Governor Phil Murphy Announces Nominations and Appointments Including East Orange Democratic Chair Leroy Jones

April 18, 2018

TRENTON, NJ  - Governor Phil Murphy filed the following nominations and appointments:


• Nominate for reappointment The Honorable Keith A. Bachmann (New Milford, Bergen) 

• Nominate for reappointment The Honorable Christine A. Farrington (Wyckoff, Bergen) 

• Nominate for reappointment The Honorable Terry P. Bottinelli (Wyckoff, ...

EO Mayor Ted Green Host Special Presentation Outlining First 100 Days

EAST ORANGE, NJ: Mayor Ted R. Green introduced his first proposed budget to the East Orange City Council on April 9, 2018, calling it one that has no frills, no shortcuts and no extras.

During the City Council’s Regular Public Meeting, Mayor Green announced his proposed budget at $145 million, approximately $1.2 million more than last year’s budget necessary to ...

Essex County Executive Announces Improvements to County Parks System

ORANGE, NJ -  Using the tennis courts in Essex County Irvington Park as the backdrop, Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced that the tennis courts in Irvington Park and Weequahic Park, and the basketball courts in Ivy Hill Park and Monte Irvin Orange Park will receive facelifts with new asphalt playing surfaces, equipment and fencing on Wednesday, April 11th. The project ...

Senator Booker Gives a Shout Out to Mayor Green on Twitter!

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Leading up to his first 100 days in office, Mayor Ted Green has stated and done everything he could to make a significant difference between his style of governance and any of his predecessors. 

One of his major main campaign promises was to continue to “Walk the Block”. Walking the block entails going door to door, engaging local residents in a specific area ...

Essex County Mayors and Businesses Collaborate on State Issues at Meet the Mayors Breakfast

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The eighth annual Meet the Mayors event at the Westminster Hotel in Livingston on Saturday morning saw a wide cross-section of mayors from throughout Essex County, business leaders from across the same communities and residents looking to hear from this year’s panelists.

In addition to a panel discussion—featuring guest speakers Sheila Oliver, Lt. Governor; ...

Governor Murphy Lauds Federal Approval of 169 Opportunity Zones including East Orange and Orange

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy announced today that the United States Department of Treasury has approved his 169 recommended designations for Opportunity Zones throughout the Garden State. The Opportunity Zone Program is designed to drive long-term capital investments into low-income rural and urban communities.

“I’m pleased the Treasury Department has accepted all 169 ...

Mayor Ted Green and East Orange City Council Bring “Little City” Back to Life

EAST ORANGE, NJ - After over fifteen years of inactivity, Mayor Ted R. Green and the East Orange City Council held a ground breaking ceremony at 11 Sussex Avenue, formerly the location of Arcadian Gardens - best known as “Little City”. 

The new title for this formerly vacant and distressed address will be the Sussex Ave Urban Renewal Project; and the mayor promises this is ...

Eighth Annual Meet the Mayors Event to Highlight Essex County Mayors and Business Leaders

LIVINGSTON, NJ — A panel of corporate and government leaders as well as the mayors of several Essex County towns will come together at the eighth annual “Meet the Mayors” event at its new location, the Westminster Hotel in Livingston, on April 7 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., to discuss major issues affecting the state.

Featuring guest speakers Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver, PSE&G ...

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Essex County Executive in East Orange to Announce Plans for Drug Take Back Day

April 15, 2018

Safely Discarding Unused Prescription and Over the Counter Medication Can Help Prevent Drug Abuse

EAST ORANGE, NJ – On Monday, April 16th, Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. and the Essex County Division of Community Health will join with the Federal Drug Enforcement Administration, the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Team (ADAPT), the Essex County Police Chief’s ...