Candidates square off in EO Democratic primary

EAST ORANGE, NJ — When East Orange voters go the polls for the Democratic primary on Tuesday, June 6, they will have a chance to make local history. Voters will have three choices for mayor: City Council Chairman and 3rd Ward Councilman Ted Green, John Thompson Jr. and Kenwyn S. Williams. They will also have […]

Second EO mayoral candidate appears on radio show

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The 2017 East Orange mayoral campaign has thrust Royston Allman’s “Changemakers” radio show, which airs weekly on RTH 2000, into the public spotlight. Allman, who is also a member of the Ampere Civic Association that seeks to redevelop the Ampere Parkway section of the city’s 5th Ward, has already hosted shows […]

Green doesn’t attend Mayoral Forum but does local radio show

Thompson and Williams set to appear on ‘Changemakers Show’ radio show next

EAST ORANGE, NJ — PBA Local 16 of the East Orange Police Department hosted its Mayoral Candidates Night Forum on Wednesday, May 17, at Peaceful Zion Baptist Church for the three candidates running for mayor of East Orange in the Democratic Party primary election Tuesday, June 6. But 3rd Ward Councilman, City Council Chairman and […]

Democratic gubernatorial candidate visits East Orange

EAST ORANGE, NJ — New Jersey Democratic Party 2017 gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy came through Essex County this week, making a tour ahead of the Democratic Party primary on Tuesday, June 6, making stops in Irvington on Sunday, May 7, and East Orange on Monday, May 8. Murphy met with 2017 East Orange mayoral candidate […]

5th Ward councilman hosts One United rally in Newark

NEWARK, NJ — East Orange 5th Ward Councilman Mustafa Brent hosted his “One United” rally against what he said are President Donald Trump’s anti-Islamic, anti-Muslim and anti-immigration rhetoric and policies on Saturday, April 8, with the support of People’s Organization for Progress Chairman Larry Hamm, City Council Chairman and 3rd Ward Councilman Ted Green, Orange […]

Anti-Trump rally to coincide with anti-violence Week of Action

Anti-Trump rally to coincide with anti-violence Week of Action

EAST ORANGE, NJ — East Orange 5th Ward Councilman Mustafa Brent recently joined forces with several other people for a “One United” rally on Saturday, March 18, to repudiate what he called President Donald Trump’s anti-Islamic, anti-Muslim and anti-immigration rhetoric and policies. Inclement weather, however, postponed the event until Saturday, April 8, when it is […]

EO candidates prepare as filing deadline approaches

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The deadline for prospective candidates for mayor or the five open ward seats to turn in nominating petitions is Friday, March 31, at 4 p.m. Petitions must be turned in at the office of East Orange city clerk Cynthia Brown in City Hall. Petitions have been available since Jan. 1. The […]