Hospital union endorses Robinson as 3rd Ward candidate

EAST ORANGE, NJ — East Orange 3rd Ward City Council candidate Mayme Robinson’s attempt to succeed Ted Green as the ward’s representative got a boost on Thursday, Oct. 5, when the National Union of Hospital and Health Care Employees, AFL-CIO District 1199J, endorsed her candidacy. “Our union, District 1199J and our Political Action COPE Committee […]

CASA holds 2nd ‘Homeward Bound’ event in West Orange

CASA holds 2nd ‘Homeward Bound’ event in West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Braving the elements in bright red T-shirts and even brighter smiles, a group of more than 100 volunteers gathered for the Homeward Bound Walk hosted by the CASA for Children of Essex County under the Clipper Pavilion of the South Mountain Recreation Complex in West Orange on Sunday, Oct. 15. Based […]

Orange police officer suspended as after school incident investigated

ORANGE, NJ — The Orange Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office are currently investigating the incident involving Orange Police Officer Hanifah Davis, two twin sisters who are seniors at Orange High School, and Orange High School Athletic Director and Vice Principal Mohammed Abdel Aziz that occurred Thursday, Oct. 12, on the corner of […]

Mosque seeks to relocate to Orange

ORANGE, NJ — Imam W. Deen Shareef is looking for a new site to relocate his Masjid Waarith ud Deen mosque, now in Irvington, and he has set his sights on Orange, although the Orange Board of Education is currently trying to buy the building he wants. “Masjid Waarith ud Deen is kind of like […]

County’s 2017 leaf collection schedule

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Each fall, Essex County collects leaves along county roads. Residents whose properties are on county roads may place their leaves in biodegradable bags or sweep the loose leaves into piles at the curb. To organize leaf collection on county roads, Essex County is divided into four sectors. There will be three […]

Orange hosts ninth annual Festival de Orange

Orange hosts ninth annual Festival de Orange

ORANGE, NJ — Hispanic Heritage Month runs from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, and was celebrated at the ninth annual Festival de Orange on South Day Street on Saturday, Sept. 23, and Sunday, Sept. 24. The event was organized by Hispanos Mano a Mano President Cristina Mateo along with Marcos Monroy, Henry Monroy and Gregorio […]

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