Bowl for FAMILYConnections

Bowl for FAMILYConnections

WEST ORANGE, NJ — FAMILYConnections is holding its first Bowl-A-Thon on Friday, March 29, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Eagle Rock Lanes, 424 Eagle Rock Ave. in West Orange. There are a few spots left! Join the organization for a night of bowling and fun to raise awareness and donations for FAMILYConnections. A fee […]

Redwood ‘Patriots v. Loyalists’ debate sets stage for Revolutionary War

Redwood ‘Patriots v. Loyalists’ debate sets stage for Revolutionary War

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The annual “Patriots v. Loyalists” debate in Paul Stefanelli’s fourth-grade class at Redwood School on March 15 entertained as well as educated students, parents and administrators. As part of their social studies unit, the class was divided into Patriot and Loyalist groups. Stefanelli challenged the groups to research their positions thoroughly, […]

ECPO, County Bar sponsor gun buyback

ECPO, County Bar sponsor gun buyback

NEWARK, NJ — The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office and the Essex County Bar Foundation are jointly sponsoring a one-day guy buyback on Saturday, March 30. Anyone can anonymously turn in up to three guns, no questions asked. The gun buyback will be held in Bethany Baptist Church’s Fellowship Hall, 275 W. Market St. in Newark. […]

JFS of MetroWest launches free speaker series for older adults

JFS of MetroWest launches free speaker series for older adults

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Jewish Family Service of MetroWest is offering a free speaker series for older adults, ages 55 and older. JFS MetroWest has partnered with Alzheimer’s New Jersey, Back Home Safely and the Adler Aphasia Center in West Orange to present this series. The free three-part series will take place Mondays, April 1, […]

Write on Sports presentation held at Edison Middle School

Write on Sports presentation held at Edison Middle School

WEST ORANGE, NJ – Burgeoning journalists in the Write on Sports program at Edison Middle School had the unique opportunity to view an interview with a local sports figure and interact with them on March 6, when WBJO News Director Doug Doyle and Seton Hall Women’s Tennis player Michel Matson paid a visit to the […]

Become a charter member of the WO Community Band

Become a charter member of the WO Community Band

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Attention all area band musicians! Are you an active musician looking for a place to play? Are you looking for a reason to pull your instrument out of the closet and start playing again? Do you want to recapture your days playing in concert band in high school or college? Join […]

2019 county budget to allocate funds to legal services for ICE detainees

2019 county budget to allocate funds to legal services for ICE detainees

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. and the Board of Chosen Freeholders recently announced that the 2019 Essex County budget will include an allocation of $750,000 to create a Legal Services Fund to provide representation to ICE detainees at the Essex County Correctional Facility. “We are pleased to join with the […]

DiVincenzo signs Project Labor Agreement for parking decks

DiVincenzo signs Project Labor Agreement for parking decks

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. and local construction trades unions announced that two project labor agreements were signed on Monday, March 11. The agreements ensure that union members will be hired to work on the development of parking decks at Turtle Back Zoo in West Orange and the Essex County […]

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