Orange figures into Irvington mayor’s resignation of Hillside job

ORANGE, NJ — Irvington Mayor Tony Vauss recently quit his new full-time job with the Hillside Department of Public Works on Wednesday, Sept. 20. Several current or former members of Orange’s administration have been connected to the administrations of both Vauss or Hillside Mayor Angela Garretson. Orange Mayor Dwayne Warren previously worked part-time as an […]

COSMEO helping young men become grown men

ORANGE, NJ — According to former Orange Board of Education President Vernon Pullins, the recently reformed Committee on the Status of Men in East Orange is on a mission to “empower young men” and give them “a clear understanding of what it takes to be all that they can be.” Fittingly, COSMEO has been busy […]

Orange comes out for 12 hours of fun at book bag giveaway

ORANGE, NJ — Orange Mayor Dwayne Warren and Orange City Council wanted to do something ambitious with this year’s annual back-to-school book bag giveaway event to promote community engagement at the same time, so they combined those efforts into the 12 Hours of Community Service event Saturday, Sept. 9. According to Warren, the 12 Hours […]

Hispanic Coalition hosts soccer tournament during ‘12 Hours’

ORANGE, NJ — Orange Board of Education member Cristina Mateo and the Hispanic Coalition hosted a soccer tournament at the Orange High School baseball field at Central Avenue Playground on Saturday, Sept. 9, during the 12 Hours of Community Service event. “We put the soccer tournament together. We had about eight different teams coming from […]

Green and Democrats are back on the campaign trail

EAST ORANGE, NJ — East Orange is a Democratic Party stronghold and this wasn’t lost on any of the victors of the Democratic primary on Tuesday, June 6, when East Orange City Council Chairman and 3rd Ward Councilman Ted Green received more than 90 percent of the vote against challengers John Thompson Jr. and Kenwyn […]

Orange plays host to Italian American Street Festival

ORANGE, NJ — Lucy Diura and the Orange Italian American Organization hosted the 16th annual Italian American Street Festival in the city’s Little Italy section, located at and around the intersection of Lincoln Avenue and Mechanic Street in the West Ward, on Saturday, Sept. 9, and Sunday, Sept. 10. “We have our 16th annual Italian […]

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