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Essex County Enacts Code Blue to Provide Shelter During Winter Weather

February 8, 2017

ESSEX COUNTY AREA, NJ — Essex County’s “Code Blue” procedures are being activated from 4 p.m. on Wednesday to 9 a.m. on Friday due to extreme cold weather and snow in the forecast.

Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo, Jr. and Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura said providing the homeless residents with a warm place to stay during extreme weather conditions ...

How to Celebrate Safely on Super Bowl Sunday

FLORHAM PARK, NJ — This Sunday, the Atlanta Falcons and New England Patriots will meet in Houston, Texas for the most anticipated football game of the year: Super Bowl LI. Whether viewers gather at someone’s home for a party or watch the game at a restaurant or bar, AAA Northeast urges New Jersey-based fans to plan ahead by designating a sober driver or arranging for alternate ...

Metro YMCA Ranked in Top 5 Percent of US Nonprofits by Nation’s Largest Charity Evaluator

LIVINGSTON, NJ — For the sixth-consecutive year, the nation’s largest charity evaluator awarded the Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges its top rating on Wednesday in recognition of the organization’s sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency.

“Only 5 percent of the charities we evaluate have received at least six consecutive ...

Rutgers Human Ecology Professor Presents Research Findings at James Caldwell High School

WEST CALDWELL, NJ — Speaking of her work in Ghana researching the effects of environmental, agricultural and political changes on people’s health and livelihood, geographer Dr. Heidi Hausermann, Assistant Professor in the Department of Human Ecology at Rutgers University, recently gave a presentation to students at James Caldwell High School.

Hausermann uses an ...

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