Essex County College swears in new trustees

Essex County College swears in new trustees

NEWARK, NJ — An educator from West Orange and a business executive from the Short Hills section of Millburn have been appointed to the board of trustees at Essex County College, according to a recent press release. New trustees Leila Sadeghi of West Orange is executive director for the Guarini Institute for Government and Leadership […]

Faster, higher, stronger at Daughters of Israel

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The summer Olympics kicked off at Daughters of Israel on Aug. 5 with a festive opening ceremony. All week, residents participated in Olympics-related activities, including basketball, volleyball, a target toss, trivia, a Brazilian cooking challenge and more. Pictured is Rosan Mitola, one of the torch bearers at the opening ceremony at […]

Stop for Nikhil 5K returns for sixth year on Sept. 18

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The sixth annual Stop For Nikhil 5K Run/Walk to remember those who died and to honor those who have been seriously injured in motor vehicle crashes will be Sunday, Sept. 18, at West Orange High School. Funds raised will support the Nikhil Badlani Foundation’s ongoing programs to promote traffic safety awareness […]

West Orange enrichment program wraps up successful summer session

West Orange enrichment program wraps up successful summer session

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange School District Summer Enrichment Program wrapped up July 29 with musical and dance performances by teachers and students and a slideshow created by the tech class. “Four-hundred and seven students participated in this year’s Summer Enrichment program,” Lou Quagliato, supervisor of fine arts for the West Orange School […]

Prairie dog exhibit at Turtle Back Zoo receives facelift

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The county recently announced that the renovations to the prairie dog exhibit at the Turtle Back Zoo are complete and that the interactive attraction is reopened to the public. The renovations were made to enhance visitors’ viewing perspective. “We are always looking for ways to improve the experience our visitors have […]

Historic Preservation Commission meeting canceled

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Historic Preservation Commission meeting scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 10, has been canceled. The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Historic Preservation Commission meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 14, at 7 p.m. All meetings are held at Town Hall, 66 Main St. in West Orange, Room 109.

Seven to run in WO for two open Board of Ed seats

Two incumbents take on five challengers for BOE seats

Seven to run in WO for two open Board of Ed seats

WEST ORANGE, NJ — This November’s West Orange Board of Education election looks to be a real battle, with seven candidates running for two open seats, each for three years. Incumbents Mark Robertson and Sandra Mordecai will be vying to reclaim their seats against challengers Christopher Diaz, Tanya Atterberry, Susan Freivald, Sharon Sherman and Steve Christiano. […]

Cliffs residents do laps to raise money for Fresh Air Fund

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Residents of the Cliffs at Eagle Rock assisted living facility recently raised $126 to support the Fresh Air Fund by doing laps around the Cliffs at Eagle Rock campus. The funds are their contribution to help support the efforts of the Fresh Air Fund to allow inner-city children the opportunity to […]