Middle school students interview Eric LeGrand and Kim Jones at Write on Sports Camp

Middle school students interview Eric LeGrand and Kim Jones at Write on Sports Camp

MONTCLAIR, NJ — The annual “Write On Sports” Oranges summer journalism camp for middle school students was held from July 5 through 15 at Montclair State University, and continued to facilitate literacy and love of writing for West Orange students from Edison, Liberty and Roosevelt middle schools. Thirty-four students participated in the Oranges Write on […]

Learn about the SUN initiative at the EOPL

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The Essex County Freeholder Housing & Community Development Oversight Committee is partnering with several municipal libraries to co-host a program for Stabilizing Urban Neighborhoods representatives to present the SUN Initiative, a program that helps homeowners in foreclosure repurchase their homes with mortgages they can afford. The representatives will be at the […]

Holman and Green host first part of public safety forum

Holman and Green host first part of public safety forum

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The first of a two-part public safety forum to recognize members of the East Orange Police Department and other emergency care providers for the good job they are doing was hosted Tuesday, July 19, in Council Chambers by East Orange City Council Chairman Ted Green and 5th Ward Councilwoman Alicia Holman. […]

Two suspects arrested with gun for robbery in West Ward

  NEWARK, NJ — Public Safety Director Anthony Ambrose is reporting two suspects were arrested for robbing a 43-year-old Somerset man on Sunday, July 24, in a continuing investigation. A group of men robbed the victim after he exited his car on North Munn Avenue on Sunday, July 24, shortly after 4 p.m. After the […]

Nassan’s Place spreads autism awareness at WNBA game

Nassan’s Place spreads autism awareness at WNBA game

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Nadine Wright Arbubakrr and the contingent of children and families who take part in the sensory-friendly activities that her autism-awareness organization, Nassan’s Place, offers had some of the best seats in the house at Madison Square Garden in New York City on Sunday, July 10, to watch the WNBA game between […]

Fugitive Apprehension Team arrests two men wanted for separate shootings

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Two East Orange men, Marquis Belnavis, 22, and Kazimir Jones, 20, were arrested on Thursday, July 21, after being sought for two separate shootings by Criminal Investigation Bureau detectives. On Monday, July 18, Belnavis shot three people in the 200 block of Georgia King Village. The victims were released after being […]

East Orange man indicted for triple murder

East Orange man indicted for triple murder

NEWARK, NJ – Jeffrey Holland, 27, of East Orange, was indicted by an Essex County grand jury on Wednesday, July 20, on 17 counts for the murder of Ashley Jones, 23, Jarrell Marshall, 28, and Tiniquah Rouse, 21, all of Newark. In addition to murder, Holland was also indicted for felony murder, burglary, desecration of […]

Provident Bank supports Jewish Vocational Service’s mission with grant

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The Provident Bank Foundation, which supports organizations that are dedicated to improving the lives of residents in the communities served by Provident Bank, recently awarded Jewish Vocational Service of MetroWest with a $7,500 major grant in support of the Job Readiness and Computer Training program. The Job Readiness and Computer Training […]

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