Irvington among towns questioning ‘forgotten families’ program

Irvington among towns questioning ‘forgotten families’ program

IRVINGTON, NJ — Irvington, East Orange and Orange are taking action in response to a controversial New York City program that relocates homeless families from city shelters and into dilapidated homes here in New Jersey. Local mayors have had enough. New York City’s Department of Homeless Services’ Special One Time Assistance program, or SOTA, aims […]

Local mayors attend conference in Atlantic City

Local mayors attend conference in Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY — Thousands of municipal employees and elected officials from New Jersey’s 565 municipalities connected at the 2019 League of Municipalities Conference in Atlantic City, which kicked off on Tuesday, Nov. 19, and concluded Thursday, Nov. 21. The state League of Municipalities is a voluntary association created to help communities do a better job […]

East Orange flocks to a ‘Taste of East Orange’

East Orange flocks to a ‘Taste of East Orange’

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The first “East Orange Eats Local Restaurant Week” began Monday, Nov. 4, and featured more than a dozen restaurants offering specialty Caribbean and Southern-style dishes, such as salmon sliders, seafood hush puppies, pineapple pepper wings, pumpkin, chickpeas and more, culminating with a “Taste of East Orange” at the Essence apartment rooftop, […]

EOCHS students to take part in EOGH Externship Program

EOCHS students to take part in EOGH Externship Program

EAST ORANGE, NJ — With the leadership of the East Orange Office of Employment and Training, the city hosted a ceremony Tuesday, Oct. 29, to launch the 2019-2020 East Orange General Hospital Externship Program at East Orange General Hospital, highlighting its partnership with the hospital and the school district. Through the externship program, 11 college-bound […]

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