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East Orange Pastor and Wife Team Survived Coronavirus Together and Share How

April 3, 2020

(EAST ORANGE, NJ) - Popular Pastor of Messiah Baptist Church in East Orange, Dana Owens, and First Lady Shalonda Bayless Owens, shared a public testimony about how they made it through their Coronavirus sickness and quarantine. Known for telling it like it is during practical down to earth sermons, they hope sharing their experience will encourage people during these very uncertain ...

Cardinal Tobin to Lead Annual Catholic Women's Commission Day of Reflection at Seton Hall University

Cardinal Tobin to lead the annual  Catholic Women's Commission

"Day of Reflection" at Seton Hall University

Hundreds of women from parishes throughout the Archdiocese of Newark to attend

 

Newark, NJ – The Archdiocese of Newark’s Women’s Commission will celebrate its Annual Day of Reflection on Saturday, March 7, 2020, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Senator Nia H. Gill Hosts Forum with Faith Leaders of the 34th District to Discuss 2020 Census.

MONTCLAIR, NJ -- Senator Nia H. Gill (D-Essex/Passaic), Commissioner of the New Jersey Complete Count Commission, invited all faith leaders of the 34th Legislative District to a 2020 Census forum hosted by Reverend Dr. Bernadette Glover at St. Paul Baptist Church of Montclair on Tuesday, January 21, 2020. Senator Gill along with New Jersey Secretary of State, Tahesha Way and ...

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Essex County Executive, Mayors Support Governor's Borrowing Plan

May 30, 2020

(ESSEX COUNTY, NJ) - Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced his support of Governor Phil Murphy's proposal to borrow $9 billion from the U.S. Federal Reserve to balance the State Budget. On Friday, May 29th, DiVincenzo sent a letter of support to the Governor; the letter was also signed by 17 of the Mayors in Essex County.

"We are all aware that COVID-19 has had a ...

Additional Food Assistance for SNAP Recipients

(TRENTON) – Many New Jerseyans who receive food assistance through the state’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (NJ SNAP) will receive additional benefits in June to help address critical food needs related to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

An additional $37 million will be provided to about 220,000 New Jersey households for June.

SNAP supplemental payments were ...

Assembly Leaders Address the Killings of Taylor, Arbery, and Floyd by Hosting a Community Conversation and Candlelight Vigil

May 30, 2020

(EAST ORANGE/ORANGE) - The women of the NJ General Assembly Black Women's Caucus are hosting a candlelight vigil and conversation with the community on Facebook Live, Saturday, May 30, 2020, at 6:00 PM. The virtual event is titled, "Lifting Our Kings & Queens." The live stream is in direct response to recent and past unwarranted excessive use of force, resulting in the death of ...

Former and Late East Orange Mayor Thomas H. Cooke Jr.: A Legacy Remembered

May 26, 2020

(EAST ORANGE, NJ) - Former East Orange Mayor, Thomas H. Cooke, Jr. passed away the morning of May 18, 2020 at the age of 90. Mayor Cooke was a trailblazer and the City's second African American-elected Mayor from 1978 to 1986.

Most recently, Mayor Cooke was honored posthumously at the 2020 East Orange Memorial Day Celebration. In 2019, he was also awarded the Lifetime Citizens ...

Coronavirus Cases and Deaths in East Orange/Orange as of May 23

May 24, 2020

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Essex County Office of Information has issued the following charts delineating coronavirus cases in the county, updating through the morning of Saturday, May 23. Since the pandemic, Orange has seen a total of 922 known cases and 71 known deaths. East Orange has seen a total of 1,810 known cases with a total of 180 known deaths.

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