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Hundreds Attend East Orange Tree Lighting & Toy Giveaway

December 12, 2018

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Mayor Ted Green and several hundred of his closest friends met in front of City Hall to enjoy a cup of free hot chocolate, listen to the incredible sounds of the Cecily Tyson Performing Arts Middle/High School Choir and take pictures with Santa for the City’s annual Tree Lighting and Toy Giveaway. But most of the children in attendance came to the event for the ...

Inclement Weather Causes Massive Delays For Local Commuters

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Not only did yesterday’s snow event cause schools, municipalities and businesses to close their doors early, it also created a chaotic condition for local area commuters. 

There were massive travel delays reported from the East Orange/Orange train stations, bus lines, cabs and even Uber service. Many road became impassable due to the timing and intensity of the ...

Hawaiian Thompson-Epps Receives Honors at Newark Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Dinner

EAST ORANGE, NJ – The Newark Athletic Hall of Fame recently inducted Newark native Hawaiian Thompson-Epps into their ranks during their 30th Annual Induction Dinner.

After achieving many accomplishments, including being named All American at the NCAA Women’s Outdoor Track and Field Division III Championship, Epps went on to become a successful track coach at Barringer and Hillside ...

Former Homeless Resident Turned Author Returns Home To Promote New Book

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Some say you can never go home again; but long time East Orange resident and author Leroy Bennett begs to differ. After decades on the road Leroy has returned to the home of his childhood with a ton of experience and a story to tell.

Today at 1;00 pm Bennett will showcase his book, Hotel California at the East Orange Farmer’s Market. Hotel California is a biographical ...

Come Join Mayor Ted Green and Assemblywoman Britnee Timberlake for a Special Event at the East Orange Farmers Market on October 23, 2018

EAST ORANGE, NJ - An invitation is extended to all East Orange residents, businesses and stakeholders to join Mayor Ted Green and Assemblywoman Britnee Timberlake for a special event planned at the East Orange Farmers Market on October 23, 2018 from 1:00 – 2:30pm. 

They have invited East Orange native son, Leroy Bennett, who has authored Welcome to the Hotel California, a novel ...

North Jersey Links Kick Off the Fall Wellness Season with Summit Medical Group Walk the Lake

Come Enjoy Free Massages, Kemetic Yoga, Deep Breathing Exercises and More

WEST ORANGE, NJ - The North Jersey Chapter of The Links, Incorporated is partnering with the Summit Medical Group to host this year’s Small Steps to Better Health and Wellness annual walk and wellness day. The walking event also includes free massages, Kemetic yoga and more.  The wellness walk event is today, ...

BREAKING NEWS: Power Outage on Prospect Street Between Park & Springdale Ave, Cooling Stations Available For Those In Need

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 the East Orange Senior Center at 90 Halsted Street and the East Orange Public ...

NFL Star Rasul Douglas Comes Back Home To Inspire and To Serve

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, free food and school supply giveaways for young students. 

The event had a large ...

2018 National Night Out Possibly One of the Best Nights of the Summer

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,  games, music, swimming, basketball or watching Black Panther on a huge video screen.

East Orange & Orange Celebrate National Night Out All Over Town

EAST ORANGE/ORANGE, NJ - Both East Orange and Orange plan to be extremely busy Tuesday night as they join in the National Night Out Celebration. 

Among a myriad of activities all across East Orange, Mayor Ted Green is hosting a candlelight vigil at STEM in honor of a teacher at the school that was recently slain by senseless gun fire. 

Mayor Dwayne Warren will be busy also; he is ...


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