Veteran East Orange police officer, PAL youth football director indicted for sexual crimes against children

Veteran East Orange police officer, PAL youth football director indicted for sexual crimes against children

EAST ORANGE, NJ — A Union County grand jury has returned a 16-count indictment against a 30-year veteran of the East Orange Police Department charged with serious sexual crimes against four children, Union County Prosecutor William A. Daniel announced Nov. 16. Edward Giles, 61, formerly of Roselle, is charged with two counts of first-degree aggravated […]

Law enforcement departments remember fallen officers at Blue Mass

Law enforcement departments remember fallen officers at Blue Mass

NEWARK, NJ — Three area police officers, both current and retired, were honored at the Archbishop’s Blue Mass for Law Enforcement at the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart in Newark on Nov. 4, recognizing members of law enforcement agencies from around the state who have died recently. Officer Charles “Rob” Roberts from the Glen […]

Search for missing East Orange teen continues, teen’s mom asks public for help

Search for missing East Orange teen continues, teen’s mom asks public for help

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The East Orange City Council, East Orange Mayor Ted Green and East Orange Police Chief Phyllis Bindi held a press conference on Friday, Nov. 5, with the family of missing 14-year-old Jashyah Moore, where they discussed efforts to find the teenager and the investigation into her disappearance. Since the teen’s disappearance, […]

59-year-old man shot to death in East Orange

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The East Orange Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force are investigating the fatal shooting of Troy Traynham, 59, of East Orange, according to a Sept. 22 press release from the ECPO. On Saturday, Sept. 18, Traynham was shot outside his Chestnut Street apartment. The victim […]

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

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