Orange community welcomes new principal at STEM academy

Orange community welcomes new principal at STEM academy

ORANGE, NJ — A meet-and-greet event for Devonii Reid, the new principal at the STEM Innovation Academy of the Oranges, was a true celebration. Reid addressed attendees; received congratulatory remarks from Orange Superintendent of Schools Gerald Fitzhugh II, Assistant Superintendent Tina Powell, Board of Education President Shawneque Johnson and Mayor Dwayne Warren; and received gifts […]

Split between council deepens regarding cannabis in Orange

Split between council deepens regarding cannabis in Orange

ORANGE, NJ — Members of the Orange City Council are currently at odds regarding the immediate future of cannabis in the city. Council members Jamie Summers-Johnson and Adrienne Wooten support allowing cannabis businesses into the city as soon as is feasible, while the five remaining council members prefer a wait-and-see approach. New Jersey required municipalities […]

Mayor, developers break ground at future luxury apartments in Orange

Mayor, developers break ground at future luxury apartments in Orange

ORANGE, NJ — On Wednesday, June 30, Mayor Dwayne D. Warren, Russo Development and Dinallo Construction broke ground on phase one of Essex & Crane, a 209-unit mixed-use project at the Orange Train Station and within the city’s Main Street Redevelopment Area. When all phases of the project are complete, Essex & Crane will include […]

Orange mayor speaks at leading cannabis business conference

Orange mayor speaks at leading cannabis business conference

ORANGE, NJ — On Tuesday, June 8, Orange Mayor Dwayne D. Warren served as a policy panelist on the cannabis panel, sponsored by the Star-Ledger and produced by NJ Cannabis Insider. The objective of this informative virtual panel, moderated by Star-Ledger reporter Jelani Gibson, was to affect statewide rule making and policy development for municipalities. […]

Orange rushes to vaccinate senior housing residents

Orange rushes to vaccinate senior housing residents

ORANGE, NJ — The City of Orange Housing Authority partnered with the town to host a Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Pilot Program event for senior housing residents on Tuesday, March 30. Enthused about the city’s push to vaccinate residents against COVID-19, Mayor Dwayne Warren said the town’s current focus is to vaccinate its seniors. “Today […]

Easter bunny pays a visit to Orange

Easter bunny pays a visit to Orange

ORANGE, NJ — Orange Councilwoman Adrienne Wooten, Councilwoman Jamie Summers-Johnson of the South Ward, Orange Mayor Dwayne Warren, and Democratic Committee members Stacey Martin of the South Ward and William Hathaway hosted an Easter bunny event at Central Playground on Saturday, March 27. Photos Courtesy of William Hathaway

Orange water safe to drink and use for all purposes based on EPA criteria

ORANGE, NJ — According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Health Advisory Level, Orange water continues to be acceptable for all uses, including drinking and washing, a March 17 press release from Orange stated. “I am pleased to report that based on state and national standards, our water is safe for drinking and bathing,” Mayor […]

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