BOE approves new superintendent

BOE approves new superintendent

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Scott Cascone became the new superintendent of the West Orange School District on July 10, when the West Orange Board of Education voted unanimously to approve his contract. Cascone comes to West Orange from Old Bridge Township Schools, where he was executive director of academics. In Old Bridge, Cascone oversaw curriculum, […]

Young local artist is featured in his second solo show

Romanaux explores color and skulls in his artwork

Young local artist is featured in his second solo show

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Austin Romanaux is only 20 years old, but he’s already in the midst of his second solo art show, currently on display at the Grover House Gallery in Caldwell. The Maplewood native is a painter whose work has been shown in galleries since 2015, including at the South Orange Performing Arts Center. […]

Should riders pay for WO jitney?

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Township Council approved a $328,680 contract between the township and Mobility Coach, which will provide drivers for the town’s jitneys for the next year, at its June 25 meeting. While the resolution was approved unanimously, council members discussed possibly charging for the currently free service in the future […]

MPD plans to add sgt. from within department

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — On July 2, the Maplewood Township Committee unanimously approved an ordinance on first reading that would add another sergeant to the Maplewood Police Department’s table of organization. The change, if approved on second reading at the committee’s July 16 meeting, would bring the number of sergeants in the department from 10 to […]

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