Drawing determines Orange candidates’ positions on ballot

ORANGE, NJ — Orange City Clerk Joyce Lanier held a drawing on Tuesday, March 15, in Council Chambers to determine the ballot positions for candidates in the non-partisan municipal election scheduled for Tuesday, May 10. According to Lanier, the ballot positions for mayor are: incumbent Mayor Dwayne Warren, 1A; former Zoning Board member Janice Morrell, […]

Local NAACP, Urban League host PARCC Test Workshop

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The Oranges-Maplewood NAACP joined forces with the Essex County Urban League on Saturday, March 5, to host a free Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Career Workshop for parents and guardians of students in the public schools throughout the Greater Newark Area at Cicely Tyson School in East Orange. […]

Ron Alston mourned by community

IRVINGTON, NJ — The funeral for Ronald Alston, founder of the My Father Knows Best nonprofit organization was Friday, March 4, at Christian Pentecostal Church on Clinton Avenue in Irvington. The charity has hosted annual back-to-school backpack and school supply giveaways in addition to other events to help needy families in Irvington, East Orange, Newark […]

18 candidates file for upcoming Orange election

  ORANGE, NJ — Monday, March 7, was the filing deadline for candidates running for mayor and three open at-large seats on the Orange City Council in the May 10 nonpartisan municipal election, and several nominating petitions were turned in at the City Clerk’s Office at Town Hall. According to Joyce Lanier, the city clerk, […]

Public outcry leads to Orange Council tabling resolution

ORANGE, NJ — The contaminated water supply of the city of Flint, Mich., was on the minds of Orange residents attending the Orange City Council meeting Monday, Feb. 22, to learn more about the pending deal between Mayor Dwayne Warren’s administration and the Pennoni water management company. According to Warren and Todd Hay, the Pennoni […]

Unearthing the future: archeology team to meet at Orange Public Library

ORANGE, NJ — Archaeologists dig into the ground to unearth stories of the past, but in Orange there is already a hole where highway l-280 runs through the center of town. The Reverse Archaeology team has been listening to the stories of Orange residents, past and present.  On Friday, March 11, from 6:30 to 8:30 […]

DiVincenzo announces $4.5 million distributed through CDBG and ESG programs

DiVincenzo announces $4.5 million distributed through CDBG and ESG programs

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. announced on that about $4.5 million will be distributed to 16 Essex County municipalities and 39 non-profit community organizations through the Community Development Block Grant program and the Emergency Solutions Grant program on Tuesday, March 1. The CDBG and ESG programs are funded through […]

‘Green Eggs and Ham’ … in Orange?

‘Green Eggs and Ham’ … in Orange?

ORANGE, NJ — Orange fire Director Kenneth Douglas reads to children at the Montclair Child Development Center, 261 William St., Orange for National Read Across America Day, on Wednesday, March 2, in celebration of Dr. Seuss’ birthday.

Fired third-grade teacher to speak at P.O.P. meeting

ORANGE, NJ — Former first-year Forest Street School third-grade teacher Marylin Zuniga, who was fired from her job in the Orange Public School District for having her students write get-well cards to convicted cop killer Mumia Abu Jamal, is scheduled to speak to the members of the People’s Organization for Progress on Thursday, March 3, […]

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