WOFD urges residents to be prepared in case of fire

WOFD urges residents to be prepared in case of fire

WEST ORANGE, NJ — As Fire Prevention Week approaches, the West Orange Fire Department encourages residents to “Look. Listen. Learn. Be aware. Fire can happen anywhere.” The department will host its annual open house on Saturday, Oct. 14, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at West Orange Fire Headquarters, 415 Valley Road in West Orange. […]

Tashlich at Daughters of Israel

Tashlich at Daughters of Israel

WEST ORANGE, NJ — At Daughters of Israel, Sandye Garrison, a former Hollywood producer and casting agent, led some fellow residents on the Laurie Pavilion in a symbolic indoor tashlich ceremony. Tashlich is a customary ritual during the Jewish High Holy Days period, in which prayers are recited and sins are metaphorically cast away into […]

West Orange Rotary donates backpacks to Kelly, Redwood schools

West Orange Rotary donates backpacks to Kelly, Redwood schools

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange Rotary continued its charitable efforts with donations of backpacks to Kelly and Redwood elementary schools. Rotary members distributed backpacks at Kelly on Aug. 15 and at Redwood on Sept. 5. Kelly Principal Joanne Pollara and Redwood Principal Tim Beaumont, along with Redwood Assistant Principal Ana Marti, happily assisted the […]

Celebrate Sukkot with Chabad of West Orange

Celebrate Sukkot with Chabad of West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Traveling Chassidim will be on hand to celebrate chol hamoed Sukkot on Wednesday, Sept. 26, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Chabad of West Orange, 401 Pleasant Valley Way in West Orange. The evening will include live music, singing and dancing, food and drinks, a bounce house, and fun for […]

Essex County NJ Republican Women celebrates 1-year anniversary

Essex County NJ Republican Women celebrates 1-year anniversary

ROSELAND, NJ — Essex County NJ Republican Women will celebrate the group’s one-year anniversary with “Candidates, Taxes, Dinner, New Friends & New Ideas” on Thursday, Sept. 27, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Jim Johnston’s Steakhouse, 58 Eisenhower Parkway in Roseland. According to the group, Essex County residents who tend to be conservative and value […]

‘Voices of Diversity, Uniting for Change’

‘Voices of Diversity, Uniting for Change’

WEST ORANGE, NJ — United Presbyterian Church of West Orange will sponsor ‘Voices of Diversity, Uniting for Change’ to celebrate the ethnic, racial, social and religious diversity of West Orange and the country through music, dance, testimonials and food on Saturday, Sept. 22, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 20 Old Indian Road in […]

Township Council approves redevelopment plan for 300 Executive Drive

Township Council approves redevelopment plan for 300 Executive Drive

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Township Council approved an ordinance at its Sept. 4 meeting that will allow the Essex Green and Executive Drive property owner to move forward with its redevelopment plan for Executive Drive. The measure was approved 4-1, with Councilman Joe Krakoviak voting against it. The ordinance allows Clarion Partners, who bought […]

Free fall family fun day at Edison NHP

Free fall family fun day at Edison NHP

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Thomas Edison National Historical Park will be joining national park sites around the country in celebrating National Public Lands Day with a fee-free day on Saturday, Sept. 22. The Laboratory Complex at 211 Main St. in West Orange will be open with regular programs beginning at 10 a.m. Special fall family […]