Seton Hall Prep recognizes excellence

NEWARK, NJ — Seton Hall Preparatory School is West Orange held the Baccalaureate Mass and Awards Ceremony on Saturday, May 21, at the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart in Newark, to recognize exceptional students. The following day, May 22, the school held its 156th commencement exercises at Caldwell University’s George R. Newman Center. The […]

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 […]

East Orange crime is down and Orange’s is up, as Essex County numbers remain shocking

EAST ORANGE / ORANGE, NJ — Late last month, the New Jersey State Police released the official 2014 Uniform Crime Report for the state of New Jersey. This annual report is based on crime statistics submitted to the state Uniform Crime Reporting System by every New Jersey law enforcement agency. The report, which is released […]

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 […]

83 N.J. high school seniors receive $92,000 in scholarships

TRENTON, NJ — Comcast NBCUniversal awarded $92,000 in scholarships for the 2016-17 school year to 83 New Jersey high school seniors as part of its annual Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program. The program, funded by the Comcast Foundation, is a one-time, $1,000 scholarship awarded to the best and brightest high school seniors for their community […]

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