EO YMCA hosts Thanksgiving Luncheon this year

EO YMCA hosts Thanksgiving Luncheon this year

EAST ORANGE, NJ — East Orange Mayor Lester Taylor and the Department of Recreation and Cultural Affairs joined forces with Naimah Hall and her Passion For Purpose nonprofit organization to host a Thanksgiving Luncheon at the East Orange YMCA on Thursday, Nov. 23. “I have in my hand … a Thanksgiving meal. We have turkey, […]

Ribbon-cutting ceremony opens free public fitness area

Ribbon-cutting ceremony opens free public fitness area

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Mayor Lester Taylor and Mayor-elect Ted Green were both in Elmwood Park on Wednesday, Nov. 8, for the ribbon-cutting ceremony and grand opening of the new free public fitness area that had been under construction since the summer. Assemblyman Tom Giblin, former Councilman William Holt, professional boxer Chris Concepcion and many […]

Fourth annual Pink Out Breast Cancer Walk in the Oranges

Fourth annual Pink Out Breast Cancer Walk in the Oranges

ORANGE/EAST ORANGE, NJ — Brantley Brothers Moving Company hosted its fourth annual “Pink Out” for the Orange Breast Cancer Walk on Saturday, Oct. 14. This year’s event was sponsored by East Orange Mayor Lester Taylor and Orange Mayor Dwayne Warren, in addition to Sneak Life Enterprises and AAngels NJ. Participants were asked donate to the […]

East Orange hosts 9-11 Prayer Vigil at City Hall

East Orange hosts 9-11 Prayer Vigil at City Hall

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The city of East Orange and the City Council observed the 16th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City, the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., and the foiled attempt on the nation’s capital that ended in an field in Pennsylvania by holding an Interfaith Call […]

East Orange one of 10 cities to receive ‘City Livability Award’

East Orange one of 10 cities to receive ‘City Livability Award’

EAST ORANGE, NJ — East Orange Mayor Lester E. Taylor III was awarded an Outstanding Achievement Award at the 2017 City Livability Awards Program during The U.S. Conference of Mayors’ 85th annual meeting in Miami Beach in June. The award recognizes mayoral leadership in developing and implementing programs that improve the quality of life in […]

Elmwood Park Renovations Include new tennis courts, city’s first outdoor fitness circuit area

Elmwood Park Renovations Include new tennis courts, city’s first outdoor fitness circuit area

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Elmwood Park is currently undergoing a $2.5 million renovation project that will bring the city of East Orange with its first outdoor fitness circuit area, city officials announced. East Orange Mayor Lester E. Taylor III, the East Orange City Council and the East Orange Open Space Committee recently broke ground on […]

LT3 Foundation offers higher education opportunities to EO high school graduates

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The future is bright for East Orange Campus High Class of 2017 senior class President Rael Cherry and other city high school graduates interested in pursuing a higher education, thanks to the opportunities available to them through the Lester Taylor III Foundation Civic Leadership Academy. Cherry, who graduated with his classmates […]

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 […]

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