Irvington NAACP, others defend actions of Orange vice principal

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Irvington NAACP is speaking out about the incident that occurred Thursday, Oct. 12, at the intersection of Central and Lincoln avenues in Orange that involved Orange police officer Hanifah Davis, twin sisters from Orange High School and Orange High School Vice Principal Mohammed Abdel Aziz, who is also the school’s athletic […]

Community reaction to Orange police officer’s suspension is swift police officer suspended as after school incident investigated

ORANGE, NJ — Reaction to the news of the alleged use of excessive force by an Orange Police officer against twin sisters, who are Orange High School seniors, and Orange High School Assistant Principal Mohammed Abdel Aziz on Thursday, Oct. 12 has been swift. The incident occurred outside a pizza parlor and corner store at […]

Orange police officer suspended as after school incident investigated

ORANGE, NJ — The Orange Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office are currently investigating the incident involving Orange Police Officer Hanifah Davis, two twin sisters who are seniors at Orange High School, and Orange High School Athletic Director and Vice Principal Mohammed Abdel Aziz that occurred Thursday, Oct. 12, on the corner of […]

Orange figures into Irvington mayor’s resignation of Hillside job

ORANGE, NJ — Irvington Mayor Tony Vauss recently quit his new full-time job with the Hillside Department of Public Works on Wednesday, Sept. 20. Several current or former members of Orange’s administration have been connected to the administrations of both Vauss or Hillside Mayor Angela Garretson. Orange Mayor Dwayne Warren previously worked part-time as an […]

Vauss resigns from Hillside DPW job

Vauss resigns from Hillside DPW job

IRVINGTON, NJ — Mayor Tony Vauss officially resigned from his new job working for the Hillside Department of Public Works on Wednesday, Sept. 20, and unofficially touched off a war of words between two of the four political campaigns competing to succeed Mayor Angela Garretson in the November Hillside municipal election. “It is with great […]

Orange comes out for 12 hours of fun at book bag giveaway

Orange comes out for 12 hours of fun at book bag giveaway

ORANGE, NJ — Orange Mayor Dwayne Warren and Orange City Council wanted to do something ambitious with this year’s annual back-to-school book bag giveaway event to promote community engagement at the same time, so they combined those efforts into the 12 Hours of Community Service event Saturday, Sept. 9. According to Warren, the 12 Hours […]

Orange still at issue regarding elected vs. appointed BOE

ORANGE, NJ — Orange City Council may be going back to court against Mayor Dwayne Warren and the Orange Board of Education regarding whether the city should switch from a Type 1 public school district with a Board of Education appointed by the mayor to a Type 2 district, where voters directly elect who they […]