Orange Council resolutions further YWCA purchase deal

ORANGE, NJ — On Tuesday, Dec. 1, the majority of the Orange City Council voted to approve two new resolutions giving Mayor Dwayne Warren’s administration the power to go ahead with the $2.5 million deal to buy the old YWCA building on Main Street and convert it into a new citywide Recreation Center. The vote was […]

Firefighters play Santa’s helpers

ORANGE, NJ — The city of Orange Township officially kicked off the holiday season with its annual Tree-Lighting Ceremony on Tuesday, Dec. 8, in front of City Hall on North Day Street. Once again, the Orange Fire Department did its part to welcome Santa Claus to town as, according to its firefighters, they have a special […]

OFD hosts 10th annual Thanksgiving Community Dinner

ORANGE, NJ — The Orange Fire Department’s 10th annual Thanksgiving Community Dinner at the Chief Martin DeMarzo Fire Headquarters on Thursday, Nov. 26, was a family event in every sense. Firefighters attended with their immediate families and their extended department family, as well as the extended family of the Orange Township community they serve throughout the […]

WWII vet honored at OHA’s Thanksgiving dinner

ORANGE, NJ — Residents of the Washington Manor senior citizens building enjoyed the holiday a little early this year, when the Orange Housing Authority hosted its annual Thanksgiving dinner on Tuesday, Nov. 24. “We had a great time for the holiday Thanksgiving feast for our residents,” said Orange Housing Authority Executive Director Walter McNeil on Tuesday, […]

Council’s role defined in elections

ORANGE, NJ — The Orange City Clerk’s Office has stated that nominating petitions for the mayoral and at large City Council elections will not be available until the second week of January but, based on recent announcements by candidates, campaign season has unofficially begun. This was made clear on Monday, Nov. 16, at the council’s last […]

Orange mayor postpones YWCA discussion until Dec. 1

ORANGE, NJ — Orange Mayor Dwayne Warren ended his public report on the status of the proposed new Recreation Center that involves the purchase and conversion of the old YWCA building on Main Street on Monday, Nov. 9, with a promise to come to the City Council meeting Monday Nov. 16, and do it again. This […]

Veterans in AmeriCorps/Senior Corps recognized

Local event puts spotlight on veterans serving through the RSVP Center of Essex, Hudson counties

ORANGE, NJ — On Wednesday, Nov. 11, Church of the Epiphany and Christ Church, in partnership with the RSVP Center of Essex and Hudson Counties, recognized veterans who have continued their service to America as Senior Corps volunteers. The event, in the soup kitchen in Orange, recognized Allan Trent, who was in the US Army […]

Orange teen attend summit

ORANGE, NJ — Orange Mayor Dwayne Warren stands with a group of students on Saturday, Nov. 14, at the sixth annual Teen Summit as they made they way between the various workshops, seminars and activities that were available for participants of all ages.

Students will ‘get it together’ for Teen Summit 2015

ORANGE, NJ — Teen Summit 2015 – Get it Together will be at Lincoln Avenue School, 216 Lincoln Ave., Orange, on Friday, Nov. 13, from 6 to 10 p.m., and Saturday, Nov. 14, from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Students from grades six through 12 throughout the Orange Public School District — seven elementary schools, […]

OMDC to host annual Coat Drive

ORANGE, NJ — The Orange Municipal Democratic Committee will host its annual Coat Drive from noon to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 17, at Sandwiches Unlimited restaurant, 23 North Center St., Orange. “To whom much is given much is expected,” Orange Municipal Democratic Committee Chairwoman Shelley Alexander said Tuesday, Nov. 10. “This is the season for […]