Green tours EO’s National Night Out 2017

EAST ORANGE, NJ — East Orange celebrated National Night Out on Tuesday, Aug. 1, with community-oriented events in Soverel Field Park, a block party and food giveaway by the Joi’s Angels nonprofit organization, and lots of other block parties and events in neighborhoods across the city. The common thread linking them, however, was the public […]

Candidate for lieutenant governor visits for National Night Out

Candidate for lieutenant governor visits for National Night Out

IRVINGTON, NJ — Assemblywoman Sheila Oliver, the state Democratic Party’s candidate for lieutenant governor, stopped by Irvington’s annual National Night Out event in Civic Square on Tuesday, Aug. 1. “She’s here all the time and that’s one of the things about having one of our own on the ticket as lieutenant governor,” said Mayor Tony […]

Mayor cleared in sexual harassment, assault trial

Mayor cleared in sexual harassment, assault trial

IRVINGTON, NJ — On Tuesday, Aug. 8, a six-member jury found Irvington Mayor Tony Vauss not guilty in a civil trial brought by township employee Tamara Smith, who accused him of sexual harassment and sexual assault. Smith had named both the mayor and the township in her lawsuit. “Not guilty,” Vauss said Tuesday, Aug. 8. […]

District celebrates Murphy’s choice of Oliver as running mate

District celebrates Murphy’s choice of Oliver as running mate

EAST ORANGE, NJ — A campaign kickoff was hosted July 27 by the 377 South Harrison Street Tenants Association in East Orange for New Jersey Democratic Party gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy and running mate Sheila Oliver, who currently represents the state’s 34th District. The previous day Murphy had announced his choice for Oliver, the former […]

Old OPRA request denied by GRC is granted

Old OPRA request denied by GRC is granted

ORANGE, NJ — Katalin Gordon is an Orange resident and taxpayer who uncovered the fact that former Chief Financial Officer Jack Kelly overbilled taxpayers by $2 million during former Mayor Eldridge Hawkins Jr.’s administration. Gordon filed an Open Public Records Act request in 2013, when former city clerk Dwight Mitchell was out for an extended […]

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