Coley resigning as EO Public Safety Department director

EAST ORANGE, NJ — East Orange Public Safety Department Director Sheilah Coley has officially submitted her letter of resignation to Mayor Ted Green and city administrator Solomon Steplight. “Good evening, I wanted you to hear it from me first,” said Coley on Tuesday, May 29, via text message to a Record-Transcript reporter. “I resigned as […]

Coley’s 45-day extension is business as usual for directors

EAST ORANGE, NJ — East Orange 5th Ward Councilwoman Alicia Holman clarified her remarks with regard to city council’s vote to extend acting Public Safety Division Director Sheilah Coley’s temporary appointment by another 45 days at its regular meeting on March 26, following Mayor Ted Green’s request for the extension. “We just gave her another […]

EO council chairman approaches 100-day milestone

  EAST ORANGE, NJ — Although most attention is focused on a new mayor or president’s first 100 days in office, East Orange City Council Chairman Romal Bullock, who represents the 2nd Ward, is also approaching that milestone. Bullock, a practicing attorney, served as the council’s vice chairman for the past two years. As council […]

Historical Society of EO kicks off Black History Month

Photo by Chris Sykes Historical Society of East Orange members, including President Goldie Burbage, right, and East Orange Chamber of Commerce President Patrick Reid, second from right, stand in front of the traveling local history exhibit on Monday, Feb. 5, during the city’s official Black History Month observance kickoff ceremony inside City Hall. The exhibit […]

Candidates square off in EO Democratic primary

EAST ORANGE, NJ — When East Orange voters go the polls for the Democratic primary on Tuesday, June 6, they will have a chance to make local history. Voters will have three choices for mayor: City Council Chairman and 3rd Ward Councilman Ted Green, John Thompson Jr. and Kenwyn S. Williams. They will also have […]