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, […]

JLOSH partners with FLAG to support frontline health care workers

JLOSH partners with FLAG to support frontline health care workers

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills has partnered with the Front Line Appreciation Group to support frontline health care workers in Essex County. As a movement to feed frontline healthcare workers at hospitals has swept the country, East Orange General Hospital has been identified as a hospital that […]

COVID deaths in Essex County continue to rise

COVID deaths in Essex County continue to rise

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — As New Jersey continues its statewide lockdown to stem the tide of the novel coronavirus, the state continues to see more and more confirmed COVID-19 cases and COVID-related deaths. As of April 14, according to statistics from the state, New Jersey has had 68,824 confirmed cases and 2,805 deaths. All in […]

EOCHS students to take part in EOGH Externship Program

EOCHS students to take part in EOGH Externship Program

EAST ORANGE, NJ — With the leadership of the East Orange Office of Employment and Training, the city hosted a ceremony Tuesday, Oct. 29, to launch the 2019-2020 East Orange General Hospital Externship Program at East Orange General Hospital, highlighting its partnership with the hospital and the school district. Through the externship program, 11 college-bound […]

EO General Hospital hosts ‘Come See Health Fair’

EO General Hospital hosts ‘Come See Health Fair’

EAST ORANGE, NJ — East Orange General Hospital cordoned off a portion of North Munn Avenue on Saturday, Oct. 15, to host its Come See Health Fair. Offering free health screenings, food and entertainment, it was intended as a chance for neighboring municipalities to “come see” what the new East Orange General Hospital has to […]

Prospect Medical Holdings completes acquisition of East Orange General Hospital

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Prospect Medical Holdings completed its acquisition of East Orange General Hospital on Tuesday, March 1, helping ensure the community health care provider’s future as an acute care hospital; Otis L. Story Sr. was named the hospital’s permanent president and chief executive officer, according to a press release from Prospect Medical Holdings. […]