East Orange salutes its veterans in ceremony

East Orange salutes its veterans in ceremony

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The city of East Orange honored the sacrifices and courage of its veterans during its annual Veterans Day ceremony on Nov. 11, recognizing two special honorees: East Orange Fire Capt. Stanley E. White, who was bestowed the Stanley E. Costley Award for the Highest Ranking City Veteran, and Mayor’s Office of […]

East Orange launches 10,000 Fathers Initiative

East Orange launches 10,000 Fathers Initiative

EAST ORANGE, NJ — When it comes to representation, it’s important for children to know that there’s no ceiling for their dreams. Role models are important, especially within the black and brown communities. Thus, East Orange launched its 10,000 Fathers Initiative beginning Sept. 8, 9 and 10, with volunteer role models welcoming students back to […]

East Orange holds solemn ceremony to remember 9/11 victims

East Orange holds solemn ceremony to remember 9/11 victims

EAST ORANGE, NJ — On the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, Mayor Ted R. Green, the East Orange City Council, and East Orange fire and police personnel remembered the lives lost, their loved ones and the heroic first responders. Photo Courtesy of East Orange City Hall

East Orange community shows its love for first responders

East Orange community shows its love for first responders

EAST ORANGE, NJ — From barbecues, block parties and swimming to children’s games, movies in the park and lots of community love, East Orange showed up in a big way for National Night Out on Aug. 3. This townwide event helped neighbors connect with one another and first responders. To report a crime — either […]

East Orange youngsters meet some of the city’s bravest

East Orange youngsters meet some of the city’s bravest

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The Grow N’ Glow Campers from Rowley Park in East Orange got an up close and personal visit with Fire Chief Andre Williams and East Orange’s bravest at fire headquarters on July 21. The field trip was part of the camp’s tour of East Orange and the people who make it […]

Six area fire departments train members on Officer 1 course

Six area fire departments train members on Officer 1 course

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The fire departments of Belleville, Bloomfield, East Orange, Nutley, Orange and West Orange are currently enrolled in the 40-hour Officer 1 course at Bloomfield High School; 100 firefighters are taking part in the training, which runs from Feb. 22 to March 19. The course is being taught by instructors from the […]

EOFD is awarded almost $400K in grants

EOFD is awarded almost $400K in grants

EAST ORANGE, NJ — With the month of October being observed as Fire Prevention Month, the East Orange Fire Department announced that it has been awarded nearly $400,000 in federal and private grants to increase health and safety measures for residents and firefighters, including launching the city’s first hearing impaired smoke alarm campaign. East Orange […]

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