CASA training coming to GR

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — CASA — court appointed special advocates — for children of Essex County will host an information night at the Glen Ridge Public Library on Wednesday, April 6, at 6 p.m. for citizens interested in learning more about advocating for children in foster care. “Information meetings like the one we’ll be hosting […]

Essex County Prosecutor’s Office to host Citizens and Clergy Academy

NEWARK, NJ — The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office will host its Spring 2016 Citizens and Clergy Academy, a six-week training program for members of the community. The Citizens and Clergy Academy is a training program designed to familiarize clergy and other members of the community with the day-to-day operations of the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office. […]

Little hands make a big difference at Junior League event

MILLBURN, NJ — Proving that little hands can make a big difference, more than 120 children, in addition to 40 Girl Scout members, 100 parents and 50 Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills members took part in the fourth annual Kids For Kids, which is a children’s volunteer event organized by JLOSH in […]

Summit College Club seeks book, CD and DVD donations

SUMMIT, NJ — The Summit College Club is seeking books and other media donations for its six-day annual book sale in April. Donations should be brought to Westy Self Storage, 15 River Road, Chatham, by April 7. The books must be in good condition and packed in bags or small boxes. The drop off in Westy’s […]

Local NAACP, Urban League host PARCC Test Workshop

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The Oranges-Maplewood NAACP joined forces with the Essex County Urban League on Saturday, March 5, to host a free Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Career Workshop for parents and guardians of students in the public schools throughout the Greater Newark Area at Cicely Tyson School in East Orange. […]

Rachel Coalition seeks volunteers for court advocate program

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Rachel Coalition, a partnership of nine Northern New Jersey organizations working together to provide services and support programs for victims of domestic violence in Essex and Morris counties, is seeking volunteers for its court advocate program. This 40-hour hands-on training program educates participants to assist domestic violence victims with emotional […]

DiVincenzo announces $4.5 million distributed through CDBG and ESG programs

DiVincenzo announces $4.5 million distributed through CDBG and ESG programs

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. announced on that about $4.5 million will be distributed to 16 Essex County municipalities and 39 non-profit community organizations through the Community Development Block Grant program and the Emergency Solutions Grant program on Tuesday, March 1. The CDBG and ESG programs are funded through […]

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