Government

May 7, 2020

(EAST ORANGE/ORANGE, NJ) - As a part of a series of informational community seminars hosted by Assemblywomen, Angela V. McKnight (Jersey City), Shanique Davis Speight (Newark), and Britnee N. Timberlake (East Orange), tonight they will take on the issue of unemployment during COVID-19. Since the ...

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(East Orange, NJ) -  New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy will join Mayor Ted R. Green as a special guest for the Mayor’s Weekly Virtual COVID-19 Update to be held on Thursday, May 7 at 6pm. “We know that Governor Phil Murphy has been working tirelessly to ensure that New Jerseyans are not left ...

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(TRENTON) – Over the past several weeks, as hospitals limit visitation to prevent the spread of COVID-19, many mothers have had to give birth alone or with only one other person present. The significant number of infectious patients being treated in hospitals for COVID-19 has put a tremendous ...

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(EAST ORANGE, NJ) - The City of East Orange will be holding its Virtual Telephone Town Hall on East Orange's response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) on Thursday, April 30 from 6 pm-7 pm. The Town Hall will be hosted by Mayor Ted R. Green and Dr. Monique S. Griffith, Director of Health and Human ...

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(EAST ORANGE/ORANGE, NJ) - Mayor Ted R. Green introduced his administration’s proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2020 during the East Orange City Council’s Virtual Meeting held on Monday, April 27, 2020. “As you can imagine, this is not how we planned on entering the Fiscal Year 2020,” said Mayor ...

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Mayor Ted Green, East Orange City Council Chairman Christopher James and Health Director Dr. Monique Griffith joined Governor Phil Murphy as he toured the East Pavilion Wing of East Orange General Hospital, which is being rehabbed into a Non-Acute COVID-19 Alternate Care Facility by the U.S. Army ...

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(EAST ORANGE, NJ) - In case you missed the first four, the City of East Orange will be holding its fifth Virtual Telephone Town Hall on East Orange's response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) on Tuesday, April 16, from 6 pm-7 pm. The Town Hall will be hosted by Mayor Ted R. Green and Dr. Monique S.

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(EAST ORANGE/ORANGE, NJ) - Assemblywoman Britnee N. Timberlake has introduced legislation requiring a uniformed forbearance of mortgage loans and the suspension of rental payments for any resident who requests a payment reprieve during the existing COVID-19 public health emergency. Certain business ...

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(EAST ORANGE, NJ) - On Thursday, April 9, 2020, Mayor Ted R. Green held his 4th COVID-19 virtual town hall with special guest Congressman Donald Payne, Jr. The Mayor opened up with remarks about the success of the Mayor’s lockdown initiative. The Mayor had on as a special guest, reporting ...

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(EAST ORANGE, NJ) - In case you missed the first one, the City of East Orange will be holding its second Virtual Telephone Town Hall on East Orange's response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) on Tuesday, March 24 from 6 pm-7 pm. The Town Hall will be hosted by Mayor Ted R. Green and Dr. Monique S.

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(EAST ORANGE / ORANGE, NJ UPDATED MARCH 26, 2020) - Curious about foreclosure and evictions during COVID? School lunches? Working from home? The digital divide? Voting by mail? Upcoming elections? TAPinto East Orange / Orange has neatly compiled all the laws that address these issues and more ...

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TAPinto East Orange/Orange is an online newspaper serving East Orange and Orange. We are a local news organization accredited by the New Jersey Press and Association. We take pride in providing the community with objective news, fact finding reporting, while featuring positive stories and ...

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(EAST ORANGE, NJ, March 16, 2020) – In response to the fast-spreading and unprecedented public health crisis caused by Novel Coronavirus 2019, Mayor Ted R. Green has declared a State of Emergency in the City of East Orange.  Effective Tuesday, March 17- Friday, March 27, City Hall Plaza, all ...

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Senator Gill met with the students of East Orange on Wednesday and Thursday this week. Senator Gill visited Cicely L. Tyson Community School of Performing and Fine Arts​ on Wednesday and East Orange Campus High School along with East Orange STEM Academy on Thursday. During her presentations, ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Full text and video of Governor Murphy’s budget address where he proposes property tax relief, a fully funded Amistad Commission, money to abate lead, and more by taxing millionaires, gun permits, and smokers: Lieutenant Governor Oliver. Senate President Sweeney. Assembly Speaker ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Citing several high-profile fatal police shootings involving children playing with toy guns over the last five years— including the death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice in 2014 and the 13-year-old Tyre King in 2016— legislation taking steps to ban the sale of realistic-looking toy guns was ...

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TRENTON, NJ -– Assemblywoman Britnee N. Timberlake (D-Essex, Passaic), has been named Vice-Chair of the Assembly Community Development Committee and will be a member of the Housing Committee as well during the 219th legislative session. Timberlake released the following statement in response to ...

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NEWARK, NJ -– Freeholder At-Large Romaine Graham was ceremoniously sworn-in on Tuesday, January 7, 2020, held at the Hall of Records. Last year, Freeholder Graham completed the unexpired term of longtime dear friend and colleague, the late Freeholder At-Large Lebby C. Jones. A longtime resident ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ — On New Year's Day, the City of East Orange and the East Orange City Council ushered in a new wave of legislators including the youngest Council person in the history of the City. January 1 is traditionally inauguration day in cities across New Jersey.  The City of East Orange ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ — “When you serve in elected office, you serve to represent the people, their interests and the greater good of the community,” said Christopher D. James, Chairman of the East Orange City Council.  “Councilwoman Quilla Talmadge and Councilwoman Jacquelyn Johnson, have served the ...

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Event Featured Special Guest First Lady Tammy Murphy NEWARK, NJ -– More than 150 residents of Essex County and nearby locations gathered in Newark this Saturday, November 16, 2019, to discuss issues impacting children from the prenatal stage to three years of age.    The annual event is a ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ — The East Orange Division of Neighborhood Housing & Revitalization will host a First Time Homebuyer Workshop on Wednesday, November 27, 2019, at 6:00 pm. The Workshop will be held at East Orange City Hall in the City Council Chambers, 44 City Hall Plaza. For more ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ — The City of East Orange will be hosting a Veterans Day Ceremony on Monday, November 11, 2019, at 11am at East Orange City Hall, 44 City Hall Plaza, East Orange, NJ. This year’s ceremony will honor Veterans Rev. Dr. Kenneth Mitchem, who will receive the Earl Williams Award, and ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ — Citizens of East Orange elected new members of the City Council, and re-elected others.  First Ward Councilwoman Amy Lewis was re-elected, as was Fourth Ward Councilman Casim Gomez and Fifth Ward Councilman Mustafa Al-M. Brent. Also, Councilwoman Tameika Garrett-Ward was elected ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ — During the month of October, the East Orange City Council passed a number of resolutions impacting East Orange residents.  The one of two significant resolutions being highlighted today are a Resolution declaring the second Monday in October as "Indigenous Peoples" Day in the City ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ — U.S. Census Bureau recruiters will send representatives to East Orange this Tuesday, October 29, 2019, to the East Orange Public Library at 21 South Arlington Avenue. The recruiters will be accepting application for employment in preparation for the 2020 Census between 5:00 – 8:00 ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ — The City of East Orange Department of Policy Planning & Development Division of Neighborhood Housing and Revitalization will hold an information session for local area contractors interested in doing business with the City.  The objective of this meeting is to ensure local ...

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EAST ORANGE -- Mayor Ted R. Green will be hosting a Citywide Community Forum on Thursday, October 10, 2019 at 6pm. The forum will be held at Cicely L. Tyson School, 35 Winans Street, East Orange, New Jersey.     The forum will provide opportunities to meet the Mayor’s Leadership Team and ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ —The City of East Orange joined Habitat for Humanity of Greater Newark  Wednesday, September 25 at 44 City Hall Plaza to launch the Critical Repair and Healthy Homes Initiative for East Orange residents. The initiative is funded by $450,000 of Community Development Block Grant funds ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ — On Tuesday, September 24 and Wednesday, September 25, Mayor Ted Green will host a community meeting, open to all residents, on the subject of parking in East Orange.  For years the issue of on-street parking has plagued East Orange. Anyone that has lived in, or visited East ...

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