Sherif, Daughtry and Henry win Orange BOE election

Sherif, Daughtry and Henry win Orange BOE election

ORANGE, NJ — Siaka Sherif, Brenda Daughtry and Derrick Henry were the winners of the Orange Board of Education election on Tuesday, Nov. 6, according to the Essex County Clerk’s Office. Sherif received 2,779 votes, Daughtry got 2,445 votes and Henry came in third with 2,413 votes. Incumbent appointed board member Rhoda Irodia finished fourth […]

County hosts ninth annual Veterans Day observance

County hosts ninth annual Veterans Day observance

NEWARK, NJ — At the ninth annual Essex County Veterans Day Observance in Veterans Memorial Park in Newark on Wednesday, Nov. 7, Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr., joined by 11th Congressional District Congresswoman-elect Mikie Sherrill, a veteran herself, presented an Essex County Community Star Award to William D. Squires, a U.S. Navy and […]

Orange councilwoman named ‘Outstanding Woman in Government’

Orange councilwoman named ‘Outstanding Woman in Government’

ORANGE, NJ — Orange North Ward Councilwoman Tency Eason will be recognized as an “Outstanding Woman in Government” on Wednesday, Nov. 14, at the New Jersey State League of Municipalities Conference for Women in Municipal Government 2018 Networking and Awards event. The 103rd NJLM Conference will be at the Atlantic City Convention Center from Tuesday, […]

JLOSH receives Community Partner of the Year Award

JLOSH receives Community Partner of the Year Award

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Family Assistance Resource Center NJ hosted its fourth annual Awards & Recognition Dinner in October, honoring the Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills as the Community Partner of the Year. FARC recognized JLOSH for its outstanding contributions in helping meet the basic needs of children and families who have […]

JLOSH exceeds contributions to Orange School District

JLOSH exceeds contributions to Orange School District

ORANGE, NJ — In collaboration with 28 Days Project, dentist Dr. Justin Fried and donations from Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills members, JLOSH restocked the nurses’ pantries of the Orange School District with non-medical wellness essentials. Many children in the JLOSH catchment area attend school lacking adequate clothing and other basic needs. […]

Issue with software obfuscates completion of election results on county clerk’s website

Issue with software obfuscates completion of election results on county clerk’s website

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — An issue with the software that displays election results on the Essex County Clerk’s Office website is incorrectly showing viewers how many districts have completely reported in their votes. According to the website on Nov. 9, 548 districts out of 550 in Essex County are reported in; the two missing districts […]

Although Orange doesn’t attend forum, marijuana legalization still a hot topic

Although Orange doesn’t attend forum, marijuana legalization still a hot topic

ORANGE, NJ — Orange was not represented at the Oranges-Maplewood NAACP Cannabis Education Forum in College Hall at Bloomfield College on Saturday, Oct. 27, because North Ward Councilwoman Tency Eason had already hosted her own marijuana legalization community meeting at St. Matthew AME Church on Oakwood Avenue on Wednesday, Oct. 10. “I hosted a meeting […]

New ‘Drive Right, Be Right’ policing campaign addresses EO citizens’ concerns

New ‘Drive Right, Be Right’ policing campaign addresses EO citizens’ concerns

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The new “Drive Right, Be Right” policing campaign was implemented on Wednesday, Oct. 24, in East Orange to help “take back the streets.” The campaign is “a targeted effort to improve the quality of life throughout the city.” East Orange Mayor Ted Green, Public Safety Liaison Jose Cordero and police Chief […]

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