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Job Readiness in the Park – training & placement in Orange NJ

Attention Orange NJ Residents! Orange, NJ MOET (Mayors Office of Employment & Training) presents Job Readiness in the Park Interviewing Techniques Job Placement Service Educational Service Sessions begin the week of Monday July 29 and are ongoing through the summer. Metcalf Park at Valley Street and Argyle Avenue Mondays 5:30pm […]

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Where to find help with food, rent, heat emergencies

Got a food, rent or heat emergency that you can’t handle on your own? Reaching out to the right places for help may bring you some relief. Here’s a list of where to look: Municipal (town) welfare or human services offices – many towns have some form of emergency help […]


NJ School Breakfast Report 2012

Thousands of NJ students not getting free breakfast

There is a free breakfast program that serves nutritious breakfast for New Jersey school children, but many qualified children are not getting it according to the 2nd Annual New Jersey School Breakfast Report released yesterday on 02 October. Last time I looked into this issue in the 1980s the school […]


People of conscience cannot honor destroyer of families GWB

I became aware that a local organization intends to honor the recognition of veterans by George W. Bush. I feel this is a true travesty of justice, and this is my reaction to that announcement. It is shameful and repugnant that any organization with socially conscious members would contemplate receiving […]


Frugal living – help with bills and food

If you’re a New Jersey resident in a rough patch financially, here are some helpful tips to keep your household going: Gas & Electric bills Through your designated local agency, apply for LIHEAP and Universal Service Fund. LIHEAP pays something towards your heat bills and gives you a break on […]