Orange, East Orange prepare for Winter Storm Stella

ORANGE/EAST ORANGE, NJ — The threat of a nor’easter, Winter Storm Stella, that was expected to dump between 10 and 18 inches of snow on New Jersey had officials in Orange and East Orange scrambling to make last-minute preparations for snow removal, street plowing and salting, and other essential emergency services. “Due to inclement weather […]

Senior art classes available in SO

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Thanks to the support of South Orange and the Baird Community Center, Arts Unbound is bringing its participatory art program to local seniors at an affordable rate. These group fine art classes include quality visual arts instruction, first-rate art supplies and a professional teaching artist experienced in working with seniors. In […]

Hamm, others start crafting black agenda for NJ

Hamm, others start crafting black agenda for NJ

NEWARK, NJ — At the State of the Black World Conference in Newark last year, People’s Organization for Progress Chairman Larry Hamm said his organization would hold a meeting Saturday, March 4, to begin working on developing a comprehensive black agenda for New Jersey ahead of the primary election Tuesday, June 6, and the general […]

County honors Murphy, Durkin and O’Hara Roth

County honors Murphy, Durkin and O’Hara Roth

NEWARK, NJ — Essex County hosted its 13th annual Irish Heritage Celebration on Wednesday, March 8. During the afternoon ceremony, County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. recognized Mary K. Murphy, executive director of the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority, as the 2017 Essex County Irishwoman of the Year and Essex County Clerk Christopher J. Durkin as […]

Lifelong WO resident honored for 5 decades of public service

ORANGE, NJ — Lifelong West Orange resident and U.S. Postal Service customer service supervisor Louis Ruggieri was honored for his 50 years of public service on Thursday, March 2, by postal executives, managers, colleagues and friends at a special ceremony at the Orange Main Post Office. U.S. Postal Service Northeast Area Vice President Edward Phelan […]

Parent-student event proves inspirational at EOCHS

Parent-student event proves inspirational at EOCHS

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The “Dinner and Data” parent-student event in East Orange Campus High School Cafeteria on Wednesday, Feb. 15, proved a forum for inspiration regarding what students have accomplished and what they can accomplish in the future. “We believe here at Campus High School in the importance of using data to drive instruction; thus, […]

Green announces his candidacy for EO mayor in 2017

Green announces his candidacy for EO mayor in 2017

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Emotions were running high at the crowded intersection of Steuben and Winthrop streets in East Orange on Tuesday, Feb. 21, where hundreds gathered to witness City Council Chairman and 3rd Ward Councilman Ted Green announce his 2017 mayoral campaign. Green is running for mayor with the blessing and endorsement of his […]