Orange elementary schools celebrate Walk to School Day

Orange elementary schools celebrate Walk to School Day

ORANGE, NJ — Students from Central Elementary School, grades K-2, and Rosa Parks Community School, grades 3-7, walked to school on Wednesday, Oct. 12, along with parents, teachers and community leaders, including Mayor Dwayne D. Warren, Superintendent of Schools Gerald Fitzhugh II, RPCS Principal Debra Joseph-Charles and Central Principal Denise White, along with other city […]

Historical Society of East Orange to celebrate city’s past legacy

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The Historical Society of East Orange will host a special event celebrating the city’s past legacy as one of America’s wealthiest communities, titled “A Soiree: Reclaiming Our Prominence,” on Sunday, Oct. 9, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the historic Ambrose Ward Mansion, 132 S. Harrison St. in East Orange. The […]

East Orange STEM Academy students awarded academic honors from College Board

East Orange STEM Academy students awarded academic honors from College Board

EAST ORANGE, NJ — East Orange STEM Academy students have earned academic honors from the College Board National Recognition Programs. These programs grant underrepresented students with academic honors that can be included on college and scholarship applications, and connect students with universities across the country, helping them connect to colleges and stand out during the […]

29 senior citizens receive recognition for their artistic talent in Essex County

29 senior citizens receive recognition for their artistic talent in Essex County

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. congratulated 29 area artists who received awards in the annual Essex County Senior Citizens Juried Art Show. The artists were recognized during an awards ceremony on Thursday, Sept. 15, in the Robert O’Toole Community Center in Cedar Grove Park. “I congratulate the winners and […]

East Orange School District is accepted into national network for innovation

EAST ORANGE, NJ — East Orange School District was accepted into the League of Innovative Schools, a national coalition of forward-thinking K-12 school districts organized by Digital Promise, a global nonprofit organization working to expand opportunities for every learner by bringing together solutions across research, practice and technology, according to a press release. East Orange […]

Essex County remembers the Sept. 11 attacks 21 years later

Essex County remembers the Sept. 11 attacks 21 years later

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Essex County held its annual ceremony to honor the lives lost in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the 21st anniversary of the attacks. At the ceremony at Eagle Rock Reservation in West Orange, organizers read aloud the names of all 57 people from Essex County who died in the […]

Orange BOE member creates space for community engagement

Orange BOE member creates space for community engagement

ORANGE, NJ — Orange Board of Education member Fatimah Turner, a licensed clinical social worker, has created a community center for residents of Orange and surrounding communities in her cafe on South Essex Avenue. Following the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Turner realized the community was lacking a space where all members of the community […]

Former NFL player gives back to Orange with new 51-unit multifamily building

Former NFL player gives back to Orange with new 51-unit multifamily building

ORANGE, NJ — A new 74,000-square-foot residential building, dubbed The Legacy, has begun construction at 751 Vose Ave. in Orange. Avison Young, a real estate services firm with offices in Morristown, will provide construction management services and act as the general contractor over the course of the projected 12-month construction period. The ground-up, five-story building, […]

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