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BREAKING NEWS: I-280 Eastbound Ramp to Garden State Parkway Resurfacing Project begins in East Orange

March 10, 2019

Overnight ramp closures and detours necessary for ramp paving

EAST ORANGE, NJ - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials announced the start of a pavement resurfacing project that will require overnight closures of several ramps in the area of I-280 eastbound in East Orange.

Beginning at 10 p.m., Monday, March 11, until 5 a.m. the next day, and continuing overnight for ...

Governor Murphy Unveils New Plans to Care for Individuals Dually Diagnosed with Developmental Disabilities and Mental Health Conditions

TRENTON, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy has announced $22.5 million in proposed new investments to care for individuals with developmental disabilities, including new funding for individuals diagnosed with both developmental disabilities and mental health conditions.

“Our budget will provide critical resources to allow individuals with both developmental disabilities and mental health ...

The East Orange Mayor’s Office of Employment and Training (MOET) Celebrate Residents that Received Job Training Certification

EAST ORANGE, NJ - The East Orange Mayor’s Office of Employment and Training (MOET) recently held a recognition ceremony to celebrate residents who received training certifications in 2018. 

Under the leadership of Manager LaDonna Johns, MOET has successfully partnered with East Orange General Hospital, UPS, Quality Health Care, Council for Airport Opportunity, Sodexo, Fed Ex and ...

Mayor Green Debunks Bogus Claim Regarding Unsafe Water in East Orange

EAST ORANGE, NJ: East Orange water is clean, safe and continues to meet the standards of the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, said city officials.

Officials issued the statement in response to false water quality reports that began circulating on social media early this morning.

According to Christopher Coke, Executive Director of the East Orange Water Department, the most ...

Mayor Green Delivers First Annual State of the City Address to Standing Room only Crowd

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Undoubtedly, one of the major events of the year in East Orange is the Mayor’s Annual State of the City Address. This year is certainly no exception.

Mayor Green and his “Green Team” put together a presentation thought by many to be second to none. The event, held at Cicely Tyson School of Performing Arts n East Orange was well attended with standing room ...

Statement From Mayor Ted Green Regarding Illegal Housing in the City of East Orange

EAST ORANGE, NJ - “In East Orange, we have zero tolerance for landlords who circumvent our laws and prey on individuals and families seeking a place to live. The City of East Orange has a very strict housing code and our inspectors will continue to aggressively enforce it.

For those slumlords who have been renting substandard and unsafe apartments to homeless people in need, you are now ...


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Looking to Buy Your First Home? NJHMFA Offers $10,000 in Down Payment and Closing Cost Assistance

March 19, 2019

"Dear Mayor Warren,

If you have homeowners in your community who are facing foreclosure or first-time homebuyers looking to purchase a home, the New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency (NJHMFA) has programs that can help. We are asking your assistance to get Information on these important state programs out to your residents. 

A new state housing counseling ...