Sherrill, Malinowski announce additional $118K in funding for WO health center

Sherrill, Malinowski announce additional $118K in funding for WO health center

WEST ORANGE, NJ — U.S. Reps. Mikie Sherrill, NJ-11, and Tom Malinowski, NJ-07, announced that Zufall Health Center, which has a West Orange location, will receive an additional $118,000 in funding to help address the COVID-19 outbreak in New Jersey from the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2020. Sherrill and Malinowski supported […]

Luna Stage actors come together

Luna Stage actors come together

WEST ORANGE, NJ — March 23 would have been Luna Stage’s first rehearsal for the world premiere of “Shruti Gupta Can Totally Deal,” which is now postponed to September. To mark this day, however, Luna Stage decided to gather the cast for a Zoom reading. The screenshot above was taken by one of the actors. […]

O-WO UNICO praises local high school athletes

O-WO UNICO praises local high school athletes

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Orange–West Orange Chapter of UNICO National recently held its 46th annual Sports Award Breakfast to honor the high school athletes who are unsung heroes from local schools in Orange and West Orange. Students honored are from West Orange High School, Orange High School, Golda Och Academy and Seton Hall Preparatory […]

Amur leopard born at Turtle Back Zoo

Amur leopard born at Turtle Back Zoo

WEST ORANGE, NJ — A female Amur leopard cub has been born at Turtle Back Zoo in West Orange. The cub, named Nadya, was born Friday, March 13. The birth of the cub has great significance because the Amur leopard species is classified as critically endangered. “During these difficult times, it’s nice to share some […]

SOPAC lights up marquee with Beatles message of love

SOPAC lights up marquee with Beatles message of love

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Joining several theaters across the country in a musical message of joy, South Orange Performing Arts Center recently posted the title of the Beatles’ iconic hit song “All You Need Is Love” on its marquee. The performing arts center was looking for ways to communicate with patrons in the area during […]

Vauss turns his FB page into central location for coronavirus info for residents

Vauss turns his FB page into central location for coronavirus info for residents

IRVINGTON, NJ — Since the early days of the novel coronavirus global outbreak struck New Jersey, Irvington Mayor Tony Vauss has distributed information to residents through his Facebook page. As the outbreak has increased, Mayor Vauss ramped up his efforts to ensure Irvington residents are fully informed by dedicating his entire Facebook page to distributing […]

AG to public: ‘Stay home’ is not just good advice, it’s the law

TRENTON, NJ — Attorney General Gurbir Grewal urged the public and business owners to comply with the governor’s emergency orders — not only to keep themselves and others healthy, but to avoid creating more work and risks for hard-pressed law enforcement officers. He warned in a March 27 statement that those who fail to comply […]

GR residents pick up their chalk to build community

GR residents pick up their chalk to build community

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — When Shari Dreier was taking a stroll through her home of Glen Ridge, she saw a beautiful message written in chalk to uplift people during this uncertain time. After taking a photograph and posting it to social media, Dreier was overwhelmed with the response she received, with other Glen Ridge residents […]

Help WOFD conserve resources

Help WOFD conserve resources

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Fire Department team of professionals stands ready to serve the community during this public emergency. Vital resources around the country, however, are at all-time low and West Orange is not immune to low supplies caused by the COVID-19 crisis. The Office of Emergency Management asks in order to […]

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