EO council members take essay winners to see ‘Black Panther’

EO council members take essay winners to see ‘Black Panther’

Photo Courtesy Denzel Turner East Orange 3rd Ward Councilman Bergson Leneus, fifth from left, sits with the group of 60 school children that he and 3rd Ward Councilwoman Quilla Talmadge took to see the popular new movie ‘Black Panther’ on Sunday, Feb. 18. Leneus is the city’s first-ever Haitian American elected official.EAST ORANGE, NJ — […]

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 […]

EO Council passes revised CY 2016 budget

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The East Orange City Council approved the revised $138,194,520 Calendar Year 2016 city budget with a 1.46-percent tax increase at its regular meeting Monday, June 6. According to city officials, the increase is a reduction from the 1.9-percent increase Mayor Lester Taylor introduced at the council’s March 28 meeting, and is […]