New skate park unveiled in Orange 

New skate park unveiled in Orange 

ORANGE, NJ — The chilly temperatures didn’t stop Orange residents from joining Mayor Dwayne Warren and the City Council for the unveiling of Colgate Skate Park at North Center and New streets, on Friday, Nov. 8. The new, multipurpose recreational facility is designed for children and families. “I’m here for the grand opening of our […]

Tree-lighting ceremony illuminates Orange’s battle against domestic violence

ORANGE, NJ — Orange hosted its second annual purple tree lighting on Tuesday, Oct. 15, to raise consciousness about domestic violence, honor survivors, remember victims and encourage advocates. Oct. 1 marked the beginning of Domestic Violence Awareness Month nationwide, and the purple lights will remain on the trees and the building will be lit until […]

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 incumbents sweep ward election

ORANGE, NJ — The incumbents carried the day, according to the unofficial results of the Tuesday, May 8, Orange City Council election, posted on Essex County Clerk Chris Durkin’s official website; re-elected were East Ward Councilman and council President Kerry Coley, West Ward Councilman Harold Johnson, South Ward Councilwoman Jamie Summers-Johnson and North Ward Councilwoman […]

Incumbents sweep to victory in Orange election

ORANGE, NJ — election has come and gone and, according to the unofficial results, the four incumbents up for re-election on Orange City Council won, although it was much closer than many had expected. According to the unofficial results, as of 10 p.m. on Tuesday, May 8, an hour after the polls closed, with 98.33 percent […]

South Ward ‘sets the tone’ at second OPYC debate

ORANGE, NJ — Incumbent South Ward Councilwoman Jamie Summers-Johnson and challenger Brandon Mathews were featured on Monday, April 16, at the Orange Public Library on Main Street, in the second installment of the four-part debate series organized for the nine official council candidates listed on the municipal election ballot on Tuesday, May 8. The novelty […]

Orange ward seat nominating petitions are available

ORANGE, NJ — The nominating petitions for the four available ward seats on Orange City Council in the nonpartisan municipal election set for Tuesday, May 8, are now available in the City Clerk’s Office inside City Hall. “The election will be on May 8 for the ward seats. The nominating petitions are available and they’ve […]

Orange Rec Department to host many summer programs

Orange Rec Department to host many summer programs

ORANGE, NJ — New Orange Recreation Department Director Greg Tynes was among the Orange Township department heads who made a presentation to the South Ward residents who came out to Councilwoman Jamie Summers-Johnson’s community meeting at Heywood Avenue School on Wednesday, April 26. Tynes discussed plans to keep city kids active, interested, off the streets […]

Hartwyck steals the show at Community Meeting in Orange

ORANGE, NJ — Orange Business Administrator Chris Hartwyck was the featured attraction at South Ward Councilwoman Jamie Summers-Johnson’s Community Meeting at Heywood Avenue School on Wednesday, April 26, although at large Councilwoman Adrienne Wooten discussed vacant and abandoned buildings, Orange Recreation Department Greg Tynes spoke and the Orange Police Department gave a public safety update. […]