Washington School hosts annual Read Across America event

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Washington Elementary School held its annual Read Across America event on March 3, featuring guest readers from the West Orange public schools and local community. Superintendent Jeff Rutzky, Mayor Robert Parisi, Director of Special Services Connie Salimbeno, Technology Director Fil Santiago, Board of Education member Laura Lab and Township Councilwoman Susan […]

Architects present comprehensive roof plan for St. Mark’s

HPC excited about upcoming St. Mark’s restoration work

Architects present comprehensive roof plan for St. Mark’s

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The architects involved with the restoration of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church made it clear they intend to make the new roof look as similar as possible to the original one while presenting their final roof design to the West Orange Historic Preservation Commission at its March 8 meeting. Zachary Gidich and […]

WOHS students visit elementary schools to celebrate literacy

WOHS students visit elementary schools to celebrate literacy

WEST ORANGE, NJ — In conjunction with Dr. Seuss’s birthday, the national Read Across America campaign and other schoolwide activities, Gregory and Kelly elementary school students were treated to visits from students from the state-approved Career and Technical Education Early Childhood program at West Orange High School on March 1. Students from Early Childhood and […]

A hootin’, hollerin’ Purim carnival at TBA

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Jewish Learning Program of Temple B’nai Abraham held its hootin’, hollerin’, Western-themed Purim carnival on Sunday, March 12. Students from the JLP and The Early School, as well as children from the community, enjoyed numerous creative games.

PSAB pushes along, thanks police for pedestrian decoys

PSAB members stress importance of working with county

PSAB pushes along, thanks police for pedestrian decoys

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Police Department made 41 stops and issued 29 summonses to drivers who did not brake for a pedestrian decoy in the crosswalk in front of the Thomas Edison National Historical Park, according to an officer at the March 9 Pedestrian Safety Advisory Board meeting. Officer Scott Smarsh of […]

WO shows Irish spirit in annual parade

West Orange goes green for St. Patrick’s Day celebration

WO shows Irish spirit in annual parade

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange hosted its 66th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade this past Sunday, March 12, down Main Street. This year, Kevin Kinney served as grand marshal, with Marian Reilly Cardace, Robert Hoehn and Gwen C. Glazier as deputy grand marshals. Despite the cold weather and the bits of snow slowly melting […]

Rachel Coalition to host annual Women to Women Luncheon

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Rachel Coalition will host its annual Women to Women luncheon on Tuesday, March 28, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at The Wilshire Grand Hotel, 350 Pleasant Valley Way in West Orange. The luncheon will feature a presentation by Evan Stark, author of “Coercive Control: How Men Entrap Women in Personal […]

WOHS students teach others to build solar circuits

WOHS students teach others to build solar circuits

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School students in Katie Gardner’s engineering and design solutions class had the opportunity to show off their skills on Feb. 27 as they instructed administrators, Board of Education members and community members how to construct solar circuits. In 2016 students first constructed the circuitry as part of the […]

WOFD holds memorial service, dedication

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Fire Department and VFW Post 376 will hold a dedication ceremony for the new West Orange Fire Department Memorial Park and a memorial service honoring former West Orange Fire Chief Martin T. Kennedy, who served from 1924 to 1942, on Friday, April 7, at 11 a.m. at West […]

Senior art classes available in SO

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Thanks to the support of South Orange and the Baird Community Center, Arts Unbound is bringing its participatory art program to local seniors at an affordable rate. These group fine art classes include quality visual arts instruction, first-rate art supplies and a professional teaching artist experienced in working with seniors. In […]