Recall committee meets to discuss strategy

Recall committee meets to discuss strategy

ORANGE — The Committee to Recall Mayor Dwayne Warren held a public meeting at the artfullbean cafe on Jefferson Street in the city’s Valley section on Saturday, Sept. 22. On Wednesday, Aug. 8, Joyce Lanier, the Orange city clerk, approved a petition to recall Warren that had been filed by Orange Board of Education member […]

State GRC rules in favor of Orange resident’s OPRA request appeal

ORANGE, NJ — Orange resident Katalin Gordon, who previously uncovered that former Chief Financial Officer Jack Kelly had overbilled her and others by millions of dollars during former Mayor Eldridge Hawkins’ administration, has won another appeal on a failed Open Public Records Act request from the Orange City Clerk’s Office. On Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017, […]

Orange’s forced to rehire wrongfully terminated city attorney

ORANGE, NJ — Residents were swift to comment when news broke that the New Jersey Superior Court Appellate Division recently ordered Orange Mayor Dwayne Warren to rehire a former assistant city attorney who said he was wrongly terminated because he blew the whistle on Willis Edwards, the former acting business administrator, deputy business administrator and […]

Old OPRA request denied by GRC is granted

Old OPRA request denied by GRC is granted

ORANGE, NJ — Katalin Gordon is an Orange resident and taxpayer who uncovered the fact that former Chief Financial Officer Jack Kelly overbilled taxpayers by $2 million during former Mayor Eldridge Hawkins Jr.’s administration. Gordon filed an Open Public Records Act request in 2013, when former city clerk Dwight Mitchell was out for an extended […]