Sister Cities cope with Winter Storm Grayson

Sister Cities cope with Winter Storm Grayson

EAST ORANGE / ORANGE, NJ — New East Orange Mayor Ted Green was sworn into office Monday, Jan. 1, just ahead of Winter Storm Grayson, the first blizzard of 2018 to hit New Jersey on Thursday, Jan. 4. During his 12 years as 3rd Ward councilman, Green was known for organizing free snow removal for […]

P.O.P. marks 100th consecutive Justice Monday protest

NEWARK, NJ — The People’s Organization for Progress marked its 100th consecutive week of Justice Monday protests outside the Paul W. Rodino Federal Building in downtown Newark on Monday, Jan. 8, despite the bitter weather. “Man, it was cold out there yesterday,” said Hamm on Tuesday, Jan. 9. “It’s been hard to continue to protest […]

Irvington concerned Trump administration ending TPS

IRVINGTON, NJ — Former Irvington Building Department Director and newly elected East Orange Mayor Ted Green chimed in on Tuesday, Jan. 9, with the growing chorus of concerns raised by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s decision to end the Temporary Protected Status of 200,000 El Salvadorans who have been allowed to live and work […]

MLK Committee to host 33rd annual Legacy of a Dream

IRVINGTON, NJ — Irvington’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Committee will host its 33rd annual “Legacy of a Dream Commemorative Tribute to the Life and Work of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.” in the Irvington High School Auditorium on Saturday, Jan. 13. “Doors open at noon,” said Omar Bilal Beasley on Tuesday, […]

Ending of Temporary Protected Status for refugees shocks local Latinos

ORANGE/EAST ORANGE, NJ — On Monday, Jan. 8, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced that the current administration will be putting an end to the Temporary Protected Status humanitarian program almost 200,000 refugees from the Central American country of El Salvador had been using to legally live and work in the United States since […]

Council vice president files formal complaint against resident

IRVINGTON, NJ — Public Safety Director Tracy Bowers confirmed that Renee Burgess, the Irvington Municipal Council vice president, has filed a formal complaint against Elouise McDaniel, president of the Irvington Joint and and Nesbit Terrace block associations, with the Irvington Police Division, as a result of her alleged behavior and comments at the council’s Tuesday, […]

Joi’s Angels hosts Christmas Carnival at ECC

Joi’s Angels hosts Christmas Carnival at ECC

Photo by Chris Sykes From left, Mark Smith, the co-founder of the non-profit charity organization Joi’s Angels, along with his wife and the organization’s namesake, Joi, stands with a security officer and a volunteer on Saturday, Dec. 16, during the organization’s Christmas Carnival and annual Holiday Party inside the Essex County College gymnasium on West […]

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