Orange to host Early Childhood Education Registration

ORANGE, NJ — Orange public schools are gearing up for the new school year by hosting a series of early childhood education registration events leading up to opening day in September. Preschool registration will be Tuesday, Sept. 6, from 1 to 6 p.m.; Wednesday, Sept. 7, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; and Friday, Sept. […]

Orange clerk obtains copy of F.B.I. subpoena … a month late

Orange clerk obtains copy of F.B.I. subpoena … a month late

ORANGE, NJ — On Aug. 23, Orange city clerk Joyce Lanier confirmed to the Record-Transcript that she received that day a copy of a Federal Bureau of Investigation subpoena ordering Mayor Dwayne Warren’s administration to testify before a grand jury on Tuesday, Aug. 9. “I just got it five minutes ago,” said Lanier on Tuesday, […]

13 new police officers defer accompanying salary increases

IRVINGTON, NJ — Irvington Mayor Tony Vauss, Public Safety Director Tracy Bowers and fire Director John Brown recently made history in town by appointing Capt. Antonio Gary as the first black fire chief to lead the Irvington Fire Department. “I am honored to have the opportunity as mayor of Irvington to swear in our first […]

Unity Day brings its own heat to Irvington

Unity Day brings its own heat to Irvington

IRVINGTON, NJ — Irvington’s annual Unity Day celebration took place in Orange Avenue Park on Saturday, Aug. 13, with revelers coming from around the state to enjoy the festivities. Michael Echevestre said he came all the way from Kearny in Hudson County for the event, along with his friend Jessica Difeo, on Saturday, Aug. 13. […]

Despite recent shootings, EO celebrates crime reduction

Despite recent shootings, EO celebrates crime reduction

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The East Orange National Night Out celebration took place against the backdrop of a multiple shootings and a homicide in the city that has earned recognition for the historic reductions in crime, which began on the watch of former Mayor Robert Bowser and former police Director Jose Cordero. The bad patch […]

Multiple shootings precede Orange’s National Night Out

ORANGE, NJ — National Night Out in Orange had a darker undertone this year, as it followed a recent instance of multiple shootings and homicides in the city. Such instances in a short span of time are not unique in Orange. The first one this year occurred Thursday, April 14, when Davon Jones, 17, was […]

Civic Square brings the jazz a third time

IRVINGTON, NJ — The final installment of the three-part Taste of Irvington Jazz in the Square concert series is scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 18, from 5 to 9 p.m. in Civic Square and its organizers are hoping the entire community will come out to enjoy the event. According to the Jazz in the Square organizers, […]

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