West Orange Public Relations Commission Meeting

Thu, July 09
6:30 pm — 7:30 pm
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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 ...

Community Conversation: What We Now Know About Coronavirus

Every day more and more crucial information about COVID-19 surfaces. So what’s the most important guidance for you and your family? Join Jason Kessler, MD, on our Community Conversation, as he separates fact from fiction when it comes to the COVID-19 pandemic.


Gov. Murphy Grants MVC Extensions, Acknowledges Unhappy Customers

July 11, 2020

NEW JERSEY — While asking New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) customers not to crowd or hunker down overnight at local agencies, Gov. Phil Murphy outlined a set of extensions Friday during his coronavirus briefing in Trenton.

Expiration dates have been lengthened for driver’s licenses, non-driver identification, vehicle registrations, inspections, and temporary tags. Any ...

Carved in Stone Too

A Monumental History Lesson Part 2

It is difficult to topple a mountain. Particularly if the mountain rises 800 feet from the ground, covers 583 acres, and is made of granite.

It is not like lassoing an iron horse and its rider from a concrete pedestal and heave-hoing it into pieces on the ground. Mountains are no pushovers.

Such is the dilemma with Stone Mountain in Georgia, recognized ...

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 ...