Prosecutor’s office offers high school summer internships

Prosecutor’s office offers high school summer internships

NEWARK, NJ — The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office is seeking high school juniors to participate in the annual ECPO summer internship program. This five-week program is designed to expose high school students to careers in law, law enforcement and government. The summer internship program will run from July 6 through Aug. 7 for students completing […]

Cicely Tyson School hosts MLK Day celebration 

Cicely Tyson School hosts MLK Day celebration 

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Each January, it is customary for schools to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Together with East Orange City Council, the Department of Recreation and Cultural Affairs, the Division of Senior Services and the East Orange School District, Cicely L. Tyson Community School of Performing & Fine Arts remembered Martin Luther King […]

NJIT Athletics teams up with Prosecutor’s Office to honor students

NJIT Athletics teams up with Prosecutor’s Office to honor students

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office of Newark isn’t just about arresting and prosecuting the bad guys. The Prosecutor’s Office has paired up with NJIT Athletics to create a program for youth called Highlander Star Students, which began in September with East Orange schools participating in the program. According to a list […]

Three new Orange BOE members are sworn in

Three new Orange BOE members are sworn in

ORANGE, NJ — Sueann Gravesande, Guadalupe Cabido and Shawneque Johnson were sworn in to the applause of families and friends at the Orange Board of Education reorganization at Orange Preparatory Academy on Monday, Jan. 6. “Tonight is a swearing-in ceremony for three new school board members on the Orange School Board,” Essex County Clerk Chris […]

DiVincenzo presents $769.9M budget for 2020

DiVincenzo presents $769.9M budget for 2020

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. presented a 2020 budget of $769.9 million on Jan. 10. According to the county, this budget stabilizes the county’s financial plan and addresses the challenges due to the ongoing national economic conditions; layoffs have been avoided since 2004 and budgets have been unveiled before the […]

Orange mayor and councilwoman partner up to spread holiday cheer

Orange mayor and councilwoman partner up to spread holiday cheer

ORANGE, NJ — The Orange Democratic Committee members weren’t the only ones spreading holiday cheer and giving back to the community on Saturday, Dec. 21. While the committee hosted its annual coat drive, Orange Mayor Dwayne Warren and Councilwoman Adrienne Wooten were on a separate mission to give back to Orange residents. Traveling to visit […]

Freeholders approve contract to replace voting machines

Freeholders approve contract to replace voting machines

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — In order to ensure the integrity of future Essex County elections, the Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders passed a resolution Jan. 7 approving the purchase of new voting machines that will provide optical scanners and paper ballots guaranteeing a secure and safe process.  In the wake of allegations of voter […]

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