Edison Village project to move ahead with new investor

Edison Village project to move ahead with new investor

WEST ORANGE, NJ — At its June 26 meeting, the West Orange Township Council approved a resolution allowing the transfer of Greenfield’s ownership interests in DGP Urban Renewal and Prism Green Associates IV, the redevelopers for Edison Village on Main Street. DGP was responsible for the recently completed Phase I of the project and Prism […]

Summer programming at West Orange Arts Center

Summer programming at West Orange Arts Center

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Arts Council’s July programs at the West Orange Arts Center Gallery and Gift Shop at 551 Valley Road include a pop-up art exhibit and workshops for poets, songwriters, crafters and aspiring calligraphers. The July pop-up exhibit, which opens to the public on Saturday, July 7, at 2 p.m., […]

West Orange science teacher Susan Zaccaro dead at 54

West Orange science teacher Susan Zaccaro dead at 54

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Beloved Liberty Middle School science teacher Susan Zaccaro, 54, died June 30 following an illness. Zaccaro was born in Edison and lived in Nutley. She taught science at Edison Middle School from 1990 through 2005 and moved to Liberty Middle School when it opened its doors in 2005, teaching until the […]

West Orange student takes game of basketball seriously

West Orange student takes game of basketball seriously

WEST ORANGE, NJ — A West Orange middle school student will be attending The Patrick School, located in Hillside, this fall for the Middle School Basketball Academy, when the school’s basketball-training program opens its doors in September. When Elliot Cadeau starts eighth grade, he will be training for four hours of the school day to […]

WOAWL to meet July 18

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Animal Welfare League’s quarterly meeting will be held Wednesday, July 18, at 8 p.m. in council chambers in Town Hall, 66 Main St.; enter via the back entrance. Everyone is welcome to attend. For information on the WOAWL, adopting a pet or volunteering, call the WOAWL at 973-736-8689.

Mix and mingle with the West Orange Chamber

Mix and mingle with the West Orange Chamber

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Join the West Orange Chamber of Commerce for an after-hours mixer at the Courtyard Marriott, 8 Rooney Circle, on Wednesday, July 11, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. “This is a great chance to meet other business owners and spend time working on your business instead of in your business,” WOCC Executive […]

Liberty Middle School graduates 251 eighth-graders

Liberty Middle School graduates 251 eighth-graders

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Liberty Middle School graduated 251 eighth-grade students on June 19 in a midday ceremony at West Orange High School. Families of the graduates filled the auditorium as Principal Bob Klemt congratulated the students and parents on their accomplishments. “Ceremonies such as this provide opportunities to reflect on achievements and memories from […]

Roosevelt Middle School graduates 282 eighth-graders

Roosevelt Middle School graduates 282 eighth-graders

WEST ORANGE, NJ — In his inimitable style, Roosevelt Middle School Principal Lionel Hush brought laughter and tears as he welcomed families to the early evening graduation of 282 eighth-grade students on June 19. As the curtains opened to present the students onstage, applause broke out. Graduating student and author/activist Marley Dias led the crowd […]