WOFD and administration verbally agree to new contract

WOFD and administration verbally agree to new contract

WEST ORANGE, NJ — After 14 months working without a contract, the West Orange Fire Department has verbally agreed to a new one, with the two unions representing the department — FMBA Local 28 and the WOFD Superior Officers Association — voting on and accepting the mayor and administration’s contract proposal. The contract has not […]

TC OKs Rock Spring purchase

TC agrees to purchase Rock Spring before a developer can

TC OKs Rock Spring purchase

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Township Council unanimously passed an ordinance on March 5 approving the purchase of the Rock Spring Country Club, allowing the township to move forward with buying the land from the Montclair Golf Course. An ordinance that would approve a $12 million bond to buy the 138-acre property will […]

School district introduces preliminary 2019-20 budget

School district introduces preliminary 2019-20 budget

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Board of Education heard a presentation on the preliminary 2019-2020 budget at its Feb. 25 meeting, getting details from the administration on the district’s $141,598,027 preliminary budget for the next school year. According to the presentation, 78 percent of the total will be dedicated to instruction, 10 percent […]

W. Orange men receive rec awards

Township honors men who have kept youth sports running for decades

W. Orange men receive rec awards

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Three contributors to local sports programs were honored at the Toby Katz Center on March 2. Mike Loreto, Brad Palent and Mike Shannon have all served as players, coaches and leaders, and were recognized for their work with the West Orange Police Athletic League, the Mountain Top League and with the […]

Parisi details some town ideas for Rock Spring

Parisi details some town ideas for Rock Spring

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Mayor Robert Parisi held a community meeting at the Rock Spring Country Club on Feb. 27 to answer questions about an ordinance for the township to potentially purchase the property, which passed on first reading at the Feb. 19 West Orange Township Council meeting. Parisi described the financial impact the purchase […]

Achieve’s ‘Nights of 100 Dinners’ returns

Achieve’s ‘Nights of 100 Dinners’ returns

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Dinner parties will be happening all around Maplewood and South Orange throughout the month of March as part of Achieve Foundation’s “Nights of 100 Dinners” fundraiser, raising money for the South Orange-Maplewood School District. Volunteer hosts throw parties and, instead of bringing a host a gift or dessert, guests […]

Moore unveils plan for traffic safety at WOHS

Moore unveils plan for traffic safety at WOHS

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School Principal Hayden Moore presented a plan to change the traffic patterns around the school, making morning drop-off safer for students, staff and parents at the Feb. 25 West Orange Board of Education meeting. Moore and the high school administration worked with the West Orange Police Department to […]

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