Township to create senior citizen survey

DeNova: Seniors survey will be tailored to West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — In an effort to ensure the township is providing the services necessary for older residents to age in place, West Orange will be putting out a senior survey to learn where the town is succeeding and where it needs improvement. At the June 13 Township Council meeting, the council voted 5-0 […]

$20,000 raised for Mary Jo Codey Scholarship Fund

$20,000 raised for Mary Jo Codey Scholarship Fund

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Scholarship Fund honored educator Mary Jo Codey at a reception held at the Montclair Country Club on June 15, raising $20,000 to implement an annual scholarship in her name. Attendees included Mary Jo Codey’s husband, Richard Codey, former N.J. governor and current state senator; West Orange Mayor Robert […]

DOI celebrates incoming board of governors

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The 110th annual meeting of Daughters of Israel took place Monday, June 12, at Crystal Plaza. Co-chaired by former board President Marsha Fiske and incoming Vice President Bart Schneiderman, the evening honored outgoing President James Gurland and welcomed incoming President David Silverstein. Special tribute was paid to Dr. Thomas Cava, nurse […]

Evening of Laughters honors local volunteers

LIVINGSTON, NJ — An Evening of Laughter took place June 6 at Temple Bnai Abraham in Livingston, where more than 300 people came out to support JFS of MetroWest, celebrate the 20th anniversary of Rachel Coalition, the domestic violence division of JFS, and honor Andrea and Bryan Bier of West Orange and Lisa and Erik […]

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 […]

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 […]

Be a hero to our children

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The New Jersey Children’s Alliance will present the Heroes for Children 5K and Family Fun Run/Walk on Saturday, Sept. 23, at the Clipper Pavilion, off of Cherry Lane in West Orange, in the South Mountain Recreation Complex. The 5K begins at 9 a.m. with the family fun run/walk commencing at 10 […]

Area students benefit from Rotary’s gift

Club provides scholarships to 17 high school seniors to aid their quest for higher education

Area students benefit from Rotary’s gift

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Continuing its tradition of providing college scholarships to local college-bound high school seniors, the West Orange Rotary Club gifted $19,500 to 17 students from area schools at the club’s annual scholarship awards luncheon at Mayfair Farms on June 9. The scholarship recipient selection process is a true labor of love for […]

DOI pet parade is a great time for all

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Daughters of Israel held a pet parade, sponsored by Family Council, on Sunday, June 11. The pet pooches brought laughs and cheer to many of the residents, including Jeannette Silverstein, pictured embracing “Munch.”

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