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New Jersey Clean Communities Council Recognizes Maria Johnson with Excellence in Education Award

July 11, 2017

EAST ORANGE – Maria Johnson has been recognized by the New Jersey Clean Communities Council (NJCCC), for the second time in three years, with the “Excellence in Education” award for her years of work as the lead environmental teacher liaison in East Orange. 

Johnson has taught at the Gordon Parks Academy for 18 years, and also coordinates environmental education ...

Middle School Students Will Be Flying This Summer at the 2017 ACE Academy

STEM Program Introduces Middle School Students To Aviation Careers

EAST ORANGE, NJ - From July 24-28, several government and private aviation organizations are teaming up to provide twenty students from Northern New Jersey a first-time introduction to the exciting world of aviation.  

The 2017 Aviation Career Education (ACE) Academy is coordinated by the National ...

East Orange Students Score High on Seton Hall’s Spring 2017 Dean's List

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - Seton Hall University is pleased to announce the following students who qualified for Spring 2017 Dean's list and to congratulate them for their outstanding academic achievements. Qualifications for Dean's list include enrolling as a full-time matriculated student with a minimum of 12 undergraduate credits, completing all courses with a GPA of 3.4 or above, and with no ...

Students from East Orange Among Participants at the Novartis Multicultural Teen Corporate Mentoring Program

EAST HANOVER, NJ – Novartis hosted its 19th Multicultural Teen Corporate Mentoring program for over 175 students from around 40 New Jersey schools at its East Hanover campus to help the students make better, more informed career choices.

Students in grades 8 through 12 spent three days in April participating in a range of activities designed to help them navigate future career ...

Shavar Jeffries delivers rousing speech to North Star Academy graduates

NEWARK, NJ - Invoking hip-hop, Beyonce, and the wise words of his grandmother who raised him, Shavar Jeffries delivered a rousing graduation speech at North Star Academy in Newark, telling the graduating class that they had been given the power to change the world.
 
“The world only changes when smart, passionate people like you change it,” Jeffries, former Newark Public ...

Bloomfield College Receives $150,000 from the Partners for Health Foundation

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The Partners for Health Foundation Nursing Scholarship Fund at Bloomfield College just grew by $150,000 following a recent grant from the foundation. The funds will be used to support junior and senior nursing students. 

Pam Scott, Executive Director of Partners for Health, said, "Scholarship recipients will be able to focus on their academics rather than ...

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EOPL Announces Read & Ride Partnership With The Urban Cyclery Shop

July 20, 2017

EAST ORANGE, NJ – The East Orange Public Library (EOPL) is pleased to announce its partnership with East Orange’s The Urban Cyclery Shop for the library’s Summer Reading “Read & Ride” Challenge. The challenge will culminate with the winner receiving a brand-new bicycle fulfilled by The Urban Cyclery Shop.

The challenge is part of EOPL’s Summer Reading ...