Essex County Commissioners celebrate Women’s History Month

Essex County Commissioners celebrate Women’s History Month

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — On March 31, the Essex County Board of County Commissioners held its 2021 Women’s History Month celebration virtually via Zoom. The ceremony commemorated the spirit and accomplishments of women everywhere, and acknowledged the contributions of multiple esteemed women of Essex County.  Commissioner President Wayne Richardson began the program by speaking to […]

East Orange holds ceremony for Nigerian flag raising

East Orange holds ceremony for Nigerian flag raising

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Honoring a rich culture, the Nigerian community was celebrated in East Orange recently. Recognized by East Orange Mayor Ted Green, the City Council, and the Department of Recreation and Cultural Affairs, along with the National Association of Nigerian Nurses in North America, East Orange held a Nigerian flag–raising ceremony on Friday, […]

Cleanup team designated to maintain vacant and abandoned properties

Cleanup team designated to maintain vacant and abandoned properties

EAST ORANGE, NJ — As part of the city’s beautification initiatives, a designated “VAP” team has been deployed to clean and maintain vacant and abandoned properties throughout East Orange as part of Mayor Ted Green’s aggressive approach to abate eyesores in the community. The Department of Code Enforcement, in collaboration with the Department of Public […]

Orange unveils Black Lives Matter mural

Orange unveils Black Lives Matter mural

ORANGE, NJ — Shifting the landscape of what it means to reach higher within many communities across the nation, Black Lives Matter murals are popping up everywhere. Joining communities that have painted the mural on streets to symbolize that black lives do indeed matter, Orange has unveiled its Black Lives Matter mural to the public. […]

East Orange senior apartments to be redeveloped

East Orange senior apartments to be redeveloped

EAST ORANGE, NJ — National affordable housing developer Community Preservation Partners announced Aug. 7 its first rehabilitation project in New Jersey: a $123 million overhaul of the Norman Towers senior apartments in East Orange in a joint venture with L+M Development Partners. CPP and L+M purchased the property for $94 million and will invest more […]

EO launches virtual summer work experience program

EO launches virtual summer work experience program

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Mayor Ted Green, the East Orange City Council and the Mayor’s Office of Employment and Training launched the city’s new Virtual Summer Work Experience Program, to run between July 13 and Aug. 21. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the VIP Online Academy was created to provide a dynamic virtual learning […]

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