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NAACP scholarships made available to college-bound students

ORANGE, NJ — As Black History Month begins, the Oranges-Maplewood NAACP has announced applications for the $500 Reginald T. Jeffries Book Scholarship, the $1,000 Cornelia Thompson Scholarship and three $1,000 Tuition…

East Orange unites to clean up after Winter Storm Jonas

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Despite complaints from residents throughout Essex County about their municipalities’ poor response to cleaning up the record-breaking amount of snow that fell on Saturday, Jan. 23, the…

EO firefighters waiting for what city owes them contractually

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Although East Orange Mayor Lester Taylor has reached a contract agreement with the city’s largest employee union, negotiations are still continuing with other unions. According to 5th…

EO mayor announces agreement with CWA union

EAST ORANGE, NJ — East Orange Mayor Lester Taylor announced on Monday, Jan. 18, at the city of East Orange’s annual Celebration of the Life and Legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin…

EO man sentenced to 33 years for 2014 Elizabeth robbery

EAST ORANGE, NJ — An East Orange man has been sentenced to 33 years in state prison for robbing a woman at gunpoint in Elizabeth in 2014, acting Union County…

Hughes bids farewell to East Orange Council

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The East Orange City Council bade a fond farewell to outgoing 5th Ward Councilman Lonnie P. Hughes on Monday, Dec. 28, 2015. “From the mighty 5th Ward,”…

EO police, fire unions show solidarity in contract negotiations

EO police, fire unions show solidarity in contract negotiations

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Members of both the East Orange Police Department’s Policemen’s Benevolent Association Local 16 and Fraternal Order of Police Local 188 were at City Council’s last meeting of…

EO chairman thanks assemblywoman for support

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Toy guns have been in the news recently, both nationally and locally. On Monday, Jan. 11, a grand jury in Cleveland, Ohio, declined to indict the white…

Former Eagle Scout spreads his wings to lead EO YMCA

Former Eagle Scout spreads his wings to lead EO YMCA

EAST ORANGE, NJ — When James Forde was 11, a friend showed up at school dressed in his Boy Scout uniform. “I wanted to know all about it,’’ Forde said.…

Toy drive by Giblin and Oliver proves successful

Toy drive by Giblin and Oliver proves successful

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The Student Development and Campus Life Department of Montclair State University joined with Assemblyman Thomas P. Giblin and Assemblywoman Oliver for their 2015 Toy Drive. More…

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