East Orange Interactive Museum

Like history itself, this site is in constant motion and change as time moves us from past to future
with only a quick glimpse at the present as we pass on by.

Check back daily to see what's old and what's new!

An Interactive Timeline History of East Orange
(1666 to 2015)

national debt

Police Training Must Include : Reverence For Life

East Orange True News
Updated: 01/27/2015
You won't find this much EO news in
the East Orange Record, Local Talk,
The Essex News "Daily"
or The Alternative Press!

East Orange Weather Report
Climate Change News

Homicides for 2015

Essex County
Guns Taken
2015 to date...

East Orange = 2

Newark = 4
Bad Guy Body Count: 1


East Orange Homicide Casualty List for 2014

"I Denounce the So-Called
Emancipation as a
Stupendous Fraud"
by Frederick Douglass (1888)

The Mis-education of the Negro
by Carter G. Woodson (1933)

Letter from Birmingham Jail

Then and Now - "Do It As Americans"

01/26/15 National Scholars Program Deadline
for Applications is February 1st, 2015

USDA Applications for Above.

Cicely Tyson HS Alumni Compete
in the 2015 Honda Battle of the Bands, ATL

01/23/15 South Orange Approves Deal with American Water

01/23/15 Ahmad Holt of EO Gets 5 Years for Assault

01/22/15 Isiah Merrill of EO Arrested in NWK on a Gun Charge

01/22/15 James Porter of EO Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy
and Tax Evasion in NWK Watershed Scandal

01/22/15 Umar Yasin of EO and NWK Friend Arrested For
Aggravated Stupidity in the First Degree

01/22/15 Man Accused of Shooting Tyeshia Obie Pleads
Not Guilty

01/22/15 Rebuttals to State of the City Address

01/20/15 State of the City- More Spending - More Taxes Ahead

01/19/15 EO Police Department Has Issues

Salt Truck Slams into 3 Cars on Icy Road

01/18/15 Khendral Williams killed in Hit & Run in Newark

01/18/15 EO Police Officer Settle has Been Cleared

01/18/15 EO Schools Highest in Violence and
Substance Abuse in Essex County
- 2013-14 Report

01/16/15 More EO Departments to be Run by Committees

01/14/15 Armed Carjacking on Vernon Terrace

Lyne Padmore Makes Dean's List

01/13/15 Four Families Displaced after William St. Fire

Fourth Collision on Sanford Street

01/10/15 Five EO Students Make Caldwell College Dean's List

01/10/15 Fire on Hollywood Ave. - Family Rescued
More information

01/07/15 Essex Sheriffs Chase Steuben St. Car Thief

01/05/15 Fatal Shooting on N. Maple Avenue
Tyeshia Obie Killed While Sitting in Car
Newark Man Arrested and Charged

Situation on Sanford St.
1 Explosion and 3 Collisions in One Night.

01/02/15 Newark Man Arrested for Selling Crack in EO

01/02/15 EO Water Scandal Goes Back to 2011

12/27/14 Did you know about the Third Ward "Community"
Christmas Party at the Appian Way in ORANGE?
Me, neither. I never got an invitation.

Older East Orange News is Archived in the Timeline

THIRD WARD MAP - Shame of the City

Lester Taylor Delivers State of the City Speech

I was not there, so I cannot tell you what was said,
but I CAN tell you what was NOT said. No mention
was made of the seven East Orange residents who
were murdered last year
, nor the two more residents
who were murdered this year
. There was NO
EXPLANATION as to how our public schools
were the highest in numbers of violent incidents and
highest in substance abuse in all of Essex County

this past year during mayor Taylor's watch.
given for the mayor's inability to provide true
transparency and accountability of government by
posting the budget on-line and the city codes and
ordinances on-line.

I was not there, so I am only guessing that the above
statement is completely true. If I am wrong, play me
the video recording of the speech and prove me
wrong and I will apologize to the mayor and council.
01/21/15 Jim Gerrish - E. Orange, NJ


Instead of working to put the city budget on-line,
as promised many times, or to put the city codes
and ordinances on-line, again as promised many
times, the mayor and council have come up with a
scheme to run the Police and Fire departments by
committee, adding layers of bureacracy and
removing accountability. This move will increase
the number of people working for the city, but not
the number of police officers or fire fighters. Unless
YOU show up to demand accountability and REAL
transparency, the mayor and council will sign this
into EO law on January 26th with a flick of the pen.
We don't need another water commission (water
department run by committee) on our hands.

01/17/15 - Jim Gerrish - E. Orange, NJ

Photo of the "Mentor Summit" on 1/10/15

The best mentors for children are their parents and
older family members. The mayor and council
are politicians, not educators and certainly not
mentors except to their own children. If you give
up your children to the state, the above photo shows
how they will be mentored- by being lectured by
those who think they know better than parents
how to best teach their children. The state already
takes your children from you for at least six hours
of public school per day. Don't let the state take
your children completely away from you with
bogus mentoring time. Take on the responsibility
of teaching your own children your own family
and personal values and traditions.
01/11/15 Jim Gerrish - E. Orange, NJ


Holding Mayor Lester Taylor Accountable

Stated Campaign Goals Addressed

Stated Campaign Goals NOT YET Addressed

Lower Property Taxes - -

Create new development in our city -

Create good jobs for our residents -

Create a "better" educational system -

Create Recreational opportunities for our young people +

Deal with adequate services for our seniors -

Deal with the issue of harrassment of our police department -

Provide both police and fire dept. adequate resources
to keep our community safe
- -

Develop a parking garage at or near Brick Church Station

Additional Goals Quoted in Ebony Article 03/24/14:

"Make this community safer" -

Urgency of Problems Facing East Orange Safety in 2015


Unresolveed Problems Facing East Orange Safety in 2014

"Stabilize and reduce taxes" - -

"Improve the city's unemployment rate" -

"Create livable wage jobs" -

"Use organized labor programs to train people and expose
them to career options" -

"Prepare our students for college and careers" +

Reality Sets In...

South Orange Stops Buying Water
from East Orange Water Works

Poor Attendance at State of City

EO Schools Highest in Violence
and Substance Abuse 2013-14

Lester Taylor For Governor -2017

Uniform Crime Report 2014

Bread and Circuses *
Second Annual Mayoral Ball?

* "The people did not realize
that they were merely recovering
a portion of their own property,
and that their ruler (mayor)
could not have given them
what they were receiving
without first having taken it
from them in taxes."
Translated from the Latin -
Decimus Junius Juvenalis
a.k.a. Juvenal c.100 AD


CTS Band Parent Association Web site  

Home of the
East Orange Unified Marching Band

Cicely Tyson HS Alumni Compete
in the 2015 Honda Battle of the Bands, ATL

New Uniforms on the Way

Arranging Music on the Computer

East Orange Wiz Kids, Inc. News

Reorganizing the News - Nothing is Missing

Essex County Gun Buy-Back Scoreboard

Gun Control & Registration News

Climate Change News

Common Core News

Planned Parenthood & Abortion News


Reverence For Life

Thomas Sowell on:
Civilian Casualties in Gaza
Children as Illegal Immigrants
Increasing the Minimum Wage

A Convention Of States Can Amend The Constitution

States In Favor of a Convention of States (COS)

02/04/14 Georgia Senate passes COS application 37-17

04/19/14 Alaska Senate passes COS application 12-8

04/21/14 Florida House passes COS application


04/11/14 Project Veritas Exposes Wisconsin Senator

01/22/14 Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker Gives Surplus Money Back to Taxpayers

02/05/14 Wisconsin's Economy Continues To Thrive

02/11/14 Senator Cruz: Use New Sources of Energy to Pay Down National Debt

Become an Abolitionist- Save the Slaves
Slavery Under Islam

05/22/14 Dr. Ben Carson's Interview on The Glenn Beck Program

01/28/14 Dr. Ben Carson on Raising the Minimum Wage

11/12/13 : Dr. Ben Carson's Five Warning Signs of America's Decline

Written Transcript of Dr. Ben Carson's Speech (2/7/13) HERE

Ben Carson Scholars and Reading Rooms


America : Freedom to Fascism

02/11/14 - Three NJ Republicans who voted FOR the “clean” debt limit increase:
REMEMBER: Rep. Frank LoBiondo, Rep. Jon Runyan, Rep. Chris Smith
Here is the complete list of all who voted for the increase

Why the Budget Deal was Bad 12/19/13

Remember These 9 Republican Senators Who Caved In on 12/18/13

Remember the Names of House Reps who Caved In on the Sequester Cuts (12/12/13)

28 Senate RINO that Need to be Dismissed

88 House RINO that Need to be Dismissed

Truth Matters in Minnesota: Why Not New Jersey?

Campaign Finance Abuses
04/09/13 I don't see Campaign Finance Reform on anybody's Election Promises

7/3/13 Campaign Reporting Violations

10/02/13 Joe DiVincenzo Caught in Campaign Fund Violations

Remembering History

"Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it." George Santayana

Saul Alinsky's 12 Rules For Radicals

Freedomworks' 13 Rules For Patriots

national debt

Remembering Trayvon Martin
More Trayvon Martin History
East Orange Takes Sides
7/21/13 Media Distortions
7/26/13 Why Didn't Trayvon just call 911?
What If Trayvon Martin Had Been White?
This Could Have Been Obama's Son

Zo on Conservative Blacks

ZO on Racism

Read the Book

by Taleeb Starkes

More From Taleeb

Black People's Court by Taleeb Starkes

01/08/14 Where the Culture of Violence Begins
01/12/14 -
Follow-up by Taleeb Starkes

12/28/13 Black Mob Violence on the Increase
Brooklyn, NY
Jacksonville, FL
Kansas City, MO

10/14/13 10 Black Teens Beat White Couple in Brooklyn, NY

12 Black Teens Rape 2 White Women in Wilmington, DE
Where is the outrage? (8/29/13)

7/14/13 Here's a REAL Hero Worth Remembering

More Teen-age Heroes Worth Remembering

Remembering Al Sharpton

"There is another class of coloured people who make a business of keeping the troubles, the wrongs, and the hardships of the Negro race before the public. Having learned that they are able to make a living out of their troubles, they have grown into the settled habit of advertising their wrongs — partly because they want sympathy and partly because it pays. Some of these people do not want the Negro to lose his grievances, because they do not want to lose their jobs."
- Booker T. Washington

1988 - Tawana Brawley
Overview of Tawana Brawley Hoax
3/17/13 -Tawana Fights Paying for her Crime
5/13/13 Tawana Cons Paterson, NJ with a Fundraiser
8/4/13 Tawana Begins Payback at Last!
1991 Crown Heights Riots
2012-2013 Trayvon Martin Protests
Los Angeles
San Bernadino
Washington DC

Al Sharpton Exposed

09/14/13 Playing the Race Card... Again.

12/19/13 A Chicago "Town Hall Meeting" You Won't Hear About

Oprah Winfrey Exposed

Zonation: Oprah Orders More Whine On The Race Card

Remember - US Senator Cory Booker

02/26/14 Newark Watershed Scandal

02/25/14 Booker's Involvement in Newark Watershed Scandal

Remember - NJ Senator Robert Menendez

What's this about New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez?
Follow-up story 3/2/13
Follow-up possible retraction story 3/5/13
Sen. Robert Menendez under investigation by grand jury 3/15/13
Prostitution scandal surrounding Sen. Menendez was a lie, officials say 3/19/13

6/23/13 Scandal just won't "Go Away." Here's a new one...

01/24/14 The Investigation Continues...

Remember - Thirteen Embezzlers
Tally in Illinois: 13 Charged, $16M Embezzled

Remember - Hillary Rodham Clinton

What you may need to remember about Hillary Rodham Clinton...

5/28/14 Haitians Suing Hillary and Bill For Mismanagement of Funds

04/24/14 Name ONE Accomplishment Hillary Made...Just ONE!

04/04/14 Hillary Can't Name One Accomplishment She Made

03/06/14 Name One Single Accomplishment
Hillary Made as Secretary of State

01/28/14 Talk Is Cheap, Hillary

01/24/14 How Dick Morris Remembers Hillary

01/16/14 Does It Matter Now, Hillary?

01/08/14 Another Hillary Moment to Remember

01/12/14 Hillary's Hit List

10/17/13 Skeletons in the Closet
Skeletons in the Closet - Part 2

10/11/13 Hillary's Hit Man?

9/16/13 Benghazi Wounds Just Won't Go Away

8/17/13 The Clinton Foundation

More Hillary High Jinx

The Clinton Body-Count

5/08/13 Did Hillary Commit Perjury?

4/24/13 GOP Benghazi report blames Hillary

Benghazi "Talking Points" - How to Craft a Lie


Remember: (12/22/13) Susan Rice called Benghazi a "False Controversy."

Historic World News
History Repeats Itself

“The world is a dangerous place to live, not because of the people who are evil,
but because of the people who don’t do anything about it.”
attributed to Albert Einstein

"Ethics is nothing other than Reverence for Life.
Reverence for Life affords me my fundamental principle of morality,
namely, that good consists in maintaining, assisting and enhancing life,
and to destroy, to harm or to hinder life is evil."
— Albert Schweitzer

Historic Executions of Homosexuals

12/04/14 Arizona Baptist Cleric Advocates Executions of Gays

Muslims Don't Just Talk About Gay Executions in 2015

1/15/15 -
Muslims Execute Homosexuals by Throwing From Tall
Building as Crowd of Muslims Watches From Street.

Muslim Atrocities Continue into 2015

Three New Decapitations by Muslims - Iraqui Victims from Sinjar

Historic World News from 2014 is archived HERE


"All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing."
Edmund Burke (1729 - 1797)

11/19/14 A Woman's Response to a Muslim Death Threat

09/28/14 My Business is a Muslim Free Zone (MFZ)
Follow-up to MFZ: CAIR Asks Holder to Investigate

“The militant Muslim is the person cutting the head of the infidel while the moderate Muslim holds the victim's feet.”
-- Dr. M. Sabieski

06/18/14 The Myth of the Moderate Muslim

02/15/14 Palestinians: The Invented People

01/04/14 Islamic "Honor" Murder in Michigan

02/20/14 Who is Robert O. Malley and Why Should I Care?

9/17/13 Who is Mohammed Elibiary and Why Should I care?
Mohamed Elibiary uses Militant Islamic R4BIA Symbol on his Twitter profile

8/22/13 More about the Crimes of The Muslim Brotherhood

09/29/13 Does anyone care about Boko Haram in Mamudo, Nigeria?
Islamic Terrorists of Boko Haram Strike Again

9/29/13 Does anyone care about 40 Murders at Yobe State College?

9/30/13 The Muslim Jihadists in Kenya

Growing Evidence Supports Reports
That Syrian Rebels Launched Chemical Attacks

Did the White House Help Plan the Syrian Chemical Attack?
by Yossef Bodansky
- 09/01/13

The President's Muslim Family - 02/10/14

05/08/14 Seventy-Six Reasons Why Obama Should be Impeached

In 1991, Obama Admitted to Being Born in Kenya

02/26/14 Black Pastors Waking Up to Truth About Obama

02/06/14 The "Smidgen of Evidence" Has Been Found, Mr. President!

01/25/14 Crybaby or Spoiled Child? You Decide.

11/18/13 Nero In The White House

9/17/13 Obama's Impeachable Offense

08/18/13 Who is Michelle Robinson?

08/18/13 - 252 Reasons to Impeach Obama

08/17/13 Black Republicans Call for Impeachment of Obama

07/15/13 - Obama’s Black Lie to Black Graduates

The Documented Lies of Obama
Documented Lies about Obamacare

11/12/13 - Lies of the Navigators

11/01/13 Twenty-Three Lies Caught on Video

Obamacare is not for the Faint of Heart

Obama's Lies about Columbia University

Citizens File Articles of Impeachment Against Obama

Selling Obama Phones to buy Drugs

More Memories...

05/02/14 Christians are Being Crucified by Islamic Militants

The Muslim Brotherhood's Strategic Goals for North America

10/11/13 Stealth Jihad in Action in America

11/11/13 Islamists Have No Special Rights in America

Don’t Let Freedom Slip Away

4 Reasons to Remember Benghazi

Benghazi Questions That Won't Go Away

Original Benghazi Theory from October, 2012

Back to the original Benghazi theory from June 2012

06/17/13 Special Forces Were Only Hours From Benghazi

08/03/13 New Questions about Benghazi

08/13/13 More Benghazi Revelations

10/22/13 Before Benghazi and Still No Answers: Sgt. Bergdahl

10/28/13 "60 Minutes" Finally "Discovers" Benghazi Scandal is Real
Follow-Up: 11/26/13 CBS Backtracks on Part of the "60 Minutes" Story

10/30/13 More of the "Truth" Comes Out on CBS
Follow-Up: 11/26/13 CBS Backtracks on Part of the "60 Minutes" Story

11/16/13 What Benghazi Attackers Knew in Advance

The Complete Report on Benghazi from September 11, 2012 to February 14, 2014

03/14/14 CIA Fails to Investigate Benghazi Attack

04/30/14 Proof in e-mails That the President and Hillary (etc.) Lied

05/02/14 John Boehner Forms Select Committee to Investigate Benghazi

05/11/14 Trey Gowdy Questions the Media

06/13/14 Benghazi Filmmaker CONFIRMED To Be Agent Of Eric Holder

12/01/14 Benghazi was the Definition of an Intelligence Failure

07/01/14 New Water Rates for East Orange

06/18/14 EOWC Agendas and Resolutions have STILL not been updated
Who can find the missing $3.1 Million?
Contact Jim Gerrish

04/04/14 EOWC News has not been updated since 2010
06/03/14 Still Waiting for News of the Indicted Commissioners (from 2013).
No news from the city - but the Star Ledger has some HERE

3/5/13 East Orange Water Commission may face fines up to $400,000

East Orange Water Commission Indictments - 2/13/13

Resolution of Board of Water Commissioners from December 11, 2012
Board of Water Commissioners Agenda for January 8, 2013

Official Web Site of the City of East Orange

OLD - East Orange Facebook Page

NEW - East Orange City Hall Facebook Page

EO Recreational & Cultural Affairs Facebook Page

East Orange Public Library Web Site

East Orange Board of Education Web site

East Orange Campus High School Sports

East Orange Neighborhood Profile - Statistics

Local Newspapers and On-Line News:

LocalTalk News covering Oranges, Bloomfield, Montclair, Irvington and Newark - Also use to report potholes and other city repair issues

Worrall Community Newspapers Electronic Editions

Essex News Daily

The Newark Star Ledger: NJ.com

Patch Sites

Newark Patch

South Orange Patch

West Orange Patch

Montclair Patch

Bloomfield Patch

Belleville-Nutley Patch

Millburn-Short Hills Patch

Livingston Patch

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The Whole Wide World,
that's who!

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