EO elementary school hosts Spring Fling prom

EO elementary school hosts Spring Fling prom

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The month of June is prom time for students at the high schools and middle schools in East Orange; now, thanks to the Mildred Barry-Garvin School, that includes elementary school students, too. Cheyanne Rogers, 7, and the other Mildred Barry-Garvin School students had their first taste of donning formal wear on […]

Council president admits township has $2.4M deficits for 2016 and 2017

IRVINGTON, NJ — Municipal Council President and North Ward Councilman David Lyons admitted on the record at the last council meeting in June that the township is facing a larger budget deficit than the $3.25 million for 2015 previously acknowledged by Mayor Tony Vauss and other municipal officials, prompting employee furloughs, layoffs and givebacks that went […]

Orange City Council majority shoots down referendum

ORANGE, NJ — The quality of the legal counsel provided by attorneys for the city of Orange Township, the Orange City Council and the Orange Board of Education came into question Thursday, July 6, during the council’s annual reorganization meeting in Council Chambers. Shortly after the council majority voted East Ward Councilman and former Council […]

Former superintendent returns to Orange’s school district

Former superintendent returns to Orange’s school district

ORANGE, NJ — Former Orange Superintendent of Schools Ron Lee has stepped into the role of interim superintendent of Orange’s schools, giving a presentation at City Council’s reorganization meeting on Thursday, July 6, about the new Science Technology Engineering and Math Academy the school district is planning to open in the old Mary Lawn School […]

Upgrades and renovations continue at 40th St. Park

IRVINGTON, NJ — Earlier this year, Mayor Tony Vauss and Recreation Department Director Donald Malloy announced that the long-awaited 40th Street Park renovation and upgrade had finally begun, which also meant no summer camps or activities will be scheduled at the park during July and August. “We’re operating out of all the parks in town, […]

Detective admits rapper didn’t bring street gang to NJ

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Things have been looking up lately for the legendary hip-hop music group Naughty By Nature. First, the group, which originally hails from East Orange, was honored by the Historical Society of East Orange at its annual lawn reception at Cicely Tyson School on Sunday, June 4, where Vinnie “Vin Rock” Brown […]

Recreation Department hosts its first dance recital

Recreation Department hosts its first dance recital

IRVINGTON, NJ — On Memorial Day, Mayor Tony Vauss and Recreation Department Director Donald Malloy announced the township would offer free new arts and culture programs for children, including dance classes with Irvington Dance Company Choreographer Fiona Best, at the Chris Gatling Center on Union Avenue. One month later, Best and her dance students held […]

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