Letters to the Editor

  • The Warren Report: August 2017

    August 11, 2017

    Dear Property Owner,

    I hope your summer is off to a fine start. As you enjoy the months ahead with family and friends, I encourage you to experience the beauty of Orange by exploring our fine ...

  • Mayor's Message: August 2017

    School is out, our parks are full, and families are spending quality time having old fashioned, traditional fun. To help keep our streets and residents safe this summer, our Department of Public ...

  • Independence Day was Celebrated First in New Brunswick, NJ

    NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - At noon on Sunday, July 9, New Brunswick officials will be unveiling a life-sized bronze statue in Monument Square of Col. John Neilson, commander of the local militia during ...

  • The Banking Industry is the Frontline for Protecting the Elderly from Financial Abuse

    Older Americans are increasingly becoming targets for fraud and financial exploitation. Persons over the age of 50 control more than 70% of the nation’s wealth. Many seniors do not realize the ...

  • Mayor's Message: June 2017

    EAST ORANGE, NJ - Summer is fast approaching and we are excited to bring the East Orange community a great mix of special programs and enrichment activities to keep you and your family active and ...

  • Strengthening and Upgrading Recreation Programs and Services in East Orange

    EAST ORANGE, NJ - Recreation and Cultural Affairs continues to be an integral part of the municipal services available to East Orange residents. A good number of programs and services continue to be ...


    Today is a sad day for the people of this nation, the people of New Jersey and the people of East Orange.  The Affordable Care Act, Obamacare, has become an integral part of the fabric of our ...

  • Mayor's Message: May 2017

    With Mother's Day just around the corner and National Women's Health Week recognized on May 14th-20th, this is the perfect opportunity to empower the women in our lives to make their health a ...

  • Letter to the Editor

    Yesterday, as people around the world were honoring the legacy of civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on the 49th anniversary of his death, I could not help but reflect on how historically ...

  • 3,684,634.00 Million Reasons to Change Our Community

    East Orange Mayoral Candidate John Thompson Challenges Budget Claims 

    As I start my journey on finding ways to keep my promise of reducing taxes for our community, I found a staggering ...

  • Mayor's Message: March 2017

    Last month, I joined mayors across the country in urging Congress to weigh the serious impact that repealing the Affordable Care Act would have on millions of Americans, including thousands of ...

  • East Orange Deserves Better!

    Good day East Orange,

    My name is John Thompson Jr., and I am officially declaring my candidacy for Mayor. I believe with the current state of our City, we can no long afford to wait for the ...

  • From Underground Railroads to Sanctuary Cities

    “It was my good fortune to lend a helping hand to the weary travelers flying from the land of bondage.”

    William Still

    This February, as we celebrate Black History Month, it is ...

  • Mayor's Message: December 2016

    Dear Residents and Stakeholders:

    In 2016, East Orange was at the forefront of statewide, national and global issues, often daring to be among the first - if not THE first - to take a stand on ...

  • A Message From Orange Mayor Dwayne D. Warren, Esq

    ORANGE, NJ - As we move on into the season of giving, I urge you to remember SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY by shopping at local businesses in Orange. Whether it be on our vibrant Main Street or the ...

  • President Elect Trump- A Brave New World?

    “Freedom is indivisible, and when one man/woman is enslaved, all are not free.”

    President John F. Kennedy

    With the 2016 presidential election over, our country seems to be more ...

  • Message From Mayor Dwayne Warren Regarding Recent Shooting

    Dear Neighbor,


    Today, we suffered tragic losses due to gun violence in our community. We lost two lives today in Orange, due to senseless violence which is all too common ...

  • Vote Amira

    Recently, my youngest daughter Amira, a passionate, articulate, and intelligent  20 year old college student, and I were discussing the Presidential election. With the candidate she admired no ...

  • The Mayor's Message: October 2016

    Dear Residents and Stakeholders:

    When my administration created the vision statement that "East Orange would set the standard for urban excellence and become a destination city," many ...


    EAST ORANGE, NJ - This summer there was a shooting across the street from my home. It wasn’t a carjacking, gang related or a domestic dispute. It was a person who was troubled and ...

  • Mayor’s Message: Mayor Dwayne D. Warren

    ORANGE, NJ - Mayor Dwayne D. Warren, Esq. and the City of Orange Township City Council hosted the 17th Anniversary of the Caribbean Heritage Day Festival in Monte Irvin Orange Park, on Saturday ...

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The ChangeMakers Radio Show Is Back

August 18, 2017

EAST ORANGE, NJ - The ChangeMakers Radio Show Is back today (Saturday August 18, 2017) with a discussion on the Power of the “N” Word. 

The discussion will include: "Does the Word hold power over the Black Community? Can minority communities advance as this word becomes even more popularized? Should the "N" word be allowed to be a Trademark or ...

Orange National Night Out Video

August 8, 2017

ORANGE, NJ - On August 1st, communities and neighborhood block organizations all across America came together for National Night Out. Thousands of neighbors took part in events all around the country to celebrate the spirit of community. 

Celebrations included block parties, festivals, parades, cookouts, caravans and other community events that highlighted police-community partnerships, ...

Why Women Business Owners Are So Bad at Finding "Me" Time

In our society, women have been used to serving their family first and putting themselves on the back burner for centuries. It’s common for both career-focused women and women who have families (whether they work outside the home or in the home, or both) to still be the main person doing the family care. 

The problem is, without having some "me" time you can become ...

The Warren Report: August 2017

August 11, 2017

Dear Property Owner,

I hope your summer is off to a fine start. As you enjoy the months ahead with family and friends, I encourage you to experience the beauty of Orange by exploring our fine cuisine at local restaurants, visiting our parks, shopping our business districts and exploring the outdoors to experience the best of Orange. As you discover Orange, know that my administration will ...

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