East Orange crime is down and Orange’s is up, as Essex County numbers remain shocking

EAST ORANGE / ORANGE, NJ — Late last month, the New Jersey State Police released the official 2014 Uniform Crime Report for the state of New Jersey. This annual report is based on crime statistics submitted to the state Uniform Crime Reporting System by every New Jersey law enforcement agency. The report, which is released […]

Orange mayor working with other towns to combat crime

ORANGE, NJ — For years, police departments have been saying “crime has no borders,” emphasizing that crime is no longer limited to known, fixed locations and the usual suspects. Irvington Mayor Tony Vauss and his public safety director, Tracey Bowers, have taken that approach to combating crime to heart, with the help of Aide to […]

Warren re-elected mayor, but loses control of council

ORANGE, NJ — Orange Mayor Dwayne Warren left little doubt of his popularity, garnering 50 percent of the 3,917 votes cast in the municipal election on Tuesday, May 10. Warren won his second term with 1,960 votes, easily besting his two challengers, East Ward Councilman Kerry Coley and former Zoning Board member Janice Morrell, who […]

$800K for Orange Recreation Center questioned at debate

ORANGE, NJ — While the groundbreaking for the new Senior and Youth Recreation Center inside the old YWCA building on Main Street went smoothly for Orange Mayor Dwayne Warren on Saturday, May 7, not everyone at a recent debate was convinced all the $2.5 million in grant money was available to make the project happen. […]

83 N.J. high school seniors receive $92,000 in scholarships

TRENTON, NJ — Comcast NBCUniversal awarded $92,000 in scholarships for the 2016-17 school year to 83 New Jersey high school seniors as part of its annual Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program. The program, funded by the Comcast Foundation, is a one-time, $1,000 scholarship awarded to the best and brightest high school seniors for their community […]

Warren re-elected mayor in landslide victory

ORANGE, NJ — The polls for the municipal election on Tuesday, May 10, closed at 8 p.m. and, by 9 p.m., the results showed incumbent Orange Mayor Dwayne Warren had won re-election in a landslide victory against his challengers, former Zoning Board member Janice Morrell and East Ward Councilman Kerry Coley. According to the preliminary […]

3 mayoral, 13 at large candidates vie in Orange

3 mayoral, 13 at large candidates vie in Orange

ORANGE, NJ — Voters in Orange will have four incumbents and 12 challengers to choose from when they go to the polls on Tuesday, May 10, to cast ballots for their choice of mayor and three council members at large. According to Orange City Clerk Joyce Lanier, Mayor Dwayne Warren is running for re-election to […]

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