Orange set to celebrate Red Nose Day on May 25

ORANGE, NJ — According to Orange Recreation Department Director Greg Tynes and City Council President Donna K. Williams, Orange will going to celebrate national Red Nose Day on Thursday, May 25, at 2 p.m. with a group picture outside City Hall on North Day Street. Red Nose Day is a fundraising campaign run by the […]

EO Fire Department response leads to $3M drug bust

EO Fire Department response leads to $3M drug bust

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The East Orange Public Safety Department put a new spin on the saying “Where there’s smoke, there’s fire” on Thursday, May 18, when firefighters from the Fire Division responded to a call of smoke coming from the garage in the backyard of a private home on Springdale Avenue and stumbled onto […]

Miller and Holmes address students on Senior Decision Day

ORANGE, NJ — Orange High School alumni Reggie Miller and Dwight Holmes have been busy recently. Miller is the coordinator of the Rutgers Male Student Support Program at Orange Preparatory Academy, which works with district elementary- and middle school-age boys. Holmes is an Orange High School teacher and a former Orange City Council candidate who […]

Irvington suffers second homicide of 2017

IRVINGTON, NJ — It was not until the middle of May that Irvington suffered its second homicide of the year. “On Friday afternoon, May 12, around noon time, Dino Bermudez, 33, of Newark, was shot in his leg in the 300 block of Myrtle Avenue,” acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn Murray said Monday, May 15. […]

Orange Rec Department to host many summer programs

Orange Rec Department to host many summer programs

ORANGE, NJ — New Orange Recreation Department Director Greg Tynes was among the Orange Township department heads who made a presentation to the South Ward residents who came out to Councilwoman Jamie Summers-Johnson’s community meeting at Heywood Avenue School on Wednesday, April 26. Tynes discussed plans to keep city kids active, interested, off the streets […]

Garcia is out at IHA and so is Econometrica

IRVINGTON, NJ — Changes abound at the Irvington Housing Authority as, according to a confirmation by Mayor Tony Vauss, Carmelo Garcia is out as the new executive director of the IHA Board of Commissioners, as is Econometrica, a company hired to help “fix” the public housing agency. Officials from the Elizabeth Housing Agency, which had […]

Chase says he’s still owed one more paycheck

IRVINGTON, NJ — Former police Chief Michael Chase said this week he still has not received the last paycheck owed to him by the township, according to the state Civil Service Commission. Chase’s base salary was $6,558.28 every two weeks, before taxes. But he maintains he never received any of that money after Irvington Public […]

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