Two suspects arrested with gun for robbery in West Ward

  NEWARK, NJ — Public Safety Director Anthony Ambrose is reporting two suspects were arrested for robbing a 43-year-old Somerset man on Sunday, July 24, in a continuing investigation. A group of men robbed the victim after he exited his car on North Munn Avenue on Sunday, July 24, shortly after 4 p.m. After the […]

Fugitive Apprehension Team arrests two men wanted for separate shootings

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Two East Orange men, Marquis Belnavis, 22, and Kazimir Jones, 20, were arrested on Thursday, July 21, after being sought for two separate shootings by Criminal Investigation Bureau detectives. On Monday, July 18, Belnavis shot three people in the 200 block of Georgia King Village. The victims were released after being […]

East Orange man indicted for triple murder

East Orange man indicted for triple murder

NEWARK, NJ – Jeffrey Holland, 27, of East Orange, was indicted by an Essex County grand jury on Wednesday, July 20, on 17 counts for the murder of Ashley Jones, 23, Jarrell Marshall, 28, and Tiniquah Rouse, 21, all of Newark. In addition to murder, Holland was also indicted for felony murder, burglary, desecration of […]

Provident Bank supports Jewish Vocational Service’s mission with grant

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The Provident Bank Foundation, which supports organizations that are dedicated to improving the lives of residents in the communities served by Provident Bank, recently awarded Jewish Vocational Service of MetroWest with a $7,500 major grant in support of the Job Readiness and Computer Training program. The Job Readiness and Computer Training […]

Safety forums to address police tactics

EAST ORANGE, NJ — In the wake of the recent police-involved shootings in Baton Rouge, La., and Falcon Heights, Minn., and the killing of five Dallas police officers during a march organized to protest the those incidents, East Orange City Council Chairman and 3rd Ward Councilman Ted Green and 5th Ward Councilwoman Alicia Holman have […]

P.O.P. hosts Justice Monday rally in wake of recent national events

P.O.P. hosts Justice Monday rally in wake of recent national events

NEWARK, NJ — The People’s Organization for Progress held the latest installment of its “Justice Monday” rally outside the Essex County Courthouse in downtown Newark on Monday, July 11. According to P.O.P. Chairman Larry Hamm there was a reason for that. The Justice Monday actions are part of the advocacy group’s ongoing campaign to convince […]

EO-Council approves $23M bond ordinance for EOWC

EAST ORANGE, NJ — East Orange City Council unanimously approved three bond ordinances related to the East Orange Water Commission at a meeting Monday, June 27, one of which appropriates existing funds for reallocation to be used on the city’s golf course. According to Cynthia Brown, the city clerk, Bond Ordinance No. 12 provides $500,000 […]

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