Paper Mill Playhouse announces 2016-2017 cast of its Broadway Show Choir

MILLBURN, NJ — Paper Mill Playhouse recently announced casting for its award-winning Broadway Show Choir. The Paper Mill Playhouse Broadway Show Choir is a tuition-free, audition-based, exhibition show choir that stems from Paper Mill Playhouse’s arts education and outreach programs. The choir consists of 80 singer and dancers between the ages of 15 and 22. […]

‘Victory Over Violence’ in Buddhism

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The Oranges and Maplewood Chapter of Soka Gakkai International, the World Peace Buddhist Organization, will present an introduction to Buddhism with a special presentation on “Victory Over Violence,” on Thursday, Nov. 17, from 6:45 to 8 p.m. at the Baird Center, 5 Mead St. in South Orange. For more information, contact […]

WOHS students view judicial process firsthand at Essex County Courthouse

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Over two weeks in October, West Orange High School U.S. History I classes traveled to the Essex County Courthouse in Newark to view the judicial process firsthand and up close. West Orange Township attorney Richard Trenk, a partner in the Trenk-DiPascuale Law Firm in West Orange, arranged the visits and served […]

JFS MetroWest offers parenting workshop

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Jewish Family Service of MetroWest in conjunction with Greater MetroWest ABLE is presenting “What About Me?” — a parenting workshop to support siblings of children with special needs — on Thursday, Nov. 17, from 7 to 8 p.m. at the JCC MetroWest, 760 Northfield Ave. in West Orange. This workshop will […]

EDITORIAL: Shame on Guarino and his campaign

EDITORIAL: Shame on Guarino and his campaign

Right is right and wrong is wrong. We expect our elected officials to show some modicum of ethical and moral behavior and we are disheartened when they do the opposite. For this reason, we are incredibly disappointed in Councilman Jerry Guarino’s decision to misuse and edit one of our editorials. In the Nov. 3 West […]

WOHS Senior Night held during home game against East Orange

WOHS Senior Night held during home game against East Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School seniors in all fall sports, the marching band and color guard were recognized with their families during the Nov. 5 home game against East Orange. Senior Night provided the opportunity for the high school and Board of Education to recognize students and families for their hard work, […]

WOHS art students transform pumpkins

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Students in the West Orange High School National Arts Honors Society transformed 20 pumpkins into beautiful pieces of art during the week of Oct. 17 for a club fundraiser. Under the direction of art teacher Nicole Krulik, students lended their artistic talents to paint and “bedazzle” pumpkins based on themes like […]