On Sunday, Aug. 30, United Community Corporation, Roosevelt Community 4U, Bessie Green Community Inc., Newark Public Schools and The Allen Village CDC are hosting a massive Drive-Thru Food Distribution event at Barringer High School (90 Parker St., Newark NJ 07104) from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
This week's Essex County COVID-19 satellite testing site will be in the SOPAC parking lot in South Orange. This will be in addition to continuing to operate its drive through testing center in Weequahic Park in Newark.
The state extension kicks in after claimants exhaust up to 26 weeks of state unemployment plus 13 weeks of federal Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC). The additional 20 weeks brings to 59 the maximum number of weeks of benefits an eligible claimant may receive at this time.
Children's author Ilene Dudek publishes her fifth book Little Ant & the Shadow Bully.