Unauthorized SHP work approved after the fact

Zoning Board approves amendments to Seton Hall Prep expansion plan after work is done without permission

Unauthorized SHP work approved after the fact

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Zoning Board approved 19 amendments to the site plan of Seton Hall Preparatory School’s Kelly Athletic Complex expansion during its July 21 meeting, although some of the work had already been completed without its consent. The board voted 6-1 to pass all of the amendments except for two […]

Exhibit shows that art is a family affair for W.O.’s Cardens

Cardens display a century of family art at WOAC show

Exhibit shows that art is a family affair for W.O.’s Cardens

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Most family members have a lot in common — a striking resemblance, similar mannerisms, a distinctive laugh — but Jan and Jann Carden’s familial connection goes much deeper. Indeed, the West Orange husband and wife both come from long lines of talented artists who left behind a rich history of paintings, […]

Neisha brings pride to DOI with reception of award

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Assif Neisha, an LPN at Daughters of Israel, was presented with one of the Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey’s Lester Z. Lieberman Humanism in Healthcare Awards at a July 18 ceremony, which took place at Crystal Plaza in Livingston. Pictured from left are HFNJ Chairwoman Beth Levithan, Neisha and, HFNJ Executive […]

West Orange man to return to Liberia, run for president

West Orange man to return to Liberia, run for president

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange is already well-known as the former home of Thomas Edison in addition to a host of other significant figures, but it may soon be recognized as a residence of a future president. The township’s own James Gonmiah is currently readying his campaign for a presidential run in his native Liberia, […]

JFS welcomes new trustees at annual meeting

JFS welcomes new trustees at annual meeting

WHIPPANY, NJ — Attending the JFS MetroWest annual meeting on June 20 at the Aidekman Family Campus in Whippany are, first row, from left, are annual meeting co-chairwoman Ellen Legow of Livingston, secretary Andrea G. Bier of West Orange, and new trustees Joyce Friedman of Morris Plains, Fred Cohen of Maplewood, Peter Sayre of Livingston […]

Artist Adam Handler to showcase work on July 28

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Artist Adam Handler will showcase his work on Thursday, July 28, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Walter Bauman Jewelers, located at 653 Eagle Rock Ave. in West Orange. Handler was born in 1986 and works in a variety of mixed media formats, including paint, charcoal and works on paper. “Mid-20th-century […]

If you build it, they will come to downtown West Orange

If you build it, they will come to downtown West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — As part of Downtown Thursdays, a series of events highlighting different areas of downtown West Orange, children participate in Lego Night, at which Joseph Fagan called out designs for them to build. Afterward the children got cupcakes from Supreme Bakery and prizes, as well as a free meal at Benji’s Taqueria Mexican […]

Arts Unbound presents the presidential election with ‘Politico: Access Ability’

ORANGE, NJ — This fall, four local art institutions — Arts Unbound in Orange, SOPAC in South Orange, The Pierro Gallery at the Baird in South Orange and Valley Arts in Orange — will mount interrelated exhibitions in which artists give voice to some of the sizeable issues that are informing the November presidential election. […]

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 […]