13 police officers promoted, as well as township’s first black fire chief

IRVINGTON, NJ — Mayor Tony Vauss and Public Safety Director Tracy Bowers recently promoted 13 members of the Irvington Police Department, ranging from sergeant to deputy chief. Capt. Stephen Yannotti, Det. Capt. Michael Tomich and Capt. Dwayne Mitchell were all promoted to deputy chief. The other promotions included: Lt. Stewart Townsend, Lt. Kenneth Price, Lt. […]

Orange attorney: Edwards still owes city $268K

ORANGE, NJ — Despite Superior Court Judge Christine Farrington’s ruling Thursday, Feb. 18, that former Orange business administrator Willis Edwards III must repay the city $268,750 he was paid while working illegally as a city employee with that title, Edwards has failed to pay anything, according to Robert Tarver, attorney for the Orange City Council. […]

Did F.B.I. raid Orange City Hall also?

ORANGE, NJ — While the warrant executed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation to seize materials and information from the Orange Public Library related to an ongoing investigation on Thursday, July 21, surprised many, a similar warrant served to City Hall on North Day Street on the same day is even more surprising. According to […]

Holman and Green host first part of public safety forum

Holman and Green host first part of public safety forum

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The first of a two-part public safety forum to recognize members of the East Orange Police Department and other emergency care providers for the good job they are doing was hosted Tuesday, July 19, in Council Chambers by East Orange City Council Chairman Ted Green and 5th Ward Councilwoman Alicia Holman. […]

Rev. Ron Christian Sports Complex hosts grand opening

NEWARK, NJ — The Rev. Ronald B. Christian’s family was joined by numerous local political and popular figures at the grand opening of the new sports and recreation complex in Weequahic Park in Newark that bears his name Wednesday, July 20. The state-of-the-art facility built was by LandTek, which also built the Blue Knights Sports […]

Nassan’s Place spreads autism awareness at WNBA game

Nassan’s Place spreads autism awareness at WNBA game

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Nadine Wright Arbubakrr and the contingent of children and families who take part in the sensory-friendly activities that her autism-awareness organization, Nassan’s Place, offers had some of the best seats in the house at Madison Square Garden in New York City on Sunday, July 10, to watch the WNBA game between […]

Salters makes a final plea for cooperation in Orange

ORANGE, NJ — Former Orange Democratic Committee Executive Director Anthony Salters’ final statement to the city of Orange in which he served in one capacity or another since 2012 was a plea for consensus, cooperation and better communication between Mayor Dwayne Warren and the Orange City Council on behalf of all its constituents. “The elections […]

Rev. Ron Christian Sports Complex opens for community

Rev. Ron Christian Sports Complex opens for community

IRVINGTON, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo and the Weequahic Park Sports Authority scheduled the ribbon-cutting ceremony and grand opening for the new Rev. Ronald B. Christian Sports and Recreation Complex, inside the park just off Elizabeth Avenue in Newark, on Wednesday, July 20, at noon. And friends and members of Christian’s family said […]

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