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 […]

Annual Champagne Brunch Honoring Essex County’s Fathers is a big hit

Annual Champagne Brunch Honoring Essex County’s Fathers is a big hit

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Essex County Surrogate Ted Stephens hosted his annual Champagne Brunch Honoring Essex County’s Fathers on Saturday, June 18, at Mayfair Farms in West Orange. Stephens honored National Urban League President and CEO Marc Morial; Assemblyman Tom Giblin; Perry Funeral Home in Newark Director Samuel Arnold; Dr. Omar Bey, a pulmonary specialist […]

Coley elected chairman of Orange Democratic Committee

ORANGE, NJ — East Ward Councilman Kerry Coley was re-elected chairman of the Orange Democratic Committee at the group’s reorganization meeting Monday, June 13, at the Sandwiches Unlimited restaurant on Center Street. Outgoing City Council President April Gaunt-Butler was elected vice chairman. According to Orange Democratic Committee rules regarding gender equity, if the chairman is […]

Mayor to testify before Joint Committee on Public Schools   

ORANGE, NJ — On Monday, June 20, city of Orange Township Mayor Dwayne D. Warren will lead a coalition of determined parents, children, community advocates and public school administrators to testify before the Joint Committee on the Public Schools. His testimony will address the loss of more than $12.6 million in state school funding in […]

Orange Council tables three proposed positions

ORANGE, NJ — The Orange City Council unanimously tabled three proposed resolutions from Mayor Dwayne Warren’s administration at its regular meeting Tuesday, June 7, which would have added the positions of chief of staff, deputy business administrator and aide to the mayor to the city’s table of organization in the Municipal Code Book. “Yes it’s […]

Mayors Council reports major step forward in Rahway River Flood Mitigation Plan

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The Mayors Council Rahway River Watershed Flood Control released in a June 5 statement that the U.S. House of Representatives recently introduced HR 5303, the Water Resources Development Act of 2016, which includes an amendment to authorize the construction planning and engineering of the Rahway River Flood Mitigation Plan. The priority […]

Essex County to honor baseball legends Yogi Berra, Larry Doby and Monte Irvin with plaque dedication on June 6

NEWARK – On Monday, June 6, Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. will pay tribute to the legacies of Yogi Berra, Larry Doby and Monte Irvin by dedicating three bronze plaques in honor of the Baseball Hall of Famers at the Essex County Government Complex. The plaques are located along Legends Way, the promenade […]

POP rallies behind Sen. Bernie Sanders’ presidential bid

ORANGE, NJ — People’s Organization for Progress members recently rallied to support U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, who is vying with former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination. “We might be in Orange for Bernie Sanders on Saturday,” said People’s Organization for Progress Chairman Larry Hamm on Tuesday, May 24. “We […]

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