PSAB completes traffic safety plan to protect pedestrians

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Pedestrian Safety Advisory Board has finally completed an action plan that lays out a detailed agenda to encourage greater traffic law enforcement, partner with fellow pedestrian organizations, and advocate for various safety measures and campaigns. The plan, authored by senior research specialist Charles Brown of Rutgers University’s Alan […]

Town considers designating Eagle Rock as a redevelopment area

WEST ORANGE, NJ — A professional planner hired by the township to conduct a redevelopment investigation into the Eagle Rock commercial area recommended that seven of the 18 properties he studied be designated as an area in need of redevelopment at the West Orange Planning Board’s June 1 meeting. The Eagle Rock commercial area consists […]

Girls on the Run show their strength at the Florham Park Jaycees 5K

FLORHAM PARK, NJ — More than 600 Girls on the Run of New Jersey East participants will run in the Florham Park Jaycees 5K, held at 9 A.M. this Saturday, June 11, at the Holy Family Church in Florham Park. Race proceeds will aid the Jaycees Scholarship Fund benefitting local students, the Billy and Ashley […]

West Orange police debut Operation Hope, seek volunteers

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Police Department hopes to roll out a program this fall that places heroin and opiate users into drug treatment instead of jail. Members of the Township Council will vote Tuesday, June 14, on whether to approve Operation HOPE — Heroin – Opiate Prevention Effort — an affiliation between […]

Planning Board votes yes, 6-3, on Gregory improvements

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Planning Board approved the final plan for the proposed bus driveway and expanded parking lot at Gregory Elementary School during a courtesy review at the board’s June 1 meeting. The board voted 6-3 to pass the plan, with members Jerry Eben, Gerald Gurland and Gary Wegner deciding against […]

Residents come out in droves to street fair

Locals experience all downtown West Orange has to offer at annual event, this year with Slide the City

Residents come out in droves to street fair

WEST ORANGE, NJ — On June 4, the West Orange Street Fair and Edison Day drew a large crowd to downtown West Orange. The event featured booths from town organizations, local businesses and food vendors, as well as a water slide from Slide the City.

Luna Stage announces its 2016-2017 season

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Luna Stage recently announced that its 24th season will include three world premieres of new plays, two of which have been commissioned for the theater, and a fun twist on a timeless holiday classic. The 2016-2017 season line up includes the world premiere of “King of the Mountains,” by Ben Clawson; […]

Bethany Church celebrates 10th annual Ladies High Tea

Bethany Church celebrates 10th annual Ladies High Tea

WEST ORANGE, NJ — With a theme of “Yesterday, Today, Forever, Jesus is the Same,” Bethany Church held its 10th annual Ladies High Tea in the Fellowship Hall of the church located at 30 Ashwood Terrace in West Orange on Saturday, June 4. The High Tea was attended by 132 ladies impeccably dressed, mostly in […]

LMS students share love of reading at Washington Elementary

LMS students share love of reading at Washington Elementary

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Liberty Middle School students in the Helping Hands Service Club paid a visit to the four kindergarten classes at Washington Elementary School on May 17 for the annual “Love of Reading” event. Club adviser Jane Horwitz supervised LMS students as they took turns reading several books to each class. Kindergarten students […]

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