TC passes 8.5-percent tax hike

With 3-2 vote, Council approves 2019 municipal budget of $85.7 million

TC passes 8.5-percent tax hike

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Township Council approved the 2019 municipal budget of $85,780,920.31 at its July 16 meeting, approving a tax increase of 8.5 percent, the highest increase in the last 10 years. The budget passed with a vote of 3-2, with Councilman Joe Krakoviak and Councilwoman Susan McCartney casting the opposing […]

RMS library gets donation to buy more sports nonfiction

RMS library gets donation to buy more sports nonfiction

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Roosevelt Middle School Library is swimming in books about sports, thanks to media specialist Meara Franowicz’s request for donations and an extra $419 from Sonic Drive-in, after the company launched a matching donations program in May in honor of Teacher Appreciation Month. Franowicz was reevaluating the collection of books at […]

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. […]

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