Veterans Day Parade included vets from sister cities

Veterans Day Parade included vets from sister cities

ORANGE, NJ — East Orange was well-represented at Orange’s annual Veterans Day Parade and Awards Banquet on Sunday, Nov. 11, which also marked the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. “I’m living in Orange, attend St. Matthews Church, love my country,” said Raymond Spence, a U.S. Marines veteran who served as grand […]

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 […]

Operation Back-to-School hosted at Orange’s Central Playground

Operation Back-to-School hosted at Orange’s Central Playground

ORANGE, NJ — Orange Mayor Dwayne Warren, the recreation department and the Michelle Foundation hosted Operation Back to School at Central Playground on Saturday, Aug. 25, featuring live music, face painting, games, dancing, and food, drink, haircuts and backpacks filled with school supplies, all for free. Betty O’Bannion and her two granddaughters were there to […]

Petition approved to recall Orange’s mayor

Petition approved to recall Orange’s mayor

ORANGE, NJ — On Wednesday, Aug. 8, Orange City Clerk Joyce Lanier approved a petition to recall Mayor Dwayne Warren that had been filed by Orange Board of Education member Tyrone Tarver, Karen Wells and Katalin Gordon. According to Lanier, now that the petition has been approved, Tarver, Wells and Gordon have 160 days to […]

Orange Council to consider city budget July 12

Orange Council to consider city budget July 12

ORANGE, NJ — Orange City Council President and East Ward Councilman Kerry Coley and at large Councilman Chris Jackson, the newly-elected council vice president, agree that dealing with the challenges presented by Mayor Dwayne Warren’s 2018 budget proposal will be their top priority, now that the governing body’s new leadership has been settled. “The department-focused […]

National Gun Violence Awareness Day observed at OPA

National Gun Violence Awareness Day observed at OPA

ORANGE, NJ — Reggie Miller, coordinator of the Rutgers University Male Student Support Program at Orange Preparatory Academy School, joined Mayor Dwayne Warren and a group of his current and former students and other adults, to host a National Gun Violence Awareness Day rally outside the school on Central Avenue on Saturday, June 2. “I’m […]

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 […]

Orange budget proposal introduced at special meeting

ORANGE, NJ — At a special meeting of the Orange City Council on Thursday, May 24, business administrator Chris Hartwyck introduced Mayor Dwayne Warren’s Calendar Year 2018 budget proposal, which council accepted. The proposal not include specific numbers, tax increases or tax decreases. The council approved the resolution introducing and approving the budget by a […]

Councilman questions wisdom of Orange mayor to have impartial debates

ORANGE, NJ — West Ward Councilman Harold L. Johnson is questioning the validity of the debates scheduled for the nine official Orange City Council ward candidates by Mayor Dwayne Warren and the Orange Peer Youth Council. “These forums are scheduled for 6 o’clock and that’s not a convenient time for everyone that’s running to participate,” said […]

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