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Murphy's Monitor Appointed to Temporarily Head University Hospital

December 13, 2018

NEWARK, NJ -  The woman who was appointed by Gov. Phil Murphy to oversee University Hospital will be the new acting president of the embattled agency after its former leader resigned.

University Hospital’s Board of Directors yesterday passed a resolution appointing Judith Persichilli to the position. John Kastanis, the former president, announced his resignation on Dec. 6, one ...

United Way of Essex and West Hudson Presents Holiday Read at Gordon Parks Academy

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Who wants to read with Sparky?  Students from Gordon Parks Academy in East Orange spent the morning reading with East Orange Firefighters and their mascot Sparky as  United Way of Essex and West Hudson's Holiday Read initiative. 

Pre-K and Kindergarten students excitedly listened to the firefighters read holiday books along with Barack Obama's 'Of ...

Hundreds Attend East Orange Tree Lighting & Toy Giveaway

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Mayor Ted Green and several hundred of his closest friends met in front of City Hall to enjoy a cup of free hot chocolate, listen to the incredible sounds of the Cecily Tyson Performing Arts Middle/High School Choir and take pictures with Santa for the City’s annual Tree Lighting and Toy Giveaway. But most of the children in attendance came to the event for the ...

Local Businesses Collaborate to Raise Funds for Walnut St. Family Displaced By Fire

MONTCLAIR, NJ - A fundraiser will be held on Wednesday, December 12, from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM to benefit residents who were displaced by the Walnut Street fire that occurred on November 15.

The event will take place at Ruthie's BBQ Pizza, located at 64 1/2 Chestnut Street in Montclair, NJ.  

HOMECorp and Ruthies's are proud to co-host a fun ...

Mayor Ted Green to Announce Domingos Saldida as City’s New Public Safety Director

December 13, 2018

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Mayor Ted R. Green will host a press conference on Monday, December 17 at 12pm at the East Orange Police Department Headquarters  15 South Munn Avenue, Comstat Room, 2nd Floor to announce that Domingos Saldida has been named Acting Public Safety Director for the City of East Orange.

“Public safety has always been my number priority and I am excited to bring on a ...

EO Councilwoman Tyshammie L. Cooper Sworn-In As District 3 Freeholder

NEWARK, NJ – On Tuesday, November 27, 2018, the Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders welcomed their newest member, Tyshammie L. Cooper, as the representative of District 3.  District 3 is comprised of East Orange, South Orange, Orange and part of Newark’s West Ward. Freeholder Cooper, a resident of East Orange, has extensive experience serving the constituents of this ...

East Orange Recording Artist Roxanna Lynn Invited to Participate in the Book Bank Foundation 2018 Fundraising Concert Tour

December 5, 2018

EAST ORANGE, NJ - East Orange resident and House Music recording artist Roxanna Lynn has been invited to be one of the participants in the Book Bank Foundation 2018 Fundraising Concert Tour in NYC. The fundraising concert is to raise awareness and financial support for the ‘The Shelter from the Streets’ campaign bus tour. The bus tour will be held on December 16, 2018, where ...

East Orange to launch Pop-Up Holiday Market on Saturday, December 8 at Brick Church Train Station

December 6, 2018

EAST ORANGE, NJ - The City of East Orange is set to host its first Pop-Up Holiday Market opening up on Saturday, December 8 at 15-33 Halsted Street at Brick Church Train Station (formerly home of the Social Security Office).

The market will give shoppers access to over 30 small and unique vendors featuring a variety of goods and services including vintage and sustainable fashion, wearable art, ...

It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas…

EAST ORANGE, NJ - The East Orange Pop-Up Marketplace is opening this coming Saturday December 8th - 30th, 2018 with brand name stores, specialty boutiques, DIY business owners, local artists and select venders creating a  unique shopping opportunity that you don’t want to miss at 15 Halstead Street in East Orange.

United Way of Essex and West Hudson Presents Holiday Read at Gordon Parks Academy

December 13, 2018

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Who wants to read with Sparky?  Students from Gordon Parks Academy in East Orange spent the morning reading with East Orange Firefighters and their mascot Sparky as  United Way of Essex and West Hudson's Holiday Read initiative. 

Pre-K and Kindergarten students excitedly listened to the firefighters read holiday books along with Barack Obama's 'Of ...

Local Businesses Collaborate to Raise Funds for Walnut St. Family Displaced By Fire

December 9, 2018

MONTCLAIR, NJ - A fundraiser will be held on Wednesday, December 12, from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM to benefit residents who were displaced by the Walnut Street fire that occurred on November 15.

The event will take place at Ruthie's BBQ Pizza, located at 64 1/2 Chestnut Street in Montclair, NJ.  

HOMECorp and Ruthies's are proud to co-host a fun ...

Local Businesses Collaborate to Raise Funds for Walnut St. Family Displaced By Fire

December 9, 2018

MONTCLAIR, NJ - A fundraiser will be held on Wednesday, December 12, from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM to benefit residents who were displaced by the Walnut Street fire that occurred on November 15.

The event will take place at Ruthie's BBQ Pizza, located at 64 1/2 Chestnut Street in Montclair, NJ.  

HOMECorp and Ruthies's are proud to co-host a fun ...

Impact100 Essex Selects Four Local Finalist Nominees for 2018 Grant Award

Essex County, NJ - Impact100 Essex announced the four finalist grant nominees for their 2018 grant award today. One of these nominees will be voted the recipient of the $120,000 grant at the group’s Annual Conference to be held on January 15, 2019 at the Upper Montclair Women’s Club.

“We received 49 applications for inspiring and worthy projects this year.

N.J. Center for Non-Profits Set to Host "Raising the Voices of Our Community" Conference

SOMERSET,  NJ – Over the past few years, non-profit organizations have used “creative and unique” campaigns to bring local and national attention to their cause. 

The ALS Foundation took the country and world by storm during the summer of 2014 with the Ice Bucket Challenge.  Susan G. Komen has spread the word about breast cancer by painting towns pink. The ...

RISE Church Celebrates First Anniversary in Grand Style

December 5, 2018

EAST ORANGE, NJ - The East Orange congregation formerly known as Calvary Roseville United Methodist Church has renamed and rebranded themselves. Today they are called the RISE Church; and this weekend will celebrate their first anniversary in this new role.

RISE is an International United Methodist community in the heart of East Orange. Their mission is to Renew and Inspire Souls ...

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Mayor Ted Green to Announce Domingos Saldida as City’s New Public Safety Director

December 13, 2018

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Mayor Ted R. Green will host a press conference on Monday, December 17 at 12pm at the East Orange Police Department Headquarters  15 South Munn Avenue, Comstat Room, 2nd Floor to announce that Domingos Saldida has been named Acting Public Safety Director for the City of East Orange.

“Public safety has always been my number priority and I am excited to bring on a ...

Impact100 Essex Selects Four Local Finalist Nominees for 2018 Grant Award

Essex County, NJ - Impact100 Essex announced the four finalist grant nominees for their 2018 grant award today. One of these nominees will be voted the recipient of the $120,000 grant at the group’s Annual Conference to be held on January 15, 2019 at the Upper Montclair Women’s Club.

“We received 49 applications for inspiring and worthy projects this year.

Hundreds Attend East Orange Tree Lighting & Toy Giveaway

December 12, 2018

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Mayor Ted Green and several hundred of his closest friends met in front of City Hall to enjoy a cup of free hot chocolate, listen to the incredible sounds of the Cecily Tyson Performing Arts Middle/High School Choir and take pictures with Santa for the City’s annual Tree Lighting and Toy Giveaway. But most of the children in attendance came to the event for the ...

Reasons to Separate Your Business and Personal Finances

Let’s talk about keeping your business and personal finances separate. This is the very best way to keep your business finances balanced. It’s too confusing to mix everything up, even though it’s quite common. 

Aside from not having money to pay taxes and other bills, another reason a lot of businesses don’t make it is they either don’t pay themselves ...

Good Bookkeeping Technology To Try

There are numerous options, free, low-cost and pricey, that you can choose for bookkeeping. The trick is knowing exactly what you need. You may only need to keep track of income and expenses, or you may need to track 1099 contractors or employees - in which case you need to keep track of payroll. Maybe you have inventory that needs to be tracked too for tax purposes, and it is good practice to do ...

Why You Should Use Bookkeeping Automation

Now that we've given a little overview of all the financial things you must be concerned within a business, let’s talk about how to best keep track of it. We are living in amazing times - the time of technological automation. 

Today, once you get your books set up, almost everything can be booked automatically. No more need for a ledger and pencil, or even a spreadsheet.

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Murphy's Monitor Appointed to Temporarily Head University Hospital

December 13, 2018

NEWARK, NJ -  The woman who was appointed by Gov. Phil Murphy to oversee University Hospital will be the new acting president of the embattled agency after its former leader resigned.

University Hospital’s Board of Directors yesterday passed a resolution appointing Judith Persichilli to the position. John Kastanis, the former president, announced his resignation on Dec. 6, one ...