Government Top Stories

April 11, 2019

EAST ORANGE, NJ – The City of East Orange, in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), has received a $30,000 grant to increase access to healthy foods through park and recreation programs. The gift is part of a $1.5 million grant NRPA received from the Walmart ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - The City of East Orange will be joining cities throughout the state in celebrating NJ Local Government Week April 7-13, 2019. Because local government is the government closest to most citizens, and the one with the most direct daily impact upon its residents, it is important ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Ken Gibson, the first black mayor of Newark who was elected in the tulmultous period following 1967 race riots, has died. He was 86. Gibson was the first black elected to serve as mayor of a major northeastern city when he won a six-man race in 1970, unseating Mayor Hugh Addonizio, ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - The Green Team in ‘19 candidates for East Orange City Council are excited to have collectively filed almost 4,000 petition signatures! Each signature represents a resident that has expressed their issues, concerns, and hopes for East Orange.   Mayor Ted Green, a staunch ...

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Overnight ramp closures and detours necessary for ramp paving EAST ORANGE, NJ - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials announced the start of a pavement resurfacing project that will require overnight closures of several ramps in the area of I-280 eastbound in East ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy has announced $22.5 million in proposed new investments to care for individuals with developmental disabilities, including new funding for individuals diagnosed with both developmental disabilities and mental health conditions. “Our budget will provide critical ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - The East Orange Mayor’s Office of Employment and Training (MOET) recently held a recognition ceremony to celebrate residents who received training certifications in 2018.  Under the leadership of Manager LaDonna Johns, MOET has successfully partnered with East Orange General ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ: East Orange water is clean, safe and continues to meet the standards of the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, said city officials. Officials issued the statement in response to false water quality reports that began circulating on social media early this ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - Undoubtedly, one of the major events of the year in East Orange is the Mayor’s Annual State of the City Address. This year is certainly no exception. Mayor Green and his “Green Team” put together a presentation thought by many to be second to none. The event, held at Cicely ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - “In East Orange, we have zero tolerance for landlords who circumvent our laws and prey on individuals and families seeking a place to live. The City of East Orange has a very strict housing code and our inspectors will continue to aggressively enforce it. For those slumlords ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - Friday February 1, 2019 Assemblywoman Britnee Timberlake, accompanied by delegates from the N.J. Assembly, grassroots organizations and faith community, held a press conference at her East Orange headquarters to thank Governor Phil Murphy for signing into law the Independent ...

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