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Orange Housing Authority Celebrates National Night Out with Event at Walter G. Alexander Village

August 8, 2018

ORANGE, NJ  – The Housing Authority of the City of Orange, in partnership with the Albert Group, participated in the National Night Out tradition by hosting one of the city’s celebrations at the Walter G. Alexander Village on Wilson Place, August 7.

National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign promoting police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie ...

City of Orange Township Has Job Openings

ORANGE, NJ - The City of Orange Township, Essex County is accepting resumes for a full-time Laborer with experience in tree removal, chipping, landscaping and grounds maintenance.  Must be able to work in all weather conditions.  Duties include but are not limited to repairs/maintenance of buildings, grounds, snow removal.  Ability to operate heavy equipment (boom truck ...

Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver Meets with HACO Executive Director Dr. Walter McNeil and Commission Chair Ernest Williams

ORANGE, NJ – Lt. Governor Sheila Oliver met with Executive Director Dr. Walter McNeil and Board Chairman Ernest Williams of the Housing Authority of the City of Orange on July 25. The purpose of the meeting was to review the progress the agency has made in the East Ward and to discuss future projects.

HACO is currently involved in a number of demolition and renovation projects in ...

The Nigerian King of the Yoruba People Visits East Orange in Route to UN Visit

EAST ORANGE, NJ - With the fanfare worthy of the movie Coming to America, East Orange hosted a visit from his Imperial Majesty Oba Adeyeye Enitan Babatunde Ogunwusi Ojaja II, Nigerian King of the Yoruba people.

The king made an extraordinary entrance into the city, complete with several luxury black limousines, police escorts and ‘yes’, rose peddles thrown at his feet as he walked ...

Newark Unveils New Plan for Sussex Avenue Homeless Shelter

NEWARK, NJ - The temporary shelter that periodically closed amid public outcry will remain open for another month while city officials gear up for a year-round homeless sheltering plan.

The 224 Sussex Ave. shelter opened in December to house the homeless during extreme periods of cold weather and was only supposed to remain open until March. The city found funds for the shelter to stay ...

Nigerian King Ojaja II to Visit East Orange on Friday July 27 during his U.S. Peace and Unity Mission

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Mayor Ted R. Green, along with Lt. Governor Sheila Oliver and Assemblywoman Britnee Timberlake, are proud to present African Exceptionalism and Culture featuring Imperial Majesty Oba Adeyeye Enitan Babatunde Ogunwusi Ojaja II, Nigerian King of the Yoruba people, who will be making a stop in East Orange on Friday July 27 at 10AM at 44 City Hall Plaza in East ...

Newark Mayor Denounces Trump Administration for Withholding Police Grants

NEWARK, NJ - Mayor Ras Baraka today said the federal government was using “extortion” when it withheld grants for local policing because the city won't comply with federal immigration enforcement policies.

The mayor’s sentiments were echoed by Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura and three congressmen during a city hall press conference. The officials met in the ...

School Crossing Guard Opportunities in Orange

ORANGE, NJ - The City of Orange Township is accepting applications for Part-Time School Crossing Guard for up to a minimum of 20 hours a week, with a starting salary of $12.02 hourly. Working under the supervision of the Police Department, duties include: facilitating safe passage of school children across high traffic streets and intersections in addition to other duties as ...

Former Police Director Returns to Serve as Liaison For Public Safety For The City of East Orange

Mayor Green Announces That Jose Cordero Will Serve as Liaison For Public Safety For The City of East Orange 

EAST ORANGE, NJ – Mayor Ted R. Green today announced that Jose “Joe” Cordero will return to the City of East Orange as Liaison for Public Safety.

 In this role, Cordero will assist the administration in evaluating and assessing all aspects of public safety ...

Murphy Administration Takes Action to Help Smokers Quit

Eliminates Prior Approval for Medicaid Tobacco Cessation Medications; Counseling Options to be Expanded

TRENTON, NJ – The Murphy administration on Monday announced new steps to help New Jersey Medicaid recipients quit using tobacco by making it easier to receive tobacco cessation medications and counseling.

“Tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of death and disease in ...

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City of Orange Township Has Job Openings

August 7, 2018

ORANGE, NJ - The City of Orange Township, Essex County is accepting resumes for a full-time Laborer with experience in tree removal, chipping, landscaping and grounds maintenance.  Must be able to work in all weather conditions.  Duties include but are not limited to repairs/maintenance of buildings, grounds, snow removal.  Ability to operate heavy equipment (boom truck ...