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 […]

Proposed advisory board ordinance left off agenda

Public speaks in favor of advisory board

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Councilman Joe Krakoviak and several residents have demanded to know why an ordinance proposing a senior citizens advisory board was not included on the voting agenda during the Aug. 9 Township Council meeting. The ordinance, written by Krakoviak in conjunction with resident senior advocates Rosary Morelli and Leigh-Anne Zaolino, was submitted […]

HPC to be led by new chairman, vice chairwoman

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The South Orange Historic Preservation Commission has welcomed a new chairman and vice chairwoman; at the Aug. 8 South Orange Board of Trustees meeting, Jacob Levine was promoted to chairman of the HPC and Karen Marlowe to vice chairwoman. Levine will be filling his position’s unexpired term through Dec. 31, 2019, […]

Orange Bridge team finds success in Washington, D.C.

Orange Bridge team finds success in Washington, D.C.

ORANGE, NJ — Orange Public Schools Bridge Team Summer 2016 did an amazing job in the District of Columbia. Seventeen elementary-, middle school- and high school-aged youth traveled to compete in the Youth North American Bridge Competition and 11 are traveling back to Orange with first-place trophies. Two-hundred youth filled a room for three consecutive […]

Bloomfield Police to install 24/7 collection box for pills

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The township of Bloomfield on Monday, Aug. 15, announced that it has joined the New Jersey Attorney General’s “Project Medicine Drop” initiative, and has installed a stationary prescription medicine drop box at Police Headquarters. Residents may visit Police Headquarters, located at 1 Municipal Plaza, at any time to dispose of their unused […]

Activities are ongoing in downtown Bloomfield

Activities are ongoing in downtown Bloomfield

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Bloomfield Center Alliance is still presenting Cruise Nights and promoting the Bloomfield Farmers Market every week in the town center. An end of summer block party is also on the schedule. • Cruise Nights car shows, sponsored by the BCA, will continue on Wednesday nights through August from 6 to 9 […]