Newark man shot to death in Orange during early morning

Newark man shot to death in Orange during early morning

ORANGE, NJ — Authorities are investigating the fatal shooting of a man in Orange that occurred in the early morning on Nov. 9, according to press release from the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office and Orange Police Department.  At approximately 12:50 a.m., Orange police officers responded to the area of 67 Central Ave. on reports of […]

Orange celebrates Halloween at local elementary school

Orange celebrates Halloween at local elementary school

ORANGE, NJ — The all-day rain may have washed out the outdoor festivities, but Orange had other plans and Lincoln Avenue Elementary School celebrated by holding its Trunk-or-Treat annual Halloween Festival inside its gymnasium on Thursday, Oct. 31. City officials, small businesses, school staff, parents and children in costumes that ranged from scary to cute […]

Essex County Freeholders celebrate Italian Heritage Month

Essex County Freeholders celebrate Italian Heritage Month

NEWARK, NJ — The Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders held its 2019 Italian Heritage Month celebration on Wednesday, Oct. 23, at the Hall of Records. The ceremony commemorated the heritage and culture of the Italian-American community. Freeholder President Brendan Gill began the program with welcoming remarks, recognizing the vast diversity that exists in Essex […]

County honors Italian Americans at heritage celebration

County honors Italian Americans at heritage celebration

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County celebrated Italian-American Heritage Month on Tuesday, Oct. 29, at the Essex County Hall of Records. Decorated in the festive Italian colors of red, white and green, the lobby was a standing-room only backdrop for the cultural festivities. During the event, Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. recognized Essex County […]

South Ward community meeting draws out many in Orange

South Ward community meeting draws out many in Orange

ORANGE, NJ — It was standing room only at the Artfullbean Cafe in Orange on Thursday, Oct. 24, for a South Ward community meeting spearheaded by South Ward Councilwoman Jamie Summers-Johnson. Residents asked questions and conveyed concerns to local officials, hoping for answers on local issues. “We’re having a South Ward community meeting, bringing the […]

East Orange renames street for community leader, renowned pastor

East Orange renames street for community leader, renowned pastor

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The weather on Thursday, Oct. 24, was angelic, free of the cloudy skies typically associated with October and “obviously the pastor’s doing,” many said during a street-renaming ceremony in East Orange that honored late community leader and minister, Bishop Limmie Nathaniel Forbes. The community saw the corner of Main and Halsted […]

JLOSH is accepting applications for Community Grants Program

JLOSH is accepting applications for Community Grants Program

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills invites local nonprofit organizations to apply for a Community Grant for 2019-20. Grants range from $500 to $5,000. Grant recipients will be announced in the spring. The grants will be awarded to qualifying 501(c)(3) organizations whose programs further JLOSH’s “Fill the Need” […]

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