Black women groups unite to form new consortium

EAST ORANGE/ORANGE, NJ — The members of North Jersey Links, Montclair Drifters, the Delta Sigma Theta and Alpha Kappa Alpha sororities, The Northeasterners, The Girlfriends, and Jack and Jill of America have joined to form the “Sisters In the Movement Consortium,” to work together to promote the interests of women of color. This new group […]

Essex County Cares partners with 8 worthy nonprofits

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Essex County Cares partners with 8 worthy nonprofits

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County has partnered with eight national and state nonprofit organizations to raise awareness for their causes and generate interest in upcoming fundraising events. County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. announced March 27 that the American Cancer Society, the American Heart Association, The Arc of Essex County, Give the Kids Hope Foundation, […]

ODMC hosts annual Breakfast Fundraiser at Elks Lodge 135

ORANGE, NJ — The Orange Democratic Municipal Committee held its annual breakfast fundraiser at the Orange Elks Lodge 135 on Saturday, March 18, and although featured guest speaker gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy was unable to attend, those who did come more than filled in for him. “I stay in trouble in Trenton because I am […]

FAMILYConnections’ annual Tasting Gala returns

LIVINGSTON, NJ — FAMILYConnections 13th annual Tasting Gala will be Tuesday, May 2, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Westminster Hotel in Livingston. This year’s honorees are award-winning chef James Laird, who will receive the Champion of the People award, and former FAMILYConnections President and Maplewood Mayor Ellen Davenport, who will receive the Lifetime […]

County recognizes student artists at Hall of Records

NEWARK, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. and the Art Educators of New Jersey welcomed 96 students from throughout Essex County to the Hall of Records for the AENJ student art exhibit on Monday, March 20. This is the 13th consecutive year the county has partnered with the AENJ to present the student […]