Imagine welcomes new facilitators for Newark location

Imagine welcomes new facilitators for Newark location

NEWARK, NJ — Recently, Imagine, A Center for Coping with Loss staff members Sonia Nunez, Newark program manager, and Ashley S. Allen, Newark training and education manager, trained a new team of facilitators to join Imagine’s rapidly growing Newark Night of Support. Many of the new facilitators will be facilitating Imagine’s groups that meet at […]

Bank provides remote financial literacy learning resources to Orange school

ORANGE, NJ — Ascendia Bank is bringing financial literacy education to area students. Students at Orange Preparatory Academy of Inquiry and Innovation have free access to Banzai, an award-winning online financial literacy program and content library of articles, calculators and personalizable coaches. All of these resources are available to students at home or in the […]

Orange students to meet, learn from students in Ghana

Orange students to meet, learn from students in Ghana

ORANGE, NJ — Orange is preparing to roll out an outreach program with Amistad Global Village Program and Oiada International. In a joint project involving Orange Mayor Dwayne D. Warren; Superintendent of Schools Gerald Fitzhugh II; and Sancha K. Gray, Kean University’s senior vice president for entrepreneurial education initiatives, Orange High School will host virtual […]

Orange toy and coat drive gathers huge support

Orange toy and coat drive gathers huge support

ORANGE, NJ — The annual Orange toy and coat drive arranged by the Orange Democratic Committee was held on Wednesday, Dec. 21, at the Appian Way restaurant, to the delight of local children and their families. Hosted by Orange Democratic Committee Chairperson Antoinett A. Hall, the night included great food, music and plenty of gifts […]

Orange community gathers to light the Hanukkah menorah

Orange community gathers to light the Hanukkah menorah

ORANGE, NJ — Orange held its annual Hanukkah menorah lighting in front of Town Hall on Sunday, Dec. 18, hosted by Councilwoman Adrienne Wooten. The menorah was lit by Rabbi Mordechai Kanelsky.  Kanelsky and his organization, Bris Avrohom, have held this ceremony in Orange for seven years. The organization travels to more than 140 municipalities […]

East Orange’s Indigo 141 complex offers apartments in new tower

East Orange’s Indigo 141 complex offers apartments in new tower

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Blackstone 360 is doubling down on its successful Indigo 141 luxury rental community in East Orange, receiving a temporary certificate of occupancy this month for a second residential tower at the property, according to a Dec. 22 press release. The newly-built, seven-story tower offers a boutique collection of 70 well-appointed studios […]

Safe Routes to School recognizes local schools and municipalities

Safe Routes to School recognizes local schools and municipalities

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — This year, the EZ Ride Bike & Pedestrian Program team hosted more than 450 events in 300 communities, including safety presentations, poster contests, bike safety presentations, walk assessments and walk-to-school days to promote safety and biking.  Approximately 40,000 students attended these events. The result: 154 schools and municipalities were recognized as […]