Countywide Drug Take Back Day this Saturday

Countywide Drug Take Back Day this Saturday

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Essex County Division of Community Health, along with Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr., joined with the Federal Drug Enforcement Administration, the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Team, the Essex County Police Chiefs Association and the Essex County Crime Prevention Officers Association to hold Drug Take Back Day and […]

Orange marks 20th anniversary of police officer’s death

Orange marks 20th anniversary of police officer’s death

ORANGE, NJ — Family members of Earl Faison, Newark Mayor Ras Baraka and DeLacy Davis, a retired East Orange police officer and founder of Black Cops Against Police Brutality, gathered with members of the People’s Organization for Progress and other civil rights organizations on Thursday, April 11, in the Ironbound Community Corporation facility in Newark, […]

Little hands make a big difference at ‘Kids for Kids’

Little hands make a big difference at ‘Kids for Kids’

MILLBURN, NJ — Proving that little hands can make a big difference, more than 125 children and parents, along with members of the Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills, took part in the seventh annual “Kids for Kids,” a children’s volunteer event organized by JLOSH in partnership with area nonprofit organizations. Together these […]

County to partner with local charitable organizations

County to partner with local charitable organizations

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. announced April 8 that the county is participating in 11 special partnerships to increase awareness about and help raise funds for the American Cancer Society, American Heart Association, the Arc of Essex County, the New Jersey Children Alliance, STOP for Nikhil, The Valerie Fund, the […]

EO Council candidates to square off in debate

EO Council candidates to square off in debate

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The Presidential Heights Community Association will host a debate on Monday, April 22, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the New Vision Full Gospel Baptist Church, 209 4th Ave., East Orange, for the candidates vying for the 5th Ward seat on the East Orange City Council in the Democratic primary on […]

Local branch of NAACP gearing up for 2019 elections

Local branch of NAACP gearing up for 2019 elections

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The Oranges-Maplewood NAACP is gearing up to take a leading role in the Democratic primary on Tuesday, June 4. The “catchment communities” the group represents include Orange, East Orange, West Orange, South Orange, Maplewood, Millburn, Livingston, Bloomfield, Belleville, Nutley and Verona. “We have a meeting at noontime today with East Orange […]