RSVP Center to pack disaster preparedness kits for seniors

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The RSVP Center of Essex and Hudson Counties is planning a disaster kit packing and distribution event where volunteers ages 55 and older will assemble disaster kits to assist seniors in the MetroWest communities in case of an emergency. RSVP is currently recruiting volunteers to participate in the event. The event […]

Schaer and Jasey to introduce legislation to address student loan debt, increase college preparedness

TRENTON, NJ — Assembly Deputy Speaker Gary S. Schaer and Assembly Higher Education Committee Chairwoman Mila Jasey announced on Aug. 16 plans to introduce a comprehensive legislative package aimed at helping New Jersey residents better navigate the college process before, during and after their time on campus. “Too many students today are unprepared (for) entering […]

Atlantic hurricane season expected to be strongest since 2012

NEW JERSEY — In its updated 2016 Atlantic Hurricane Season Outlook, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration forecasts a higher likelihood of a near-normal or above-normal season, and decreases the chance of a below-normal season to only 15 percent, from the initial outlook issued in May, according to an NOAA release dated Aug. 11. The […]

Codey Arena opens as cooling center to beat the heat

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — With temperatures forecasted to remain above 90 degrees Fahrenheit, Codey Arena will be available to the public as a cooling center. It will remain open today, Friday, Aug. 12, until 10 p.m. and will be open on Saturday, Aug. 13, and Sunday, Aug. 14, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. No […]

County opens two new courtrooms for Essex Vicinage Family Court

NEWARK, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. and Essex Vicinage assignment Judge Sallyanne Floria announced recently that two new courtrooms for the Superior Court of New Jersey Essex Vicinage Family Court have been completed in the Wilentz Justice Complex in Newark. The courtrooms provide modern, up-to-date accommodations for members of the public coming […]

Learn about the SUN initiative at the EOPL

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The Essex County Freeholder Housing & Community Development Oversight Committee is partnering with several municipal libraries to co-host a program for Stabilizing Urban Neighborhoods representatives to present the SUN Initiative, a program that helps homeowners in foreclosure repurchase their homes with mortgages they can afford. The representatives will be at the […]

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