Hindu temple opens its doors in West Orange

Hindu temple opens its doors in West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange Mayor Robert Parisi, Livingston Mayor Shawn Klein and state Sen. Richard Codey cut the ceremonial ribbon at the Sai Hira Ram Trust Hindu Temple of Worship. To welcome the temple to West Orange on April 2, all three participated in a lighting of candles, with honorary guests on hand. […]

Annual initiative warns motorists against distracted driving

Annual initiative warns motorists against distracted driving

TRENTON, NJ — As distracted driving continues to claim more lives on New Jersey roadways than any other risky driving behavior, Attorney General Gurbir Grewal and the Division of Highway Traffic Safety have announced the launch of a statewide public awareness campaign aimed at providing motorists with good reasons to give the road their undivided […]

WO Council reinstates Economic Development Commission

WO Council reinstates Economic Development Commission

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Economic Development Commission is being reinstated in West Orange after an absence, with the West Orange Township Council appointing its designated member at the council meeting on Tuesday, March 23. The commission is a volunteer advisory committee that will work with the council and Mayor Robert Parisi on “issues of […]

West Orange HS to present spring musical at OSPAC

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School will present its annual spring musical, “The Shows Must Go On,” on Friday, April 23, and Saturday, April 24, at the Oskar Schindler Performing Arts Center, 4 Boland Drive, beginning at 8 p.m. The program will be a celebration of the musicals produced at West Orange High […]

RWJBarnabas Health announces nursing leadership transitions

WEST ORANGE, NJ — RWJBarnabas Health has announced the expanded role of registered nurse Nancy Holecek, of Florham Park, to the role of senior vice president and chief nursing officer for RWJBarnabas Health, transitioning from her current role as chief nursing officer of the Northern Region to serve as the leader of nursing for the […]

Teamsters Local 863 surprises local food pantry with huge donation

Teamsters Local 863 surprises local food pantry with huge donation

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Teamsters from Local 863, located in Mountainside, surprised the Holy Trinity–West Orange Food Pantry with 11 huge pallets of donations on March 24, with items ranging from spiral hams to fruit, vegetables, diapers and nonperishables. In 2019, the pantry provided food for approximately 6,100 people. In 2020, that number jumped to […]

DiVincenzo calls on federal legislators for more COVID-19 vaccines

DiVincenzo calls on federal legislators for more COVID-19 vaccines

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — On Tuesday, March 23, Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. called upon members of Essex County’s federal delegation to urge President Biden to allocate more COVID-19 vaccine doses to Essex County. The letter was sent to U.S. Sens. Cory Booker and Robert Menendez; U.S. Reps. Donald Payne Jr., Mikie Sherrill, Albio […]