Orange, East Orange prepare for Winter Storm Stella

ORANGE/EAST ORANGE, NJ — The threat of a nor’easter, Winter Storm Stella, that was expected to dump between 10 and 18 inches of snow on New Jersey had officials in Orange and East Orange scrambling to make last-minute preparations for snow removal, street plowing and salting, and other essential emergency services. “Due to inclement weather […]

Orange BOE files petition to block changeover to elected board

ORANGE, NJ — Although Tuesday, Jan. 31, was the deadline for the Orange Board of Education to add a referendum to the special election ballot on Tuesday, March 14, asking city voters for permission to bond for the $2.5 million that Board of Education President Cristina Mateo said is needed to perform much-needed capital improvements […]

Harvard Printing Project to have groundbreaking ceremony

ORANGE, NJ — A groundbreaking ceremony for the Harvard Printing Project, 550 Central Ave., Orange, will be Monday, Feb. 13 at 11 a.m. Orange Mayor Dwayne D. Warren and Joseph Alpert, president of the Alpert Group, will be in attendance, as will other dignitaries and elected officials. The project will entail the adaptive re-use of […]

West Orange, Orange work to improve Highland Avenue station

Towns’ leaders want a MidTown Direct stop at Highland

ORANGE, NJ — West Orange Councilman Victor Cirilo is heading up a renewed effort to get NJ Transit to make improvements to the Highland Avenue Train Station in Orange now that work has started on the Harvard Press development project and the West Orange Township Council has approved the Central Valley Redevelopment Area nearby. Cirilo […]

New district designation could cost Orange $2.5 million

New district designation could cost Orange $2.5 million

ORANGE, NJ — A special question on the ballot on Tuesday, Nov. 8, asked the Orange electorate to vote on changing its Board of Education members from those appointed by the mayor to one elected directly by voters. Although fewer than 5,000 of the city’s 15,000 registered voters cast ballots, this special question was passed, […]

FBI raids Orange City Hall

FBI raids Orange City Hall

ORANGE, NJ — Agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation raided Orange City Hall on Wednesday, Jan. 11, and shut it down for the day, just months after Orange City Council members and City Clerk Joyce Lanier discovered the FBI had issued Mayor Dwayne Warren’s administration and former city attorney Dan Smith a subpoena to […]

Meet-and-greet introduces Orange’s new business administrator

Meet-and-greet introduces Orange’s new business administrator

ORANGE, NJ — Mayor Dwayne Warren has selected Chris Hartwyk as Orange’s new business administrator. City Council President Donna K. Williams and other council members were so pleased to have a full-time, certified and experienced business administrator that they organized a meet-and-greet session at the Sandwiches Unlimited restaurant on Center Street on Wednesday, Dec. 14, […]

Orange suffers ninth homicide of 2016 on Christmas Eve

ORANGE, NJ — Orange’s ninth and final homicide of 2016 occurred on Main Street on Christmas Eve. Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray and Orange Police Director Todd Warren announced that the Orange Police and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office were investigating a fatal shooting in a press release Monday, Dec. 26. “At approximately […]

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