Boys to Men Brunch enhances futures at Lincoln Avenue School

Boys to Men Brunch enhances futures at Lincoln Avenue School

ORANGE, NJ — On Jan. 27, Lincoln Avenue School in Orange held an uplifting forum, Boys to Men Brunch, for male students, bringing together respected community members, including members of the Orange Fire and Police departments and city council. Their presence acknowledged students’ growth and development into upstanding men.  The event was orchestrated by community […]

East Orange encourages residents to take advantage of state tax relief programs

EAST ORANGE, NJ — As tax season is fast approaching, the East Orange Department of Tax Collection reminds East Orange residents about the various tax relief programs available through the state of New Jersey’s Division of Taxation. The Affordable New Jersey Communities for Homeowners and Renters, or ANCHOR, Program provides property tax relief to New […]

Ukrainian ballet dancers pour out their hearts in NJPAC performance before returning to war-torn country

Ukrainian ballet dancers pour out their hearts in NJPAC performance before returning to war-torn country

NEWARK, NJ — In “The Nutcracker,” she was a snowflake. In “Sleeping Beauty,” she was a fairy. Both roles, among others portrayed by English-speaking ballerina Olena Pedan, were performed in a recently concluded North American tour by the State Ballet Theatre of Ukraine. The 55-member troupe’s final show, a performance of “Sleeping Beauty,” was presented […]

County distributes $5.8M in CDBG funding to towns, organizations

County distributes $5.8M in CDBG funding to towns, organizations

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. announced Jan. 19 that $5.88 million will be distributed to 10 Essex County municipalities and 28 community organizations through the Community Development Block Grant and the Emergency Solutions Grant programs. The CDBG and ESG programs are funded through the U.S. Department of Housing and […]

East Orange School District cuts the ribbon on cosmetology room

East Orange School District cuts the ribbon on cosmetology room

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The East Orange School District held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday, Jan. 6, to celebrate the grand opening of a cosmetology room at East Orange Campus High School. Under the leadership of Assistant Superintendent of Schools Anita Champagne, Dawn Stokes-Tyler, who works in the district’s curriculum and instruction services department, started […]

Police officers establish East Orange Bronze Shields to improve police-community relations

Police officers establish East Orange Bronze Shields to improve police-community relations

EAST ORANGE, NJ — A group of East Orange police officers recently formed the inaugural chapter of the East Orange Bronze Shields, a nonprofit organization that supports positive police-community interactions and provides advocacy for minority officers within the department.  This is the third Bronze Shields chapter in New Jersey. Newark Police Department founded the first […]

DiVincenzo presents 2023 Essex County budget of $885.4M

DiVincenzo presents 2023 Essex County budget of $885.4M

NEWARK, NJ — On Wednesday, Jan. 11, Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. presented a 2023 county budget of $885.4 million that includes a 1.5-percent property increase and addresses the challenges incurred by the ongoing national economic conditions and rising costs due to inflation, according to a press release from the county. DiVincenzo has […]

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