Orange plays host to Italian American Street Festival

Orange plays host to Italian American Street Festival

ORANGE, NJ — Lucy Diura and the Orange Italian American Organization hosted the 16th annual Italian American Street Festival in the city’s Little Italy section, located at and around the intersection of Lincoln Avenue and Mechanic Street in the West Ward, on Saturday, Sept. 9, and Sunday, Sept. 10. “We have our 16th annual Italian […]

East Orange hosts 9-11 Prayer Vigil at City Hall

East Orange hosts 9-11 Prayer Vigil at City Hall

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The city of East Orange and the City Council observed the 16th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City, the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., and the foiled attempt on the nation’s capital that ended in an field in Pennsylvania by holding an Interfaith Call […]

ECPO offers domestic violence training

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office will again offer a domestic violence training program this fall. Called “Sanctuary,” the program is a 100-hour training program designed to equip community residents to provide crisis intervention and outreach services to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, child abuse, stalking and family members of domestic […]

EO City Council proclamation unanimously supports DACA

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The East Orange City Council unanimously voted to approve a proclamation supporting the federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals — enacted by former President Barack Obama by executive order in 2012 — and condemning President Donald Trump for rescinding the program and leaving it up to the U.S. Congress to resolve […]

RAINBOWS assists children dealing with grief

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Do you have a child 5 to 12 years old who is grieving a loss from a life-altering crisis such as death, divorce, separation, abandonment or other painful family transition? The RAINBOWS support group program for children in that age group will be meeting at the Linda & Rudy Slucker NCJW/Essex Center […]

County recognizes exceptional senior citizen artists

County recognizes exceptional senior citizen artists

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. congratulated 17 Essex County artists who received awards in the annual Essex County Senior Citizens Juried Art Show during an awards ceremony on Wednesday, Sept. 6, in the Robert O’Toole Community Center in Cedar Grove Park. “I congratulate the winners and all the artists […]

Community Spirit Gala for Arts Unbound

ORANGE, NJ — Arts Unbound will hold its Community Spirit Gala, honoring founder Catherine Lazen and Steven Gomez of Greater Newark Enterprises Corporation, on Friday, Sept. 15, from 6:30 to 10 p.m. at the Kelli Copeland Building, 400 South Jefferson St. in Orange. To purchase tickets for the gala, visit The event will feature […]

NAACP plans rally in East Orange to protest racial bias

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The Orange-Maplewood NAACP Unit will host a Justice and Equality Rally on Sunday, Sept. 10, from 2 to 4 p.m. in Soverel Field Park, Springdale Avenue, East Orange, in response to the recent events in Charlottesville, Va. “Freedom isn’t free. The Oranges and Maplewood NAACP is encouraging citizens in our catchment […]

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