POP rallies behind Sen. Bernie Sanders’ presidential bid

ORANGE, NJ — People’s Organization for Progress members recently rallied to support U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, who is vying with former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination. “We might be in Orange for Bernie Sanders on Saturday,” said People’s Organization for Progress Chairman Larry Hamm on Tuesday, May 24. “We […]

IHOP owner a featured speaker at annual Women’s Symposium at NJIT

IHOP owner a featured speaker at annual Women’s Symposium at NJIT

IRVINGTON, NJ — Adenah Bayoh, owner of the International House of Pancakes in Irvington, was a featured guest speaker on Thursday, May 26, at the second annual Women’s Symposium organized by My Sister’s Keeper at the New Jersey Institute of Technology campus in downtown Newark. “That was exciting,” said Bayoh on Tuesday, May 31. “I […]

EO Code Enforcement addresses homeowner’s complaint

EO Code Enforcement addresses homeowner’s complaint

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Dorothy Barlow came to the East Orange City Council meeting on Monday, May 23, for answers as to why she had recently been cited for leaving her garbage can outside on her own property, as she has for the last 50 years. “I’m here with notices of garbage can violation on […]

EO school walkout planned to illustrate problems faced

EO school walkout planned to illustrate problems faced

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Students at STEM Academy School protested Friday, May 20, after receiving news the East Orange Board of Education had decided to transfer their principal to another school in the district. And on Monday, May 23, the STEM students joined members of the East Orange Education Association teachers union at a protest […]

Orange mayor working with other towns to combat crime

ORANGE, NJ — For years, police departments have been saying “crime has no borders,” emphasizing that crime is no longer limited to known, fixed locations and the usual suspects. Irvington Mayor Tony Vauss and his public safety director, Tracey Bowers, have taken that approach to combating crime to heart, with the help of Aide to […]

EO City Council to submit CY 2016 budget to state

EAST ORANGE, NJ — With the conclusion of the final installment of public budget meetings on Wednesday, April 27, 3rd Ward Councilwoman and Council Budget Committee Chairwoman Quilla Talmadge could barely conceal her pleasure that the process was moving right along. “The hearings went good,” said Talmadge on Tuesday, May 17. “After the hearings, we […]

As layoff looms, IHA workers try to save health care

As layoff looms, IHA workers try to save health care

IRVINGTON, NJ — Although Caleb Bryant, the Service Employees International Union Local 617 shop steward and 12 other Irvington Housing Authority maintenance workers may have received an “indefinite postponement” of their scheduled layoff on Thursday, May 5, the price may have been their own health. Health care, that is. “Presently, our union will present IHA with […]

Warren re-elected mayor, but loses control of council

ORANGE, NJ — Orange Mayor Dwayne Warren left little doubt of his popularity, garnering 50 percent of the 3,917 votes cast in the municipal election on Tuesday, May 10. Warren won his second term with 1,960 votes, easily besting his two challengers, East Ward Councilman Kerry Coley and former Zoning Board member Janice Morrell, who […]

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