OPL board questions need of council to cut $500K from its budget

ORANGE, NJ — On Wednesday, July 25, Orange Public Library Board of Trustees President Esney Sharpe officially responded to Orange City Council’s cutting $500,000 from the local historic landmark institution’s funding request in Mayor Dwayne Warren’s Calendar Year 2018 proposed budget. Sharpe and the board had asked the council to approve $1.2 million to fund […]

Orange Council cuts $500K from library, which might have to close by October

ORANGE, NJ — Orange City Council cut the funding request for the Orange Public Library in Mayor Dwayne Warren’s Calendar Year 2018 proposed budget from $1.2 million to $700,000, even though members of the governing body said they believe the city’s historic landmark institution will only have enough funding to stay open to the public […]

Orange City Council has first hearing on 2018 proposed budget

ORANGE, NJ — The Orange City Council’s first hearings on Mayor Dwayne Warren’s Calendar Year 2018 Budget proposal was Friday, June 8, inside Council Chambers. South Ward Councilwoman Jamie Summers-Johnson and at large Councilwoman Adrienne Wooten were both absent. The Orange Police Department, with Director Todd Warren; Legal Department, with city attorney Eric Pennington; and […]

Orange Council set to hear budget proposals

ORANGE, NJ — The Orange City Council is scheduled to host its first hearing to review Mayor Dwayne Warren’s Calendar Year 2018 Budget proposal on Friday, June 8, at 6 p.m. in the Council Chambers. The council is supposed to start with the Orange Police Department, Orange Municipal Court and Law Department, then proceed to […]

Orange budget proposal introduced at special meeting

ORANGE, NJ — At a special meeting of the Orange City Council on Thursday, May 24, business administrator Chris Hartwyck introduced Mayor Dwayne Warren’s Calendar Year 2018 budget proposal, which council accepted. The proposal not include specific numbers, tax increases or tax decreases. The council approved the resolution introducing and approving the budget by a […]

Orange incumbents sweep ward election

ORANGE, NJ — The incumbents carried the day, according to the unofficial results of the Tuesday, May 8, Orange City Council election, posted on Essex County Clerk Chris Durkin’s official website; re-elected were East Ward Councilman and council President Kerry Coley, West Ward Councilman Harold Johnson, South Ward Councilwoman Jamie Summers-Johnson and North Ward Councilwoman […]

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