EO community supports Nassans 5K Walk for Autism

EO community supports Nassans 5K Walk for Autism

Photo by Chris Sykes East Orange Mayor Lester Taylor, right, and his wife, Bibi Taylor, lead the way on Saturday, April 23, at the third annual Nassan’s 5K Walk for Autism in Elmwood Park, alongside Nassan’s Place founder, Nadine Wright-Arbubakrr, center, while acting Recreation Department Director Osner Charles, rear left, and Lori Williams and others […]

Mt. Pleasant School celebrates students at annual Autism Awareness Carnival

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The annual Autism Awareness Carnival held at Mt. Pleasant Elementary School on May 12 celebrated district elementary, middle and high school autistic students with a ceremony, bubble-blowing, a carnival and a barbecue. The event began with comments by Mt. Pleasant Principal Julie DiGiacomo, Kelly Principal Joanne Pollara, Superintendent of Schools Jeff […]

Nassan’s Place set to host annual Community Appreciation Gala

Nassan’s Place set to host annual Community Appreciation Gala

KENILWORTH, NJ — The Nassan’s Place Autism Awareness nonprofit organization will be hosting its annual Community Appreciation Gala on Thursday, Oct. 4, at 6 p.m., at the Galloping Hills Golf Club in Kenilworth. “We will be honoring some amazing and extraordinary individuals, organizations and corporations that are helping us enrich and make a difference in […]

Nassan’s Place to host annual holiday celebration Dec. 16

ORANGE, NJ — Nassan’s Place, an autism awareness and family support nonprofit organization, will host its annual holiday celebration at the Orange Elks Lodge 135 on Saturday, Dec. 16, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Founder Nadine Wright-Arbubakrr and her husband, Hassan, founded Nassan’s Place five years ago, after their son, Nassan, was diagnosed with […]

Chamber honors those who make West Orange great

Chamber honors those who make West Orange great

WEST ORANGE, NJ — JAG Physical Therapy was honored as the Business of the Year during the West Orange Chamber of Commerce’s annual awards dinner at The Manor on May 17. John Gallucci, JAG’s president and chief executive officer, accepted the distinction by acknowledging that his company’s success would not have been possible without the […]

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, […]

All inclusive talent show is growing in popularity

All inclusive talent show is growing in popularity

NUTLEY, NJ — The Tempo! Arts for Life Foundation held its all-inclusive open-mic night on Saturday, Nov. 19, where people of all ages, abilities, and talents came together for an evening of song, music, art and camaraderie. The event, which is held several times a year, was started a few years ago by Tempo! Arts for […]

Workshop to discuss hidden dangers at school and home

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The Nassan’s Place, a local autism awareness and family support nonprofit organization, is teaming up with Parents of Autistic Children to host “Hidden Dangers: Keeping Children with Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities Safe in the Community, School and Home.” The workshop will be held at Mount Carmel Guild Academy in West Orange […]