Two towns receive nearly $290K of federal grant funds

Two towns receive nearly $290K of federal grant funds

MAPLEWOOD / SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Thanks to the Community Development Block Grant and Emergency Solutions Grant programs, 13 Essex County municipalities and 36 nonprofit community organizations will receive approximately $5 million. On Feb. 8, the county announced the grant winners; the CDBG and ESG programs are funded through the U.S. Department of Housing and […]

Parisi trumpets addition of 6th jitney route

Mayor gives updates on transportation, redevelopment in annual address; honors community members

Parisi trumpets addition of 6th jitney route

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Mayor Robert Parisi announced that the township will be getting a sixth jitney route this year in his State of the Township Address during the West Orange Chamber of Commerce’s annual breakfast at the Wilshire Grand Hotel on Feb. 8. Parisi revealed that West Orange will add a service line covering […]

West Orange receives $440K in federal grant funds

Federal grants to fix roads, support mental health, outreach

West Orange receives $440K in federal grant funds

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Thanks to the Community Development Block Grant and Emergency Solutions Grant programs, 13 Essex County municipalities and 36 nonprofit community organizations will receive approximately $5 million. On Feb. 8, the county announced the grant winners; the CDBG and ESG programs are funded through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development […]

Grant means new computers for West Orange community police

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Police Department plans to purchase new computers thanks to the recently received grant of $2,500 from the Walmart Foundation, according to a press release from the township. The department plans to purchase two new desktop computers to place in the West Orange Police Community Service Unit for use […]

State awards $585,000 in rec opportunities for individuals with disabilities grants

TRENTON, NJ — N.J. Department of Community Affairs Commissioner Charles A. Richman announced Jan. 26 the award of $585,000 in grants to two counties and 29 municipalities through the Recreational Opportunities for Individuals with Disabilities program. ROID grants ensure the necessary accommodations are made for full inclusion for individuals with disabilities participating in municipal and […]

NJAW is accepting applications for 2017 Environmental Grant Program

VOORHEES, NJ — New Jersey American Water is accepting applications for green project funding through its Environmental Grant Program. The program offers funding up to $10,000 for qualifying innovative, community-based environmental projects that improve, restore or protect watersheds, surface water and/or groundwater supplies throughout the company’s service areas. “New Jersey American Water is committed to […]

Orange Council approves new grant to hire 6 new cops

ORANGE, NJ — The Orange City Council voted unanimously to approve Resolution No. 327-2016 to accept grant funds from the U.S. Department of Justice for the 216 COPS Officer Hiring Program at its regular meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 18. East Ward Councilman Kerry Coley, a retired Orange police officer, praised the hiring of six new […]

Mountain Top League receives grant

Mountain Top League receives grant

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Mountain Top League was awarded a $1,000 grant on Oct. 13 by Wells Fargo Foundation to support the organization’s mission of providing recreational programs for children of all levels in baseball, softball, basketball, soccer and hockey. The Mountain Top League is a volunteer organization that has served the children of […]

Junior League accepts applications for Community Grants program

MILLBURN, NJ — The Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills invites local nonprofit organizations to apply for a Community Grant for 2016-2017. JLOSH offers grants ranging from $1,000 to $5,000. Grant recipients will be announced in spring 2017. The grants will be awarded to qualifying organizations whose programs further JLOSH’s new “Fill the […]

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