Green tours EO’s National Night Out 2017

EAST ORANGE, NJ — East Orange celebrated National Night Out on Tuesday, Aug. 1, with community-oriented events in Soverel Field Park, a block party and food giveaway by the Joi’s Angels nonprofit organization, and lots of other block parties and events in neighborhoods across the city. The common thread linking them, however, was the public […]

Fathers honored at fifth annual Champagne Brunch

Fathers honored at fifth annual Champagne Brunch

IRVINGTON, NJ — Essex County Surrogate Ted Stephens hosted his fifth annual Champagne Brunch Honoring Fathers on Saturday, June 17, at Mayfair Farms in West Orange. This year, Irvington led the way with two honorees, Mayor Tony Vauss and his friend, Building Director and East Orange Mayor-elect Ted Green. The other honorees were lobbyist James […]

Anti-Trump rally to coincide with anti-violence Week of Action

Anti-Trump rally to coincide with anti-violence Week of Action

EAST ORANGE, NJ — East Orange 5th Ward Councilman Mustafa Brent recently joined forces with several other people for a “One United” rally on Saturday, March 18, to repudiate what he called President Donald Trump’s anti-Islamic, anti-Muslim and anti-immigration rhetoric and policies. Inclement weather, however, postponed the event until Saturday, April 8, when it is […]

EO mayor introduces last budget, and with a tax decrease

EAST ORANGE, NJ — At the March 13 East Orange City Council meeting, Mayor Lester Taylor introduced his $140 million budget for Calendar Year 2017, which contained a tax decrease, Taylor’s first as mayor. According to administration officials, the last time the city had a budget introduced containing a tax decrease was 2006. Taylor said […]

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 […]

Irvington well-represented at East Orange’s reorganization

Irvington well-represented at East Orange’s reorganization

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Irvington Township was well-represented at the East Orange City Council’s annual reorganization meeting Monday, Jan. 2, inside Council Chambers in East Orange, where 3rd Ward Councilman Ted Green was once again chosen by his council colleagues to serve as chairman. The presence of so many Irvington elected officials and township employees […]

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