Human Relations Commission Meeting

Mon, January 25
7:00 pm — 11:45 pm
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66 Main Street West Orange, NJ 07052

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West Orange, NJ 07052

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Bederson LLP Partner Matt Schwartz Named NJBIZ 2021 Leader in Finance

February 25, 2021

WEST ORANGE, NJ -- On Feb. 22, Bederson Accountants & Advisors’ Insolvency and Litigation Services Co-Managing Partner, Matt Schwartz, CPA/CFF, CFE, CIRA was selected by an independent panel of judges as an NJBIZ 2021 Leader in Finance honoree. Schwartz, along with finance leaders from the banking, corporate, investment and professional sectors was selected for the honor based ...

West Orange Then & Now Webinar Feb. 28

West Orange Councilwoman Tammy Williams will be hosting a Zoom webinar entitled "West Orange: Then & Now," Sunday, Feb. 28 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

It will feature conversations with past and present black leaders of West Orange.

Register in advance for this webinar:

After registering, you will receive a ...

Grow Your Business with TAPinto, a Trusted Marketing Partner for Businesses and Organizations

Growing your business with TAPinto is easy, affordable and effective.  Businesses can tap into our highly engaged local audience with a variety of marketing options, including content marketing, email marketing, social media marketing, sponsorships, banner advertising and more. 

TAPinto provides a trusted place for businesses and organizations to advertise their products and ...

Essex County Cancels All COVID-19 Vaccination Appointments for Monday Feb. 22

February 21, 2021

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ - Essex County has canceled all COVID-19 vaccination appointments for Monday Feb. 22 due to lack of vaccines. 

Residents with appointments for Feb. 22, will have those appointments rescheduled for some time next week. Appointments for Sat. Feb. 20 and Sun. Feb 21 were canceled earlier this week due to non-receipt of vaccines. 

According to ...

Essex County Cancels COVID-19 First Dose Vaccination Appointments for Sunday Feb. 21

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County has canceled all first dose COVID-19 vaccination appointments for Sunday Feb. 21 due to lack of vaccines. 

Residents with fist dose appointments for Feb. 21, will have those appointments rescheduled for some time next week. Appointments for Sat. Feb. 20 were canceled earlier this week due to non-receipt of vaccines. 

According to Essex County ...

A Reminder That Winter Is Not Done Yet: 6+ Inches of Snow Possible Thursday

WEST ORANGE, NJ – What a difference a day makes. Or two. 

After the mix of sleet, ice, and a lot of rain from the Monday night storm, we got to enjoy a beautiful day on Tuesday to allow a lot of the existing snow to melt away. This was a wonderful hint of warmer early spring days ahead.  Not so fast!

As noted in Monday’s weather update, another coastal storm is ...

Small Businesses Should Not Have to Carry the Burden for Murphy Administration’s COVID-19 Mitigation Strategy

February 21, 2021

Since Gov. Phil Murphy began the process of shutting down businesses close to a year ago in the fight against COVID-19, more than one-third of New Jersey’s small businesses have been left with no option but to close their doors permanently.  

The attorneys for JWC Fitness LLC, a business formerly operating in Sussex County as CKO Kickboxing  Franklin, presented ...

NJ Easing Restrictions for Religious Gatherings, Live Sports, Entertainment Venues

February 22, 2021

NEW JERSEY — “Good trends,” as Gov. Phil Murphy put it Monday, will allow New Jersey to expand its COVID-19 gathering limits.

The changes go into effect immediately. Religious services at churches, mosques and other houses of worship will be allowed to run at 50% capacity.

Also in effect, two parents/guardians will be allowed to attend indoor and outdoor college ...

New Jersey Is 2021’s Worst State to Retire – WalletHub Study

NEW JERSEY -- New Jersey was rated the worst state to retire, according to personal finance website WalletHub's annual ranking of 2021’s Best States to Retire.

What's the biggest reason for New Jersey's last place ranking?

"The biggest reason New Jersey finished last is affordability. It has a high cost of living, it's among the least tax-friendly states for ...

NJ Labor Commissioner: Delayed Jobless Benefits Should Be Paid by Feb. 12

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey residents still awaiting their extended unemployment benefit payments can expect to receive them by Friday, Feb. 12.

Since an 11-week extension in federal benefits was approved at the end of December, there has been a lapse in payments for some 75,000 residents whose jobless benefits had expired prior to the signing of the new COVID-19 relief ...

With Options for In-person PT Limited by the Pandemic, this New Jersey Rehabilitation Provider Used an App to Help Patients Find What They Needed

As the COVID-19 virus began to arise in communities throughout New Jersey, Atlantic Health System worked quickly to adapt and implement new methods in order to continue to deliver safe, exceptional care to patients.

While the health system was able to deploy telemedicine alternatives for many situations, there were many settings that still relied on in-person care – rehabilitation ...

Community Conversations: COVID-19 and Communities of Color

Every community has felt the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, but none more so than communities of color. On the latest Community Conversation from Atlantic Health System, Dr. Christina Johnson, a family medicine physician with Atlantic Medical Group and community health advocate, shared some of the ways communities of color have been disproportionally impacted by COVID-19 and what viewers need ...