EO well-represented at councilwoman’s funeral

EO well-represented at councilwoman’s funeral

IRVINGTON, NJ — East Orange was well-represented by Mayor Ted Green, former 4th Ward Councilwoman Sharon Fields, Melody Thomas and many others at the funeral of Irvington South Ward Councilwoman Sandy Jones at Solid Rock Baptist Church on Chancellor Avenue in Irvington on Friday, March 29. Green was one of the featured speakers, along with […]

Two East Orange non-profit organizations receive $20,000 in grant funding

Two East Orange non-profit organizations receive $20,000 in grant funding

EAST ORANGE, NJ — East Orange-based non-profit organizations Isaiah House, led by Executive Director Zammeah Gibson, and Nassan’s Place, founded by Nadine Wright-Arbubakrr, each received a $10,000 grant secured through Third Ward Councilman Bergson Leneus and East Orange resident Jacob Walthour to support operations and programs. “Our community partners are vital when it comes to […]

Mayor set to host State of the Township Address

Mayor set to host State of the Township Address

IRVINGTON, NJ — Mayor Tony Vauss will host his fifth annual State of the Township Address on Thursday, Feb. 28, at 7 p.m. at Christian Pentecostal Church on Clinton Avenue. “We’ve got a lot of new technical stuff going on, so it should be interesting,” said Vauss on Tuesday, Feb. 26. “We also have a […]

Record-breaking low crime stats unveiled in East Orange

Record-breaking low crime stats unveiled in East Orange

EAST ORANGE, NJ — East Orange Mayor Ted Green, Public Safety Director Dominick Saldida and police Chief Phyllis Bindi hosted a press conference outside City Hall on Tuesday, Feb. 5, to announce the city’s new crime statistics. The press conference was the first one without Public Safety liaison Jose Cordero, who Green hired last year […]

Police leaders chime in about comments on ‘Force Report’

Police leaders chime in about comments on ‘Force Report’

IRVINGTON, NJ — On Friday, Jan. 25, acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore Stephens II issued a public response to the recent “Force Report,” published by NJ Advance Media, which details the results of the media outlet’s five-year study on the use of force by New Jersey police. Stephens said his office has been “carefully reviewing” […]

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