‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’ this holiday season

‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’ this holiday season

TRENTON, NJ — With the winter holidays underway, acting Attorney General Andrew J. Bruck and the Division of Highway Traffic Safety are reminding motorists to stay sober behind the wheel as New Jersey prepares to launch its annual traffic safety enforcement campaign targeting impaired driving during the busy holiday travel season. Starting Friday, Dec. 3, […]

HANDS focus group discusses local economy and development in Orange

HANDS focus group discusses local economy and development in Orange

ORANGE, NJ — Housing and Neighborhood Development Services held a Heart of Orange virtual focus group on economic development on Nov. 17 to discuss what would benefit the city in terms of bringing jobs, economic development and better business to Orange.  HANDS Director of Programs Khady Ndiaye hosted the meeting and drew attendees’ attention to […]

Orange public school teacher receives $1.6K grant for classroom supplies

Orange public school teacher receives $1.6K grant for classroom supplies

ORANGE, NJ — As part of the annual Limeades for Learning Fall Voting Campaign, SONIC Drive-In, in partnership with education nonprofit DonorsChoose, donated $1 million to public school teacher projects that received the most votes from fans across the country. During a span of four weeks, supporters voted for their favorite projects to help SONIC […]

East Orange offers incentives to increase COVID-19 vaccination rates

East Orange offers incentives to increase COVID-19 vaccination rates

EAST ORANGE, NJ — In anticipation of upcoming family gatherings this holiday season, Mayor Ted R. Green, the East Orange City Council and the Department of Health and Human Services have launched a COVID-19 Vaccination Incentive Program to encourage community members 18 and older to receive the Pfizer, Moderna or J&J vaccinations and booster shots. […]

East Orange salutes its veterans in ceremony

East Orange salutes its veterans in ceremony

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The city of East Orange honored the sacrifices and courage of its veterans during its annual Veterans Day ceremony on Nov. 11, recognizing two special honorees: East Orange Fire Capt. Stanley E. White, who was bestowed the Stanley E. Costley Award for the Highest Ranking City Veteran, and Mayor’s Office of […]

Veteran East Orange police officer, PAL youth football director indicted for sexual crimes against children

Veteran East Orange police officer, PAL youth football director indicted for sexual crimes against children

EAST ORANGE, NJ — A Union County grand jury has returned a 16-count indictment against a 30-year veteran of the East Orange Police Department charged with serious sexual crimes against four children, Union County Prosecutor William A. Daniel announced Nov. 16. Edward Giles, 61, formerly of Roselle, is charged with two counts of first-degree aggravated […]

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