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Arrest Made in East Orange Shooting

May 5, 2021

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Last week, Shakur Robinson, 34, of Newark, was fatally shot in a home on the 500-block of South Clinton Street in East Orange on Saturday. Today a Newark man has been charged with murder in connection with the shooting. Terrance Nelson, 35, also of Newark, has been arrested and charged with the murder in connection with the death. Nelson is charged with murder ...

Orange Man Killed

ORANGE, NJ - Mr. Eliameau Maxime, 32, of Orange was shot and killed in Irvington over the weekend. A 23-year-old was also shot but survived. Essex County authorities announced the Irvington Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force are investigating the double shooting. The incident took place early in the morning on Saturday, ...

The Lamborghini of Fire Trucks

EAST ORANGE, NJ — If you hear the sound of this fire truck coming, move out of the way and admire its beauty. The East Orange Fire Department welcomed a Rosenbauer Viper to the fleet.

This new truck has a 78-foot rear-mount aerial, N55 pump (1,500-gpm) and 500-gallon water tank. Six firefighters will be able to ride in the cab of the custom rig equipped with a Cummins L9 ...

Do You Know Who This Woman Is?

EAST ORANGE/ORANGE, NJ — Police in Essex need your help to identify a blonde woman wanted for credit card theft. The woman is wanted for stealing hundreds of dollars worth of goods in East Orange, Orange, Irvington, and Livingston. 

Anyone with information about her identity is asked to call (973)992-3000 ext 3500.

Fire on Rutledge

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Around 4:45 PM a fire broke out on Rutledge and N. Arlington Ave. Four fire companies responded to the call. Responding quickly, firefighters were able to put the fire out which billowed smoke off the front porch. Responsible neighbors saw the fire and called 911. Firefighters were able to put water on the flames, break-up the roof of the porch, and knock it ...

Orange Man Arrested for Arson

ORANGE, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, and Orange Police Director Todd Warren announced today that Marvin L. Lewter, 35, of Newark has been arrested for arson and aggravated assault after allegedly starting three fires in Orange that resulted in injuries to firefighters.

Lewter was taken into custody yesterday, April 6. He is charged with two counts of ...

Roseland Police Officer Arrested on 21 Charges

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ - Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II, West Caldwell Police Chief and Roseland Police Captain Richard Costello announced today that a Roseland police officer has been arrested on twenty-one (21) charges including Aggravated Sexual Assault, Endangering the Welfare of a Minor, and Witness Tampering. 

Richard Haffner, 43, of West Caldwell, N.J., was taken into ...

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As hurricane season nears, IRS reminds people to prepare for natural disasters

May 5, 2021

WASHINGTON —The Internal Revenue Service reminds everyone that May includes National Hurricane Preparedness Week and is also National Wildfire Awareness Month. Now is a good time to create or review emergency preparedness plans for surviving natural disasters.

In the last year, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) declared major disasters following hurricanes, tropical storms, ...

Governor’s Budget Proposes $4M for Scholarships to Provide More Psychiatrists in New Jersey

(TRENTON) - The Murphy Administration aims to expand access to in-demand psychiatric services by increasing the supply of trained professionals in the field.

The Governor’s proposed FY2022 budget calls for $4 million to fund 10 four-year psychiatric residencies. In exchange, the residency programs will ensure these physicians will have rotations in a range of publicly funded and ...

What is the Deal with the Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Pause?

April 30, 2021

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Not long ago, community members had to be told not to cancel their Pfizer or Moderna vaccine appointments in anticipation of the one-shot Johnson and Johnson (J&J) vaccine. Now, many who got the J&J are concerned about what effect it may have on their bodies. The concerns are due to the CDC pausing the J&J distribution because women developed blood clots.

New Jersey Residents Can Now Get a "Shot and a Beer"

May 3, 2021

NEW JERSEY - Governor Murphy announced that New Jersey is launcing a "Shot and a Beer" program, encouraging eligible residents, ages 21 and over to get vaccinated.

Any New Jerseyan who gets their first vaccine dose in the month of May and takes their vaccination card to a participating brewery will receive a free beer. The following are restaurants and brewing companies are ...

Urgent Care Opening in East Orange

May 3, 2021

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Urgent Care Walk-in Suite, (UCS) a neighborhood health care provider, is open as of May 4th.  The purpose of the facility is to help alleviate emergency room wait times. Many people from East Orange and the surrounding areas travel to the Staples shopping plaza in Bloomfield for urgent care. Now residents can go to 200 Freeway Drive in Suite ...