100 years young!

100 years young!

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Above, Teresa Gernitis celebrated her 100th birthday Aug. 10, at Brighton Gardens of West Orange, a senior living facility, where she was joined in the festivities by Brighton Gardens employees. Photo Courtesy of Susan Haberman

WO tax bill information

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Tax bills for the third quarter 2017 have been mailed. If you have not received your bill, contact the Tax Collector’s office. Final payment is due on or before Aug. 28. The township thanks residents in advance for their patience and understanding. For information or questions, contact 973-325-4075 or taxcollector@westorange.org. Residents […]

DOI golf tournament is declared a success

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Fern Forman Memorial Golf Tournament in support of Daughters of Israel was a huge success. Attracting more than 200 participants, the tournament was held on July 31 at Montclair Golf Club. In addition to the golf tournament, the event included a card and game party, cocktail reception, and awards ceremony. […]

McKeon decides not to run for Congress

McKeon decides not to run for Congress

WEST ORANGE, NJ — For the past several months, there has been a lot of conjecture regarding who would be running to represent the 11th District in Congress. Many have been pointing to Assemblyman John McKeon, a Democrat who represents the N.J. 27th Legislative District, believing that he will challenge incumbent Rodney Frelinghuysen, a Republican. […]

Salese wins awards for devotion to township, environment

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Nick Salese of the West Orange Department of Public Works and Recycling has received both the Environmental Quality Award and the Public Works Award from the New Jersey Clean Communities Council, according to a recent press release. The Public Works Award is presented to an employee who has developed a comprehensive […]

Large and intimate party at DOI

WEST ORANGE, NJ — A “Great Gatsby”-themed fashion show took place at Daughters of Israel on Aug. 4, coordinated by volunteer Rachel Katz. Some residents walked down the runway sporting 1920s-inspired attire, escorted by the volunteer models, while others sat back, took in the show, and enjoyed cocktails and hors d’oeuvres reminiscent of the era.

Greater Northern NJ Heart Walk

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The second Greater Northern NJ Heart Walk will be Sunday, Oct. 22, at the South Mountain Recreation Complex in West Orange. Registration begins at 8 a.m., with the kids’ heart challenge at 9:30 and the walk at 10. Proceeds will be used to raise awareness and support prevention of cardiovascular disease […]