Call for Hispanic and Latino artists, artisans

WEST ORANGE, NJ — ¡Bienvenidos a las Artes! Welcome to the Arts! The West Orange Arts Council will host its first Hispanic art exhibition to celebrate Hispanic and Latino art from Friday, Sept. 15, to Saturday, Oct. 14, in the West Orange Arts Center and West Orange Public Library. There will be an opening reception […]

DREAMing of Essex without domestic violence

DREAMS works to change culture, outcomes in county

DREAMing of Essex without domestic violence

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Domestic violence has long-lasting repercussions beyond the immediate effects of pain, fear and injury. A family touched by domestic violence can struggle to regain its footing, plagued by physical and emotional reminders of its trauma. In Essex County, these families receive help from DREAMS, a program from FAMILYConnections that aims to […]

West Orange property tax bill timeframe pushed back

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Property tax bills for property owners in West Orange for the third quarter of 2017 will be mailed late due to possible tax rate changes from the state of New Jersey, according to the township. State and county officials have placed a hold on the tax bill preparation process. The payment […]

PSAB meets to examine roadway concerns

In emotional meeting, Badlanis, county officers discuss procedures for investigating traffic deaths

PSAB meets to examine roadway concerns

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Pedestrian Safety Advisory Board gathered Thursday, July 13, at the Turtle Back Zoo Education Center to discuss solutions for roadway issues in West Orange to make township roads safer for pedestrians. Most of the board members were in attendance, joined by township residents, as well as Lt. Robert […]

Green Hill hosts sixth annual Green House block party

Green Hill hosts sixth annual Green House block party

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The sixth annual Green House block party was held in the Green House “neighborhood” at Green Hill in West Orange on Tuesday, July 11. There was a wonderful turnout of residents, family and friends enjoying the beautiful weather, delicious food, great conversation and lively music by accordionist Eric Kerssen. Staff and […]

Rizzuto wins award

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Etta Marie Rizzuto of West Orange recently won a Jefferson Award for service on June 19 at the Newark Museum.  The New Jersey State Governor’s Jefferson Awards is a joint program run by the Community Foundation of New Jersey, The Star-Ledger and The Governor’s Advisory Council on Volunteerism. It is the […]

NJ Transit adopts fiscal year 2018 operating, capital budgets

Operating budget keeps fares stable; capital budget continues financial commitment to enhance overall customer experience

NEWARK, NJ — The NJ Transit Board of Directors adopted a Fiscal Year 2018 operating budget and capital program on July 12 that supports continued investments in infrastructure and equipment to maintain the system in a state of good repair and enhance the overall customer experience, according to a press release from NJ Transit. “NJ […]

WOHS artists design mural for CPR room

WOHS artists design mural for CPR room

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Graduating seniors at West Orange High School recently completed a creative mural in the CPR room to send a message to future students of the importance of certification in CPR. Seniors can receive credits for CPR classes by taking the class for one semester and taking the exam. Physical education teacher […]

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