WOHS to stage ‘Almost, Maine’

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School will stage “Almost, Maine” at 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Oct. 27 through 29, with a special performance on Wednesday, Oct. 26, at 7 p.m. for free for West Orange senior citizens. Purchase your tickets at www.WOHS.BookTix.com. For more information, call 973-669-5301, ext. 31450, or send an […]

Senior citizen Halloween party in West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange will host a senior citizen Halloween party on Friday, Oct. 28, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Katz Community Center, 650 Pleasant Valley Way. Tickets will be sold through Oct. 22 at Town Hall, Room 207, from 9 a.m. to noon. Admission is charged. Call 973-325-4134 for […]

Mt. Pleasant student heads to national tennis competition

Mt. Pleasant student heads to national tennis competition

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Mt. Pleasant student Rohan Belday qualified to compete in the “Little Mo” Nationals in Austin, Texas, from Oct. 13 through 17, 2016. Belday is currently ranked second in the 12-Year-Old Eastern Division, which includes New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, and he is one of only 16 players in his age […]

Junior League accepts applications for Community Grants program

MILLBURN, NJ — The Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills invites local nonprofit organizations to apply for a Community Grant for 2016-2017. JLOSH offers grants ranging from $1,000 to $5,000. Grant recipients will be announced in spring 2017. The grants will be awarded to qualifying organizations whose programs further JLOSH’s new “Fill the […]

Board OKs strategic plan and actions

WOBOE approves revised plan to improve academics, safety

WEST ORANGE, NJ — On Sept. 26, the West Orange Board of Education unanimously approved the revised district strategic plan and corresponding action items, which emphasize the goal of improving student achievement during the next five years. The revised plan and actions, devised and presented by Superintendent of Schools Jeffrey Rutzky and Assistant Superintendent Eveny de […]

Organization awards those who promote real estate diversity

Organization awards those who promote real estate diversity

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The American Conference on Diversity presented area real estate firm Realogy with its Commercial Real Estate Industry Humanitarian Award at the organization’s annual fundraiser, held Oct. 4, at Mayfair Farms in West Orange, recognizing the organization for its outreach and inclusion efforts in the industry. Proceeds from this annual commercial real […]

FAMILYConnections launches social media campaign to combat domestic violence

EAST ORANGE, NJ — DREAMS of Essex, a FAMILYConnections program that helps children and parents recover from domestic violence is launching #itscalledatanktop. This new social media campaign for Domestic Violence Awareness Month, which is observed in October, will bring awareness to the use of violence in our everyday language that has become so ingrained — […]

Announcements for West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The following are several announcements regarding upcoming special days and programs in West Orange: Visit www.westorange.org for the 2016 leaf collection schedule or call 973-325-4067 for more information. Municipal clerk office hours office hours will be extended on Oct. 18 until 8 p.m. for late-night voter registration. Mayor Parisi will hold […]

Trunk or Treat at Liberty Middle School

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Mayor Robert D. Parisi, the West Orange Rotary Club and West Orange Recreation Department invite you to a Halloween Trunk or Treat on Sunday, Oct. 30, at Liberty Middle School with costume contests for varying age groups beginning at 2 p.m. and the main event running from 3 to 5 p.m. […]