CHSSF continues to support grads seeking higher ed

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Columbia High School alumni and students gathered in the school’s library for the annual Columbia High School Scholarship Fund reception June 7, to meet the donors who provided the funds for their scholarships and share their continuing education plans. The 95-year-old nonprofit organization has given away more than $1.3 million in scholarships […]

WO native delivers gift of education

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Durango is in the southwest corner of the Colorado, a short distance from the New Mexico border. Four and a half hours from the nearest interstate highway and a 31-hour drive from West Orange, Durango is the home of West Orange native Stephanie Moran, who has headed the Durango Adult Education […]

Annual Street Fair draws large crowds

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Residents flocked downtown Saturday, June 2, for the annual Street Fair, which featured a classic car and motorcycle show, booths manned by local businesses and food vendors, hosted for a fourth year by the Downtown West Orange Alliance. Held on Main Street between Babcock Place and Charles Street, the street fair […]

In just three years, WO TNVR neuters nearly 600 cats

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Two years after the West Orange Township Council approved an ordinance that allowed the Trap-Neuter-Vaccinate-Return program, and three years since the program was begun by animal rights advocates in the town, West Orange TNVR has neutered and released more than 580 cats. The program allows volunteers to trap feral cats that […]

Main St. Counseling marks 38 years

WEST ORANGE, NJ — For the last 38 years, Main St. Counseling Center has been available to residents of West Orange and the surrounding area. The center, located on Marcella Avenue — despite its name — has provided counseling for individuals, couples, families, veterans and seniors. In the decades since beginning as a startup with […]

On Memorial Day, WO thanks servicepersons

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Residents gathered on the lawn of Town Hall on May 28 to celebrate Memorial Day, honoring those who have died while serving in the U.S. armed forces. The most decorated town in the state, West Orange played host to current military personnel and veterans, as well as West Orange High School’s […]

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