Codey donates COVID test kits to Renna House in West Orange

Codey donates COVID test kits to Renna House in West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — State Sen. Richard J. Codey, representing the 27th Legislative District, visited Renna House senior citizens in West Orange on Jan. 27. Codey, a former N.J. governor, showed up to listen to residents’ concerns and distribute COVID test kits he had purchased at ShopRite. “Since the availability of at-home test kits can […]

Most Essex towns vote blue in election, keeping Democratic incumbents

Most Essex towns vote blue in election, keeping Democratic incumbents

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Nov. 2 election in New Jersey saw some major upsets, low voter turnout and the Democrats losing ground. The biggest upset was Republican challenger Edward Durr seemingly defeating Democratic incumbent Senate President Stephen Sweeney in the 3rd Legislative District; as of press time, the results of the race had not […]

See who’s running for political office in your town

See who’s running for political office in your town

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — This election season is shaping up to be fairly quiet in Essex County, with few contested elections and foregone conclusions for some of the contested races. The biggest question on the ballot this upcoming Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 2, is the choice for governor. Democratic incumbent Gov. Phil Murphy, with running […]

With cooperative weather, Fagan holds downtown walking tour

With cooperative weather, Fagan holds downtown walking tour

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange historian Joseph Fagan led a downtown walking tour on May 15, highlighting local history for those in attendance, including state Sen. Richard Codey. Codey joined the tour for the talking stop across from historic St. Mark’s Church and he smiled as Fagan explained impromptu that Codey is one of […]

Hindu temple opens its doors in West Orange

Hindu temple opens its doors in West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange Mayor Robert Parisi, Livingston Mayor Shawn Klein and state Sen. Richard Codey cut the ceremonial ribbon at the Sai Hira Ram Trust Hindu Temple of Worship. To welcome the temple to West Orange on April 2, all three participated in a lighting of candles, with honorary guests on hand. […]

NJ Legislature passes package of bills relating to COVID-19

NJ Legislature passes package of bills relating to COVID-19

TRENTON, NJ — In an effort to help New Jersey address the COVID-19 pandemic now and in the future, the state Assembly and Senate passed a package of bills that addresses a variety of topics, from health care to allowing municipalities to hold online council meetings. A total of 27 bills were passed in the […]

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