Bowers part of panel helping EO mayor to find new PSD director

IRVINGTON, NJ — Irvington Public Safety Director Tracy Bowers has been helping East Orange Mayor Ted Green search to find a new Public Safety Department director of his own, to replace former East Orange Public Safety Director Sheilah Coley, who officially submitted her letter of resignation Tuesday, May 29. While some municipal leaders and elected […]

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 […]

Ten EO police officers file separate lawsuits

EAST ORANGE, NJ — According to attorney R. Armen McComber of the McComber & McComber P.C. law firm of Red Bank, at least 10 police officers currently on the job in the East Orange Police Department have filed lawsuits against the city, public safety Director Sheilah Coley, police Chief Phyllis Bindi, the East Orange Police […]

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 mayor commends 2 school resource officers

EAST ORANGE, NJ — East Orange Mayor Lester Taylor observed National Gun Violence Awareness Day on Friday, June 2, by honoring two school resource officers who managed to peacefully defuse a potentially deadly situation involving an armed suspect in the vicinity of a public school last year. School Resource Officers Segundo Marquez and Christopher Kyer […]

EO Fire Department response leads to $3M drug bust

EO Fire Department response leads to $3M drug bust

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The East Orange Public Safety Department put a new spin on the saying “Where there’s smoke, there’s fire” on Thursday, May 18, when firefighters from the Fire Division responded to a call of smoke coming from the garage in the backyard of a private home on Springdale Avenue and stumbled onto […]

Irvington well-represented at East Orange’s reorganization

Irvington well-represented at East Orange’s reorganization

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Irvington Township was well-represented at the East Orange City Council’s annual reorganization meeting Monday, Jan. 2, inside Council Chambers in East Orange, where 3rd Ward Councilman Ted Green was once again chosen by his council colleagues to serve as chairman. The presence of so many Irvington elected officials and township employees […]