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 […]

EOWC temporarily closes to the public

EOWC temporarily closes to the public

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Amid the coronavirus pandemic and Gov. Phil Murphy’s March 17 “stay at home” executive order mandating the closure of non-essential operations, East Orange Mayor Ted Green, East Orange Council and East Orange Board of Water Commissioners have been working to provide consistent, reliable, high-quality water and sewerage services that meet the […]

East Orange renames street for community leader, renowned pastor

East Orange renames street for community leader, renowned pastor

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The weather on Thursday, Oct. 24, was angelic, free of the cloudy skies typically associated with October and “obviously the pastor’s doing,” many said during a street-renaming ceremony in East Orange that honored late community leader and minister, Bishop Limmie Nathaniel Forbes. The community saw the corner of Main and Halsted […]

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