Council members praise DPW handling of snowstorm

Council members praise DPW handling of snowstorm

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Members of East Orange City Council complimented Department of Public Works Director Chris Coke at the committee meeting on Monday, Nov. 19, for his handling of the first big snowfall of the holiday season that blanketed the city Thursday, Nov. 15. “I just want to commend the Public Works Department,” said […]

EO City Council members organize citywide graduation party for Class of 2018

EO City Council members organize citywide graduation party for Class of 2018

EAST ORANGE, NJ — East Orange City Council and the East Orange Board of Education recognized every graduate of the Class of 2018 with a citywide graduation party in the Ampere Parkway section on Saturday, June 30. East Orange 5th Ward Councilman Mustafa Brent and his wife, Kareemah Williams-Brent, joined forces with his Councilwoman Alicia […]

Freeholders honor public safety professionals

Freeholders honor public safety professionals

NEWARK, NJ — The Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders held its 2017 Public Safety Professionals Celebration on Wednesday, Oct. 18, at the Hall of Records in Newark to commemorate fire officials, police officers and first responders in Essex County for their selfless service. Freeholder President Britnee Timberlake began the program with welcoming remarks, celebrating […]

East Orange hosts 9-11 Prayer Vigil at City Hall

East Orange hosts 9-11 Prayer Vigil at City Hall

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The city of East Orange and the City Council observed the 16th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City, the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., and the foiled attempt on the nation’s capital that ended in an field in Pennsylvania by holding an Interfaith Call […]

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 […]

Historical Society reaches out to community

Historical Society reaches out to community

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The Historical Society of East Orange is on the move and President Goldie Burbage said Tuesday, Feb. 7, that the group’s goal is to stay as active and relevant as possible to the community. Among the society’s endeavors is its traveling Black History Month display; encouraging and empowering women by supporting […]