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Orange Reacts to Week of Shootings

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Citizens and stakeholders can anticipate a higher police presence and greater assistance from neighboring law enforcement in the city's bid to curtail the recent spike in shootings.

Acting Police Director John Wade and Mayor Dwayne D. Warren have separately gone to the public Sept. 15-16 about what Orange's finest will be immediately doing.

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East Orange General Hospital Employees & Applebee's Support Back-to-School Backpack Party Giveaway

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The East Orange General Hospital Employee Council and Applebee's restaurant in Kearny have helped more than 125 area school children head back to school with free backpacks stuffed with notebooks, pens and other essentials.

The backpack giveaway was part of the recent back-to-school event at EOGH's East Pavilion. The event also included arts and crafts and other community-supported activities for children of hospital employees as well as children in the community.

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Orange Housing Authority's Grandparents Day Celebrates Bond with Grandchildren

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They often say the best thing about being a grandparent is having the chance to be a kid again. That joy and enthusiasm was on display yesterday, as the Orange Housing Authority (OHA) marked the 37th-annual Grandparents' Day with plenty of fun at Washington Manor.

Grandparents and great-grandparents engaged in an endless number of crafts and games with their grandchildren and great-grandchildren, as moms and dads watched from the wings.

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Orange Housing Authority Sponsors Health Fair for Seniors

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Many local health providers were on hand August 12, when the Orange Housing Authority (OHA) sponsored a senior health fair for residents at Washington Manor.

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Orange's Police Junior Academy Brought Momentum Amongst Parents and Children

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On August 3, 2015, Orange held a ceremony for their Police Junior Academy. The purpose is to discipline and teach youngsters to be better humans in life. The two weeks of training the kids received not only saw them get police training, but firefighter training as well. They had hands-on training for CPR, which is a valuable skill to have.

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