Government

August 16, 2018

NEWARK, NJ - Newark received a $5.6 million settlement from East Orange, resolving a seven-year legal battle over wastewater that runs through pipes of the state’s largest municipality. The wastewater produced by East Orange residents has a natural, gravitational flow into Newark's Wastewater ...

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NEWARK, NJ - A new state program will offer mediation counseling services to New Jersey residents facing foreclosure, giving them at least a fighting chance when going up against lenders during the legal process. The New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency is using $1 million to fund the ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - In his continued effort to make positive change in out town, Mayor Ted Green and his team will walk the streets of East Orange talking with neighbors and addressing problems they face at each outing. In keeping his promise to be accessible and relatable, Mayor Green has ...

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ORANGE, NJ - The weather forecast for June 29 through July 5, 2018 is indicating 90° and above. Therefore, Mayor Warren and the Township Council reconfirmed that the cooling station are still being offered at the following locations:  

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(Trenton, NJ – June 30, 2018) – As the former President of the Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders, Britnee N. Timberlake was always a staunch advocate for working families. Now as a member of the New Jersey General Assembly representing District 34 (Clifton, East Orange, Orange, and ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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.  

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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 ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Essex County residents are invited to be a part of the discussion on the opioid epidemic ravaging New Jersey and the nation at a Knock Out Opioid Abuse Town Hall hosted by the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey and the Horizon Foundation for New Jersey. The Town Hall will be ...

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ORANGE, NJ - The red and turquoise house at 183 Central Place with a sloping porch and crumbling stone steps looks dilapidated to most, but Felicia Dominguez-Santos of the Orange Housing Development Corporation only sees potential. Standing across the street with a clear view of the property ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - Mayor Ted R. Green, his staff and members of the City Council have taken cleaning up the City as a personal challenge. Recently, the Mayor along with over 500 volunteers, took to the streets to clean up targeted neighborhoods throughout East Orange during the Earth Day Citywide ...

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NEWARK, NJ  – The Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders held its Annual “Essex County Celebrates Youth” Program on Wednesday, April 11, 2018, at the Hall of Records in Newark. Freeholder At-Large and President of the Board Brendan W. Gill of Montclair began the program with welcoming remarks ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - Mayor Ted Green delivered a spirited speech last night at Cicely Tyson School of Performing and Fine Arts...literally! His opening began with the popular Gospel hit, "Every Praise is to Our God", and continued to expand from there with video presentations of adoring fans and ...

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TRENTON, NJ  - Governor Phil Murphy filed the following nominations and appointments: SUPERIOR COURT • Nominate for reappointment The Honorable Keith A. Bachmann (New Milford, Bergen)  • Nominate for reappointment The Honorable Christine A. Farrington (Wyckoff, Bergen)  • Nominate for ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ: Mayor Ted R. Green introduced his first proposed budget to the East Orange City Council on April 9, 2018, calling it one that has no frills, no shortcuts and no extras. During the City Council’s Regular Public Meeting, Mayor Green announced his proposed budget at $145 million, ...

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ORANGE, NJ -  Using the tennis courts in Essex County Irvington Park as the backdrop, Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced that the tennis courts in Irvington Park and Weequahic Park, and the basketball courts in Ivy Hill Park and Monte Irvin Orange Park will receive facelifts ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - Leading up to his first 100 days in office, Mayor Ted Green has stated and done everything he could to make a significant difference between his style of governance and any of his predecessors.  One of his major main campaign promises was to continue to “Walk the Block”.

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The eighth annual Meet the Mayors event at the Westminster Hotel in Livingston on Saturday morning saw a wide cross-section of mayors from throughout Essex County, business leaders from across the same communities and residents looking to hear from this year’s panelists. In ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy announced today that the United States Department of Treasury has approved his 169 recommended designations for Opportunity Zones throughout the Garden State. The Opportunity Zone Program is designed to drive long-term capital investments into low-income rural ...

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