Orange holds bike tour featuring historic landmarks

Orange holds bike tour featuring historic landmarks

ORANGE, NJ — Thankful for the great weather, the Orange Recreation Department and the Orange Historic Preservation Commission held their annual Tour de Parks Historic Bike Tour on Saturday, Oct. 2. In addition to the fitness and exercise benefits, participants enjoyed historical landmarks throughout the city’s parks. According to Councilwoman Adrienne Wooten in an Oct. […]

Nine officers sworn into Orange Police Department

Nine officers sworn into Orange Police Department

ORANGE, NJ — Nine officers were sworn into the Orange Police Department on Sept. 9. The new officers are Bobby Anderson Jr., Aswad Burgess, Michael Cilenti, Rondolfo Diaz, Charan Fouche, Steven Gatto, Keenen Gooden, Honesty Mendez and Michael Rodriguez. Photos Courtesy of Jamie Summers-Johnson and Adrienne Wooten

Split between council deepens regarding cannabis in Orange

Split between council deepens regarding cannabis in Orange

ORANGE, NJ — Members of the Orange City Council are currently at odds regarding the immediate future of cannabis in the city. Council members Jamie Summers-Johnson and Adrienne Wooten support allowing cannabis businesses into the city as soon as is feasible, while the five remaining council members prefer a wait-and-see approach. New Jersey required municipalities […]

Orange councilwoman helps provide essentials to college-bound students

Orange councilwoman helps provide essentials to college-bound students

ORANGE, NJ — On Friday, July 2, Orange South Ward Councilwoman Jamie Summers-Johnson hosted her second bed-in-a-bag giveaway. Summers-Johnson made a wish list on Amazon.com and various individuals purchased bed-in-a-bag sets for Orange’s college-bound seniors.  A bed-in-a-bag set, or bedding ensemble, contains all the basic linens you need to outfit a bare mattress, including a […]

Mayor, developers break ground at future luxury apartments in Orange

Mayor, developers break ground at future luxury apartments in Orange

ORANGE, NJ — On Wednesday, June 30, Mayor Dwayne D. Warren, Russo Development and Dinallo Construction broke ground on phase one of Essex & Crane, a 209-unit mixed-use project at the Orange Train Station and within the city’s Main Street Redevelopment Area. When all phases of the project are complete, Essex & Crane will include […]

Area teens receive free prom dresses at giveaway in Orange

Area teens receive free prom dresses at giveaway in Orange

ORANGE, NJ — On Sunday, May 23, at Metcalf Park in Orange, South Ward Councilwoman Jamie Summers-Johnson hosted a prom dress giveaway. The dresses were donated by Never Alone Again, a Teaneck-based nonprofit organization that supports victims of domestic violence. Young women received prom dresses, jewelry and shoes. Although 70 dresses were given out, many […]

Easter bunny pays a visit to Orange

Easter bunny pays a visit to Orange

ORANGE, NJ — Orange Councilwoman Adrienne Wooten, Councilwoman Jamie Summers-Johnson of the South Ward, Orange Mayor Dwayne Warren, and Democratic Committee members Stacey Martin of the South Ward and William Hathaway hosted an Easter bunny event at Central Playground on Saturday, March 27. Photos Courtesy of William Hathaway

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