Community activist sworn in as president of West Orange Rotary Club

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Resident and community activist Cynthia Hadley-Bailey was sworn in as president of the Rotary Club of West Orange for the 2018-2019 year on June 30 at Mayfair Farms. She is the 91st president of the West Orange chapter and the sixth woman president. Hadley-Bailey has long been involved in grassroots community […]

Young Professionals of EO shows its support for Jones

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The Young Professionals of East Orange group came to support East Orange Democratic Committee Chairman and Essex County Democratic Committee Chairman Leroy Jones, when he was received the 2018 Political Award at the Oranges-Maplewood NAACP’s 105th annual Freedom Fund Awards Banquet at the Wilshire Caterers in West Orange on Sunday, April […]

NAACP Awards Banquet honors local individuals and groups

NAACP Awards Banquet honors local individuals and groups

ORANGE/EAST ORANGE, NJ — The Oranges-Maplewood NAACP unit honored the Committee for an Elected Orange School Board at its 105th annual Freedom Fund Awards Banquet at the Wilshire Caterers in West Orange on Sunday, April 29, along with a host of others, including East Orange Democratic Committee Chairman and Essex County Democratic Committee Chairman Leroy […]

Orange’s NAACP has a busy schedule in April

ORANGE, NJ — The Oranges-Maplewood NAACP has a full slate of events scheduled for this month, starting with a screening of the movie “Without a Net: The Digital Divide in America” on Thursday, April 19, at 7 p.m. at Messiah Baptist Church in East Orange and ending with the annual Freedom Fund Banquet on on […]

Local NAACP unit celebrates 105th anniversary

WEST ORANGE, NJ — On Sunday, April 29, from 3 to 7 p.m., the Oranges and Maplewood Unit of the NAACP will celebrate its 105th anniversary. The 105th annual Freedom Fund event will be held at Wilshire Grand Hotel, 350 Pleasant Valley Way, West Orange. The evening’s theme is “Freedom is Never Granted but Won. […]

NAACP and Wind of the Spirit host Immigration Workshop

ORANGE, NJ — The Oranges-Maplewood NAACP branch hosted an Immigration Workshop at Seventh Day Adventist Church, 270 Reynolds Terrace, Orange, on Saturday, Jan. 27, in conjunction with Karol Ruiz and Cynthia Osorio of Wind of the Spirit, a nonprofit immigration advocacy and legal aid group, with the support of Pastor E.T. Stoddard. “We’re excited because […]