EO continues to offer COVID-19 emergency food relief

EO continues to offer COVID-19 emergency food relief

As New Jersey heads into the fourth month of the COVID-19 pandemic, the city of East Orange, under the leadership of Mayor Ted Green and the East Orange City Council, continues to offer weekly emergency food relief to help more than 12,000 families affected by the coronavirus.  “We have worked expeditiously to make sure that […]

AG issues statewide order requiring identification of officers who commit serious disciplinary violations

AG issues statewide order requiring identification of officers who commit serious disciplinary violations

TRENTON, NJ — Attorney General Gurbir Grewal has ordered all law enforcement agencies in New Jersey to begin publicly identifying officers who commit serious disciplinary violations. Under the order, going forward every state, county and local law enforcement agency in New Jersey will be required to annually publish a list of officers who were fired, […]

East Orange establishes Juneteenth as official city holiday

East Orange establishes Juneteenth as official city holiday

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Mayor Ted Green announced plans to designate June 19, also known as Juneteenth, as an official city holiday to commemorate the day that the slaves in Texas received word of their emancipation. The announcement was made during the city’s virtual Juneteenth flag-raising ceremony in front of City Hall. According to history, […]

NJSIAA recognizes graduating Scholar-Athletes

NJSIAA recognizes graduating Scholar-Athletes

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — For the 2019-20 school year, the 27th annual Scholar-Athlete Awards initiative of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association has provided a certificate of recognition to 354 high school student-athletes. Under this ongoing program, each NJSIAA member school — nearly every high school in the state — has the opportunity to […]

Area teachers march for black lives

Area teachers march for black lives

MAPLEWOOD / SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — South Orange–Maplewood School District educators Stephanie Rivera, TJ Whitaker, Willy Sumner and Greg Tuttle helped to organize the first statewide NJ Teachers for Black Lives Rally and March on Monday, June 15. In addition to South Orange–Maplewood, educators from Millburn, Montclair, Livingston, Irvington, West Orange, East Orange, Newark, Verona […]

Paper shredding in Essex County

Paper shredding in Essex County

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — The Essex County Paper Shredding and Used Tire Recycling Day will be Saturday, June 27, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Essex County Public Works Department, 99 West Bradford Ave. in Cedar Grove.  “Along with our Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day and Computer and Electronics Recycling Day, recycling paper […]

EO Graduation Caravan fetes Class of 2020

EO Graduation Caravan fetes Class of 2020

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Due to COVID-19 regulations, the typical celebrations for graduating high school seniors have had to be put on hold. But East Orange officials organized a creative way to celebrate the scholars. The East Orange Graduation Caravan traveled throughout the entire city on Saturday, June 13, giving the community the opportunity to […]

EO Council expands public role in public safety

EO Council expands public role in public safety

EAST ORANGE, NJ — “Now is the time to move forward to expand the public role in affairs of public safety, in both the East Orange Police and Fire departments,” said Christopher D. James, chairperson of the East Orange Municipal Council. On June 8, the municipal council reestablished and expanded membership of the Citizens Public […]

Fraternity to host father and son martial arts clinic

Fraternity to host father and son martial arts clinic

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The Father and Son Martial Arts Clinic will take place via Zoom on Saturday, June 20, at noon. This event is designed to help fathers increase quality time spent with children. Fathers who reside with children, as well as those who reside in separate homes, are invited to participate. The session […]

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