City of East Orange to Provide More than 6,000 Free Daily Summer Meals at 51 Participating Area Sites

May 29, 2018

EAST ORANGE, NJ - The City of East Orange will be participating in the 2018 Summer Food Service Program from June 25 to August 31, 2018. The USDA “Champion” Award winning program will operate 51 sites, serving over 6,900 meals daily.

The Summer Food Service Program is a federal program of the Food and Nutrition Services, United States Department of Agriculture. This program ...

East Orange Mayor Ted Green Recognizes Historic Nurse and New Jersey Hall of Fame Inductee Clara Louise Maass during National Nurses Week

EAST ORANGE, NJ - In recognition and appreciation of nurses everywhere, during National Nurses Week, the Honorable Ted Green, Mayor of East Orange, New Jersey will present a proclamation in recognition of historic nurse Clara Louise Maass (1876-1901), a native of East Orange, who was inducted into the New Jersey Hall of Fame Class of 2017. Maass was officially inducted on Sunday, May 6th.  ...

Schools Development Authority Officials Break Ground for New George Washington Carver Elementary School in East Orange

EAST ORANGE, NJ – The New Jersey Schools Development Authority (SDA) joined East Orange School District officials, students, and local officials today to break ground for the new George Washington Carver Elementary School. Once completed, the school will be the fourth new facility built by the SDA in East Orange.

“Today’s groundbreaking ceremony celebrates the start of ...

The STEM Innovation Academy of The Oranges Hosts A Professional Lunch N Learn Event

ORANGE, NJ - The STEM Innovation Academy of the Oranges (SIAO), a model high school of the Orange Board of Education is hosting business professionals at the STEM school for a Lunch N Learn event on Thursday May 17, 2018. The business lunch speaker’s series highlights STEM professionals sharing information about STEM related industries and professional occupations. The keynote speaker for ...

Reanda Richards of West Essex Regional High School Selected as Recipient of Men of Essex 60th Anniversary Essex Award

EAST ORANGE, NJ - The Men of Essex, Inc. will celebrate their 60th Anniversary Essex Awards dinner banquet Wednesday, May 16th, 7:00 p.m. at Cedar Hill Golf & Country Club, 100 Walnut Street, Livingston, NJ. As part of the festivities, this year’s top awardee will be track phenom Reanda Richards of West Essex Regional High School. Legendary All-American and East Orange Hall of Fame ...

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Applications to Rutgers jumps nearly 10 percent; increase from out-of-state students

June 17, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Applications to Rutgers University this year increased 9.4 percent over last year, university President Robert Barchi told the Board of Governors at a meeting this week.

The university received nearly 45,000 applications this year, Barchi said.

That included a 20 percent increase in the number of students from outside New Jersey applying to Rutgers, the university ...