Grandparents Day at Green Hill

Grandparents Day at Green Hill

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Residents and their families celebrated Grandparents Day at Green Hill in West Orange on Sunday, Sept. 15, with a picnic, petting zoo, music, face painting and games. The weather stayed dry and a great time was had by all. Photos Courtesy of Amy Simon

Homecoming king and queen crowned as WO tops CHS 44-7

Homecoming king and queen crowned as WO tops CHS 44-7

WEST ORANGE, NJ — It was a balmy night Sept. 21 in Suriano Stadium as the West Orange High School Mountaineers defeated the Columbia Cougars 44-7 and the Class of 2019 Homecoming King and Queen were crowned. The annual crowning of the Homecoming king and queen highlighted the halftime activities. In “one of the closest […]

WO resident to be honored at 4th annual Dream Maker Scholarship Awards

WO resident to be honored at 4th annual Dream Maker Scholarship Awards

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange resident CC Minton will be honored at the fourth annual Dream Maker Scholarship Awards on Saturday, Sept. 29, at Rutgers University in Newark. The awards honors leaders in public service, business and civic life in Newark. Humanitarian Michael Gray, along with Save Our Nations Inc., will recognize Minton along […]

RMS to hold showing of ‘Screenagers’

RMS to hold showing of ‘Screenagers’

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Roosevelt Middle School, 36 Gilbert Place in West Orange, will hold a special screening of the film “Screenagers: Growing up in the Digital Age” on Tuesday, Oct. 2, at 6 p.m. in the RMS Auditorium. The film explores the challenges both parents and students face in this increasingly digital world where […]

WOBOE meeting moved to Wednesday

WOBOE meeting moved to Wednesday

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Please be advised that the Board of Education meeting originally scheduled for Monday, Sept. 24, has been changed to Wednesday, Sept. 26. The meeting location and time remains the same. The BOE’s public session will be held at the West Orange High School Library Media Center, 51 Conforti Ave., at 8 p.m.

STOP for Nikhil raises nearly $50K so far

Community supports Nikhil Badlani Foundation, traffic safety, community music program at run

STOP for Nikhil raises nearly $50K so far

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Residents gathered at West Orange High School’s Suriano Stadium on Sunday, Sept. 16, for the eighth annual STOP for Nikhil 5K Run and 3K Walk put on by the Nikhil Badlani Foundation to honor Nikhil Badlani, a West Orange middle school student who died in a car crash in 2011, when […]

County to hold first-ever paper-shredding day

County to hold first-ever paper-shredding day

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Essex County Department of Public Works will hold a paper-shredding day on Saturday, Sept. 29, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Essex County Public Works Department, 99 West Bradford Ave. in Cedar Grove. “Along with our Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day, Computer & Electronics Recycling Day and Used Tire Recycling […]

Annual ‘Lefty’ Boland Golf Tournament to be Oct. 1

Annual ‘Lefty’ Boland Golf Tournament to be Oct. 1

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Boland Golf Committee presents the 38th annual William “Lefty” Boland Charity Golf Tournament on Monday, Oct. 1, at Essex County Country Club, 350 Mt. Pleasant Ave. in West Orange. Proceeds from this year’s event will fund the “Boland Grants” for children with special needs in West Orange. The tournament will […]

Residents band together to ‘Keep West Orange Clean’

Town unites to gather trash and build pride in W. Orange

Residents band together to ‘Keep West Orange Clean’

WEST ORANGE, NJ — On National Cleanup Day on Saturday, Sept. 15, West Orange residents and officials came together to eliminate litter in the community. The national initiative, now in its second year, aims to gather people around the country and encourage them to create a clean environment. The event is led by the nonprofit […]

WOAC hosts poets and songwriters at free music event

WOAC hosts poets and songwriters at free music event

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Arts Council will host its third free poets and songwriters event, “Cypher and Sound,” on Friday, Sept. 28, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Road. Drop-ins are welcome, although attendees can also register on the event link on the West Orange […]

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