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 […]

Holman and Green host first part of public safety forum

Holman and Green host first part of public safety forum

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The first of a two-part public safety forum to recognize members of the East Orange Police Department and other emergency care providers for the good job they are doing was hosted Tuesday, July 19, in Council Chambers by East Orange City Council Chairman Ted Green and 5th Ward Councilwoman Alicia Holman. […]

Safety forums to address police tactics

EAST ORANGE, NJ — In the wake of the recent police-involved shootings in Baton Rouge, La., and Falcon Heights, Minn., and the killing of five Dallas police officers during a march organized to protest the those incidents, East Orange City Council Chairman and 3rd Ward Councilman Ted Green and 5th Ward Councilwoman Alicia Holman have […]

EO Council passes 2016 budget … with some reservations

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Although East Orange City Council approved the revised $138,194,520 Calendar Year 2016 city budget, with a 1.46-percent tax increase, at their regular meeting on Monday, June 6, some council members expressed reservations about certain aspects of it. “Within that budget there are some increases for employees; I was in favor of […]

Irvington well-represented at East Orange’s annual MACfest

Irvington well-represented at East Orange’s annual MACfest

IRVINGTON, NJ — The township of Irvington was well represented at the city of East Orange’s second Music Arts and Culture Fest East Orange’s City Hall Plaza on Saturday, June 4. Irvington Neighborhood Preservation Program Director Melody Thomas-Scott, an East Orange native, and Irvington Building Department Director Ted Green — who is also the East […]