Panel in Orange to address minority, women-owned businesses

ORANGE, NJ — Orange at large Councilwoman Donna K. Williams will be hosting a special panel discussion for “Minority-Owned Business Contracts and the Set Aside Program” on Tuesday, May 22, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Ambrose-Ward Mansion, 132 South Harrison St., East Orange. Panelists include state Assemblywoman Britnee Timberlake; Ernest Williams of […]

WOCC honors top community members

West Orange educator, police officers, firefighters and business of the year named at annual dinner

WOCC honors top community members

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual Community Awards Dinner at the Wilshire Grand Hotel on May 9, honoring the hotel as the Business of the Year in addition to handing out awards for Educator of the Year, Police Officers of the Year and Firefighters of the Year. Philip […]

BPD surveillance leads to capture of ‘mail fisher’

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Bloomfield Police Department arrested a suspect last week for “mail fishing,” a crime increasingly seen in north Jersey whereby a suspect removes envelopes from a mailbox and fraudulently cashes any checks. The arrest was made Tuesday, May 8, outside the post office at 1296 Broad St., shortly after midnight. According to Lt. […]

SO prepares to settle Village Hall lawsuit

SO prepares to settle Village Hall lawsuit

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The South Orange Board of Trustees held a special meeting Mary 4 to discuss two resolutions, ultimately passing both. The first resolution passed was an amendment to the 2018 municipal budget, necessary because of a change at the state level about how budgets are submitted. The second resolution, approved unanimously, authorized […]

Orange incumbents sweep ward election

ORANGE, NJ — The incumbents carried the day, according to the unofficial results of the Tuesday, May 8, Orange City Council election, posted on Essex County Clerk Chris Durkin’s official website; re-elected were East Ward Councilman and council President Kerry Coley, West Ward Councilman Harold Johnson, South Ward Councilwoman Jamie Summers-Johnson and North Ward Councilwoman […]

Good crowd, lots to see at Fair and Art Show

Good crowd, lots to see at Fair and Art Show

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — The 10th annual Glen Ridge Eco-fair was held Saturday, May 12, on Ridgewood Avenue along with the 40th annual Glen Ridge Arts Festival. With the event cancelled last year due to inclement weather, this year it was a rain or shine occasion. There was a little precipitation again in the morning, […]

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