Historic Preservation Commission Meeting

Tue, June 09
7:00 pm — 8:30 pm
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66 Main Street West Orange, NJ 07052

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Marion P. Thomas High School Gives Class of 2020 Newark’s Only In-Person Graduation

July 10, 2020

NEWARK, NJ — Gathered together — but socially distanced — for the first time since the coronavirus forced New Jersey school doors closed in March, the graduating seniors of Marion P. Thomas High Schools finally received the send-off they had been waiting for on Wednesday. 

A staff member primped each student before they walked across a stage decked out in yellow and blue ...

How Will You Celebrate International Joke Day?

They say that laughter is the best medicine, and on July 1st, we can all laugh together as we celebrate International Joke Day. You can celebrate by telling riddles and jokes, reading joke books, or even helping your children write jokes of their own. How will you be celebrating International Joke Day?

Below are some ideas for celebrating International Joke Day, courtesy of ...

Essex County Meet the Mayors Virtual Event Set for July 15

July 6, 2020

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Essex County Meet the Mayors will be held virtually on Wednesday, July 15 from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. This meeting marks the 10th anniversary of the event.

The joint undertaking brings together chambers of commerce from all over Essex County. Robert Menendez, New Jersey's Senior Senator in the United States Senate will be the guest speaker. Essex County Executive ...

Atlantic Health System Safe Care: “Laura’s Story”

When Laura and her husband were ready to have their second child, they were relieved to see the team at Atlantic Health System was prepared to deliver calm, exceptional care, even during the pandemic. Learn more at https://www.atlantichealth.org/.

 

3 More States Have Been Added to NJ's Travel Quarantine Advisory

July 10, 2020

TRENTON, NJ — Travelers making their way back to the Garden State from over a dozen states have been advised to self-quarantine for a minimum of 14 days due to the rise of COVID-19 cases — a list that as of Tuesday also includes Delaware, Kansas and Oklahoma. 

Gov. Phil Murphy and State Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli warned Monday of pocketed outbreaks ...

Carved In Stone

A Monumental History Lesson

On July 4, 1863, Union soldiers began the arduous and grizzly task of burying over 7,000 dead bodies in trenches and shallow graves. Later, as rains had washed away the ground cover re-exposing the stench of blackened and gnarled limbs, the town of Gettysburg took on the task of exhuming the bodies and consecrating them in the newly created Soldiers National ...

Life During War Time

I thought the shortage of toilet paper in March was bad. But now I find that soon we may not be able to secure illegal fireworks. What next, a run on citronella candles?

I am stocking up on rolls of Charmin again, which I plan to ignite and launch into the sky from my backyard on the 4th of July.

It is still June, and it seems everywhere fireworks are exploding without explanation.