Education

November 25, 2018

East Orange Resident Jordan Dodson Among Those Honored  SCOTCH PLAINS, N.J. -- Union Catholic’s Shemaiah Brackett, Jordan Dodson, Royell Douglas, Myaya Morton, Nya Spencer, and Maya Walker were recently honored at a special ceremony in Trenton for being chosen as recipients of the 2018 New ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - The Pride Parent Council set a huge goal for themselves that will bring great big smiles to the faces of the Pride scholars. Members are working to raise $20,000 to re-build a playground for the scholars of Pride Academy Charter School.   This goal honors the achievement of ...

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ – Hundreds of middle school students and their parents flocked to the student fair hosted by the Essex County School of Technology’s West Caldwell Campus on Saturday afternoon.  Visitors got to interact with administrators, faculty and current students, and participate in live ...

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ORANGE, NJ – Dr. Joseph Juliano, who serves as vice chair of the Board of Commissioners for the Housing Authority of the City of Orange, has been certified as a public housing manager by the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials. This certification is not required, and Dr.

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NEWARK, NJ - Job recruiters from 11 companies across multiple industries will be on hand at an upcoming job fair at Essex County College, which is open to students and the public. The fair will be held Oct. 18 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the college’s fourth floor multipurpose room at 303 ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Essex County College was not one of the colleges selected by Gov. Phil Murphy's administration to receive a subsidy that would help pay unmet tuition for eligible students. All 19 community colleges in the state applied to participate in the Community College Innovation ...

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More than 400 Students from Garvin Elementary School in East Orange Receive Donated Backpacks Filled with Back-to-School Essentials.  EAST ORANGE, NJ - This back-to-school season, Comcast Spotlight, the advertising sales division of Comcast Cable, joined the Kids In Need Foundation (KINF), a ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - Mayor Ted R. Green and the East Orange City Council in cooperation with the East Orange School District are promoting a campaign to encourage more of the fathers, male guardians, grandfathers and caring men in the community to accompany our youths to school on this coming Thursday ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino and East Orange Police Chief Phyllis Bindi announced that the East Orange Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force are investigating the fatal shooting of an East Orange High School ...

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TRENTON, NJ— Some county college students around the state could attend classes in 2019 for free thanks to a pilot program launched by Gov. Phil Murphy’s administration yesterday. The program, the Community College Innovation Challenge, is the first phase of the governor’s initiative to provide ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ – On July 11, 2018, the Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders honored East Orange Campus High School’s Boys Indoor Track Coach Lance T. Wigfall for being named the 2017-2018 Boys Indoor Track Coach of the Year by NJ.com. Freeholder At-Large Patricia Sebold of Livingston, along ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - NJDC CARES, an East Orange based non-profit organization and proponent of higher education is giving back to the community by awarding 21 incoming and current college students scholarship funds. 5 Recipients are from East Orange, 5 are from Orange, and the rest are from Middlesex, ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University Board of Governors today approved a 2.3 percent hike in tuition and fees, as well as increases for dorm rooms and meals, for the 2018-2019 academic year. The increase now brings the annual cost for undergraduate students to $14,975, which is $337 more than ...

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IRVINGTON, NJ - Essex Grassroots Tennis & Education Inc. (EGTE) is offering a new tennis program at Irvington Park to provide growth and development of the sport of tennis. In 2017 EGTE began offering tennis program in conjunction with the city of East Orange in a program that used fun, ...

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ORANGE, NJ - Three local schools in the City of Orange Township won the top "Safe Routes to School" awards for the third year in a row. This year, Park Avenue School, Oakwood Avenue Community School and Heywood Avenue School won gold, silver and bronze certifications respectively. The honors were ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - From July 22-27, several aviation organizations are teaming to provide twenty students from Northern New Jersey a first-time introduction to the exciting world of aviation.   The 2018 New Jersey Aviation Career Education (ACE) Academy is sponsored by the Federal Aviation ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Essex County College was taken off probation by the region’s higher education accrediting agency. The community college was put on probation last year by Middle States Commission of Higher Education for failing to meet guidelines pertaining to institutional resources and governance.

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - TAPinto East Orange/Orange recently spoke to Steven A. Board, President of It’s All About The Kids organization to uncover what his plan entailed as he prepares to bring his services to East Orange. To that inquiry, Board commented, “To develop extraordinary STEM programs that ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - As new ambassadors of Fuel Up to Play 60, students from East Orange schools will lead the charge to create healthier school environments this Tuesday May 8, 2018 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm at Sojourner Truth Middle School Cafeteria B (3rd Floor) 116 Hamilton Street, East Orange, NJ ...

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Jenny Rodriguez of Orange High School wins prestigious National Honor Society scholarship ORANGE, NJ - Jenny Rodriguez, a senior at Orange High School in Orange, NJ, has been selected as the 2018 national winner of the prestigious National Honor Society (NHS) Scholarship. Selected from among ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - Autism rates in New Jersey continue to rise and lead the nation, according to findings from a Rutgers University study.   In a report that examined reports of eight-year-old children, a university study found one in 34 had autism, an increase of 19 from two years ago. “It ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Kendra V. Johnson, J.D., Ph.D., has been selected as Montclair’s permanent Superintendent of schools after an extensive search, the Montclair Board of Education announced at a special meeting on April 11. She is the district’s first permanent superintendent in three years, and the ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - The East Orange School District held “Tailor Made” Beautillion at East Orange Campus High School.  Eighteen young men and their escorts, the Belles, were presented to the East Orange Community in this inaugural event. The event was sponsored by the Men of Essex, Inc., members ...

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ORANGE, NJ – Dr. Linda Caldwell Epps looked out at the 100 residents of the Housing Authority of the City of Orange (HACO) and asked, “How many of your parents were raised in New Jersey?” Three hands went up. “How many were born in the South?” The majority of hands shot up. So began Dr. Epps’s ...

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ORANGE, NJ - The East Orange Educational Association FAST Committee held their 14th Annual Keepers of the Dream awards dinner at Bella Italia Restaurant in Orange, February 21, 2018. This year’s honorees were the East Orange Public Library, Dr. Kenneth King, the Family of Priscilla “Penny” Burke ...

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