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October 9, 2020
New COVID-19 Housing Assistance Program Can Help Pay Housing Costs for New Jersey Residents Unable to Make Payments Due to COVID-19; Households Can Get Help to Pay Overdue and Upcoming Rent or Mortgage
September 22, 2020
New Jersey families looking for help watching their children while they are remote learning can apply for a new state program that will cover all or part of their childcare costs through the end of the year.
August 30, 2020
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.
July 7, 2020
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.
July 6, 2020
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.
January 27, 2020
Children's author Ilene Dudek publishes her fifth book Little Ant & the Shadow Bully.