Arts Unbound presents the presidential election with ‘Politico: Access Ability’

ORANGE, NJ — This fall, four local art institutions — Arts Unbound in Orange, SOPAC in South Orange, The Pierro Gallery at the Baird in South Orange and Valley Arts in Orange — will mount interrelated exhibitions in which artists give voice to some of the sizeable issues that are informing the November presidential election. […]

Salters makes a final plea for cooperation in Orange

ORANGE, NJ — Former Orange Democratic Committee Executive Director Anthony Salters’ final statement to the city of Orange in which he served in one capacity or another since 2012 was a plea for consensus, cooperation and better communication between Mayor Dwayne Warren and the Orange City Council on behalf of all its constituents. “The elections […]

Search for new superintendent continues in Orange

ORANGE, NJ — Former Orange Public Schools Superintendent Ron Lee has retired from the Orange School District after eight years of service at the Orange Board of Education’s regular meeting Tuesday, June 28. According to Lee, there is a difference between resigning and retiring. “One means you’re resigning and going someplace else to work; the […]

Three men indicted for WO murder of Orange man

Three men indicted for WO murder of Orange man

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray announced today, July 14, that an Essex County Grand Jury has indicted Rasuan Foster, 29, of East Orange; Zaki Jones, 33, of Newark; and Jarret Mceachin, 29, of Orange for the murder of  Naji Everett, 26, of Orange. In addition to murder, the four count […]

P.O.P. hosts Justice Monday rally in wake of recent national events

P.O.P. hosts Justice Monday rally in wake of recent national events

NEWARK, NJ — The People’s Organization for Progress held the latest installment of its “Justice Monday” rally outside the Essex County Courthouse in downtown Newark on Monday, July 11. According to P.O.P. Chairman Larry Hamm there was a reason for that. The Justice Monday actions are part of the advocacy group’s ongoing campaign to convince […]

Mayors Council endorses federal strategy for initial Rahway River flood mitigation plan

Mayors Council endorses federal strategy for initial Rahway River flood mitigation plan

CRANFORD, NJ — The Mayors Council Rahway River Watershed Flood Control voted at its recent meeting to endorse the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ strategy for initial flood mitigation in the upper Rahway River Basin, according to a recent release from the Mayors Council. Known as Alternative 4a, the plan is a revision of one […]

Orange/West Orange UNICO presents scholarships, awards

Orange/West Orange UNICO presents scholarships, awards

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Orange/West Orange Chapter held its Scholarship and Awards Dinner on June 15 at Mayfair Farms in West Orange. One UNICO National Scholarship winner was announced and five local area high school students were awarded individual local memorial scholarships. Two Italian language scholarships were also given to high school students. Henry […]

OHS graduates its Class of 2016

OHS graduates its Class of 2016

ORANGE, NJ — Lounie Germain, the valedictorian of the Orange High School Class of 2016 loves her class, her school and the city of Orange, as she said in her valedictory speech at the school’s commencement ceremony at the Richard Codey Arena in West Orange on Friday, June 24. “I love Orange because this is […]

Orange Council to again vote on creation of three new positions

    ORANGE, NJ — Despite being recently tabled, resolutions creating three new government positions are back on Orange City Council’s agenda. According to the Orange City Clerk’s Office, resolutions to create a chief of staff, an aide to the mayor and a deputy business administrator were on the council’s agenda and scheduled to be […]

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