East Orange’s loss of 3 veteran officers is Irvington’s gain

IRVINGTON, NJ — According to East Orange Police Division Officer Craig Epps, who is also the president of the Fraternal Order of Police Local 111 union that represents the rank-and-file members of his department, a couple of his fellow officers recently transferred to the Irvington Police Division in search of better pay, health benefits and […]

Historical Society of EO kicks off Black History Month

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 […]

EO mayor takes his progress mission to the streets with new campaign

EO mayor takes his progress mission to the streets with new campaign

Photo Courtesy Connie Jackson East Orange Mayor Ted Green said he’s fed up that his city is being plagued by garbage, litter and illegal dumping, so his ‘Mayor on the Block’ campaign will include the mayor and his code-enforcement officers making surprise door-to-door visits in targeted neighborhoods every month.EAST ORANGE, NJ — To fulfill his vision of […]

EO mayor appoints new CA, CFO to administration

EO mayor appoints new CA, CFO to administration

Photo Courtesy Connie Jackson From left are new city administrator Solomon Steplight, new chief financial officer Shuh Yang and East Orange Mayor Ted R. Green. The mayor appointed these two as his first official appointments of his new administration.EAST ORANGE, NJ — East Orange Mayor Ted Green has made the first official appointments of his new […]

Mayor to take part in anti-Trump rally at Newark’s City Hall

NEWARK, NJ — The Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Committee’s 33rd annual Legacy of a Dream Commemorative Tribute to the Life and Work of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. took place in the Irvington High School Auditorium on Saturday, Jan. 13. During his remarks at the event, Mayor Tony Vauss announced he would be […]

Sister Cities cope with Winter Storm Grayson

Sister Cities cope with Winter Storm Grayson

EAST ORANGE / ORANGE, NJ — New East Orange Mayor Ted Green was sworn into office Monday, Jan. 1, just ahead of Winter Storm Grayson, the first blizzard of 2018 to hit New Jersey on Thursday, Jan. 4. During his 12 years as 3rd Ward councilman, Green was known for organizing free snow removal for […]