East Orange’s 4th Ward City Council race heats up

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The race for East Orange City Council’s 4th Ward between Councilman Casim Gomez Sr., Councilwoman Tameika Garrett-Ward and challenger Patrick Reid, who is president of the East Orange Chamber of Commerce and the Jamaican Organization of New Jersey, is shaping up to be the most competitive contest in the Democratic primary […]

EO Council candidates to square off in debate

EO Council candidates to square off in debate

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The Presidential Heights Community Association will host a debate on Monday, April 22, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the New Vision Full Gospel Baptist Church, 209 4th Ave., East Orange, for the candidates vying for the 5th Ward seat on the East Orange City Council in the Democratic primary on […]

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 […]