Irvington takes part in EO mayor’s Father’s Day Breakfast

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Irvington was at East Orange Mayor Ted Green’s annual Father’s Day Breakfast at Langston Hughes Elementary School on Rhode Island Avenue in that city’s 3rd Ward on Saturday, June 16, by Ron Brown, an Irvington Board of Education member and the Essex County Improvement Authority commissioner. “Fatherhood is the cornerstone for […]

Bowers part of panel helping EO mayor to find new PSD director

IRVINGTON, NJ — Irvington Public Safety Director Tracy Bowers has been helping East Orange Mayor Ted Green search to find a new Public Safety Department director of his own, to replace former East Orange Public Safety Director Sheilah Coley, who officially submitted her letter of resignation Tuesday, May 29. While some municipal leaders and elected […]

MACFest performers defy rain with memorable moments

EAST ORANGE, NJ — East Orange’s third annual Music, Arts and Culture Festival, or MACFest, took place in City Hall Plaza on Saturday, June 2, featuring many great performers and performances, including Tito Puente Jr., Melisa Morgan and this year’s headliner, Raheem Devaughn. The event was hosted by actress Naturi Naughton, who stars on the […]

Coley resigning as EO Public Safety Department director

EAST ORANGE, NJ — East Orange Public Safety Department Director Sheilah Coley has officially submitted her letter of resignation to Mayor Ted Green and city administrator Solomon Steplight. “Good evening, I wanted you to hear it from me first,” said Coley on Tuesday, May 29, via text message to a Record-Transcript reporter. “I resigned as […]

East Orange mayor to host iftar at City Hall

EAST ORANGE, NJ — East Orange Mayor Ted Green is inviting the entire city community to City Hall on Thursday, June 7, at 7 p.m., as he and other observant Muslims break their Ramadan fast. This evening meal is called the “iftar.” “Muslims have been fasting from sunup to sundown for the last month and […]

EO mayor introduces proposed $145 million budget

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Mayor Ted Green introduced a proposed city budget of $145 million for 2018, with a 2.7-percent tax increase, at the East Orange City Council’s regular meeting Monday, April 9. Green said there are no layoffs, no deferred compensation for employees and no interruptions in services for residents and business owners in […]

Coley’s 45-day extension is business as usual for directors

EAST ORANGE, NJ — East Orange 5th Ward Councilwoman Alicia Holman clarified her remarks with regard to city council’s vote to extend acting Public Safety Division Director Sheilah Coley’s temporary appointment by another 45 days at its regular meeting on March 26, following Mayor Ted Green’s request for the extension. “We just gave her another […]

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