WOHS animal behavior class hosts visit with master trainer

WOHS animal behavior class hosts visit with master trainer

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School students in Karen Green’s animal behavior course hosted a visit on Nov. 15 with dog trainer Frank Pugliese and his trained pitbull, Bella, to gain a better understanding of how to work with animals. Pugliese is a master trainer/behaviorist at Behavior Plus. He brought Bella to demonstrate […]

Take a holiday candlelight tour of Kip’s Castle

Take a holiday candlelight tour of Kip’s Castle

VERONA, NJ — Take a holiday candlelight tour of Essex County Kip’s Castle to view the stained glass Tiffany windows and learn the history of this hidden gem. Tours will be Tuesdays, Dec. 10 and 17; Thursdays, Dec. 12 and 19; and Fridays, Dec. 13 and 20, at 7 p.m. at Kip’s Castle Park, 22 […]

Orange HS fall athletes earn All-SEC honors

Orange HS fall athletes earn All-SEC honors

ORANGE, NJ — The following Orange High School fall athletes have earned All-Super Essex Conference honors: GIRLS VOLLEYBALL Colonial Division First Team — Angelica Deoleo Second Team — Lies De La Cruz Honorable Mention — Ashanti Burton GIRLS SOCCER Colonial Division First Team — Keiry Menjivar Second Team — Toni Simon Honorable Mention — Mayc […]

Assembly passes bill to provide licensure to drama and dance therapists

TRENTON, NJ — Moving to license all drama and dance/movement therapists in New Jersey, a measure to establish the State Board of Creative Arts Therapies for the oversight and regulation of all such therapeutic practices passed 62-11 in the full Assembly on Nov. 25. The bill, A-1220, further outlines defined and fair criteria for obtaining […]

Mountain High School Class of 1979 holds 40th reunion

Mountain High School Class of 1979 holds 40th reunion

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The 1979 Class of Mountain High School held its 40th reunion celebration at the Hanover Manor on Nov. 15, bringing alumni together for a nostalgic evening of fun and memories. Approximately 110 alumni attended the event. “We had an amazing time,” said Karen Damgen Carnevale, a member of the Class of […]

West Orange Boy Scouts visit Gettysburg Battlefield

West Orange Boy Scouts visit Gettysburg Battlefield

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Troop 2 Boy Scouts from West Orange recently visited the Gettysburg National Military Park in Pennsylvania. The four-day trip consisted of a 20-mile hike of battlefield park; visits to the museum along with the renowned Gettysburg Cyclorama; and visiting the Soldier’s National Cemetery, where 156 years ago President Abraham Lincoln delivered […]

Garden State Equality rep helps WOSD prepare to implement new state law

Garden State Equality rep helps WOSD prepare to implement new state law

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange School District has begun working with Garden State Equality in preparation for the 2020-21 school year and the implementation of S1569, a new law adopted in New Jersey on Jan. 31 that requires schools to “include instruction, and adopt instructional materials, that accurately portray political, economic and social […]

WOHS senior Elijah Millington accepted to U.S. Naval Academy

WOHS senior Elijah Millington accepted to U.S. Naval Academy

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School senior Elijah Millington has been accepted to the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., for the 2020-2021 school year. “I am very excited to be attending the Naval Academy,” Millington said. “To not only have the ability to participate in the engineering major of my choice but […]