NJ leaders speak out against reversal of Roe v. Wade

NJ leaders speak out against reversal of Roe v. Wade

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — On June 24, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled to overturn Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 case that upheld the constitutional right to abortion. In general, this decision was met with support from Republicans and outcry from Democrats. Those who support the decision say that this new ruling will save unborn […]

East Orange mayor launches ‘Green Initiative’ on Earth Day

East Orange mayor launches ‘Green Initiative’ on Earth Day

EAST ORANGE, NJ — In celebration of Earth Day, East Orange launched its “Green Initiative,” a new partnership with Essex County–based 4.0 Analytics, whose Mechanic on Board device will be a game changer in the world of environmental sustainability and community wellness, according to a press release from the city. According to the 4.0 Analytics […]

DiVincenzo presents 2022 State of the County Address

DiVincenzo presents 2022 State of the County Address

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. presented his 2022 State of the County Address at the Essex County Hospital Center in Cedar Grove on Monday, April 11. Due to the pandemic, this was the first time in two years the State of the County Address was presented. The speech is […]

Newark Workforce on Wheels debuts mobile job-training unit

Newark Workforce on Wheels debuts mobile job-training unit

NEWARK, NJ — Newark Mayor Ras J. Baraka, U.S. Rep. Donald M. Payne Jr., NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner Robert Asaro-Angelo, Essex County Board of County Commissioners President Wayne L. Richardson, Deputy Mayor for Employment & Training Rahaman Muhammad, Newark Municipal Council members and other dignitaries deployed the Newark Workforce on Wheels, […]

Payne receives top award from American Cancer Society

Payne receives top award from American Cancer Society

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — U.S. Rep. Donald M. Payne Jr. received the 2021 National Distinguished Advocacy Award from the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network for his work to increase awareness and treatments for colorectal cancer. The award is the network’s highest honor for a public official. Payne has been a tireless fighter against colorectal […]

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