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 […]

EO continues to offer COVID-19 emergency food relief

EO continues to offer COVID-19 emergency food relief

As New Jersey heads into the fourth month of the COVID-19 pandemic, the city of East Orange, under the leadership of Mayor Ted Green and the East Orange City Council, continues to offer weekly emergency food relief to help more than 12,000 families affected by the coronavirus.  “We have worked expeditiously to make sure that […]

East Orange establishes Juneteenth as official city holiday

East Orange establishes Juneteenth as official city holiday

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Mayor Ted Green announced plans to designate June 19, also known as Juneteenth, as an official city holiday to commemorate the day that the slaves in Texas received word of their emancipation. The announcement was made during the city’s virtual Juneteenth flag-raising ceremony in front of City Hall. According to history, […]

EO Council expands public role in public safety

EO Council expands public role in public safety

EAST ORANGE, NJ — “Now is the time to move forward to expand the public role in affairs of public safety, in both the East Orange Police and Fire departments,” said Christopher D. James, chairperson of the East Orange Municipal Council. On June 8, the municipal council reestablished and expanded membership of the Citizens Public […]

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