East Orange/Orange News

September 16, 2018

EAST ORANGE, NJ – On Monday September 17, The East Orange Public Library (EOPL) is proud to announce a grant reception for its participation in the state-funded, “Fade to Books” literacy initiative featuring a video conference with Derrick Barnes, author of the award-winning picture book, “Crown: ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - Mayor Ted R. Green is proud to announce the appointment of two new directors to his leadership team to head the Departments of Policy, Planning and Development and Health and Human Services. “These two gentlemen bring a wealth of knowledge and experience in each of their ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - Isaiah House will celebrate its 30th anniversary October 11, 2018 with a ‘high profile’ gala at the EO Golf Course Par 440 Restaurant in Short Hills. The event will highlight those individuals and organizations that have supported the agency over the year(s) with hope of ...

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NEW JERSEY – New Jersey Assemblywoman Britnee N. Timberlake announced she has sponsored crucial legislation aimed at ensuring people wishing to buy back their home from foreclosure or are purchasing a foreclosed home to live in can compete with investors. The bill, numbered A4412, is another ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair State University officials have come under fire over a recent video that has surfaced of the campus police responding to a call of a fight between students on Wednesday, with guns drawn.  Students and alumni took to twitter after a video surfaced. Students and alumni ...

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  EAST ORANGE, NJ -  The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it has awarded nearly $84.5 million to New Jersey to help finance water infrastructure projects that are essential to protecting public health and the environment. The funds will primarily be used to upgrade ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - Mayor Ted R. Green and the East Orange City Council in cooperation with the East Orange School District are promoting a campaign to encourage more of the fathers, male guardians, grandfathers and caring men in the community to accompany our youths to school on this coming Thursday ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ – The Mayor’s Office of the City of East Orange  just announced that there is a power outage in the area of Prospect Street between Park Ave and Springdale Ave. The Power Company is working on restoring it as quickly as possible. In the meantime cooling stations are available at ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Reentry, the program that former Gov. Jim McGreevey started to help recently released inmates obtain housing and employment, is now moving to assist a large segment of society with training for and placement in jobs in construction trades through a program called NJBuild. At ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - Disbanded since April 2016, the East Orange Police Division recently reactivated its Violent Crimes Task Force to directly address “hot spots,” violent activity and issues of community concern, city officials announced. “Public Safety is always my top priority and I am 100% in ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - The East Orange Jaguars handily defeats the Watchung Hills Regional High School football team in the 2018 season kickoff on Friday, 50-17. “Never the way you want to start the season. We will learn from this one and move on,” said WHRHS head coach Rich Seubert. “I’m proud of ...

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HILLSIDE, NJ - While New Jersey lurches toward legalizing recreational marijuana, one Newark lawmaker is leading the conversation against it.  State Sen. Ron Rice (D-Essex), who on Monday hosted a town hall in Hillside, believes the current legalization bill would lead to more foreclosures in ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ – Mayor Ted Green has issued an excessive heat advisory should any of our residents need places to escape the inclement temperatures. Over the next two days heat index values are expected to reach temperatures as high as 104 degrees. The Mayor’s advisory lists places where ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - AN Irvington man was arrested on Monday afternoon in connection with a shooting that occurred in Montclair on Saturday. At approximately 10:30 p.m., officers responded to Pine Street at Glenridge Avenue on a report of shots fired, law enforcement officials reported. They ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - It seems like only yesterday, but for the last ten (10) years, the City, lead by 3rd Ward Council members has hosted the highly acclaimed Summer (House Music) Jam iMusic Festival n Elmwood Park. This outdoor music event and family gathering draws crowds from all over Essex and ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - NFL standout Rasul Douglas, a cornerback with the Philadelphia Eagles came back home to East Orange Friday (August 24, 2018) to host an event he is calling a ‘Community Giveback’ event. The event was held at Firehouse #2 at 60 Main Street in East Orange. There was music, games, ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - East Orange resident and NFL Professional Football Player Rasul Douglas will be hosting what he is calling a ‘Community Giveback’ event today (Friday August 24, 2018) at Firehouse #2 at 60 Main Street in East Orange.There will be music, games, free food and school supply giveaways ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino and East Orange Police Chief Phyllis Bindi announced today that Roberto Ubiera, 55, of Newark has been arrested and charged with the murder of Tarlok Singh, 55, of East Orange.   Singh, who worked at the Park Deli & Grocery ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - Last Friday Lauryn Hill of the famed group the Fugees was spotted at a ribbon cutting ceremony on Main Street for her good friends, personal cook Chef Roger Millers and his wife Andrea Tucker-Miller. The ribbon cutting was for their new store, Spice N Things, a Caribbean eatery ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - Though the start of the 58th Annual Men of Essex Golf Classic was delayed  a few days, it appears the rain and inclement weather conditions could not damper the spirit of this joyous occasion. Even with the disruption caused by the change of date from Monday until Thursday August ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Essex County Schools of Technology is following suit with the county government and will no longer bank with Wells Fargo over the bank's foreclosure practices.   MORE: Reverend plans to meet with Wells Fargo over Newark foreclosures Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Newark received a $5.6 million settlement from East Orange, resolving a seven-year legal battle over wastewater that runs through pipes of the state’s largest municipality. The wastewater produced by East Orange residents has a natural, gravitational flow into Newark's Wastewater ...

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NEWARK, NJ - A new state program will offer mediation counseling services to New Jersey residents facing foreclosure, giving them at least a fighting chance when going up against lenders during the legal process. The New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency is using $1 million to fund the ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - Due to inclement weather conditions, today’s scheduled 58th Men of Essex Golf Classic has been rescheduled for Thursday August 16th. The golfing related activities are scheduled for the same times; regrettably, due to club policies, the Spa/Pool Party is canceled. Spa/Pool ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - Scores of northern New Jersey’s corporate and civic leaders along with a host of celebrities plan to join the Men of Essex, in their efforts to raise $50,000 at its 58th Annual Golf Classic. The prestigious charity event will be held at the Cedar Hill Golf & Country Club, 100 ...

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ESSEX COUNTY, NJ – The 10th Annual NCJW/Essex Back 2 School Store (B2SS) brought grins all around on Sunday, July 29th as hundreds of children went shopping at a one-day pop-up store designed to help economically disadvantaged children in Essex County, NJ. “I love my new backpack and I got to ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - Over the last five years, one of the sure signs of summer in East Orange has become the annual East Orange High School Panthers ‘Up the Way / Down the Way Summer Jam at Shirley Hendricks home in Orange. As blasphemous as it sounds to host a major East Orange High School event in ...

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ORANGE, NJ  – The Housing Authority of the City of Orange, in partnership with the Albert Group, participated in the National Night Out tradition by hosting one of the city’s celebrations at the Walter G. Alexander Village on Wilson Place, August 7. National Night Out is an annual ...

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EAST ORANGE/ORANGE, NJ - The National Night Out celebration is not simply an evening out with family and friends for a good time. National Night Out isn’t just an opportunity to share a hamburger with local police officers and politicians. The National Night Out isn’t just about bouncy houses,  ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - Amidst all the wonderful things that the City of East Orange has to be proud of, our greatest resource is the quality of people that call East Orange home. Last month one of this newspaper’s top contributors celebrated a milestone anniversary without fanfare or celebration. We’d ...

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