Gun violence rally hosted at OPA and Central Playground

Gun violence rally hosted at OPA and Central Playground

ORANGE, NJ — Reggie Miller, director of the Rutgers University Male Student Support Program, hosted his third annual rally for National Gun Violence Awareness Day outside Orange Preparatory Academy on Friday, June 7. National Gun Violence Awareness Day was officially observed on Sunday, June 2. For the last two years, Miller and other members of […]

Former chief’s disciplinary hearing to continue later this year

IRVINGTON, NJ — According to former Irvington Police Chief Michael Chase, the next installment of his ongoing disciplinary hearing will take place in September or November. Chase’s disciplinary hearing has been going on for six years. The last hearing took place on Wednesday, June 5, and featured the testimony of former police Director Joseph Santiago, […]

Loss in EO primary does not quiet Clark

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Carol Clark was diplomatic about her unsuccessful bid to become Essex County’s register of deeds and mortgages in the Democratic primary on Tuesday, June 4. “I congratulated everyone on their victory,” said Clark on Wednesday, June 12. “The line carried it and prevailed once again. I wish that we had been […]

OFD captain to celebrate retirement with a cookout

OFD captain to celebrate retirement with a cookout

ORANGE, NJ — Capt. Jamie Anderson of the Orange Fire Department will retire, effective Thursday, June 27, and he’s celebrating with a retirement cookout for residents at his house on 204 Tremont Ave. on Saturday, June 29, at 1 p.m. “Come and celebrate,” said Anderson on Sunday, June 2. “Cookout at Captain Anderson’s house. Food, […]

Timberlake and Giblin sweep to victory in primary

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Assemblywoman Britnee Timberlake won a chance at her own full term representing East Orange and the rest of the 34th Legislative District in the Democratic primary on Tuesday, June 4, with 6,615 votes or 44.06 percent of the 15,012 total votes cast. Fellow Democrat Tom Giblin received 6,637 votes or 44.21 […]

Irvington BOE seeking to replace Scott, who resigned

IRVINGTON, NJ — Irvington Board of Education member Melody Scott has resigned from the board after purchasing a house in Union Township, so there is another vacancy to be filled. Scott currently works in East Orange Mayor Ted Green’s administration, after serving in town for years in the administration of former Mayor Wayne Smith and […]

Police detain resident due to mayor’s executive order

IRVINGTON, NJ — Conrad McPherson was detained by Irvington police on Thursday, June 6, after authorities said he violated Mayor Tony Vauss’ executive order barring him from entering municipal public buildings without a police escort. Vauss issued the executive order Tuesday, May 28, informing McPherson he is “prohibited from any unsupervised access to any township […]

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