East Orange students win Best Documentary at Newark film festival

East Orange students win Best Documentary at Newark film festival

EAST ORANGE, NJ — East Orange celebrated recently as a group of high school filmmakers won Best Documentary at the Newark International Film Festival, a five-day showcase of independent talent and creative thinking from around the globe. The documentary, ‘Beyond the Barrel: An East Orange Story,’ turns a spotlight on the aftereffects and personal impact […]

See who’s running for political office in your town

See who’s running for political office in your town

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — This election season is shaping up to be fairly quiet in Essex County, with few contested elections and foregone conclusions for some of the contested races. The biggest question on the ballot this upcoming Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 2, is the choice for governor. Democratic incumbent Gov. Phil Murphy, with running […]

Two East Orange apartment properties sell for $11.75 million

Two East Orange apartment properties sell for $11.75 million

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Gebroe-Hammer Associates’ Executive Managing Director David Oropeza and Senior Vice President Debbie Pomerantz recently arranged the $11.75 million sale of a City Center apartment-property package totaling 88 units in East Orange. The assets included 255 Prospect St. and 284 Prospect St., both of which are garden-style buildings in a tree-lined residential […]

Essex County’s 2021 leaf collection schedule

Essex County’s 2021 leaf collection schedule

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County’s 2021 leaf collection schedule for county roads has been announced. Residents whose properties are on county roads may place their leaves in biodegradable bags or sweep the loose leaves into piles at the curb. To organize leaf collection on county roads, Essex County is divided into four sectors. There […]

County cuts the ribbon on gardens in Monte Irvin Orange Park

County cuts the ribbon on gardens in Monte Irvin Orange Park

ORANGE, NJ — Earlier this month, Essex County cut a ribbon on the Monte Irvin Orange Park’s formal gardens, which were recently updated. Located in the southern section of the park near the intersection of South Center and Harrison streets in Orange, the gardens were updated with new plantings and repairs to the irrigation system. […]

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