West Orange High School math and science honor societies hold inductions

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The math and science honor societies at West Orange High School held their induction ceremonies on May 31. Graduating seniors also received their cords for the June 22 graduation. “There are some young men and women sitting here tonight that will change the world,” Superintendent Jeff Rutzky said, according to a […]

MuckFest returns! Are you ready?

WEST ORANGE, NJ — More than a thousand participants are expected at MuckFest MS New Jersey on Saturday, June 25, and Sunday, June 26. MuckFest MS is the fun mud and obstacle 5K for everyone. No special training is required. Runners have a blast on mountains of mud and outrageous obstacles that spin, swing and […]

Resident calls for more resources to assist the elderly in WO

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Longtime West Orange resident Rosary Morelli has been helping her fellow senior citizens since her retirement in 1992. From answering their questions to driving them to appointments and advocating for their needs at Township Council meetings, Morelli has become a one-woman resource for seniors in need. And she has gotten a […]

Roosevelt Middle School students meet Eric LeGrand

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Roosevelt Middle School students had the opportunity of a lifetime on June 8 as Eric LeGrand, the former Rutgers star football player who has become a voice of inspiration for those with spinal cord injuries, paid them a visit. The RMS students traveled to the West Orange High School Tarnoff Gym […]

SNL comedian to emcee JCC gala June 23

WEST ORANGE, NJ — JCC MetroWest recently announced that Jon Rudnitsky, a cast member of “Saturday Night Live,” will be hosting its L’Dor V’Dor Gala, taking place at Crystal Plaza in Livingston at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 23. Rudnitsky is the grandson of Marilyn and Lester Bornstein, two of the distinguished gala honorees. “We […]

Golda Och celebrates golden anniversary

Jewish day school with two West Orange campuses applauds 50-year commitment to education

Golda Och celebrates golden anniversary

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Well-wishers in the Jewish community can often be heard saying, “May you go from strength to strength.” That is certainly what Jewish day school Golda Och Academy has been doing as it continues to grow and educate. The school in West Orange celebrated its 50th anniversary June 9 at Congregation Beth […]

Music department awards ceremony strikes perfect chord at WOHS

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Parents, family and friends filled the Tarnoff Cafe on June 6 for the annual West Orange High School Music Department Awards and they were treated to a special evening of entertainment. Seniors in the Tri-M Music Honor Society received their pink cords to wear at their June 22 graduation and musical […]