Fifth annual Mayor’s Ball is a star-studded affair

BELLEVILLE, NJ — Irvington Mayor Tony Vauss and his wife, April, kicked off the fifth annual Mayor’s Ball at Nanina’s In the Park in Belleville on Thursday, Oct. 3. The star-studded event, hosted by multiplatinum selling rhythm and blues entertainer Ginuwine, saw guests dressed to the nines for the black-tie affair. “My ball brings together […]

New grant program to boost home ownership in Essex County

New grant program to boost home ownership in Essex County

NEWARK, NJ — Irvington Mayor Tony Vauss, Orange Mayor Dwayne D. Warren and local stakeholders gathered for the announcement of the 75th NeighborhoodLIFT program at 89 Bolden Ave., Newark, on Friday, Sept. 13. The house at which the event was hosted is owned by New Jersey Community Capital and will be going on the market […]

Orange to host 19th annual Caribbean Heritage Day Festival

ORANGE, NJ — The Caribbean Diaspora community continues to grow throughout the state of New Jersey. To celebrate this, Orange is hosting the “Caribbean Heritage Day Festival” on Saturday, Aug. 10, at Monte Irvin Park. The highlight of the festival is the diverse Caribbean community, showcasing local arts, food, music and culture. The dynamism and […]

Orange public unable to get copy of latest FBI subpoena through OPRA

Orange public unable to get copy of latest FBI subpoena through OPRA

ORANGE, NJ — The legal policy set by former Orange City attorney Eric Pennington that prohibits all correspondence and public inquiries about the ongoing Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into allegations of wire fraud, misuse of federal funds and other alleged crimes by members of Mayor Dwayne Warren’s administration appears to still be in effect. […]

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

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

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 […]

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