EO City Council given 2017 committee assignments

EAST ORANGE, NJ — In addition to the change in committee assignments for East Orange 5th Ward Councilwoman Alicia Holman and 1st Ward Councilwoman Amy Lewis, the other 2017 City Council Committee assignments include: 2nd Ward Councilwoman Jacquelyn Johnson, 4th Ward Councilman Casim Gomez, 5th Ward Councilman Mustafa Brent and 1st Ward Councilman Chris James […]

Irvington well-represented at East Orange’s reorganization

Irvington well-represented at East Orange’s reorganization

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Irvington Township was well-represented at the East Orange City Council’s annual reorganization meeting Monday, Jan. 2, inside Council Chambers in East Orange, where 3rd Ward Councilman Ted Green was once again chosen by his council colleagues to serve as chairman. The presence of so many Irvington elected officials and township employees […]

EO reorganization meeting brings some changes

EO reorganization meeting brings some changes

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The East Orange City Council welcomed in the new year with its annual reorganization meeting Monday, Jan. 2, in Council Chambers. Third Ward Councilman Ted Green and 2nd Ward Councilman Romal Bullock were re-elected by their peers to serve as chairman and 1st vice chairman, respectively, in 2017. Former U.S. Ambassador […]

Despite outcome, mayor commends voters for good turnout

IRVINGTON, NJ — Irvington Mayor Tony Vauss said he’s disappointed by Hillary Clinton’s loss to Donald Trump, but is proud of how Irvington got out the vote on Election Day to try and her get elected as the nation’s first female president. He said 17,000 of the township’s total 30,000 registered voters went to the […]

EO city pride runs high for Halloween

EO city pride runs high for Halloween

EAST ORANGE, NJ — East Orange marked Halloween on Monday, Oct. 31, with a citywide celebration for children and adults of all ages in most of the city’s five wards. “In the city of East Orange, we’re setting the standard for urban excellence and we’re being that destination city,” said East Orange Recreation Department Director […]

EO General Hospital hosts ‘Come See Health Fair’

EO General Hospital hosts ‘Come See Health Fair’

EAST ORANGE, NJ — East Orange General Hospital cordoned off a portion of North Munn Avenue on Saturday, Oct. 15, to host its Come See Health Fair. Offering free health screenings, food and entertainment, it was intended as a chance for neighboring municipalities to “come see” what the new East Orange General Hospital has to […]

EO mayor, council president announce re-election bids

EAST ORANGE, NJ — East Orange Mayor Lester Taylor officially announced his own run for re-election on Friday, Oct. 7, just after he and the other members of the city’s Democratic Committee joined with Essex County Democrats to endorse Phil Murphy, a former Goldman Sachs executive and U.S. Ambassador to Germany, in his bid for […]

Vauss set to have his annual Mayor’s Ball on Sept. 29

IRVINGTON, NJ — When Mayor Tony Vauss and Building Director Ted Green celebrated celebrated their common birthday with a little party on Tuesday, Sept. 20, the mayor was quick to redirect attention to his annual Black Tie Mayor’s Ball on Thursday, Sept. 29, at Nanina’s In the Park restaurant in Belleville. Doors open at 5:30 […]

Despite recent shootings, EO celebrates crime reduction

Despite recent shootings, EO celebrates crime reduction

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The East Orange National Night Out celebration took place against the backdrop of a multiple shootings and a homicide in the city that has earned recognition for the historic reductions in crime, which began on the watch of former Mayor Robert Bowser and former police Director Jose Cordero. The bad patch […]