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East Orange Police Need Your help Investigating the Fatal Shooting of Gregory Evens

April 25, 2022

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, and East Orange Police Chief Phyllis Bindi announced today that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force and the East Orange Police are investigating the fatal shooting of Gregory Evens, 46, of Irvington.

On Sunday, April 23, at approximately 7:30 pm East Orange Police were dispatched ...

Arrest Made in East Orange for the Murder of a Man From Orange

ORANGE, NJ - Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, and East Orange Police Chief Phyllis Bindi announced today that Darneill Thomas, 22, of West Orange has been arrested and charged with the murder of Joshua Dessin, 19, of Orange.

On Tuesday, March 15 at approximately 10:31 pm East Orange Police were dispatched to Hilton Street in East Orange where they discovered Dessin ...

Missouri Man Charged with Sexually Exploiting Two Newark Children Online

NEWARK, NJ – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, announced that John Carpenter, 41, of Lebanon, Missouri, has been charged with endangering the welfare of a child, sexual assault, manufacturing child exploitation material and subjecting two young children to sexual abuse.

The charges arose out of an investigation that started in South Carolina where authorities ...

Essex County Serial Killer Who Murdered in Orange Charged in Fourth Murder

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ - Khalil Wheeler-Weaver, who had killed three women in Essex County in 2016, including a college student from Montclair and a woman in Orange, has been charged with a fourth murder, according to prosecutors.

Wheeler-Weaver, who has been incarcerated since his arrest in December 2016, has been accused of killing 15-year-old Mawa Doumbia, of Newark ...

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NJ Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Supports RWJBarnabas Health Transaction with Saint Peter’s HealthCare System

New Brunswick, NJ – The Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey ("SHCCNJ") threw its support behind the proposed transaction between RWJBarnabas Health (“RWJBH”) and St. Peter's HealthCare System, which will lead to the creation of a premier academic medical center (“premier AMC”) in New Brunswick. 

In a letter to the Federal Trade ...

African American Chamber of Commerce Supports RWJBH Transaction with St. Peters

New Brunswick, NJ – Access to quality medical care in New Jersey is vital to underserved populations. That's why the African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey (“AACCNJ”) announced its support for the proposed transaction between RWJBarnabas Health (“RWJBH”) and Saint Peter’s Healthcare System in New Brunswick, which will lead to the creation of New ...

RWJBarnabas Health, Saint Peter’s Healthcare System Vision to Create NJ’s First Premier Academic Medical Center Gets State Approval

New Brunswick, NJ – RWJBarnabas Health (“RWJBH”) and Saint Peter’s Healthcare System (“Saint Peter’s”) announced that the State of New Jersey has approved their transaction to create New Jersey’s first premier academic medical center (“premier AMC”) located in New Brunswick.

“This is a tremendous milestone in a years-long ...

North Jersey Jack & Jill: Senior Teens Donate over $21,000 to Wynona's House

May 16, 2022

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ - On May 9, 2022, Wynona’s House CEO Dominic Prophete and his staff warmly welcomed the Jack and Jill North Jersey chapter delegation to the facility and was overwhelmed by the Senior Teens’ generous $21,228.94 donation.  Mr. Prophete expressed profound gratitude, passionately spoke about the organization’s mission and services and conducted a tour of the ...

Ascendia Bank, Formerly Glen Rock Savings Bank, to Hold Grand Opening Celebration at All Branches in Glen Rock, Hawthorne & West Orange - May 14th

NEW JERSEY - Ascendia Bank, Formerly Glen Rock Savings Bank, to Hold Grand Opening Celebration at All Branches in Glen Rock, Hawthorne & West Orange - May 14th

The event will include a special “Ascending Rate CD” offer, giveaways, refreshments and a raffle for a Microsoft® Surface Go 3.

Hawthorne, NJ – Ascendia Bank, formerly Glen Rock Saving Bank, will ...

Watch Live Memorial Service of Beloved East Orange Mayor Robert L. Bowser

May 7, 2022

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Memorial Services for former East Orange Mayor Robert Bowser have been set for May 7th at 11 am, at Cicely L. Tyson School of Performing Arts located at 35 Winans Street, East Orange, New Jersey 07017. The public is invited to the memorial services, however, due to limited seating capacity, registration is required. To register, please visit ...

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Numbers Are Rising, Get Vaccinated in Orange with La Casa de Don Pedro

May 11, 2022

ORANGE, NJ - Numbers of COVID-19 are beginning to rise again. It seems everytime the commuity puts its guard down, the numbers creep up to pandemic levels. Science tells us the best defense against the virus is to be vaccinated. La Casa de Don Pedro is hosting an event on Wednesday, May 11th at the Orange Public Library, 348 Main Street, Orange, NJ, 1 PM - 4 PM.