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East Orange Clergy Organization Sponsors Dr. MLK Celebration

January 20, 2014 at 6:47 PM

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Residents of East Orange packed Calvary Baptist Church on Monday to participate in the East Orange Clergy’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Celebration. Attendees young and old from all across the city populated the church auditorium.

Most notable among the celebrants was Assembly Speaker Sheila Oliver, State Senator Nia Gill, Mayor Lester E. Taylor and East Orange City Council members Honorable Quila Talmadge (Council Chair), Honorable Sharon Fields (4th Ward) and a host of local area pastors and lay-leaders.

Youths from the City of East Orange Recreation Department served as greeters, hosts and assistants to seniors in need of care and direction. The E.O. Cheerleaders created a short cheer dedicated to Dr. King as part of the days festivities. 

Rev. Dwight Gill, pastor of New Hope Baptist Church in East Orange gave the keynote address; reminding the congregation to return to those principles and practices that have maintained the African-American community for decades and Dr. King instituted during his lifetime. 

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Police Arrest Three Women, One Man For Possession of a Loaded Gun

January 22, 2017

NEWARK, NJ - Newark Public Safety Director Anthony F. Ambrose reports the arrest of Idireyah Washington, 24, and Samid Strothers, 19, both of Newark, Iyannah Henderson, 23, of East Orange, and Carisma A. Sorey, 24, of Edison, for weapon possession.

At approximately 11:25 p.m., Friday, members of Newark Police Division’s Special Enforcement Bureau observed a woman drop a handgun ...

Life-Saving Assistance Desperately Needed For Local Family

January 16, 2017

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Our community has been asked to mobilize behind an effort to provide assistance to East Orange residents Bert and Stacie Mentor in support of their brother who recently was in a terrible accident in Thailand. 

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OSHA Proposes Nearly $89K Penalty After Finding EO Concrete Manufacturer Again Exposed Workers to Airborne Silica

January 17, 2017

EAST ORANGE, NJ - East Orange based County Concrete Corp. located at 64 Glenwood Pl. was recently issued citations by the the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration for one repeat and two failure-to-abate violations.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) conducted an inspection on July 19, 2016 as a follow-up to the ...