2nd Ward race is between 2 members of YPOE

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The race to fill the East Orange City Council seat of retiring 2nd Ward Councilwoman Jacqueline Johnson in the Democratic primary on Tuesday, June 4, is between Brittany Claybrooks and Khalfani Alleyne, two members of the Young Professionals of East Orange group. Claybrooks and Alleyne, who are Lines 5A and 5B […]

Candidates queue up for EO ward seats in primary

Candidates queue up for EO ward seats in primary

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The East Orange City Clerk’s Office is expecting a big turnout for nominating petitions this year. “Folks started picking up petitions early January,” said East Orange city clerk Cynthia Brown on Monday, Feb. 18. “Setting the stage for 2020 is a political question, one I can’t answer. There will be a […]

Community meeting reaches out to 2nd Ward residents

Community meeting reaches out to 2nd Ward residents

EAST ORANGE, NJ — East Orange 2nd Ward City Council partners Councilwoman Jacqueline Johnson and Councilman Chris Awe hosted their first community meeting in the East Orange Public Library on Saturday, Jan. 12, as part of the governing body’s ongoing effort to bring city government to the people. Also present were police Chief Phyllis Bindi, […]

EO City Council given 2017 committee assignments

EAST ORANGE, NJ — In addition to the change in committee assignments for East Orange 5th Ward Councilwoman Alicia Holman and 1st Ward Councilwoman Amy Lewis, the other 2017 City Council Committee assignments include: 2nd Ward Councilwoman Jacquelyn Johnson, 4th Ward Councilman Casim Gomez, 5th Ward Councilman Mustafa Brent and 1st Ward Councilman Chris James […]

Irvington well-represented at East Orange’s reorganization

Irvington well-represented at East Orange’s reorganization

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Irvington Township was well-represented at the East Orange City Council’s annual reorganization meeting Monday, Jan. 2, inside Council Chambers in East Orange, where 3rd Ward Councilman Ted Green was once again chosen by his council colleagues to serve as chairman. The presence of so many Irvington elected officials and township employees […]

EO reorganization meeting brings some changes

EO reorganization meeting brings some changes

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The East Orange City Council welcomed in the new year with its annual reorganization meeting Monday, Jan. 2, in Council Chambers. Third Ward Councilman Ted Green and 2nd Ward Councilman Romal Bullock were re-elected by their peers to serve as chairman and 1st vice chairman, respectively, in 2017. Former U.S. Ambassador […]

EO-Council approves $23M bond ordinance for EOWC

EAST ORANGE, NJ — East Orange City Council unanimously approved three bond ordinances related to the East Orange Water Commission at a meeting Monday, June 27, one of which appropriates existing funds for reallocation to be used on the city’s golf course. According to Cynthia Brown, the city clerk, Bond Ordinance No. 12 provides $500,000 […]