Newark International Film Festival screens East Orange SWEP student film

EAST ORANGE, NJ — A short documentary titled “Beyond the Barrel: An East Orange Story,” which was produced by students of the East Orange Summer Work Experience Program with the help of award-winning broadcast journalist and filmmaker Samson Styles, was selected for a special free screening during the Newark International Film Festival on Saturday, Sept. […]

East Orange holds solemn ceremony to remember 9/11 victims

East Orange holds solemn ceremony to remember 9/11 victims

EAST ORANGE, NJ — On the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, Mayor Ted R. Green, the East Orange City Council, and East Orange fire and police personnel remembered the lives lost, their loved ones and the heroic first responders. Photo Courtesy of East Orange City Hall

East Orange increases vaccination access and encourages indoor mask usage

East Orange increases vaccination access and encourages indoor mask usage

The COVID-19 delta variant has recently led to rising hospitalizations across the nation. Now, in preparation for the impact this will have on East Orange, the city’s Department of Health and Human Services has increased its efforts to get residents vaccinated and is now encouraging everyone — both vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals —to resume wearing […]

East Orange library receives community grant from JLOSH

East Orange library receives community grant from JLOSH

EAST ORANGE, NJ — East Orange Public Library has received the Shelly Oliver Hollis Community Grant  from the Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills for the 2020-2021 fiscal year. The grant was presented to EOPL by JLOSH President Larisa Holderied and member Shelly Oliver Hollis, for whom the grant is named, in support […]

East Orange Division of Senior Services resumes in-person programming

East Orange Division of Senior Services resumes in-person programming

EAST ORANGE, NJ — After more than a year and a half apart due to the pandemic, East Orange’s seniors are back together, thanks to programming from the city. As COVID-19 restrictions change, the East Orange Division of Senior Services, under the Department of Health and Human Services, recently officially resumed in-person programming. Now, the […]

Acting AG announces gun buybacks in Newark, East Orange, Paterson and Atlantic City

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — As part of comprehensive efforts to reduce gun violence, acting Attorney General Andrew J. Bruck recently announced gun buyback events to be held simultaneously in locations in Passaic, Essex and Atlantic counties. These events are being held in partnership with Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia Valdes, acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. […]

East Orange mayor launches anti-litter campaign to coincide with Summer Citywide Cleanup

East Orange mayor launches anti-litter campaign to coincide with Summer Citywide Cleanup

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Mayor Ted R. Green, in conjunction with the East Orange City Council and the Department of Public Works, launched a new marketing campaign on July 9 aimed at discouraging people from littering, a trend that has progressively increased during the COVID-19 pandemic. The kickoff for the campaign coincided with the city’s […]

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