EO mayor steals the show during convention in NYC

EO mayor steals the show during convention in NYC

EAST ORANGE, NJ — East Orange Mayor Ted Green stole the show on Friday, April 5, at the national convention of the Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network in New York City, thanks to his participation in the “From Jail to Work” panel discussion. On panel featuring Newark Mayor Ras Baraka, Irvington Mayor Tony Vauss, […]

State grant will pay for much of the Rec Center

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 […]

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 […]

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