MTL spring sports season

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Mountain Top League is offering several youth sports options for the spring 2016 season: Girls’ softball, the only softball program in West Orange, is for girls in pre-K through sixth-grade, register by March 15; Soccer, the largest youth sports program in town, has two programs, an in-house recreation league and 3v3 […]

Jean Voights Zucker

   Jean Voights Zucker died on February 25, 2016 at Heritage Point Memory Care Facility, Mishawaka, IN attended by her daughter,  Robin Zucker Good.    Jean was born on May 22, 1923 to Albert and Gladys Voights in Streator, Illinois.    She attended nurses training at Silver Cross Hospital in Joliet, Illinois and entered the […]

Boosting your health with effective breathing

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Do you, or someone you know, experience pain or anxiety, or feel overwhelmed by stress? Do you know that breathing focused on the outbreath can help resolve these complaints and improve your energy, create deep relaxation and help you manage stress? On Saturday, March 12, from noon to 2 p.m., at […]

West Orange coming together for Team Jimmy

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Jimmy Tiernan, a senior at West Orange High School, has recently been diagnosed with leukemia, and his friends are rallying to help him and his family with upcoming treatments. A Go Fund Me page has been set up by his friend Paige Cooper where donations can be made: In addition, […]

Junior League brings community groups together for ‘Kids For Kids’

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Community groups are joining forces — for a fourth year — in Millburn next month for a children’s volunteering event to help youngsters in need. ‘Kids For Kids,’ organized by the Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills, brings together local groups and children for a morning of hands-on volunteering […]

West Orange HS boys’ and girls’ Junior Varsity basketball teams win ECT JV championships

West Orange HS boys’ and girls’ Junior Varsity basketball teams win ECT JV championships

WEST ORANGE – The West Orange High School boys’ and girls’ Junior Varsity basketball teams won their respective Essex County Tournament JV championships on Friday, Feb. 26, at East Orange Campus High School. In the championship games, the boys’ JV team defeated Bloomfield Tech, while the the girls’ JV team defeated East Orange Campus HS. […]

United Way to host annual Women’s History Month Awards Breakfast

  NEWARK, NJ  — On Thursday, March 10, the United Way of Essex and West Hudson Women’s Leadership Council will celebrate and honor three outstanding women who have created a legacy that expands the frontiers of possibility for generations to come. These extraordinary women have demonstrated character, courage and commitment to the community. “The Greater […]

Gregory School celebrates Black History Month with inspirational assembly

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Gregory School students and staff joined together in the gymnasium Feb. 11 for a Black History Month assembly featuring students in kindergarten, first and second grades. Kindergarten classes opened the assembly with a memorized reading of a portion of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech, bringing applause […]

West Orange High School hosts visiting Chinese exchange students

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Six exchange students from the Hangzhou Foreign Language School in China were formally welcomed to West Orange High School on Feb. 11 for a one-week visit accompanied by their teacher and chaperone, Liang Chen. In 2010, the Asia Society and Hanban, the Central Chinese Education Committee, selected the Chinese program of […]