West Orange welcomes new medical practice

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange Councilwomen Michelle Casalino and Tammy Williams look on as Mayor Robert Parisi prepares to cut the ceremonial ribbon welcoming TruAlly Medical and Dr. Christine Persaud to downtown West Orange. Persaud is board certified in sports, family and obesity medicine and looks forward to serving the local community where she […]

Degnan Park upgrades complete in time for spring

Degnan Park upgrades complete in time for spring

WEST ORANGE, NJ — New upgrades to the Degnan kiddie park and picnic area are now completed and the area is ready for use. The long-awaited improvements have been completed just in time for spring.  Photos Courtesy of Joseph Fagan

Keeping West Orange green by planting new trees

Keeping West Orange green by planting new trees

WEST ORANGE, NJ — On Saturday, May 8, West Orange students joined Councilman Bill Rutherford in handing out 700 trees. The tree recovery event, which took place at Washington and Gregory elementary schools, was organized by Our Green West Orange to replace the trees lost during Superstorm Sandy.

West Orange Farmers Market opens Saturday, May 15

West Orange Farmers Market opens Saturday, May 15

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Farmers Market will open for the 2021 season on Saturday, May 15, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 80 Main St. in Downtown West Orange. Visit every Saturday through October 30 or shop online at https://shop.wofarmersmarket.com/marketplace/seller/sellerlist/ for locally grown fruits and vegetables, ethically sourced local eggs, meat, […]

Public support saves librarian, chorus teacher positions in West Orange School District

Public support saves librarian, chorus teacher positions in West Orange School District

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Members of the West Orange School District community spoke out at the April 19 Board of Education meeting against the elimination of Hazel Elementary School librarian Joyce Soto and Liberty Middle School chorus teacher Craig Sanphy in next year’s budget, advocating for the district to keep the positions on the payroll. […]

Pop-up bike lane and free bike skills course held at Redwood School

Pop-up bike lane and free bike skills course held at Redwood School

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The township of West Orange, EZ Ride, New Jersey Safe Routes, the West Orange School District and the West Orange Pedestrian Safety Advisory Board collaborated on the town’s first-ever pop-up bike lane and free bike skills course, held May 1 and 2 at Redwood Elementary School. Lisa Lee of EZ Ride […]

County breaks off contract with ICE to make room for UC prisoners

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Just one week after announcing that the Essex County Correctional Facility will begin housing detainees from Union County effective July 1, Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. announced that the county has notified ICE to remove its detainees from the ECCF.  “We have had a very solid working relationship with […]

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