Orange Education Foundation honors ‘People of Excellence’

Orange Education Foundation honors ‘People of Excellence’

ORANGE — The Orange Education Foundation held its People of Excellence Jazz Brunch on May 4, at the Hanover Manor. About 150 people celebrated the contributions of the five honorees: Pia L. Frazier, Orange Board of Education attendance and truancy interventionist; Dr. Stella N. Korieocha, Optometrist; Janicia M. Jones-Vance, Scholars Academy Pre-School teacher; Ronald C. […]

The Mural opens in arts district

The Mural opens in arts district

The Mural apartment building’s name pays homage to the painting that adorned the exterior wall of the hardware store that stood in that spot for decades. A grand opening ceremony was held for the structure last week and among the amenities is an interior mural in the lobby of the building created by artist Dan […]

Sharks turn out for pool tourney

Sharks turn out for pool tourney

The Orange Housing Authority had an Eight-Ball tournament on the pool table in the lobby of their building at 340 Thomas Blvd. Walter McNeil, who is the executive director of the Housing Authority, took home the championship.  About two dozen people, including residents and visitors, watched the event, which also included lunch.

Eyes turn skyward for solar eclipse

Eyes turn skyward for solar eclipse

Monday was a day to look skyward, with the proper eye protection, and the streets of Orange, in front of and around the high school, were filled with students, family, faculty and others looking to the heavens at a natural phenomenon. The peak time for the eclipse was about 3:24 p.m., not long after school […]

Orange cadets pass inspection

Orange cadets pass inspection

Orange High School’s Naval Junior ROTC held its annual inspection on March 5, welcoming a former Navy commander to preside over the high school students in the program. In its seventh year, the NJROTC boasts 102 cadets, some of whom have gone on to military service. The inspection honors the cadets who have won awards […]

Orange resident accused of stealing, selling, then re-stealing car

An Orange resident was one of four people charged for their roles in a conspiracy to receive, retitle, and “re-VIN” stolen vehicles, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced last week. Johnathan Tanksley, 30, was charged with one count of conspiracy to receive stolen vehicles along with Nathaniel Bell, aka “David Jones,” 26, of Linden; L’Hubermane […]

OHS seniors commit to colleges

OHS seniors commit to colleges

It was signing day at Orange High School. Seven standout student athletes announced where they would be attending college and playing football in the fall. Vice Principal and Athletic Director Anthony Frantanoni began the event congratulating all the seniors and pointing out that hundreds of thousands of students who are currently seniors are hoping to […]