Farfan wins third seat on SOMA Board of Ed.

How did South Orange and Maplewood vote on Nov. 6?

Farfan wins third seat on SOMA Board of Ed.

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — After nearly a month of waiting with bated breath, Essex County Clerk Chris Durkin has certified the county’s results from the Nov. 6 election. In addition to answers about how each town voted in myriad elections, there is now a final answer as to who won the very close […]

EO candidates prepare as filing deadline approaches

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The deadline for prospective candidates for mayor or the five open ward seats to turn in nominating petitions is Friday, March 31, at 4 p.m. Petitions must be turned in at the office of East Orange city clerk Cynthia Brown in City Hall. Petitions have been available since Jan. 1. The […]

In wake of FBI probe, Orange B.A. institutes changes

In wake of FBI probe, Orange B.A. institutes changes

ORANGE, NJ — Orange South Ward Councilwoman Jamie Summers-Johnson told the crowd of approximately 25 residents at her Community Meeting in the Heywood Avenue Elementary School auditorium on Thursday, Jan. 19, that questions about the ongoing FBI probe into alleged fiscal abuses by Willis Edwards, the city’s former acting business administrator, and Tyshammie Cooper, East […]

Meet-and-greet introduces Orange’s new business administrator

Meet-and-greet introduces Orange’s new business administrator

ORANGE, NJ — Mayor Dwayne Warren has selected Chris Hartwyk as Orange’s new business administrator. City Council President Donna K. Williams and other council members were so pleased to have a full-time, certified and experienced business administrator that they organized a meet-and-greet session at the Sandwiches Unlimited restaurant on Center Street on Wednesday, Dec. 14, […]

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 […]

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 […]

EO reorganization meeting brings some changes

EO reorganization meeting brings some changes

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The East Orange City Council welcomed in the new year with its annual reorganization meeting Monday, Jan. 2, in Council Chambers. Third Ward Councilman Ted Green and 2nd Ward Councilman Romal Bullock were re-elected by their peers to serve as chairman and 1st vice chairman, respectively, in 2017. Former U.S. Ambassador […]