Essex County outlines plans for 10th annual deer management program

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County recently outlined plans for the 2017 deer management program in South Mountain Reservation and Hilltop Reservation. This is the 10th year of the program, which is geared toward revitalizing the forest ecology by reducing the number of deer. The program will not be held in Eagle Rock Reservation this […]

Raise money for Principal’s Scholarship at bowling alley

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange Education Fund presents “Bowling for $cholarship Dollars” on Saturday, Feb. 4, from 8 to 10:30 p.m. at Eagle Rock Bowling Lanes, 424 Eagle Rock Ave. in West Orange. Check-in begins at 7:30 p.m. Join West Orange High School Principal Hayden Moore for the fourth annual scholarship appeal for the […]

BOE looks to future under Mordecai, Schwarzbaum leadership

BOE looks to future under Mordecai, Schwarzbaum leadership

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Sandra Mordecai and Irv Schwarzbaum were unanimously elected president and vice president, respectively, of the West Orange Board of Education during the board’s Jan. 5 reorganization meeting. This is Schwarzbaum’s first leadership position on the board since joining last year, and the new vice president said he is looking forward to […]

WOCC holds annual breakfast

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual breakfast Wednesday, Feb. 8, at 8 a.m. at the Wilshire Grand Hotel, 350 Pleasant Valley Way in West Orange. Mayor Robert Parisi will deliver the State of the Town address at this event. To purchase tickets, visit or visit the mayor’s […]

Cirilo passes gavel to Krakoviak — literally

Cirilo passes gavel to Krakoviak — literally

WEST ORANGE, NJ — At the Jan. 3 West Orange Township Council meeting, outgoing President Victor Cirilo passed the gavel to new President Joe Krakoviak. Additionally, Michelle Casalino, Jerry Guarino and Krakoviak were sworn in to continue their work on the council. Photos by Sean Quinn

Levenson Foundation gives $50K to JFS MetroWest

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Eta and Mark Levenson of West Orange recently made a $50,000 gift to Jewish Family Service of MetroWest from the Eric Eliezer Levenson Foundation For Hope in memory of their son, Eric Levenson. Part of their gift will be used to dedicate a treatment room at the JFS Florham Park office […]

Scholarship contest launches in West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — It takes a village to influence financial disciplines to our teens. Nonprofit organization CORE Spiritual and Wellness, jointly with West Orange Mayor Robert Parisi, Superintendent of Schools Jeffrey Rutzky and school district staff, are committed to supporting parents as they engage their teens to influence reduction in household expenses through the […]

JCC MetroWest presents winter art exhibits

WEST ORANGE, NJ — JCC MetroWest presents the Des-Arad exhibit, the results of the 2016 Des-Arad Artist Exchange between the United States and Israel, Mud & Soul Clayworks in Fairfield and painter Orna Greenberg, in the Gaelen Gallery East at the Leon & Toby Cooperman JCC, Ross Family Campus, 760 Northfield Ave. in West Orange, […]

Luna Stage to hold classes for adults

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Luna Stage, 555 Valley Road in West Orange, will be holding several courses for adults this winter and spring. To register for any or all classes, visit • The civic playwriting class for new and novice writers will meet Tuesdays, Feb. 14 through April 24, with no class April 11, […]

Rachel Coalition receives generous donation

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Rachel Coalition, an Essex County nonprofit dedicated to helping victims of domestic violence, recently received a donation from DAVITA, a West Orange dialysis center, as part of its “Way of Giving Campaign.”