Green and Healthy Homes Initiative launches in Bloomfield

Green and Healthy Homes Initiative launches in Bloomfield

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Healthier homes are being made in Bloomfield, as the Bloomfield Department of Health and Human Services has recently announced the launch of its Green and Healthy Homes Initiative. The educational program is designed to promote and create healthy, safe and hazard-free homes. “We have grant funding from the state, and it’s a […]

Athletic coach continues to make a difference in Orange through training facility

Athletic coach continues to make a difference in Orange through training facility

ORANGE, NJ — Through her athletic facility in Orange, a local coach looks to find and nurture the next generation of gymnastics champions, by providing an inclusive training facility in their own neighborhood. A professional in the gymnastics industry since 2000 and a professional in the child care industry since 1998, IyaSokoya Karade founded the […]

Split between council deepens regarding cannabis in Orange

Split between council deepens regarding cannabis in Orange

ORANGE, NJ — Members of the Orange City Council are currently at odds regarding the immediate future of cannabis in the city. Council members Jamie Summers-Johnson and Adrienne Wooten support allowing cannabis businesses into the city as soon as is feasible, while the five remaining council members prefer a wait-and-see approach. New Jersey required municipalities […]

Infernos bring the heat to hot night in Belleville with sizzling music

Infernos bring the heat to hot night in Belleville with sizzling music

BELLEVILLE, NJ — Belleville residents braved the sizzling temperatures on Aug. 12 to attend an installment of the Belleville Summer Concert Series that brought a heat of its own. The Infernos delighted the large crowd, which also had the opportunity to receive the COVID-19 vaccine at the event, courtesy of the Essex County Mobile Health […]

East Orange increases vaccination access and encourages indoor mask usage

East Orange increases vaccination access and encourages indoor mask usage

The COVID-19 delta variant has recently led to rising hospitalizations across the nation. Now, in preparation for the impact this will have on East Orange, the city’s Department of Health and Human Services has increased its efforts to get residents vaccinated and is now encouraging everyone — both vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals —to resume wearing […]

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