Orange public unable to get copy of latest FBI subpoena through OPRA

Orange public unable to get copy of latest FBI subpoena through OPRA

ORANGE, NJ — The legal policy set by former Orange City attorney Eric Pennington that prohibits all correspondence and public inquiries about the ongoing Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into allegations of wire fraud, misuse of federal funds and other alleged crimes by members of Mayor Dwayne Warren’s administration appears to still be in effect. […]

Three ordinances re-approved to redevelop YWCA site

ORANGE, NJ — The Orange City Council unanimously re-approved three new ordinances related to the redevelopment of the old YWCA site on Main Street, at its regular meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 4. Ordinances Nos. 49-2018, 50-2018 and 51-2018 had been approved on Wednesday, Nov. 4, but the council had to re-approve them because an email […]

State grant will pay for much of the Rec Center

ORANGE, NJ — Almost three years ago, Orange Mayor Dwayne Warren and Deputy Business Administrator Willis Edwards said they could buy the old YWCA building on Main Street and convert it into a new Recreation Center for $2.5 million, which wouldn’t cost the city anything because the administration had already obtained a grant from the […]

Cuts are made to reduce Orange budget’s $7.1M deficit

ORANGE, NJ — The Orange City Council hosted a work session in Council Chambers on Thursday, July 12, to review Mayor Dwayne Warren’s proposed Calendar Year 2018 city budget. City Council President Kerry Coley led the council through the budget page by page, proposing cuts or revisions to the funding requests from some city departments, […]

Orange’s layoff, furlough plan approved by commission

ORANGE, NJ — After months of speculation, Orange business administrator Chris Hartwyk revealed the state Civil Service Commission has approved the layoff and furlough plan he submitted for review weeks ago. The Thursday, June 14, letter from Kelly Glenn, director of Agency Services for the state Civil Service Commission, to Mayor Dwayne Warren, approves the […]

Orange city attorney resigns unexpectedly

ORANGE, NJ — Orange city attorney Eric Pennington resigned last week, township officials from the City Clerk’s Office confirmed, following revelations he had withheld a copy of the most recent Federal Bureau of Investigation subpoena related to the ongoing probe into allegations of wire fraud, misuse of federal funds and other alleged crimes by members […]

Orange City Council has first hearing on 2018 proposed budget

ORANGE, NJ — The Orange City Council’s first hearings on Mayor Dwayne Warren’s Calendar Year 2018 Budget proposal was Friday, June 8, inside Council Chambers. South Ward Councilwoman Jamie Summers-Johnson and at large Councilwoman Adrienne Wooten were both absent. The Orange Police Department, with Director Todd Warren; Legal Department, with city attorney Eric Pennington; and […]

Orange Council set to hear budget proposals

ORANGE, NJ — The Orange City Council is scheduled to host its first hearing to review Mayor Dwayne Warren’s Calendar Year 2018 Budget proposal on Friday, June 8, at 6 p.m. in the Council Chambers. The council is supposed to start with the Orange Police Department, Orange Municipal Court and Law Department, then proceed to […]