East Orange/Orange Top Stories

November 15, 2018

MONTCLAIR, NJ - As snow is falling in Montclair, firefighters are fighting a blaze at the corner of Walnut St. and Valley on Thursday evening, according to reliable sources. Located in the 200 block of Walnut St., the entire 2.5 story home was engulfed in flames. There are no known injuries at ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - Breaking the Chain Through Education (BTCTE), a New Jersey-based organization dedicated to the eradication of child slave trafficking in Ghana, will feature a rescued teen at its Fifth Annual Fundraising Dinner on Thursday, November 15 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm at the Wilshire Grand.

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - The term “Urban Legend” is an expression that should only be used in the most reverent circumstances; and only for people that have done extraordinary things in the community. Said Boykins is one of those individuals. Boykins, and his wife Gigi have long been a positive fixture in ...

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TRENTON, NJ - On Friday, New Jersey Assemblywoman Britnee N. Timberlake was inducted into the Housing and Community Development Network of New Jersey’s Hall of Heroes as its first ever inductee for her advocacy this past budget cycle to restore $15 million to the State’s Affordable Housing Trust ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - The late Hugh B. Mendez, an East Orange native and sports legend, was honored earlier this year with the Whittier College Baseball Stadium in Whittier, California, being dedicated in his name. A graduate of East Orange High School and Springfield College in Massachusetts, ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - Bear, a Hoboken-based e-commerce retailer of mattresses, pillows and sleep accessories, in partnership with Good Sports, announced a $30,000 donation of athletic equipment to the East Orange Jr. Jaguars youth football and cheerleading program. The donation, which has a retail ...

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More than 400 Students from Garvin Elementary School in East Orange Receive Donated Backpacks Filled with Back-to-School Essentials.  EAST ORANGE, NJ - This back-to-school season, Comcast Spotlight, the advertising sales division of Comcast Cable, joined the Kids In Need Foundation (KINF), a ...

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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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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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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 - 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 - 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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