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Men of Essex Selects Track Phenom Cory Poole of East Orange Campus High School as Recipient of the 2017 Essex Award

May 8, 2017

EAST ORANGE, NJ - The Essex Award, an annual rite of spring in Essex County Scholastic circles, bestows highest distinction upon the leading scholar-athletes, and athletes, representing Essex County high schools, public, private and parochial. Presented by the Men of Essex, Inc., a service organization of African-American professionals and businessmen, the Essex Awards Dinner has become ...

Two Hometown Gridiron Stars Emerge at Top of NFL Draft

EAST ORANGE, NJ - It’s always exciting when local residents, especially our young people, excel and do wonderful things in the world to represent our City. Last week two (2) hometown gridiron stars were selected to play professional football during the 2017 NFL Draft:

During the first round with the 25th pick in the NFL draft, the Cleveland Browns selected Jabrill Peppers, a ...

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Boys & Girls Clubs in New Jersey Announce Olympic Gold Medalist Laurie Hernandez as Master of Ceremonies for New Jersey State Youth of the Year Gala

May 17, 2017

MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Boys & Girls Clubs in New Jersey announced today that 2016 Olympic Gold & Silver Medalist and “Dancing with the Stars” Champion Laurie Hernandez will serve as Master of Ceremonies for the NJ State Youth of the Year gala on June 6th at Montclair State University, Conference Center Ballroom in Montclair, NJ.

The Boys & Girls Clubs in New Jersey Youth ...