Your Neighborhood News Online
Showing articles in Civic Corner
Don’t Let Summer Droughts Stop You from Gardening
April 17, 2014
EAST ORANGE, NJ - No matter where you live, being a water-wise gardener makes environmental and economic sense. And it’s r...
Personal-Touch® Home Health Services Welcomes Lebedz and Bello as Marketing Specialists
April 7, 2014
BLOOMFIELD, NJ – Personal-Touch Home Health Services, www.pthomecare.com, announces the addition of Meg LeBedz and Victoria...
Congressional Candidate Kovach Visits North Plainfield
March 21, 2014
NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Clinton Mayor and 7th Congressional District candidate Janice Kovach spoke to the North Plainfield Democr...
Civic Club Celebrates its 104th Anniversary at Mayfair Farms
March 20, 2014
The Essex County Civic Club of East Orange held its Crispus Attucks Annual Luncheon on March 8, 2014 at the Mayfair Farms in West Oran...
EAST ORANGE, NJ – The East Orange Chapter of the National Action Network (NAN) is inviting East Orange residents and NAN members...
“It’s Never Too Late to Change Your Life”
January 30, 2014
Monday’s are one of my favorite days of the week, because I usually schedule spontaneous things on that day. Such was the ...
A Personal Message From Martin
January 20, 2014
For the last ten (10) years or so I have been following a tradition of listening to the famous Martin Luther King “I Have A Drea...
Sparta Observes Veterans Day with Ceremony
November 12, 2013
SPARTA, NJ - Under a clear blue sky, approximately 40 people gathered around the monument on the front lawn of the The William B. Sanf...
The Silent Auction; Plainfield's Mayoral Race
October 31, 2013
PLAINFIELD, NJ - From Mayor O'Keefe to the present I have watched Plainfield conduct the silent municipality auction. P...
Toddler Triumphs in Baby Photo Contest
September 21, 2013
SUMMIT, NJ - Winners of the fifth annual Summit Family Aquatic Center Baby Photo Contest, sponsored by The Alternative Press of Summit...
Berkeley Heights 9/11 Memorial Ceremony
September 10, 2013
BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The mayor and council of the township of Berkeley Heights cordially invite members of the public to join them f...
East Brunswick Blood Drive
August 23, 2013
OBVFD of East Brunswick is holding a Blood Drive on Thursday, Aug. 29 from 3 to 9 p.m. at the Civic Center Firehouse at 370 Rues Lane....
EAST BRUNSWICK -- The East Brunswick Human Relations Council in conjunction with The East Brunswick Department of Recreation, Parks, a...
"This morning, at 10:45 am, Engine-4 was dispatched to a ruptured high pressure gas service on Plainfield Avenue near Rogers Plac...
Awards to Warren Girl Scouts
July 9, 2013
WARREN, NJ - Gold, Silver and Bronze awards were earned by Warren Girl Scouts June 2012-2013 The projects were described...
BASKING RIDGE, NJ - The 12th Annual Flag Day 5K Run hosted by the Somerset Hills YMCA on June 20th raised more t...
Promise Walk For Preeclampsia
May 15, 2013
May is Preeclampsia Awareness Month! Promise Walk for Preeclampsia - Cranford, NJ Date: Sund...
PATERSON, NJ - The Citizens Campaign has announced that PatersonPress.com was recognized by New Jersey Society of Professional Journal...
For the first time, New Jersey's local elected and appointed officials financial disclosure forms will be available electronically...
New Access to PatersonPress Archives
April 27, 2012
PATERSON, NJ - We must admit, for the past eight months it's been hard to find stories from PatersonPress.com's archives. We w...
Proposal To Guarantee Citizens' Right to Videotape Public Meetings
February 7, 2012
The Citizens Campaign on Tuesday unveiled a model ordinance/resolution for local government entities to guarantee citizens' right ...
Does Your Government Follow the Rules on Contracts?
February 1, 2012
Last month the New Jersey State Comptroller Matthew Bower issued a report showing that nearly 1 in 5 multi-million dollar c...
Embrace the Holiday Spirit and Volunteer to Serve All Year Round
December 15, 2011
One of the best ways to contribute to your community is serving on a local government board or commission. These volunteer opportuniti...
Know your rights at a Government Meeting
November 16, 2011
The Sunshine Law guarantees citizens the right to observe government in action and to constructively participate. The Sunsh...
New Guides help Citizens Access Government Information
November 16, 2011
"Knowledge is power." This especially rings true at the local level. A state law adopted in 2002, the Open Public R...