Haitian flag-raising fetes set for Irvington and East Orange

EAST ORANGE, IRVINGTON, NJ — Haitian-Americans in East Orange and Irvington will have two opportunities to celebrate their island homeland’s culture, thanks to Haitian flag-raising celebrations in East Orange on Friday, May 18, and in Irvington on Saturday, May 26. Irvington at large Councilwoman Charnette Frederic, was recently elected to her second term in office, […]

EO council members take essay winners to see ‘Black Panther’

EO council members take essay winners to see ‘Black Panther’

Photo Courtesy Denzel Turner East Orange 3rd Ward Councilman Bergson Leneus, fifth from left, sits with the group of 60 school children that he and 3rd Ward Councilwoman Quilla Talmadge took to see the popular new movie ‘Black Panther’ on Sunday, Feb. 18. Leneus is the city’s first-ever Haitian American elected official.EAST ORANGE, NJ — […]

Green elected mayor overwhelmingly in East Orange

Green elected mayor overwhelmingly in East Orange

EAST ORANGE, NJ — According to the Essex County Clerk’s Office website, East Orange City Council Chairman and 3rd Ward Councilman Ted Green became the city’s new mayor-elect on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 7, with 99.89 percent of the total votes cast. Green received 10,365 votes and ran unopposed, sweeping to victory with 97 percent […]

Green wins EO mayoral race, Leneus takes 3rd Ward

EAST ORANGE, NJ — According to the Essex County Clerk’s Office official website, as of 10:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 7, City Council Chairman and 3rd Ward Councilman Ted Green won the race for mayor by getting 9,336 votes or 99.88 percent of the total votes cast on Election Day. The mayor-elect’s Team Green in […]

Hospital union endorses Robinson as 3rd Ward candidate

EAST ORANGE, NJ — East Orange 3rd Ward City Council candidate Mayme Robinson’s attempt to succeed Ted Green as the ward’s representative got a boost on Thursday, Oct. 5, when the National Union of Hospital and Health Care Employees, AFL-CIO District 1199J, endorsed her candidacy. “Our union, District 1199J and our Political Action COPE Committee […]