Codey Arena will remain open as cooling center

WEST ORANGE, NJ — With temperatures forecasted to remain above 90 degrees, Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. and Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura announced that Codey Arena will remain available to the public as a cooling center. It will be open to the public Monday, July 25, through Thursday, July 28, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. each […]

West Orange seeks crossing guards

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The township of West Orange has posted a job opportunity on its website at http://westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/2846 for individuals to become school crossing guards. The deadline to apply is July 29; West Orange residents will be given top consideration, but anyone can apply. This job is only part-time, being seasonal, and pays an […]

Golda Och’s RoboCup team receives two prestigious awards at international competition

Golda Och’s RoboCup team receives two prestigious awards at international competition

WEST ORANGE, NJ — As Golda Och Academy’s CodeRunners robotics team approached the Leipziger Messe — Germany’s large conference center in Leipzig — the flags of many nations, including the United States, Israel and Germany, were waving in the wind. After all of the hard work, planning and a nine-hour flight, the high school robotics […]

Residents gather, say ‘Enough is Enough’

Hundreds come out for peace and unity march to decry violence between police, black community

Residents gather, say ‘Enough is Enough’

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Some held hand-crafted signs emblazoned with messages such as “Black Lives Matter” and “Enough is Enough.” Many raised their voices in an emotional chorus of defiant chants, breaking up the stillness of late afternoon Main Street with refrains of “No Justice, No Peace” and “The People United Will Never Be Defeated.” […]

Gregory work moves ahead, with a few serious hiccups

Unauthorized tree removal, no silt fence — snags in work

Gregory work moves ahead, with a few serious hiccups

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Construction on the long-awaited and hotly debated parking project at Gregory Elementary School began July 7, with work currently focusing on the drainage system for the staff parking lot. Leonard Lepore, the township engineer, told the West Orange Chronicle that contractor JTG Construction Inc. has been concentrating on the installation of […]

West Orange to host iCan Bike camp for the disabled

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Recreation Department will give people with physical and mental disabilities the opportunity to learn to ride a bicycle when it hosts a five-day instructional camp at Liberty Middle School from Aug. 1 through 5. The department’s “FOOTSTEPS for the Exceptional Child” program has partnered with the national iCan […]

Codey Arena will open as cooling center

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — With temperatures forecasted to remain above 90 degrees, Codey Arena will be available to the public as a cooling center. It will be open to the public Thursday, July 21, from 2 to 9 p.m. and Friday, July 22; Saturday, July 23; Sunday, July 24; and Monday, July 25, from 10 […]

Prudential actuaries introduce the profession to WOHS math students

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Actuaries from Prudential Financial Inc. paid a visit to West Orange High School to facilitate two workshop sessions for more than 100 students on May 23, according to a July press release. Each workshop introduced AP calculus and AP statistics students to the actuarial profession, as well as to the insurance industry, […]