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 […]

East Orange renames street for community leader, renowned pastor

East Orange renames street for community leader, renowned pastor

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The weather on Thursday, Oct. 24, was angelic, free of the cloudy skies typically associated with October and “obviously the pastor’s doing,” many said during a street-renaming ceremony in East Orange that honored late community leader and minister, Bishop Limmie Nathaniel Forbes. The community saw the corner of Main and Halsted […]

EOFD is awarded almost $400K in grants

EOFD is awarded almost $400K in grants

EAST ORANGE, NJ — With the month of October being observed as Fire Prevention Month, the East Orange Fire Department announced that it has been awarded nearly $400,000 in federal and private grants to increase health and safety measures for residents and firefighters, including launching the city’s first hearing impaired smoke alarm campaign. East Orange […]

EO mayor hosts citywide community forum

EAST ORANGE, NJ — East Orange Mayor Ted Green and his leadership team addressed constituent concerns at a citywide community forum in Cicely Tyson School Performing Arts Center on Thursday, Oct. 10. According to Connie Jackson, the East Orange public information officer, the forum was well attended and included a virtual audience via the city’s […]

East Orange police are promoted in ceremony

  EAST ORANGE, NJ — At a ceremony on Thursday, Oct. 17, in East Orange City Hall’s Council Chambers, 12 police officers were promoted in the presence of their family, friends and peers. East Orange Police Department Lts. Alton Jackson, Ronson Johnson and Michael Williams Jr. and Sgts. Howard L. Adams Jr., Telina R. Hairston, […]

Fifth annual Mayor’s Ball is a star-studded affair

BELLEVILLE, NJ — Irvington Mayor Tony Vauss and his wife, April, kicked off the fifth annual Mayor’s Ball at Nanina’s In the Park in Belleville on Thursday, Oct. 3. The star-studded event, hosted by multiplatinum selling rhythm and blues entertainer Ginuwine, saw guests dressed to the nines for the black-tie affair. “My ball brings together […]

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