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East Orange Has Two Winners at Essex County Fishing Derby

June 12, 2018

ORANGE, NJ - Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced that Tyler Tolson from East Orange caught the first fish in the boys' category and the most fish in the boys' 11-15 age category during the Essex County Fishing Derby in Essex County Monte Irvin Orange Park on Saturday, June 9th. He caught his first fish four minutes into the contest and caught a total of two ...

Newark Historical Renaissance Ride Seersucker Summer Social

NEWARK, NJ - Wear your finest seersucker, linens, hats and caps and prepare to pedal your way through Newark at the 2018 Newark Historical Renaissance Ride on Saturday, June 16th. Check-in begins at 9:00 a.m. in Newark’s Washington Park (33 Washington Street). The ride begins at 10:00 a.m. Sponsors include the City of Newark, NCEDC and the South Ward SID.

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EAST ORANGE MAYOR TED R. GREEN COMMENDS 9-YEAR OLD KORI SCOTT FOR SAVING CLASSMATE’S LIFE

Child performed Heimlich maneuver on best friend; Mayor presents proclamation in observance of “National Heimlich Maneuver Day”

EAST ORANGE, NJ – Mayor Ted R. Green today presented 9-year old, Kori Scott, with a proclamation for saving her best friend’s life by performing the Heimlich maneuver near their school cafeteria. Mayor Green also proclaimed Kori Scott ...

We Will Rise: Michelle Obama's Mission to Educate Girls Around the World

WEST ORANGE, NJ - The ladies of Rho Gamma Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority are hosting a screening of We Will Rise: Michelle Obama’s Mission to Educate Girls Around the World on Wednesday, May 30th at 7:00 pm at the West Orange Public Library, 46 Mount Pleasant Avenue, West Orange, NJ.   The film takes a journey with global leaders and activists- including former ...

Memorial Day Service and Parade Monday May 28th!

EAST ORANGE, NJ - One of the most certain signs of spring soon turning into summer in East Orange is the towns annual Memorial Day Parade. The parade has been a city tradition for decades and continues to be one of the major rallying events for community pride and camaraderie. 

Mayor Ted R. Green and the East Orange City Council cordially invites our residents, supporters and friends to ...

Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders Celebrates Youth

NEWARK, NJ  – The Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders held its Annual “Essex County Celebrates Youth” Program on Wednesday, April 11, 2018, at the Hall of Records in Newark.

Freeholder At-Large and President of the Board Brendan W. Gill of Montclair began the program with welcoming remarks celebrating the achievements of the honorees. He encouraged them to continue ...

COMMUNITY COMES OUT IN RECORD NUMBERS FOR EAST ORANGE EARTH DAY CITYWIDE CLEAN UP

EAST ORANGE, NJ, - East Orange Mayor Ted Green and the East Orange City Council, along with over 500 volunteers, took to the streets to clean up targeted neighborhoods throughout East Orange during the Earth Day Citywide Clean-Up on Sat, April 21, 2018. The event was coordinated under the direction of the Department of Public Works.

Approximately 40 teams comprised of employees, residents, ...

East Orange City Wide Holy Week Service

EAST ORANGE, NJ - The East Orange Clergy Association is hosting a city-wide Holy Week Service on Wednesday March 28th, 7:00 PM at Messiah Baptist Church 13-17 Oak Street in East Orange.

This year’s celebration of Holy Week holds special meaning for the organization in light of the passing of two of its stalwart members during 2017: the Late Reverend Dr. Leora Liggins and Late Reverend ...

PSE&G to Upgrade Aging Gas Pipes in East Orange

EAST ORANGE, NJ – Public Service Electric & Gas Company (PSE&G) will be working in East Orange to replace a little over 2 miles of old gas pipes with new piping – ensuring a continued safe, clean and reliable gas system well into the future. Beginning in mid-March work will take place Monday through Friday between the hours of 7 a.m. and 5 p.m., and some Saturdays weather ...

19 Women to be Recognized During Women’s History Month Celebration Event will be held March 23rd at East Orange Senior Center

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Mayor Ted R. Green, First Ward Councilwoman Amy Lewis and the East Orange Division of Senior Services will honor a dynamic group of 19 women who have made their mark in a variety of fields, including education, business, government, social services and more.

The distinguished honorees include:

Ruth Ashby, Toby Bess, Barbara Booker, Cynthia Brown, Dorothy Cole-Young, Gloria ...

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