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Watching Tropical Storm Jose: Could Produce Rain, High Winds in the Garden State

September 17, 2017

EAST ORANGE, NJ - New Jersey residents may want to check the weather to the track the path of Tropical Storm Jose. A forecast map that was issued this morning by the National Hurricane Center has the state on the outer edges of its possible path. Tropical Storm Jose could strengthen as it heads north through the Atlantic.

The system is still days away from its center being hundreds of miles ...

Newark Boys Chorus School goes high-tech with help from community partner Horizon

NEWARK, NJ - Students at Newark Boys Chorus School (NBCS) got their first look today at a new state-of-the-art Tech Hub Lab with a gala ribbon-cutting event held at the private middle school in downtown Newark.

The lab is the culmination of months of hard work and planning that turned an empty space into a room filled with high-tech equipment that will help launch the ...

Bloomfield Mayor Venezia Signs Letter to Congress in Support of Dreamers

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Mayor Michael Venezia signed a letter by the  United States Conference of Mayors  (USCM) urging Congress to quickly pass legislation to enable Dreamers to earn permanent residency in the United States. The letter is address to all member of Congress in both the House of Representatives and the United States Senate. 

“The Trump ...

10 New Jersey Red Cross Volunteers Head to Texas to Assist with Hurricane Harvey Relief Effort 

Princeton, NJ — As Hurricane Harvey nears land, the American Red Cross is mounting a massive relief effort ahead of the most deadly and devastating hurricane forecast to strike the United States in more than a decade.

Hurricane Harvey is slated for landfall along the Texas Gulf Coast with winds over 100 mph and up to 35 inches of rain, leading to devastating and ...

Rutgers Makes Master Gardeners of Essex County Residents

ROSELAND, NJ — Starting September 13th, 2017 Rutgers Master Gardeners of Essex County will provide professors and professionals to instruct individuals in the art and science of gardening through an in-depth training program. Classes include everything from soil testing vegetable and fruit pests and diseases to native plants and the basics of landscaping ...

Turtle Back Zoo-vies to show The Secret Life of Pets Wednesday July 26

WEST ORANGE, NJ - Turtle Back Zoo's annual "Zoo-vies" continue this Wednesday July 26 with The Secret Life of Pets. 

On Wednesdays and Thursdays during the months of July and August, Turtle Back will have Family Nights with extended evening hours to 8:30 p.m., with the last admission to the Zoo at 8 p.m. 

On Wednesday evenings during ...

Turtle Back Zoo Offers Family Nights and Zoo-vies in July and August

West Orange, NJ –Turtle Back Zoo will Have Family Nights with extended evening hours and free Zoo-vies in July and August.  On Wednesdays and Thursdays during the months of July and August, Turtle Back will have Family Nights with extended evening hours to 8:30 p.m., with the last admission to the Zoo at 8 p.m. In addition, on Wednesday evenings during July and ...

Essex County Freeholders Pass Legislation to Support Minority-Owned, Women-Owned and Veteran-Owned Businesses

NEWARK, NJ – New legislation has been enacted by the Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders designed to increase economic opportunity for women-owned, minority-owned, and veteran-owned businesses, county officials announced.

During the Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders on Wednesday, the board unanimously passed an ordinance that they hope will redefine ...

Radio Nashville to play Essex County Brookdale Park Friday July 21

BLOOMFIELD, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. invites the public Brookdale Park on Friday July 21 as Radio Nashville takes to the stage at 7:30 p.m. 

Radio Nashville’s vocal range and musical ability allows them to perform songs by many country musicians. They play hits from the most popular stars of today including Keith Urban, Carrie Underwood, ...

Turtle Back Zoo-vies to show The Adventures of Milo and Otis Wednesday July 19

West Orange, NJ - Turtle Back Zoo's annual "Zoo-vies" continue this Wednesday July 19 with The Adventures of Milo and Otis

On Wednesdays and Thursdays during the months of July and August, Turtle Back will have Family Nights with extended evening hours to 8:30 p.m., with the last admission to the Zoo at 8 p.m. 

On Wednesday evenings during ...

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