Unearthing the future: archeology team to meet at Orange Public Library

ORANGE, NJ — Archaeologists dig into the ground to unearth stories of the past, but in Orange there is already a hole where highway l-280 runs through the center of town. The Reverse Archaeology team has been listening to the stories of Orange residents, past and present.  On Friday, March 11, from 6:30 to 8:30 […]

DiVincenzo announces $4.5 million distributed through CDBG and ESG programs

DiVincenzo announces $4.5 million distributed through CDBG and ESG programs

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. announced on that about $4.5 million will be distributed to 16 Essex County municipalities and 39 non-profit community organizations through the Community Development Block Grant program and the Emergency Solutions Grant program on Tuesday, March 1. The CDBG and ESG programs are funded through […]

‘Green Eggs and Ham’ … in Orange?

‘Green Eggs and Ham’ … in Orange?

ORANGE, NJ — Orange fire Director Kenneth Douglas reads to children at the Montclair Child Development Center, 261 William St., Orange for National Read Across America Day, on Wednesday, March 2, in celebration of Dr. Seuss’ birthday.

Fired third-grade teacher to speak at P.O.P. meeting

ORANGE, NJ — Former first-year Forest Street School third-grade teacher Marylin Zuniga, who was fired from her job in the Orange Public School District for having her students write get-well cards to convicted cop killer Mumia Abu Jamal, is scheduled to speak to the members of the People’s Organization for Progress on Thursday, March 3, […]

Junior League brings community groups together for ‘Kids For Kids’

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Community groups are joining forces — for a fourth year — in Millburn next month for a children’s volunteering event to help youngsters in need. ‘Kids For Kids,’ organized by the Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills, brings together local groups and children for a morning of hands-on volunteering […]

Judge rules Edwards has to repay illegally earned $270K

    ORANGE, NJ — Superior Court Judge Christine Farrington ruled Thursday, Feb. 18, that former Orange Deputy Business Administrator Willis Edwards must repay the city of Orange Township the $268,750 he earned while working illegally as a city employee with that job title. Farrington’s ruling should bring an end to the legal saga of […]

Location, Location’ opens at Arts Unbound

ORANGE, NJ — The exhibit “Location, Location” began with an opening reception on Thursday, Feb. 18, and will feature artwork in a wide range of mediums, including photography, acrylic, oils, soft sculpture, and more. All of the works in the show are places, real or imagined, that hold personal significance for the artist. They are […]

Woman arrested for murder of 90-year-old East Orange man

  ORANGE, NJ — Jocelyn Dahta, 32, of Orange, has been arrested and charged with the murder of 90-year-old Henry Boyd, announced acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray and East Orange Public Safety Director Sheilah Coley on Wednesday, Feb. 17. Boyd was murdered in East Orange on Tuesday, Feb. 9, in his South Harrison […]