Historical Society reaches out to community

Historical Society reaches out to community

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The Historical Society of East Orange is on the move and President Goldie Burbage said Tuesday, Feb. 7, that the group’s goal is to stay as active and relevant as possible to the community. Among the society’s endeavors is its traveling Black History Month display; encouraging and empowering women by supporting […]

EO Council members announce re-election bids

EO Council members announce re-election bids

EAST ORANGE — Although Mayor Lester Taylor announced Thursday, Feb. 2, that he would not be seeking another term, this was not the case for East Orange 5th Ward Councilwoman Alicia Holman, who officially announced at the community meeting at the Norman Towers apartment complex that she will run for a fourth consecutive term in […]

Free cardiac and concussion screenings for young athletes

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Matthew J. Morahan III Health Assessment Center for Athletes at RWJBarnabas Health will provide free cardiac and concussion baseline screenings to young athletes on Saturday, March 4, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Codey Arena, 560 Northfield Ave. in West Orange. Available to the first 200 young athletes who […]

ADAPT recognizes exceptional community members

ADAPT recognizes exceptional community members

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Team recently held its annual dinner at Essex County Hospital, thanking 16 members of the community who went above and beyond to help ADAPT accomplish its goals and objectives this past year. ADAPT, managed by FAMILYConnections, is a community coalition dedicated to reducing underaged drinking […]

NAACP to hold two-part workshop

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The Oranges and Maplewood unit of the NAACP is hosting a two-part “Parent to School Pipeline Workshop” to provide parents with the skills needed to effectively advocate for their child’s academic success. The two workshops will be held at First Baptist Church, 103 Valley St. in South Orange, on Saturday, Feb. […]

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