West Orange to host Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange will pay tribute to veterans who lost their lives during the Vietnam War when the Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall comes to town this Independence Day weekend. The traveling wall is a three-fifth-scale replica of the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, D.C. It stands 6-feet tall at the center and covers […]

WOHS students receive NJDOE Seal of Biliteracy

WOHS students receive NJDOE Seal of Biliteracy

WEST ORANGE, NJ — In its inaugural year, 19 West Orange High School seniors have received the New Jersey Department of Education Seal of Biliteracy. The distinction is awarded to those high school seniors who are able to speak, read, listen and write in two or more languages at a high level of proficiency. In […]

South Mountain Y Camp Team wins Spirit Award

South Mountain Y Camp Team wins Spirit Award

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The South Mountain YMCA Camp Team recently won the prestigious Spirit Award at the 13th annual Day of the Camps NJ statewide staff training event. Day of the Camps is the annual staff training and held at the Sawmill Branch of the Hamilton-area YMCA. YMCAs from all across New Jersey are invited […]

Blood drive at OLS

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Our Lady of Sorrows will host a community blood drive on Sunday, June 25, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 217 Prospect St. in South Orange. Walk-ins are welcome, though you can schedule an appointment by calling 201-251-3703. Donors must weigh at least 110 pounds, eat before donation, bring ID […]

Irvington celebrates Green’s primary win in Orange

Irvington celebrates Green’s primary win in Orange

IRVINGTON, NJ — The township of Irvington was well-represented at the primary victory party of East Orange City Council Chairman, 3rd Ward Councilman and now Mayor-elect Ted Green at Bella Italia restaurant in Orange on Tuesday, June 6. Green also currently serves as the Irvington Building Department’s director in Mayor Tony Vauss’ administration, in addition […]

WOSF distributes record $108,500 at Senior Awards Night

WOSF distributes record $108,500 at Senior Awards Night

WEST ORANGE, NJ — It was a night to remember for graduating seniors of the West Orange High School Class of 2017 as the West Orange Scholarship Fund distributed a record $108,500 at the Senior Awards Night held June 8. “A special thank you to all the organizations that have provided scholarships this evening to […]

County holds Portuguese heritage celebration

NEWARK, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. hosted the 2017 Essex County Portuguese Heritage Celebration on Wednesday, June 14. During the program, DiVincenzo presented Star of Essex Awards to Patricia A. Gois, principal of Rafael Hernandez School in Newark, and Manuel Da Silva, vice president of Construction Operations at the New Jersey Schools […]