MHA earns grant to help the homeless within Essex

PATH expands in county via Mental Health Association

MONTCLAIR, NJ — The Mental Health Association of Essex County, headquartered in Montclair, has been awarded a grant of more than half a million dollars by the New Jersey Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services to provide outreach services to adults diagnosed as mentally ill who are homeless or at imminent risk of becoming […]

Orange clerk obtains copy of F.B.I. subpoena … a month late

Orange clerk obtains copy of F.B.I. subpoena … a month late

ORANGE, NJ — On Aug. 23, Orange city clerk Joyce Lanier confirmed to the Record-Transcript that she received that day a copy of a Federal Bureau of Investigation subpoena ordering Mayor Dwayne Warren’s administration to testify before a grand jury on Tuesday, Aug. 9. “I just got it five minutes ago,” said Lanier on Tuesday, […]

Multiple shootings precede Orange’s National Night Out

ORANGE, NJ — National Night Out in Orange had a darker undertone this year, as it followed a recent instance of multiple shootings and homicides in the city. Such instances in a short span of time are not unique in Orange. The first one this year occurred Thursday, April 14, when Davon Jones, 17, was […]

Orange Bridge team finds success in Washington, D.C.

Orange Bridge team finds success in Washington, D.C.

ORANGE, NJ — Orange Public Schools Bridge Team Summer 2016 did an amazing job in the District of Columbia. Seventeen elementary-, middle school- and high school-aged youth traveled to compete in the Youth North American Bridge Competition and 11 are traveling back to Orange with first-place trophies. Two-hundred youth filled a room for three consecutive […]

Local campers learn to protect themselves in cyberspace

CyberCamp teaches Web safety, security

Local campers learn to protect themselves in cyberspace

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Hanging out in a computer lab for a week in the summer might not sound exciting to some, but for the 13 middle schoolers enrolled in the weeklong Air Force Association CyberCamp at the East Orange YMCA’s Capital One Computer Lab and Learning Center, it was an unforgettable experience to see […]

Orange attorney: Edwards still owes city $268K

ORANGE, NJ — Despite Superior Court Judge Christine Farrington’s ruling Thursday, Feb. 18, that former Orange business administrator Willis Edwards III must repay the city $268,750 he was paid while working illegally as a city employee with that title, Edwards has failed to pay anything, according to Robert Tarver, attorney for the Orange City Council. […]

Did F.B.I. raid Orange City Hall also?

ORANGE, NJ — While the warrant executed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation to seize materials and information from the Orange Public Library related to an ongoing investigation on Thursday, July 21, surprised many, a similar warrant served to City Hall on North Day Street on the same day is even more surprising. According to […]

Middle school students interview Eric LeGrand and Kim Jones at Write on Sports Camp

Middle school students interview Eric LeGrand and Kim Jones at Write on Sports Camp

MONTCLAIR, NJ — The annual “Write On Sports” Oranges summer journalism camp for middle school students was held from July 5 through 15 at Montclair State University, and continued to facilitate literacy and love of writing for West Orange students from Edison, Liberty and Roosevelt middle schools. Thirty-four students participated in the Oranges Write on […]

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