Police shooting in East Orange being investigated

Police shooting in East Orange being investigated

EAST ORANGE, NJ — According to Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore Stephens II and East Orange Police Chief Phyllis Bindi, a member of the East Orange Police Division was involved in a shooting on Tuesday, Nov. 13, which the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office has been called in to investigate. On Wednesday, Nov. 14, Stephens announced […]

State honors area veterans for their service

State honors area veterans for their service

EAST ORANGE, NJ — State veterans affairs officials recently recognized 10 area veterans for their service during a ceremony at Jewish Vocational Service of MetroWest, based in East Orange, which provides job-training programs and services for people with disabilities, veterans, immigrants and refugees. Joseph Bucco, the state supervisor of Veterans Services in the state Department […]

Take a holiday candlelight tour of Kip’s Castle

Take a holiday candlelight tour of Kip’s Castle

VERONA, NJ — Take a holiday candlelight tour of Essex County Kip’s Castle, 22 Crestmont Road in Verona, to view the stained glass Tiffany windows and learn the history of this hidden gem. Tours will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursdays, Dec. 6, 13, 20 and 27; Fridays, Dec. 7, 14, 21 and 28; […]

State grant will pay for much of the Rec Center

State grant will pay for much of the Rec Center

ORANGE, NJ — Almost three years ago, Orange Mayor Dwayne Warren and Deputy Business Administrator Willis Edwards said they could buy the old YWCA building on Main Street and convert it into a new Recreation Center for $2.5 million, which wouldn’t cost the city anything because the administration had already obtained a grant from the […]

EO Hall of Fame induction caps busy weekend

EO Hall of Fame induction caps busy weekend

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The East Orange Hall of Fame’s second induction ceremony on Saturday, Nov. 24, at 6 p.m. in the Cicely Tyson School of the Performing and Fine Arts theater, will conclude the city’s Thanksgiving and Alumni Weekend celebration. That includes the annual football game between East Orange Campus High School and Barringer […]

County to hold annual sustainable gingerbread house contest

County to hold annual sustainable gingerbread house contest

ROSELAND, NJ — This December, participate in the 2018 Sustainable Homes and Habitats Gingerbread Contest at the Essex County Environmental Center, 621B Eagle Rock Ave. in Roseland. The contest is free and there are a variety of categories in which participants can compete. The deadline to register is Saturday, Dec. 1, and all entries must […]

Veterans Day Parade included vets from sister cities

Veterans Day Parade included vets from sister cities

ORANGE, NJ — East Orange was well-represented at Orange’s annual Veterans Day Parade and Awards Banquet on Sunday, Nov. 11, which also marked the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. “I’m living in Orange, attend St. Matthews Church, love my country,” said Raymond Spence, a U.S. Marines veteran who served as grand […]