Posted on: April 21, 2017

Mayor Taylor Serves As Guest Panelist at the Water Now Alliance 2017 Summit in Colorado

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East Orange, NJ, April 21, 2017: East Orange Mayor Lester E. Taylor III served as a guest panelist during the Water Now Alliance’s Annual Summit “Catalyzing Action” held in Boulder, Colorado April 20-21. The Annual Summi...

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Posted on: April 20, 2017

East Orange Hydrant Flushing Program Begins April 17

East Orange, NJ April 17, 2017: Beginning the week of April 17, 2017, the East Orange Water Department will commence its Hydrant Flushing Program. To minimize the impact to our residents, the flushing will occur in the evening between 8pm and midnigh...

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

Community Babyshower

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East Orange City Council in partnership with the Department of Health and Human Services are hosting a Community Baby shower on Sat, May 6, 2017 from 11:00 am-3:00 pmMoms must be at least 5 months pregnant or babies no more than 3 months in order to atten...

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Posted on: April 12, 2017

GRAMMY-Award Nominated Artists Eric Roberson, Bilal and Syleena Johnson at EOMACFest

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Media Contact: Connie Jackson, 862-253-8454 connie.jackson@eastorange-nj.gov

East Orange, NJ, April 12, 2017 — The City of East Orange and the Arts Council of East Orange announces GRAMMY-Nominated performers Eric Robe...

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Posted on: April 11, 2017

East Orange Receives $25,000 Grant to Support Local Healthy Out-of-School Time Programs

April 11, 2017, East Orange, NJ:  The City of East Orange’s Department of Recreation & Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), has received a $25,000 grant to support its out-of-sch...

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Posted on: April 5, 2017

Statement from Mayor Lester E. Taylor III on Life and Legacy of Dr. King

Yesterday, as people around the world were honoring the legacy of civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on the anniversary of his death, I could not help but reflect on how historically disadvantaged communities — especially our communit...

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Posted on: April 1, 2017

East Orange Recognizes Autism Awareness Month with the Expansion of Autistic Programming

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 April 1, 2017, East Orange, NJ: The City of East Orange is proud to partner again with local non-profit Nassan’s Place to observe National Autism Awareness Month in April with the 4th Annual Nassan’s 5K Walk for Autism on Sat, A...

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Posted on: March 31, 2017

East Orange City Council Votes to Accept Mayor Taylor’s Budget Proposal for 2017 Preserving .5% Tax

 East Orange, NJ, March 27, 2017: The East Orange City Council voted during last night’s Council Meeting to accept the budget proposal that was first introduced by Mayor Lester E. Taylor III on March 13, 2017.

Following two weeks of consultation...

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Posted on: March 27, 2017

Learning about Doing Business with the East Orange School District

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The East Orange Board of Education will be conducting a Workshop for Minority and Local vendors entitled: 

How to do Business with the East Orange Board of Education (EOBOE)

When: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 beginning at 6:00 pm. 

Where: 199 4th Ave,...

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Posted on: March 27, 2017

East Orange Receives Three Top Awards from the New Jersey Recreation and Park Association

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March 25, 2017, East Orange, NJ: The City of East Orange is proud to congratulate Osner J. Charles, Director of Recreation & Cultural Affairs, and his team for receiving the following three top honors from the New Jersey Recreation and Park ...

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Posted on: March 13, 2017

Mayor Lester E. Taylor Proposes .5% Reduction in Taxes During His Budget Address 2017

East Orange, NJ, March 13, 2017: Mayor Lester E. Taylor III introduced a budget to the East Orange City Council during Monday’s City Council Meeting that he says marks the culmination of four years of hard work that has brought financial stability and bal...

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Posted on: March 10, 2017

MeLinda Hawkins Taylor, Esq. Appointed Judge of the East Orange Municipal Court

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East Orange, NJ, March 7, 2017The City of East Orange is proud to announce that Judge MeLinda Hawkins Taylor will be publicly sworn in as the newest member of the East Orange Municipal Court on Friday, March 10 at 5pm.

Mayor Lester E. Taylor III wil...

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

Mayor Lester Taylor Hires Veteran Political Advisor Kellie LeDet

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East Orange, NJ, March 6, 2017: Mayor Lester E. Taylor III is proud to welcome Kellie Drakeford LeDet, a veteran political advisor and former President Barack Obama appointee, to the Taylor Administration as his new Chief of Staff.

LeDet, who brings a weal...

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Posted on: February 2, 2017

East Orange Mayor Lester Taylor Will Not Seek Re-Election

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February 2, 2017, East Orange, NJ: Mayor Lester Taylor has announced his intention not to run for re-election and will step down at the end of his four-year term. 

Taylor cited a commitment to his family as the principal reason for his decision:

“Over ...

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Posted on: January 26, 2017

Mayor Taylor's Statement on President Trump's Executive Order Against Sanctuary Cities

January 25, 2017, East Orange, NJ:  "East Orange pledges to uphold our promise to protect the basic human rights of our vulnerable communities,” said Mayor Lester E. Taylor III. “In December, our East Orange City Council passed a resolution to a...

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