EO Council members announce re-election bids

EO Council members announce re-election bids

EAST ORANGE — Although Mayor Lester Taylor announced Thursday, Feb. 2, that he would not be seeking another term, this was not the case for East Orange 5th Ward Councilwoman Alicia Holman, who officially announced at the community meeting at the Norman Towers apartment complex that she will run for a fourth consecutive term in […]

EO City Council given 2017 committee assignments

EAST ORANGE, NJ — In addition to the change in committee assignments for East Orange 5th Ward Councilwoman Alicia Holman and 1st Ward Councilwoman Amy Lewis, the other 2017 City Council Committee assignments include: 2nd Ward Councilwoman Jacquelyn Johnson, 4th Ward Councilman Casim Gomez, 5th Ward Councilman Mustafa Brent and 1st Ward Councilman Chris James […]

Irvington well-represented at East Orange’s reorganization

Irvington well-represented at East Orange’s reorganization

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Irvington Township was well-represented at the East Orange City Council’s annual reorganization meeting Monday, Jan. 2, inside Council Chambers in East Orange, where 3rd Ward Councilman Ted Green was once again chosen by his council colleagues to serve as chairman. The presence of so many Irvington elected officials and township employees […]

EO reorganization meeting brings some changes

EO reorganization meeting brings some changes

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The East Orange City Council welcomed in the new year with its annual reorganization meeting Monday, Jan. 2, in Council Chambers. Third Ward Councilman Ted Green and 2nd Ward Councilman Romal Bullock were re-elected by their peers to serve as chairman and 1st vice chairman, respectively, in 2017. Former U.S. Ambassador […]

Two fatal fires stun East Orange on Dec. 11

Two fatal fires stun East Orange on Dec. 11

EAST ORANGE, NJ — First responders and emergency service providers in East Orange were put to the test Sunday, Dec. 11, by two fatal fires that occurred on different sides of town, the first at approximately 4:30 a.m. at a three-family house at 60 Midland Ave. and the second at 2:52 p.m. at 25 North […]

East Orange promotes 16 police officers, 6 firefighters

East Orange promotes 16 police officers, 6 firefighters

EAST ORANGE, NJ — East Orange Mayor Lester Taylor and Public Safety Director Sheilah Coley joined with the East Orange City Council to host a promotion ceremony for the 16 police officers and six firefighters from East Orange promoted to higher ranks in their respective organizations’ chains of command on Thursday, Sept. 22. The 2016 […]

Holman and Green host first part of public safety forum

Holman and Green host first part of public safety forum

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The first of a two-part public safety forum to recognize members of the East Orange Police Department and other emergency care providers for the good job they are doing was hosted Tuesday, July 19, in Council Chambers by East Orange City Council Chairman Ted Green and 5th Ward Councilwoman Alicia Holman. […]

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 […]

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 […]