Orange marks 20th anniversary of police officer’s death

Orange marks 20th anniversary of police officer’s death

ORANGE, NJ — Family members of Earl Faison, Newark Mayor Ras Baraka and DeLacy Davis, a retired East Orange police officer and founder of Black Cops Against Police Brutality, gathered with members of the People’s Organization for Progress and other civil rights organizations on Thursday, April 11, in the Ironbound Community Corporation facility in Newark, […]

Irvington’s second homicide of 2019 is confirmed

IRVINGTON, NJ — According to Mayor Tony Vauss, the township suffered its second homicide of the year on Sunday, March 24. “We had two homicides so far this year,” said Vauss on Tuesday, April 2. “We can’t say much about them, due to the fact that they are currently under investigation by the Police Division […]

EO Council candidates to square off in debate

EO Council candidates to square off in debate

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The Presidential Heights Community Association will host a debate on Monday, April 22, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the New Vision Full Gospel Baptist Church, 209 4th Ave., East Orange, for the candidates vying for the 5th Ward seat on the East Orange City Council in the Democratic primary on […]

Local branch of NAACP gearing up for 2019 elections

Local branch of NAACP gearing up for 2019 elections

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The Oranges-Maplewood NAACP is gearing up to take a leading role in the Democratic primary on Tuesday, June 4. The “catchment communities” the group represents include Orange, East Orange, West Orange, South Orange, Maplewood, Millburn, Livingston, Bloomfield, Belleville, Nutley and Verona. “We have a meeting at noontime today with East Orange […]

Four Democrats and two Republicans file for primary

Four Democrats and two Republicans file for primary

IRVINGTON, NJ — According to Essex County Clerk Chris Durkin, three candidates have turned in their petitions for candidacy for the position of register of deeds and mortgages ahead of the primary election Tuesday, June 4. They are Democrats Carol Clark, a former East Orange councilwoman and county freeholder, and Juan M. Rivera Jr., of […]

EO well-represented at councilwoman’s funeral

EO well-represented at councilwoman’s funeral

IRVINGTON, NJ — East Orange was well-represented by Mayor Ted Green, former 4th Ward Councilwoman Sharon Fields, Melody Thomas and many others at the funeral of Irvington South Ward Councilwoman Sandy Jones at Solid Rock Baptist Church on Chancellor Avenue in Irvington on Friday, March 29. Green was one of the featured speakers, along with […]

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