Local mayors attend conference in Atlantic City

Local mayors attend conference in Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY — Thousands of municipal employees and elected officials from New Jersey’s 565 municipalities connected at the 2019 League of Municipalities Conference in Atlantic City, which kicked off on Tuesday, Nov. 19, and concluded Thursday, Nov. 21. The state League of Municipalities is a voluntary association created to help communities do a better job […]

Orange comes out for Veterans Day Parade

Orange comes out for Veterans Day Parade

ORANGE, NJ — Orange residents came out in force to join Mayor Dwayne Warren and the City Council in honoring veterans at the Veterans Day Parade, which began at Orange Military Park and concluded at the Orange Elks Lodge on Sunday, Nov. 10. In addition to saluting veterans, Orange drew special attention to honoring all […]

New skate park unveiled in Orange 

New skate park unveiled in Orange 

ORANGE, NJ — The chilly temperatures didn’t stop Orange residents from joining Mayor Dwayne Warren and the City Council for the unveiling of Colgate Skate Park at North Center and New streets, on Friday, Nov. 8. The new, multipurpose recreational facility is designed for children and families. “I’m here for the grand opening of our […]

Tree-lighting ceremony illuminates Orange’s battle against domestic violence

ORANGE, NJ — Orange hosted its second annual purple tree lighting on Tuesday, Oct. 15, to raise consciousness about domestic violence, honor survivors, remember victims and encourage advocates. Oct. 1 marked the beginning of Domestic Violence Awareness Month nationwide, and the purple lights will remain on the trees and the building will be lit until […]

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 […]