Author Archive: Bill Orr

About Bill Orr

University of Virginia Masters in English. Have lived in Argentina, Panama, Delaware, Virginia, California, NYC, and New Jersey for the last 25 years. Former editor and manager at McGraw-Hill, former President of Gay Activist Alliance of NJ, founder of NJ ActUp, and North Jersey Community Research Initiative (NJCRI) in Newark.

NJ’s Opioid Crisis: Part I

“Unfortunately one of the things that I haven’t seen is that access to treatment has not become ubiquitous,” said Stephen Stirling, a reporter for NJ Advance Media at NJTV News’ Drug Addiction Crisis Forum this week. This rather tactful statement…
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In elections senior citizens rock

Young people in New Jersey have recently been a driving force in politics, advocating for gun legislation, immigration rights, marijuana legislation, taking over Republican held congressional seats, and more. Nonetheless, they have historically voted in much lower numbers than older Americans,…
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