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Orange Responds to Family in Fatal Fire

Individuals have been taking to the keyboard and the stage since news of the 197 Central Pl. fire that killed two young children here Feb. 20 spread across town and the country.

At least 364 people have donated to a page for Jadyah Taj'Mirah McEachin, Zi'Yahn K. Toney and their family since Feb. 21. One donor has posted there his announcement of a special music performance at a Belleville site 8 p.m. Feb. 28.



Our Friend, Reggie Ward: 1948-2015

Reggie_Ward2If you ever came across a beautiful photo of something that happened in the community, chances are it was taken by an even more beautiful person. 

Fire Claims Home in Orange

rsz_299_n_day_-_gist_pl_fire_picInvestigators from the city's fire department and the county prosecutor's arson task force, as a matter of routine procedure, are seeking the cause of a three alarm fire that swept through 299 North Day St. early Feb. 19. The North Ward blaze was hardly routine to the one firefighter who was injured and the up to 10 residents displaced overnight.


Orange Seniors Remember Selma

OHA_SELMA_2The Orange Housing Authority (OHA) hosted a "Senior Day at the Movies" on Wednesday, February 4 to watch a reenactment of the 1965 Selma to Montgomery voting rights march.

The movie chronicles Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and other civil rights leaders as they make history during the civil rights era when blacks could not vote. Today, Dr. King is widely credited with the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.


EOGH Holds Obamacare Open Enrollment Day

On Jan. 17, East Orange General Hospital continued its tradition of reaching out to the community by organizing an Open Enrollment Day at East Orange Campus High School.

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