Irvington politicians support Green’s run for EO mayor

Irvington politicians support Green’s run for EO mayor

IRVINGTON, NJ — When East Orange City Council Chairman and 3rd Ward Councilman Ted Green hosted his campaign kickoff at the intersection of Steuben and Winthrop streets in East Orange on Tuesday, Feb. 21, Irvington Township was well represented. Irvington’s presence was expected because Green serves as the director of the Irvington Building Department in […]

Irvington Building Department director running for East Orange mayor

Irvington Building Department director running for East Orange mayor

IRVINGTON/EAST ORANGE, NJ — In a press conference Tuesday, Feb. 21, East Orange City Council Chairman Ted Green announced he will run for mayor in the June 6 Democratic Party primary at the top of an East Orange Democratic Committee slate. Green also works as the Irvington Building Department director in Mayor Tony Vauss’ administration. […]

Mayor welcomes feedback at 4th State of the City Address

Mayor welcomes feedback at 4th State of the City Address

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Based on the feedback by attendees, East Orange Mayor Lester Taylor’s fourth annual State of the City Address on Tuesday, Jan. 24, at the Cicely Tyson School of the Performing and Fine Arts Theater, was an unqualified success. “I think tonight’s event was fabulous,” said 4th Ward Councilman Casim Gomez on […]

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 […]