Newark NAACP to host 105th Freedom Fund Gala

NEWARK, NJ — The Newark branch of the NAACP will host its 105th annual Freedom Fund Gala Brunch on Saturday, Nov. 2, at the Robert Treat/Best Western Hotel, 50 Park Place in Newark, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. This event will feature a stellar line up of honorees and scholarship recipients. The Rev. Ronald […]

Wells Fargo wagon not coming down the street in Essex

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. announced Aug. 8 that Essex County is withdrawing all its accounts from Wells Fargo because of “predatory lending schemes and aggressive foreclosure practices by the banking giant,” according to a release from the county. Under DiVincenzo’s directive, Essex County began removing its accounts from Wells Fargo […]

WO Boy Scout collects donations for Newark food pantry

WO Boy Scout collects donations for Newark food pantry

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Boy Scout Troop 6’s food drive culminated with its recent food donation to the pantry at St. James AME Church in Newark. The drive, a brainstorm of Eagle Scout candidate Logan Schustermann, helped to provide much needed food for the summer months to the organization. “We can’t do what we do […]