Orange officials take oaths of office

Orange officials take oaths of office

ORANGE, NJ — Oaths of office are usually administered at City Hall, but on July 1 City Hall came to living rooms across Orange as officials elected on May 12 were sworn in. Mayor Dwayne Warren was sworn in for his third term, Councilwoman Adrienne Wooten was sworn in for her second term, and Councilmen […]

Warren wins re-election by a landslide

Warren wins re-election by a landslide

ORANGE, NJ — In the election on Tuesday, May 12, Orange Mayor Dwayne Warren won reelection against his five opponents by a landslide. Additionally, Councilwoman Adrienne Wooten won reelection, and challengers Clifford Ross and Weldon Montague III won the remaining two open seats on the Orange City Council. These results are unofficial and will remain so […]

Online candidates forum for Orange City Council draws many viewers

Online candidates forum for Orange City Council draws many viewers

ORANGE, NJ — In light of COVID-19 and social distancing guidelines, the Orange Citizens Action Group held a forum for Orange City Council candidates online, via Zoom, on Saturday, May 2. According to OCAG President Rev. Anthony Johnson, all 11 candidates were invited to participate, but only five candidates came. “All 11 candidates were invited […]

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 […]

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 […]