East Orange Police Department, Pastor at New Beginnings Faith Fellowship Ministries in Orange and as long standing member of the East Orange Chamber of Commerce.

In respond to the ...

Willie Koonce: "A Really Nice Guy"

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Seldom does any one individual receive the number of accolades from young and old, male and female alike, matching the recently deceased barber, Willie Koonce. According to a number of interviewees, Mr. Koonce was more than an exceptional barber; he was a “really nice guy”, explains Councilman William Holt.

Former 4th Ward Councilman Holt spoke in glowing terms ...

East Orange/Orange Impacted by NJ Transit’s Morris-Essex Line Adjusted Summer Schedule

EAST ORANGE, NJ -  Beginning Monday, July 10th, NJ Transit’s Morris-Essex Line will begin its adjusted summer schedule due to necessary Amtrak repair work at Penn Station New York. Please plan accordingly. This schedule will directly impact weekday train service at Brick Church and East Orange stations.  

Nearly all weekday Midtown direct trains will be diverted to Hoboken, ...

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