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Orange Housing Official Coram Rimes Shares Ideas with International Group of Housing Representatives at Australian Conference

February 20, 2018

ORANGE, NJ - Coram Rimes, Chair of the Housing Authority of the City of Orange Commissioners, travels halfway around the world recently to find that the concerns and issues facing housing authorities are universal.

Rimes was one of a group of 10 American Public Housing Representatives who recently traveled to Australia to attend National Association for Housing and Redevelopment ...

BREAKING: Charges against Senator Menendez to be dropped

According to numerous news reports, corruption and bribery charges against U.S. Senator Bob Menendez are being dropped by the Justice Department. Senator Menendez released the following statement through his Communications Director, Tricia Enright:

“From the very beginning, I never wavered in my innocence and my belief that justice would prevail. I am grateful that the Department of ...

Britnee Timberlake Joins New Jersey General Assembly

EAST ORANGE, NJ - East Orange resident and former Freeholder President, Britnee Timberlake was sworn in Monday to fill the seat vacated by Sheila Oliver, another East Orange resident, who became the first black woman to assume statewide office in Garden State history when she became Lieutenant Governor earlier this month.

During the Ceremony, Craig Coughlin, ...

Essex County Freeholders Honor Legacy of Former Gov. Brendan Byrne

ORANGE, NJ  – During a special presentation at the Hall of Records, the Essex County
Board of Chosen Freeholders honored the life and leadership of the late Brendan Byrne,
former New Jersey Governor.

Governor Byrne was born in Orange and grew up in West Orange in a Roman Catholic
family with deep Irish roots. His father, Francis A. Byrne, served for 15 years on the
municipal ...

Mayor Ted R. Green Appoints Former Newark Assistant Business Administrator Solomon Steplight as New Business Administrator, Shuh Yang as CFO

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Mayor Ted R. Green announces two new appointments to his leadership team — Solomon Steplight as Business Administrator and Shuh Yang as Chief Financial Officer. 

Solomon Steplight

An East Orange native, Steplight has spent nearly two decades driving the performance of national and government organizations, including previous municipal experience in Newark, NJ as ...

Essex County Executive DiVincenzo Elected Secretary of NJTPA

NEWARK, NJ - Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo, Jr. was elected Secretary of the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority (NJTPA) Board of Trustees Monday during its annual reorganization meeting.

"The NJTPA plays an important role, overseeing the investment of billions of dollars in our region's transportation infrastructure and virtually all projects are designed ...

East Orange Mayor Ted R. Green will join Mayors Ras Baraka, Tony Vauss and Dwayne Warren in a “Unity Rally Against Hatred” on Thursday, Jan 18 at 12 noon at Newark City Hall

EAST ORANGE, NJ, On Thursday, January 18, 2018 12:00 noon at Newark City Hall, 920 Broad Street, Mayor Ted R. Green will stand in solidarity with Newark Mayor Ras Baraka, Irvington Mayor Tony Vauss and Orange Mayor Dwayne Warren to denounce discriminatory U.S. immigration policies and hateful rhetoric targeting people of color.

The four mayors represent eastern Essex County whose towns are ...

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Rep. Payne, Jr. Issues Statement on Parkland, Florida, School Shooting

February 14, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) released the following statement:

“To the families who lost loved ones during a school shooting in Parkland, Florida, today, know that your country’s compassion and thoughts go out to you. Our hearts break with yours.

“To those injured, know that the American people are praying your recovery.

“To the ...