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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 ...

Christian Women in Business Celebrated by WOW

EAST ORANGE, NJ - The New Vision CME Church, located at 228 S Harrison Street East Orange, held its Women’s History Month celebration Sunday, March 27th, 2022. First Lady Toni Fairley is the founder of the Women Of Worship-WOW Ministry. In celebration of Women's History Month, WOW celebrated Christian Women in Business. Valerie Porter, of East Orange, was honored ...

U.S. Flags Will Be Flown at Half Staff In Honor of Madeleine Albright

NEW JERSEY - All U.S. and New Jersey flags will be flown at half-staff until Sunday, March 27 in honor of Madeleine Albright, announced President Biden. 

"As a mark of respect for former Secretary of State Madeleine Korbel Albright and her life of service to our Nation, I hereby order, by the authority vested in me as President of the United States by the Constitution ...

City Officials Mourn Death of Newark Police Officer Waldemar Arocho

NEWARK, NJ — Newark police officer Waldemar Arocho, who served in the department for 21 years, died at age 42, city officials announced.

Newark Mayor Ras Baraka and Public Safety Director Brian O’Hara announced that Arocho died on Monday, Jan. 31, expressing their sympathy to his family, friends, and colleagues in the department. 

“We ...

Lloyd Maurice Shears Jr. February 28, 1946 ~ January 19, 2022 (age 75)

EAST ORANGE/MONTCLAIR, NJ - Deacon Lloyd M. Shears, Jr., a native of Montclair, New Jersey, was born on February 28,1946, to the union of Deacon Lloyd M. Shears, Sr. and Deaconess Fannie Shears. His parents were the inspiration for his desire to serve others.  Deacon Shears’ journey at Union Baptist Church began as a young child attending Sunday School and serving on the Junior ...

NJ High School Soccer Player, 15, Dies in Fatal Train Strike After Losing Battle With Depression

Michael R. DeOliveira

Disclaimer: Although this is not an East Orange/Orange/Essex County story, teen suicide is a very real issue in all communities. This story may bring awareness, start conversations, or motivate someone to reach out for help. Our thoughts and prayers are with Michael R. DeOliveira's family. Information is below about how to get help for you or a loved one ...

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New Brunswick Mayor Cahill Urges Approval of RWJBarnabas Health Transaction with Saint Peter’s HealthCare System

New Brunswick, NJ – New Brunswick Mayor James M. Cahill has thrown his support behind the transaction between Saint Peter’s HealthCare System (“Saint Peter’s”) and RWJBarnabas Health (“RWJBH”), which will lead to the creation of a premier academic medical center (“premier AMC”) in New Brunswick.

“Today, New Brunswick residents in need ...

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 ...

Bradley Court Activity Said to Terrorize East Orange and Newark Neighborhoods

May 21, 2022

EAST ORANGE, NJ - The public housing complex known as Bradley Court in Newark, which borders East Orange, is said by residents to, unfortunately, be known for drugs, gangs, violence, prostitution, and crime. The Newark Housing Authority owns the complex, where there are 301 units ranging in size from one bedroom to three bedrooms. For years, there have been rumors that the complex would be shut ...

Missing Woman, Last Seen at JCC on Northfield Avenue in West Orange

May 21, 2022

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ - The police are requesting the public's assistance in locating a Missing Person. Caren was last seen walking out of the JCC on Northfield Avenue in West Orange today (May 20) around 11 a.m. wearing a white shirt and purple pants (see the second photo). She does not drive. Caren is approximately 5'4' tall and 120 pounds. If anyone has any information, please ...

UNNECESSARY PARKING TICKETS

May 21, 2022

Good Morning,

     The purpose of this email is to complain about the negligence of the parking authority in East Orange.  BLUF (Bottom Line Up Front) I am a handicapped Veteran with 40 years of service in the Army/Army Reserve and I purchased the on-street parking pass in April 2022 as the old one was due to expire in May because it wasn't the original one I was told ...

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Mon, May 23, 7:00 AM

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Registration Open for Summer Musical Theater ...

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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.