PHOTOS: East Orange Recreation Co-Ed Basketball Camp

EAST ORANGE, NJ – In the above photo gallery, campers participate in the East Orange Recreation Co-Ed Basketball Camp last week. The camp, held at Cicely Tyson School, is offered for boys and girls, ages 8-15, Mondays through Fridays, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The camp runs until the second week of August. Photos […]

East Orange youth basketball teams enjoy banner seasons

EAST ORANGE, NJ – For 15 years, the East Orange Rec 6th Grade All Star and East Orange Promoting Progress for Youth 5th Grade All Star basketball teams won numerous championships in the Garden State Basketball League. This past 2017-2018 season, they left the GSBL and entered the Jersey Basketball Association. The P.P.Y 6th Grade […]

EO Rec Department screens ‘Searching for Shaniqua’ documentary

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The city of East Orange and the Recreation Department, under the supervision of Director Osner Charles, screened the critically acclaimed documentary “Searching for Shaniqua,” produced and directed by Essex County native Phil Branch, at the Cicely Tyson Performing and Fine Arts Theater on Friday, March. 10. According to Charles, the film […]

Christie administration approves more than $1.1 million in recreational trail grants

TRENTON, NJ – The Christie administration has approved 63 applications totaling $1,188,500 for recreational trail projects throughout New Jersey, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin announced on Thursday, Feb. 18. The funds come from the Federal Highway Administration’s Recreational Trails Program and are administered by the DEP’s Green Acres Program. Among those included was […]