Orange’s Mayoral Candidates Night Forum is a success

ORANGE, NJ — The United Clergy of the Oranges hosted a Candidates Night Forum at Orange United Methodist Church on Wednesday, April 6, for the three mayoral candidates vying for Orange’s top elected office in the nonpartisan municipal election Tuesday, May 10. Incumbent Mayor Dwayne Warren squared off against former Zoning Board member Janice Morrell […]

Coley files lawsuit against mayor for violating election laws

ORANGE, NJ — Orange East Ward Councilman and 2016 mayoral candidate Kerry Coley held a press conference outside City Hall on Tuesday, April 5, to announce he had filed a lawsuit against numerous parties who he alleges have “maliciously defamed him” in political attack ads. According to attorney Eugene H. Kim of Ridgefield, who is […]

Rally near bus terminal protests racism and sexism

IRVINGTON, NJ — Several local organizations staged a protest rally against racism and sexism Saturday, April 9, at the corner of Clinton and Springfield avenues, adjacent to the Irvington Bus Terminal. The rally was organized by Irvington Joint Block Association Coalition President Elouise McDaniel, in conjunction with numerous organizations, including the Essex County Chapter of […]

Comedy for a Cause raises funds for autism awareness

ORANGE/EAST ORANGE, NJ — Last week’s Comedy for a Cause fundraiser in support of Nassan’s Place was an unqualified success, thanks to comedian Talent & Friends, the members of Orange Elks Lodge 135 and all who came out to support the organization, founder Nadine Wright-Arbubakrr said on Thursday, March 31. “We had an awesome night […]

IHA workers strike after receiving notice of job terminations

IHA workers strike after receiving notice of job terminations

IRVINGTON, NJ — The members of SEIU Workers United Local 617 working in the Irvington Housing Authority’s Maintenance Department that are slated to have their employment with that federally funded agency terminated as of Wednesday, April 20, organized a protest strike outside the workplace on Nye Avenue on Tuesday, April 5. “We’re here because there’s […]

Coley endorsed for mayor by Essex County PBA

ORANGE, NJ — Monday, April 4, was a busy day for Orange East Ward Councilman and 2016 mayoral candidate Kerry Coley, who received an endorsement from the Essex County Police Benevolent Association for his mayoral bid in the nonpartisan municipal election Tuesday, May 10. “The Essex County Police Benevolent Association Local 89 unanimously has endorsed […]

OHA celebrates history with events at Washington Manor

OHA celebrates history with events at Washington Manor

ORANGE, NJ — The Orange Housing Authority, which had hosted an annual Black History Month celebration at Washington Manor on Wednesday, Feb. 24, teamed up with the Orange School District to celebrate Women’s History Month there on Tuesday, March 29. More than 20 third-graders from Park Avenue Elementary School helped recognize the ways women have […]

Mayor unveils new logo as sign of progress in town

IRVINGTON, NJ — Last year, a Newark area publication lauded Mayor Tony Vauss for taking branding and self-promotion to new heights by ordering new street sweeping vehicles for the town that were decorated with his likeness and a slogan about his administration’s dedication to making Irvington clean and safe. On Thursday, March 31, Vauss outdid […]

Morrell denies involvement with recent attack ads aimed at Williams

ORANGE, NJ — Mayoral candidate Janice Morrell issued a press release Friday, April 1, denying any involvement with negative campaign literature focused on images and statements about Councilwoman at Large Donna K. Williams sleeping on the job. Morrell is running for mayor on the “Change We Need Voice We Deserve” ticket in the nonpartisan municipal […]

Lamothe funeral brings out many mourners

IRVINGTON, NJ — The funeral for 2014 mayoral candidate, longtime Irvington municipal employee and local Haitian community leader Jean Lamothe was at Eglise Baptiste de la Nouvelle Jerusalem Church on Saturday, April 2. The church, located on Nye Avenue, just off Springfield Avenue and across the street from Civic Square, had an area outside cordoned […]

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