Orange celebrates at annual Toys for Tots drive

Orange celebrates at annual Toys for Tots drive

ORANGE, NJ — Orange’s annual Toys for Tots drive took place at Inner City Cafe in Orange on Friday, Dec. 9. Hosted by mayoral secretary Cheryl Davis-Marshall, the night included great food, music and plenty of gifts donated and placed under the decorated Christmas tree throughout the night. Esteemed guests at the event included New […]

East Orange, Irvington, Orange business communities come together for mixer

East Orange, Irvington, Orange business communities come together for mixer

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Nearly 50 business owners in East Orange, Irvington and Orange came together Dec. 8 for the 2022 Tri-community Holiday Business Mixer, an event sponsored by the Business & Professional Association of the Oranges, Irvington Chamber of Commerce, Irvington Springfield Avenue Business Improvement District and Orange Chamber of Commerce. The event, held […]

Orange schools, city receive Safe Routes to School awards

Orange schools, city receive Safe Routes to School awards

ORANGE, NJ — The Orange Public Schools and the city of Orange were acknowledged as recipients of the Safe Routes to School awards for schools and municipalities. Oakwood Avenue Community School and Lincoln Avenue School each received a bronze certificate, and Forest Street Community School and the city of Orange each received a gold certificate. […]

East Orange highrise sees 75-percent of residences leased

East Orange highrise sees 75-percent of residences leased

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Allure 258, a new rental building in East Orange, continues to attract residents from throughout the region, with 75 percent of the building’s 213 residences now leased, according to a Dec. 5 press release. Located at 258 S. Harrison St. near NJ Transit’s Brick Church Train Station, the 18-story highrise features […]

Forest Street School earns a Beacon Blue Ribbon award

Forest Street School earns a Beacon Blue Ribbon award

ORANGE, NJ — Forest Street Community School Principal Yancisca Loften-Cooke accepted the Beacon Blue Ribbon School of Excellence Award on Dec. 1 on behalf of the school staff, students and families. Forest Street is the first-ever, nationally recognized Blue Ribbon school in the Orange Public Schools.  Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence Inc. visited the Orange […]