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 stabili...

Read on...

Posted on: March 10, 2017

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

Judge Hawkins.jpg

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...

Read on...

Posted on: March 8, 2017

Searching for Shaniqua Makes NJ Film Debut at Cicely Tyson School on Fri, March 10

ShaniquaScreening.jpg

For Immediate Release

Contact: Connie Jackson, 862.253.8454, connie.jackson@eastorange-nj.gov

East Orange, NJ, March 8, 2017:Searching for Shaniqua,” the HBO Best Documentary winner at the 2016 Martha’s Vineyard African American Film...

Read on...

Posted on: March 6, 2017

Mayor Lester Taylor Hires Veteran Political Advisor Kellie LeDet

KellieLeDet.jpg

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...

Read on...

Posted on: March 6, 2017

Community Babyshower

Babyshower.png

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...

Read on...

Posted on: March 7, 2017

City of East Orange host 2017 HBCU Fair and Summer Work Experience Program

HBCU.png

EAST ORANGE, NJ, March 7, 2017 - City of East Orange host 2017 HBCU Fair and Summer Work Experience Program Kickoff Event April 8, 2017!

The City of East Orange Mayor’s Office of Employment and Training & The Department of Recreation and...

Read on...

Posted on: March 7, 2017

2017 College Intern Application

EAST ORANGE, NJ, March 7, 2017 - The City of East Orange Summer College Internship Program is a unique opportunity available to East Orange’s college students currently enrolled in colleges and universities. This paid internship allows the applicant to ge...

Read on...

Posted on: March 3, 2017

Mayor Taylor Urges Citizens to Remain Vigilant Against Attempts to Repeal Affordable Care Act

Last month, I joined mayors across the country in urging Congress to weigh the serious impact that repealing the Affordable Care Act would have on millions of Americans, including thousands of registered families in East Orange.

Sadly enough, if President ...

Read on...

Posted on: February 15, 2017

East Orange Makes Moves to Divest from Wells Fargo

February 15, 2017, East Orange, NJ – In the wake of Wells Fargo’s fake account scandal, the bank’s investment in the North Dakota Access Pipeline, as well as Wells Fargo’s close ties to the Trump administration and ...

Read on...

Posted on: February 2, 2017

East Orange Mayor Lester Taylor Will Not Seek Re-Election

NotRunning1.jpg

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 ...

Read on...

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...

Read on...