Community Leaders Rally to Save Former Mayor Cooke's Home

October 18, 2017

EAST ORANGE, NJ - East Orange Council President & Mayor-elect Ted Green with a coalition of grassroots organizations and elected officials came to the defense of former Mayor Tom Cooke in his time of desperate need to ‘Save His Home’

Also in support of the Mayor was 4th ward Councilman Casim Gomez and 1st ward Councilman Chris James joining  forces with Fredricka Bey and ...

Major Announcement at Mayor Taylor’s Final State of the City Address

EAST ORANGE, NJ - East Orange Mayor Lester E. Taylor III has set October 18, 2017 6:30 PM as the date for his final State of the City Address. This address promises to provide details that his administration calls, “A Major Announcement”.

Among the many accomplishments the Mayor boast is a $16 million dollar fund balance, half a billion dollar in private investments and an ...

Mayor Warren is Going Door-to-Door All Over Orange to Bring His Message of Change and Improvement

ORANGE, NJ - Over the past several weeks Orange Mayor Dwayne Warren has ratcheted up his visits and visibility in the town by bringing his administrative message directly to the community. 

This community engagement theme continues tomorrow October 2, 2017 as he has scheduled a number of ‘Door to Door” visits throughout the city to discuss a number of initiatives including, ...

Newark Unites Behind Combined Post-Hurricane Maria Effort for Puerto Rico

NEWARK, NJ - United by love, empathy and solidarity, all Newark stood united and ready to help Puerto Rico during its people's time of trial after the devastation of the island that is the homeland, and the heartland, of many city residents.

The call went out to all five city wards and far beyond as an array of civic leaders from both city politics and from the business community came ...

16 Ambitious Women Graduated, Ready to Empower the Future of Women’s Politics

MONTCLAIR, NJ— Emerge NJ graduated their fourth class on June 24, 2017. The 16 ambitious alumnae have the goal to run for local and state office positions this year. They are looking for the next group of courageous women to take on the next training in Spring 2017.

In four short years of Emerge NJ’s existence, 12 women from the program have run for political office, and seven have ...

East Orange Planning Director Valerie Jackson a Recipient of Women In Economic Development and Civic Engagement Award 

Washington, D.C. - Walker's Legacy and the Walker's Legacy Foundation are proud to announce the recipients of its Women in Economic Development and Civic Leadership Awards in partnership with the African American Mayors Association (AAMA). Both organizations will recognize eleven (11) multicultural women leaders in economic development during the 2017 Annual Legislative ...

Two-Time USDA Award Winning East Orange Summer Food Program Hosts its First Summer Food Olympics Combating Hunger and Childhood Obesity

EAST ORANGE, NJ - East Orange Dept. of Recreation and Cultural Affairs’ Summer Food Program received the USDA Champion Award for the second consecutive year at its first ever Summer Food Olympics on August 26, 2017, at Soverel Field. 

During the opening ceremony, Leslie Tejada, Projects Specialist, Office of U.S. Senator Cory A. Booker and Jeremy Julis, Constituent Services Liaison ...

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