Record-breaking low crime stats unveiled in East Orange

EAST ORANGE, NJ — East Orange Mayor Ted Green, Public Safety Director Dominick Saldida and police Chief Phyllis Bindi hosted a press conference outside City Hall on Tuesday, Feb. 5, to announce the city’s new crime statistics. The press conference was the first one without Public Safety liaison Jose Cordero, who Green hired last year […]

New Computer and Community Center opens in EO’s 1st Ward

New Computer and Community Center opens in EO’s 1st Ward

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The residents of the Doddtown Apartments on Long Street in the Doddtown section of East Orange’s 1st Ward now have a new Computer and Community Room named in honor of Councilwoman Amy Lewis’ son, Dean W. Britton, who was known as the “Hood Angel.” The room was opened with the help […]

EO City Council given 2017 committee assignments

EAST ORANGE, NJ — In addition to the change in committee assignments for East Orange 5th Ward Councilwoman Alicia Holman and 1st Ward Councilwoman Amy Lewis, the other 2017 City Council Committee assignments include: 2nd Ward Councilwoman Jacquelyn Johnson, 4th Ward Councilman Casim Gomez, 5th Ward Councilman Mustafa Brent and 1st Ward Councilman Chris James […]

Irvington well-represented at East Orange’s reorganization

Irvington well-represented at East Orange’s reorganization

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Irvington Township was well-represented at the East Orange City Council’s annual reorganization meeting Monday, Jan. 2, inside Council Chambers in East Orange, where 3rd Ward Councilman Ted Green was once again chosen by his council colleagues to serve as chairman. The presence of so many Irvington elected officials and township employees […]

EO reorganization meeting brings some changes

EO reorganization meeting brings some changes

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The East Orange City Council welcomed in the new year with its annual reorganization meeting Monday, Jan. 2, in Council Chambers. Third Ward Councilman Ted Green and 2nd Ward Councilman Romal Bullock were re-elected by their peers to serve as chairman and 1st vice chairman, respectively, in 2017. Former U.S. Ambassador […]

Council members bring Halloween fun to East Orange

Council members bring Halloween fun to East Orange

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The citywide Halloween celebration East Orange held Monday, Oct. 31, took the help and support of both former Councilwoman Andrea McPhatter and East Orange Campus High School and Clifford J. Scott High School Alumni Association President Robert McGrady to take place in the 1st Ward. McPhatter continues to host her First […]

EO city pride runs high for Halloween

EO city pride runs high for Halloween

EAST ORANGE, NJ — East Orange marked Halloween on Monday, Oct. 31, with a citywide celebration for children and adults of all ages in most of the city’s five wards. “In the city of East Orange, we’re setting the standard for urban excellence and we’re being that destination city,” said East Orange Recreation Department Director […]