BREAKING NEWS: East Orange Mayor Ted Green Issues Heat Advisory

June 18, 2018

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Mayor Ted R. Green, the East Orange City Council and the Office of Emergency Management have issued a Heat Advisory for today Monday, June 18, 2018.  According to the National Weather Service, the heat index value is expected to reach almost 100 degrees during the mid to late afternoon.

**PLEASE NOTE** Extreme heat can cause illness and death among those who cannot stay ...

New Jersey Assemblywoman Britnee N. Timberlake Takes Lead To Restore 46.5 Million to State Budget  

TRENTON, NJ - New Jersey Assemblywoman Britnee N. Timberlake (D-34) sponsored a budget resolution to restore $46.5 million in funds to the state’s Affordable Housing Trust Fund to assist families. The current budget removed those funds from the Department of Community Affairs and redirected them to the Department of Human Services.

“In America, everyone should be able to afford ...

Gov. Murphy still pushing a millionaire's tax, won’t say when he'll sign sports betting, weed bills

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - With a showdown on the state budget looming just 22 days away, Gov. Phil Murphy today re-emphasized his call for a tax on the state’s wealthiest households while hoping to avoid another shutdown of state government.

“Do I still want a millionaire’s tax? The answer is ‘yes,’ “ Murphy said at a press conference at the John ...

Mayor Green Hosts Ceremonial Iftar to Celebrate Holy Month of Ramadan

EAST ORANGE, NJ  — Mayor Ted R. Green hosted a ceremonial iftar to celebrate the holy month of Ramadan Thursday, June 7, 2018 at 7pm at 44 City Hall Plaza.  

All were welcomed to attend the ritual communal meal, which breaks the daily fast of Muslims who have been fasting from sunrise to sunset throughout the month.

“As the City of East Orange’s first Muslim ...

"Wear Orange" Rally for Gun Violence Awareness this Sunday in South Orange

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - Essex County Moms Demand Action are hosting a "Wear Orange" rally for gun violence awareness on Sunday, June 3, in recognition of national Gun Violence Awareness Day. The event will feature music, speakers and information about how to get involved in the gun violence prevention movement.

According to organizers, the rally will be held at 4 p.m. in ...


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 ...

City of East Orange to Provide More than 6,000 Free Daily Summer Meals at 51 Participating Area Sites

EAST ORANGE, NJ - The City of East Orange will be participating in the 2018 Summer Food Service Program from June 25 to August 31, 2018. The USDA “Champion” Award winning program will operate 51 sites, serving over 6,900 meals daily.

The Summer Food Service Program is a federal program of the Food and Nutrition Services, United States Department of Agriculture. This program ...

East Orange Mayor Ted Green Recognizes Historic Nurse and New Jersey Hall of Fame Inductee Clara Louise Maass during National Nurses Week

EAST ORANGE, NJ - In recognition and appreciation of nurses everywhere, during National Nurses Week, the Honorable Ted Green, Mayor of East Orange, New Jersey will present a proclamation in recognition of historic nurse Clara Louise Maass (1876-1901), a native of East Orange, who was inducted into the New Jersey Hall of Fame Class of 2017. Maass was officially inducted on Sunday, May 6th.  ...

BREAKING NEWS: Orange City Hall Closed

ORANGE, NJ - Orange City Hall will be closed on Friday, May 25, 2018 and on Monday, May 28, 2018. City Hall will reopen on Tuesday, May 29.


Donald Shauger Inducted into Essex County Democratic Committee Hall of Fame

EAST ORANGE, NJ - On Saturday, May 19, 2018, Donald Shauger, executive vice president of The Shauger Group, was inducted into the Essex County Democratic Committee Hall of Fame in recognition of his contributions to Essex County and the surrounding community.

The 2018 induction ceremony, which was led by Essex County Democratic Committee Chairman Leroy J. Jones, Jr., took place at Mayfair ...

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PSE&G To Begin Gas Repair Work Along Central Avenue Throughout Summer

June 17, 2018

EAST ORANGE, NJ - On or around June 15, 2018 PSE&G will begin repairs on the gas distribution system that will impact traffic and parking in phases along Central Avenue between South Burnet and South Grove Streets throughout the duration of the summer.

The work will consist of repairing approximately 15 cast iron bell joints which ensure the continued safety and reliability ...