Marine Corps opportunities for students, educators

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Marine Corps Recruiting Station New Jersey presents the annual Marine Corps Scholarship and Naval Academy Workshop on Friday, Nov. 15, from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at U.S. Rep. Donald Payne Jr.’s office, 60 Nelson Place, 14th floor, Newark.  Also, the Marine Corps Educator Workshop will run from March 31 to […]

State honors area veterans for their service

EAST ORANGE, NJ — State veterans affairs officials recently recognized 10 area veterans for their service during a ceremony at Jewish Vocational Service of MetroWest, based in East Orange, which provides job-training programs and services for people with disabilities, veterans, immigrants and refugees. Joseph Bucco, the state supervisor of Veterans Services in the state Department […]

Hat City Lofts completion leading the way for neighborhood transformation in Orange

ORANGE, NJ — HANDS celebrated a neighborhood revitalization milestone on Friday, June 1, with the completion of Hat City Lofts — the adaptive reuse of blighted factories transformed into vibrant affordable loft living and creative economy commercial space. HANDS Executive Director Luther Flurry was joined by U.S. Rep. Donald M. Payne Jr., Orange Mayor Dwayne […]

Mayor says new Taco Bell is a sign of progress in the township

IRVINGTON, NJ — During Mayor Tony Vauss’ tour of some of the township’s small businesses, along with U.S. Rep. Donald Payne Jr. and New Jersey District Director for the U.S. Small Business Administration Alfred Titone on Monday, April 30, the mayor remarked that Taco Bell is one of the congressman’s favorite attractions, whenever he returns […]

U.S. Rep. Payne stops by with for a tour of small businesses

IRVINGTON, NJ — U.S. Rep. Donald Payne Jr. came to Irvington on Monday, April 30, to tour the township’s small business community alongside Mayor Tony Vauss, N.J. District Director for the U.S. Small Business Administration Alfred Titone and others, including at large Councilwoman October Hudley and Public Safety Director Tracey Bowers. Payne represents the state’s […]

MKA students wins 2017 Congressional App Challenge in 10th District

MONTCLAIR, NJ — U.S. Rep. Donald M. Payne Jr., NJ-10, announced the winner of the 2017 Congressional App Challenge for high school students in New Jersey’s 10th Congressional District. Zoe Lynch of Montclair Kimberley Academy in Montclair was named the winner for her charitable services app GiveGetNJ. GiveGetNJ pairs people in need with charitable organizations […]