EO mayor steals the show during convention in NYC

EO mayor steals the show during convention in NYC

EAST ORANGE, NJ — East Orange Mayor Ted Green stole the show on Friday, April 5, at the national convention of the Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network in New York City, thanks to his participation in the “From Jail to Work” panel discussion. On panel featuring Newark Mayor Ras Baraka, Irvington Mayor Tony Vauss, […]

Orange marks 20th anniversary of police officer’s death

Orange marks 20th anniversary of police officer’s death

ORANGE, NJ — Family members of Earl Faison, Newark Mayor Ras Baraka and DeLacy Davis, a retired East Orange police officer and founder of Black Cops Against Police Brutality, gathered with members of the People’s Organization for Progress and other civil rights organizations on Thursday, April 11, in the Ironbound Community Corporation facility in Newark, […]

EO well-represented at councilwoman’s funeral

EO well-represented at councilwoman’s funeral

IRVINGTON, NJ — East Orange was well-represented by Mayor Ted Green, former 4th Ward Councilwoman Sharon Fields, Melody Thomas and many others at the funeral of Irvington South Ward Councilwoman Sandy Jones at Solid Rock Baptist Church on Chancellor Avenue in Irvington on Friday, March 29. Green was one of the featured speakers, along with […]

East Orange comes out for Lebby C. Jones’ funeral

East Orange comes out for Lebby C. Jones’ funeral

NEWARK, NJ — The funeral service for Essex County Freeholder Lebby C. Jones at Franklin-St. John’s United Methodist Church in Newark on Thursday, Jan. 17, was attended by a host of local officials, including those from East Orange: Lt. Governor Sheila Oliver, Mayor Ted Green, East Orange and Essex County Democratic committees Chairman Leroy Jones […]

Many turn out to praise memory of Lebby C. Jones

Many turn out to praise memory of Lebby C. Jones

NEWARK, NJ — The funeral service for Essex County Freeholder Lebby C. Jones at Franklin-St. John’s United Methodist Church in Newark on Thursday, Jan. 17, was attended by a host of local officials, including: Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver, Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo, East Orange and Essex County Democratic committees Chairman Leroy Jones, Essex County […]

Lt. governor to speak at Bridges Outreach Inc. symposium

NEWARK, NJ — Bridges Outreach Inc. is hosting its 30th anniversary symposium, “Ending Homelessness: A Call to Action,” o Monday, Nov. 26, beginning with a breakfast buffet from 8 to 9 a.m., followed by the program from 9 a.m. to noon, in the Crystal Room of the Robert Treat Hotel, 50 Park Place, Newark. The […]

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