LT3 Foundation raises $60K to fund EOCHS scholarships

EAST ORANGE, NJ — East Orange Mayor Lester Taylor and his wife, Bibi, raised $60,000 to fund scholarships for students from Campus High School to pursue higher education at their LT3 Foundation Scholarship Breakfast at the Galloping Hills Golf Course in Union on Saturday, Dec. 5. “I’m the co-founder, with my wife, of the LT3 Foundation […]

Public safety director attends first City Council meeting

EAST ORANGE, NJ — East Orange Mayor Lester Taylor announced Dec. 11 that former Newark Police Department Director Sheila Coley has been hired as the city’s first public safety director. “I am excited for the insight and experience that Director Coley will bring to our already dynamic team of leaders,” said Taylor on Friday, Dec. 11. […]

EO mosque celebrates 20th anniversary

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The Muslims of Masjid As-Haabul Yameen mosque in East Orange gathered at the Atrium Country Club in West Orange on Sunday, Dec. 6, to celebrate 20 Years of Spiritual and Civic Engagement. The gathering’s theme was “The Journey Continues.” Unfortunately, the event, which had been planned months in advance, happened the same […]

EO motorcycle club serves Thanksgiving dinner to community

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The members of the East Orange-based Jerzee Trendsetterz Motorcycle Club and their friends and fellow bike enthusiasts spent Thanksgiving feeding the hungry and homeless in the parking lot of the Western Beef Supermarket on Main Street. Jose Valencia, who ate there, said he was thankful they did. He was one of the […]

EO church celebrates 145th anniversary

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The congregation of Bethel Presbyterian Church on Dodd Street in East Orange is celebrating its 145th anniversary and marked the occasion by serving members of the surrounding community a pre-Thanksgiving meal on Sunday, Nov. 22. Church member Martha Day was the featured speaker at the anniversary event, which also featured a performance […]

EO Salvation Army’s pre-Thanksgiving dinner is a big success

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The Salvation Army of East Orange hosted a pre-Thanksgiving dinner for those who wanted to break bread and share a meal at the organization’s headquarters on Main Street on Sunday, Nov. 22, in collaboration with the East Orange Fire Department and the members of Firemen Mutual Benevolent Association Local 23. “We serve […]

EO police and fire officers given top honors at awards banquet

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The New Jersey State Policemen’s Benevolent Association Inc. awarded the bravery and service of two members of East Orange Police Department during their annual Valor Award Banquet in Atlantic City on Saturday, Nov. 21. East Orange Police Department Detective Damon Johnson and Sgt. Michael Williams Jr. were celebrated for their dedication […]

Eagle project enhances VA hospital entrance

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Officials at the VA hospital in East Orange unveiled a landscape beautification project the first week of November that was created as part of an Eagle Scout project, with the help of scouts from Troop 5 in Maplewood. Boy Scout Josh Heacock of Troop 5 recently organized and completed the work, […]

EOWC commissioners’ court date moved to Dec. 4

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Former East Orange Water Commission Commissioner R. Greg Ward informed Worrall Media on Friday, Nov. 13, that the new court date is now Friday, Dec. 4, for the slander and defamation lawsuit Ward and fellow former commissioners Khalid Wright and Darry Walls filed against the city of East Orange, Mayor Lester Taylor, […]