EAST ORANGE, NJ - The City is happy to announce Cyrus Ferguson, Health Department Supervisor in the Child and Adult Care Food Program Division, received the Distinguished Commissioner’s Award this week from the Northern New Jersey Boy Scout Council and the Lenape Trail District for his exceptional and outstanding service to the Lenape Trail District which serves East Orange, Orange, Irvington and North Newark.
East Orange Employee Cyrus Ferguson Receives Distinguished Commissioner’s Award
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ESSEX COUNTY, NJ - Fifteen volunteers joined a community of advocates dedicated to speaking up on behalf of Essex County's foster children with CASA for Children of Essex County. The latest class of advocates gathered at the Wilentz Court Complex in Newark on Tuesday, February 13 as they as they took an oath to advocate for the best interest of foster children in family ...
By MARGARET MCHUGHFebruary 13, 2018
EAST ORANGE, NJ — For the seventh consecutive year, the Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges—which includes the West Essex YMCA and six other branches—has received the top rating from the largest charity evaluator in the U.S. for its strong financial health and commitment to transparency and accountability.
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By TAPINTO EAST ORANGE/ORANGEFebruary 11, 2018
EAST ORANGE, NJ - Mayor Ted Green and members of the staff of the City of East Orange stood in solidity for women’s heart health by ‘Going Red’ on February 2, 2018. This demonstration of unity was prompted by a campaign created by the American Heart Association to dispel the myths and raise awareness of heart disease & stroke as the number one killer of women. The American ...
February 10, 2018
ORANGE, NJ – February 9, 2018 – The Housing Authority of the City of Orange kicked off its Black History Month festivities with a dance performance that brought generations together to the community room at the HACO headquarters on Thomas Blvd., February 7.
Students from the Orange Conservatory, Park Avenue School, and Concepts in Choreography, performed before an audience of ...
By TAPINTO EAST ORANGE/ORANGEFebruary 8, 2018
EAST ORANGE, NJ - This week the ChangeMakers Radio Show talks with henna staining professional MaatiRe Jones. Jones has been practicing the art of henna staining professionally since 1992. The ancient beauty right has become an integral part of her life. Her passion for henna body art has earned her recognition as "the henna girl" for some of the entertainment world’s ...
By TAPINTO EAST ORANGE/ORANGEFebruary 6, 2018
Orange Housing Authority Manager Cristina Mateo Buys Her First Home in Orange
ORANGE, NJ – In so many ways, Cristina Mateo embodies everything the Orange Housing Authority stands for. An employee of the OHA since she was 20, Cristina rose through the ranks, all in the service of her community. Now, she used her housing expertise to buy her first home in the East Ward, ...
By TAPINTO EAST ORANGE/ORANGEFebruary 5, 2018
EAST ORANGE, NJ - The Historical Society of East Orange (HSEO) began their city-wide tour and Black History Month exhibit today inside the Rotunda at City Hall. East Orange Mayor Ted Green introduced those members of the organization in attendance; including HSEO President Mrs. Goldie Burbage.
This roving exhibit will stay set up at East Orange City Hall Rotunda (44 City Hall Plaza) from ...