Fired third-grade teacher to speak at P.O.P. meeting

ORANGE, NJ — Former first-year Forest Street School third-grade teacher Marylin Zuniga, who was fired from her job in the Orange Public School District for having her students write get-well cards to convicted cop killer Mumia Abu Jamal, is scheduled to speak to the members of the People’s Organization for Progress on Thursday, March 3, […]

Junior League brings community groups together for ‘Kids For Kids’

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Community groups are joining forces — for a fourth year — in Millburn next month for a children’s volunteering event to help youngsters in need. ‘Kids For Kids,’ organized by the Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills, brings together local groups and children for a morning of hands-on volunteering […]

Judge rules Edwards has to repay illegally earned $270K

    ORANGE, NJ — Superior Court Judge Christine Farrington ruled Thursday, Feb. 18, that former Orange Deputy Business Administrator Willis Edwards must repay the city of Orange Township the $268,750 he earned while working illegally as a city employee with that job title. Farrington’s ruling should bring an end to the legal saga of […]

Location, Location’ opens at Arts Unbound

ORANGE, NJ — The exhibit “Location, Location” began with an opening reception on Thursday, Feb. 18, and will feature artwork in a wide range of mediums, including photography, acrylic, oils, soft sculpture, and more. All of the works in the show are places, real or imagined, that hold personal significance for the artist. They are […]

Woman arrested for murder of 90-year-old East Orange man

  ORANGE, NJ — Jocelyn Dahta, 32, of Orange, has been arrested and charged with the murder of 90-year-old Henry Boyd, announced acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray and East Orange Public Safety Director Sheilah Coley on Wednesday, Feb. 17. Boyd was murdered in East Orange on Tuesday, Feb. 9, in his South Harrison […]

Arts Unbound, Matheny Arts announce first arts program for artists with disabilities

ORANGE, NJ — Arts Unbound and the Matheny Medical and Educational Center’s Arts Access Program, two New Jersey-based non-profits that support the professional development of artists with developmental or physical disabilities, have launched Art Garden CSA, a community-supported arts program, to connect emerging artists with disabilities and local art collectors. Based on popular community-supported agriculture […]

Free rabies clinic offered, pet licenses offered at cost

ORANGE, NJ — A free rabies clinic will be presented by Mayor Dwayne D. Warren and the Department of Community Services at the city of Orange Township Firehouse, 419 Central Ave., Orange, on the Lincoln Avenue side, on Wednesday, Feb. 24, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Exact change is preferred. If you are purchasing a […]

Judge rules fired teacher can pursue lawsuit

ORANGE, NJ — Superior Court Judge Stephanie A. Mitterhoff ruled on Friday, Feb. 12, that former Orange school teacher Marilyn Zuniga can continue to pursue her wrongful termination lawsuit against her former employer. On May 12, 2015, the Orange Board of Education decided by resolution to formally terminate Zuniga from her position as third-grade teacher at […]