East Orange offers incentives to increase COVID-19 vaccination rates

East Orange offers incentives to increase COVID-19 vaccination rates

EAST ORANGE, NJ — In anticipation of upcoming family gatherings this holiday season, Mayor Ted R. Green, the East Orange City Council and the Department of Health and Human Services have launched a COVID-19 Vaccination Incentive Program to encourage community members 18 and older to receive the Pfizer, Moderna or J&J vaccinations and booster shots. […]

Most Essex towns vote blue in election, keeping Democratic incumbents

Most Essex towns vote blue in election, keeping Democratic incumbents

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Nov. 2 election in New Jersey saw some major upsets, low voter turnout and the Democrats losing ground. The biggest upset was Republican challenger Edward Durr seemingly defeating Democratic incumbent Senate President Stephen Sweeney in the 3rd Legislative District; as of press time, the results of the race had not […]

East Orange students win Best Documentary at Newark film festival

East Orange students win Best Documentary at Newark film festival

EAST ORANGE, NJ — East Orange celebrated recently as a group of high school filmmakers won Best Documentary at the Newark International Film Festival, a five-day showcase of independent talent and creative thinking from around the globe. The documentary, ‘Beyond the Barrel: An East Orange Story,’ turns a spotlight on the aftereffects and personal impact […]

See who’s running for political office in your town

See who’s running for political office in your town

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — This election season is shaping up to be fairly quiet in Essex County, with few contested elections and foregone conclusions for some of the contested races. The biggest question on the ballot this upcoming Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 2, is the choice for governor. Democratic incumbent Gov. Phil Murphy, with running […]

Haitian leaders gather in East Orange to speak out against treatment of migrants at U.S.–Mexico border

Haitian leaders gather in East Orange to speak out against treatment of migrants at U.S.–Mexico border

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The New Jersey chapter of National Haitian American Elected Officials Network, East Orange representative Mayor Ted Green and East Orange Council representative 3rd Ward Councilman Bergson Leneus hosted a press conference on Thursday, Sept. 23, at 44 City Hall Plaza to speak out against the inhumane treatment of Haitian migrants in […]

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