WOHS athletic bubble behind schedule

Architect says delay is due to contractor and manufacturer disagreement

WOHS athletic bubble behind schedule

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The air structure known as the “bubble” at West Orange High School that houses locker rooms, a weight room and a practice facility is in the midst of its rebuild after a snowstorm collapsed the structure in February 2018. The West Orange Board of Education received an update on the progress […]

Clinton ESL teacher Kate Fearon wins Fulbright grant

Clinton ESL teacher Kate Fearon wins Fulbright grant

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Clinton Elementary School ESL teacher Kate Fearon won a Fulbright Teachers for Global Classrooms Program grant; she is one of only 76 teachers across the country who will be participating in the program that aims to help teachers bring an international perspective into their classrooms. A 15-year veteran of the South Orange-Maplewood […]

Shuttle may lure ON3 workers downtown

NUTLEY, NJ — The ON3 site in Nutley is gradually coming together, as more businesses are moving into the complex. Members of the Nutley Chamber of Commerce have met with representatives from Prism Capital Partners, owners of the property, to discuss the possibility of running the Nutley shuttle bus system from ON3 to the town’s […]

Two flag raisings in one week celebrate WO diversity

Township celebrates Dominican Republic and Indian cultures at two flag raisings

Two flag raisings in one week celebrate WO diversity

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Last week saw two foreign flags raised on the steps of the West Orange Town Hall to celebrate the Dominican Republic’s Restoration Day on Aug. 16; on Aug. 13, before the Township Council meeting; and on Aug. 15 for India’s Independence Day. At each event, residents waved the flags of the […]

Maplewood passes resolution against zoo expansion

West Orange Town Council plans to draft resolution against expanding the zoo's footprint

Maplewood passes resolution against zoo expansion

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — County residents continue to voice opposition to the Turtle Back Zoo amphitheater proposed by County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. earlier this summer, with several towns speaking out against the project. The Maplewood Township Committee passed a resolution at its Aug. 6 meeting asking the county to suspend expansion of the Aug. […]

WO Council passes MOU with Ring

TC votes 4-1 for police to have access to doorbell footage shared on Ring app

WO Council passes MOU with Ring

WEST ORANGE, NJ — On Aug. 13, the West Orange Township Council approved a resolution allowing the Police Department to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with Ring, a doorbell surveillance system owned by Amazon. The MOU allows the WOPD to access the Neighbors app, where citizens who own a Ring system can voluntarily share […]