Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Eta Pi Chapter hosts virtual Father’s Day event

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Eta Pi Chapter hosts virtual Father’s Day event

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Annually, Father’s Day is a celebration for dads, grandfathers and father figures. To celebrate this year, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc., Eta Pi Chapter hosted a Father and Son Martial Arts Clinic, via Zoom, instructed by martial arts expert and East Orange Mayor Ted Green, on Saturday, June 20. Mentoring Committee […]

EO continues to offer COVID-19 emergency food relief

EO continues to offer COVID-19 emergency food relief

As New Jersey heads into the fourth month of the COVID-19 pandemic, the city of East Orange, under the leadership of Mayor Ted Green and the East Orange City Council, continues to offer weekly emergency food relief to help more than 12,000 families affected by the coronavirus.  “We have worked expeditiously to make sure that […]

East Orange establishes Juneteenth as official city holiday

East Orange establishes Juneteenth as official city holiday

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Mayor Ted Green announced plans to designate June 19, also known as Juneteenth, as an official city holiday to commemorate the day that the slaves in Texas received word of their emancipation. The announcement was made during the city’s virtual Juneteenth flag-raising ceremony in front of City Hall. According to history, […]

EO Graduation Caravan fetes Class of 2020

EO Graduation Caravan fetes Class of 2020

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Due to COVID-19 regulations, the typical celebrations for graduating high school seniors have had to be put on hold. But East Orange officials organized a creative way to celebrate the scholars. The East Orange Graduation Caravan traveled throughout the entire city on Saturday, June 13, giving the community the opportunity to […]

Fraternity to host father and son martial arts clinic

Fraternity to host father and son martial arts clinic

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The Father and Son Martial Arts Clinic will take place via Zoom on Saturday, June 20, at noon. This event is designed to help fathers increase quality time spent with children. Fathers who reside with children, as well as those who reside in separate homes, are invited to participate. The session […]

East Orange honors former mayor in street-naming ceremony

East Orange honors former mayor in street-naming ceremony

EAST ORANGE, NJ — On May 29, the city of East Orange honored former Mayor Thomas Cooke Jr., who died May 18, by renaming in his honor the corner of Hawthorne and Central avenues, a place he called home for more than three decades. Viewers watched as the virtual ceremony was broadcast via the city’s […]

Municipal officials in Essex urge everyone to be counted

Municipal officials in Essex urge everyone to be counted

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Oct. 31 is still months away, but it’s fast approaching for the Census Bureau, and it’s the last day for residents to be counted in the 2020 census. The once-a-decade system for measuring the population has been thrown off a little bit this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but Essex […]

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