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Engineering Union Endorses Ted Green for Mayor of East Orange


EAST ORANGE, NJ - ESPA, the Engineering Supervisory Personnel Association, the trade group for engineering and professional level engineering employees, has thrown their endorsement for Mayor behind Ted R. Green. ESPA says consistent concern for the City and employees is reason for support.

Donald Wharton, longtime President of ESPA said, “As President of ESPA, we would like to formally endorse Ted Green for Mayor of the City of East Orange.”

Wharton said many of the employees have known Ted for a very long time and that his record of service and commitment to East Orange are clear and evident through his work.

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Wharton continued, “I have known Ted for many years, both personally and professionally and most significantly, I know him to be someone who cares about the City of East Orange concerning all matters grand and small.  His never-ending sponsorship of programs ranges from those for Young Citizens to our Senior Citizens. 

ESPA at East Orange City Hall has 42 members employed in a number of municipal departments including Public Works, Water, Buildings and Grounds, Information Technology, Emergency Management, the East Orange Public Library and Municipal Courts. 

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Rep. Payne, Jr. Issues Statement on Parkland, Florida, School Shooting

February 14, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) released the following statement:

“To the families who lost loved ones during a school shooting in Parkland, Florida, today, know that your country’s compassion and thoughts go out to you. Our hearts break with yours.

“To those injured, know that the American people are praying your recovery.

“To the ...

Top Seven Bookkeeping Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

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It is only natural to feel down from time to time, but if you seem to be locked in a cycle of negativity, it is time to seek help in order to become your best self and live your best life.

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Keeping a Gratitude Journal

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Studies have shown the benefits of journaling in relation to mental and physical health. It boosts mood and relieves stress. It teaches those who keep a ...

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