WOHS students win film award for ‘Deadlines’

WOHS students win film award for ‘Deadlines’

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Following their state win on April 13 for their student-produced film “Deadlines,” West Orange High School students took home the first-ever “World’s Best 10 Day Film of 2018” at the Ten Day Film Challenge awards on June 10. The team also received the “Best Performances” award. Held at the National Constitution […]

Shillelagh Club gives back to community

Shillelagh Club gives back to community

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Shillelagh Club ended a weeklong fundraiser, during which it raised $1,000 for Paws Animal Rescue as a participant in Negroni Week, a national fundraising effort in which bars sell Campari-based drinks and donate portions of the proceeds to charities. The Shillelagh Club’s “A Drink for Your Paws” event […]

WO Rotary awards $18K to nonprofits

Annual Community Service Awards given to 22 organizations that work to help those in need

WO Rotary awards $18K to nonprofits

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Rotary Club hosted residents and community organizations at Mayfair Farms for its annual Community Service Awards Luncheon on June 8, awarding $18,700 to 22 local and national nonprofit groups. The funds for the awards were raised during events held throughout the year, and go toward supporting organizations that […]

WOFD leads CPR certification course for local Scouts

WOFD leads CPR certification course for local Scouts

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Fire Department, utilizing curriculum from the American Heart Association, held a CPR certification course for West Orange Girl Scout Troop 20207 and Boy Scout Troop 2 on June 9. In support of the department’s ongoing relationship with Scouting, the course was delivered specifically to these young men and […]

West Orange High School annual art show highlights student talent

West Orange High School annual art show highlights student talent

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The annual end-of-year art show at West Orange High School featured the artistic talents of the students in a wide array of mediums, impressing visitors and underscoring the importance of the Arts. Work from students in grades nine through 12 included watercolor, paint, metal, etching, pottery and more. This year’s art […]

Rainbow Coalition flag raising

Rainbow Coalition flag raising

WEST ORANGE, NJ — In honor of Pride Month, the Rainbow Coalition will hold a flag raising and picnic on the front steps of West Orange Town Hall, 66 Main St., on Saturday, June 23, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

LMS 8th-grader champions road safety, brings change

LMS 8th-grader champions road safety, brings change

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Pedestrian beacon signals were recently installed on Kelly Drive thanks to the efforts of a Liberty Middle School eighth-grader and a petition he started that amassed 395 signatures in support of the safety measure. Soham Bhatnagar decided to start the initiative while researching a school project on traffic safety. The project […]

Green Hill raises the rainbow flag

Green Hill raises the rainbow flag

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Green Hill, in collaboration with Garden State Equality, raised the rainbow flag on June 9, pledging its commitment to LGBT elders of New Jersey at the first LGBT Senior Housing and Care Expo in New Jersey at Green Hill in West Orange. The LGBT Senior Housing and Care Expo and flag […]

SHP presents diplomas to 233 graduates

SHP presents diplomas to 233 graduates

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — On Sunday, June 3, at Seton Hall University’s Walsh Auditorium in South Orange, Seton Hall Preparatory School conducted the school’s 158th commencement exercises, presenting diplomas to 233 graduates. SHP President Msgr. Michael E. Kelly and Headmaster Msgr. Robert E. Harahan presented the school’s most cherished award, the Archbishop Thomas A. Boland […]

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