Local leaders take issue with immigration policies, president’s alleged remarks

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Historical Society of East Orange President Goldie Burbage and East Orange Chamber of Commerce President Patrick Reid both recently expressed dismay regarding U.S. immigration policy shifts and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s revocation of Temporary Protected Status for Haitians, El Salvadorans, Nicaraguans and others, as well as the fate of the […]

Historical Society of EO kicks off Black History Month

Photo by Chris Sykes Historical Society of East Orange members, including President Goldie Burbage, right, and East Orange Chamber of Commerce President Patrick Reid, second from right, stand in front of the traveling local history exhibit on Monday, Feb. 5, during the city’s official Black History Month observance kickoff ceremony inside City Hall. The exhibit […]

HSEO seeking designation of VA Hospital as historic site

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Historical Society of East Orange President Goldie Burbage is asking anyone interested in seeing the Veterans Administration Hospital on Tremont Avenue become designated a historic site to take a bus on Thursday, July 20, from the East Orange Senior Citizens Center on Halsted Street to Trenton, to testify at the hearing […]

Detective admits rapper didn’t bring street gang to NJ

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Things have been looking up lately for the legendary hip-hop music group Naughty By Nature. First, the group, which originally hails from East Orange, was honored by the Historical Society of East Orange at its annual lawn reception at Cicely Tyson School on Sunday, June 4, where Vinnie “Vin Rock” Brown […]

Historical Society reaches out to community

Historical Society reaches out to community

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The Historical Society of East Orange is on the move and President Goldie Burbage said Tuesday, Feb. 7, that the group’s goal is to stay as active and relevant as possible to the community. Among the society’s endeavors is its traveling Black History Month display; encouraging and empowering women by supporting […]