County announces inaugural appointments to ECCF Civilian Task Force

County announces inaugural appointments to ECCF Civilian Task Force

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County officials have appointed the nine inaugural members to the newly formed Essex County Correctional Facility Civilian Task Force. The appointments were made during the freeholders’ June 10 meeting. “Even though we have been responding to the coronavirus for the past five months, the creation of the civilian task force […]

Former governor to chair Essex County Civilian Task Force

Former governor to chair Essex County Civilian Task Force

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Former N.J. Gov. James McGreevey was appointed as chairman of the Essex County Civilian Task Force on Thursday, Feb. 27. McGreevey is the first appointment to the task force, which will work with the administration of the Essex County Correctional Facility to address systemic issues at the facility. “We are pleased […]

’13th’ screened at Orange’s library and discussed afterward

’13th’ screened at Orange’s library and discussed afterward

ORANGE, NJ — When the new documentary film “13th,” by filmmaker Ava DuVernay, was screened at the Orange Public Library on Friday, Oct. 14, those in attendance included Orange Mayor Dwayne Warren, library director Timur Davis, Orange City Council President Donna K. Williams, at large Councilwoman Adrienne Wooten, People’s Organization for Progress Chairman Larry Hamm, […]