Gomez organizes March for Peace in East Orange

EAST ORANGE, NJ — East Orange 4th Ward Councilman Casim Gomez held an anti-gun and anti-violence rally Saturday, Aug. 12. “It was amazing all the support East Orange received today for the March for Peace,” said Gomez on Aug. 12. “The plague of gun violence is not quarantined to a single city or community and […]

Orange represented at Heritage Parade and MACFest

Orange represented at Heritage Parade and MACFest

ORANGE, NJ — The city of Orange Township was well represented at the 50th annual African-American Heritage Parade in downtown Newark on Sunday, May 28, as well as the third annual East Orange Music, Arts and Culture Festival, or “MACFest,” in City Hall Plaza on Saturday, June 17. The Orange-based Flamingo Precision Drill Team Color […]

Eric Roberson headlines at third annual MACFest

Eric Roberson headlines at third annual MACFest

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Father’s Day came early for singer Eric Roberson’s father, James Roberson Jr., who celebrated his 70th birthday Saturday, June 17, the same day East Orange’s third annual Music, Arts and Culture Festival, or MACFest, took place in City Hall Plaza. Eric Roberson, a Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter, headlined the event, which also included […]

Mayor welcomes feedback at 4th State of the City Address

Mayor welcomes feedback at 4th State of the City Address

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Based on the feedback by attendees, East Orange Mayor Lester Taylor’s fourth annual State of the City Address on Tuesday, Jan. 24, at the Cicely Tyson School of the Performing and Fine Arts Theater, was an unqualified success. “I think tonight’s event was fabulous,” said 4th Ward Councilman Casim Gomez on […]

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 […]