Easter Bunny visits West Orange celebration

Families meet the Bunny, have grand time at revamped Spring Fling with music, crafts and more

Easter Bunny visits West Orange celebration

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Though West Orange Recreation Department held its annual Spring Fling on April 13 at West Orange High School’s Tarnoff Gym, the 2017 event offered a different kind of experience for local children than in previous years. Forgoing its traditional egg hunt, the Spring Fling this year hosted a Play Zone where […]

Montclair Film recognizes students for artistry

MONTCLAIR, NJ — Montclair Film recently announced the winners of the 2017 Emerging Filmmaker Competition, a program co-presented by Partners For Health Foundation that screens work by students in grades four through 12 from the Tri-State Area and beyond. This year, more than 90 films were submitted in three categories: Cinemaniacs for grades four through […]

Badlani Foundation challenge grant to award $40,000 in scholarships

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Thanks to the incredible generosity of the West Orange community, the Nikhil Badlani Foundation and the West Orange Scholarship Fund will be able to award nearly $40,000 to the West Orange High School graduating Class of 2017 in memory of Nikhil Badlani. The NBF Challenge was issued in February with the […]

WO’s Spring Fling is back

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange Recreation will present the town’s annual Spring Fling on Thursday, April 13, at West Orange High School’s Tarnoff Gym, 51 Conforti Ave. Admission is charged. There will be a magic show at 6 p.m., followed by games, crafts and prizes, with “The Bunny” arriving at 7:30 p.m. Admission is […]

WOHS senior recognized by Essex County School Boards Association

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School senior Justin Davis was honored at the Essex County School Boards Association Student Recognition Program, held at Liberty Middle School on March 9. Davis was selected along with 28 other students across Essex County “who have distinguished themselves in unique ways, who model good citizenship or a […]

Pep rally kicks off spring sports season at WOHS

Pep rally kicks off spring sports season at WOHS

WEST ORANGE, NJ — An enthusiastic crowd of supporters joined the spring sports teams in West Orange High School’s Tarnoff Gym on March 30 to celebrate the start of the season. Baseball, softball, track and field, boys’ tennis, lacrosse and golf are scheduled to begin their seasons this April. Athletic Director Ron Bligh and coaches […]

WOHS musicians receive gold and silver ratings at Region I Festival

Wind ensemble selected to perform at state gala

WEST ORANGE, NJ — All four curricular bands at West Orange High School again medaled in the annual Region Concert Band Festival held at Verona High School on March 21. The wind ensemble and symphonic winds received gold ratings and the ninth-grade band and concert band received silver ratings. Senior flute player Abigail Klausner received […]

WOEA, district butt heads over health care plan, contract

WOEA and BOE seem unable to reach contract agreement

WOEA, district butt heads over health care plan, contract

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Members of the West Orange Board of Education revealed the details of the latest health care plan presented to the West Orange Education Association, stressing during its special March 22 meeting that the package would prevent costs from increasing by approximately $1.3 million if accepted by Horizon’s April 1 deadline. Irv […]

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