West Orange PAL 8U baseball team wins divisional title

West Orange PAL 8U baseball team wins divisional title

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The West Orange PAL 8U team won the North Metro division of the United States Amateur Baseball League. The USABL is one of the oldest, most established leagues in the state of New Jersey that now provides travel league play to not only NJ, but eastern Pennsylvania and New York metro […]

BOE votes to join Fair Funding Action Committee

BOE votes to join Fair Funding Action Committee

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Board of Education voted unanimously at its June 18 meeting on a resolution to join the Fair Funding Action Committee, a school-funding activist organization, in an effort to bring more funding to the students of West Orange. Joining the committee will allow the West Orange School District to connect with […]

Students enjoy Career Day at Mt. Pleasant

Students enjoy Career Day at Mt. Pleasant

WEST ORANGE, NJ — What do a magician, a baseball coach and a microbiologist have in common? They, along with several other parents and community members, stopped by to share about the work they do at the Mt. Pleasant Career Day on June 8. Students were excited to hear about different careers from a wide […]

Aphasia Awareness Month is recognized by N.J. leaders

Aphasia Awareness Month is recognized by N.J. leaders

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Adler Aphasia Center, located in West Orange and Maywood, recently accepted a formal resolution in Trenton as the state of New Jersey formally declared June as National Aphasia Awareness Month. Each year, the state passes a joint statewide resolution, which is introduced on the floor of the State Senate; this awareness […]

WOHS bids farewell to the Class of 2018

High school confers diplomas on 524 graduating seniors on June 21 at Codey Arena commencement

WOHS bids farewell to the Class of 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The seats of the Richard J. Codey Arena were packed with family and friends of the 2018 graduating class of West Orange High School on Thursday, June 21. Their cheers and applause echoed throughout the arena as the seniors walked onto the transformed hockey rink, united with their blue caps and […]

Summer program offered with WOPD Community Services Unit

Summer program offered with WOPD Community Services Unit

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Police Community Services Unit will be conducting a two-session summer program. Sessions are expected to begin July 9. The first session, for rising fifth- and sixth-graders, will run from 10 a.m. to noon, and the second session, for rising seventh-graders, will run from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Activities […]

County asks property owners to help in battle to control mosquitoes

County asks property owners to help in battle to control mosquitoes

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Essex County Division of Mosquito Control/Environmental Services conducts mosquito control measures throughout the year, but property owners can help control the mosquito population by eliminating any standing water from their properties in which mosquitoes could lay eggs. The following are some easy tips provided by the American Mosquito Control Association […]

WO gas station owner pays $132,735 in back wages

WO gas station owner pays $132,735 in back wages

WEST ORANGE, NJ — After an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division, Elias and Katia LLC — the owner of an Exxon gas station in West Orange — has paid $132,735 in back wages to 13 attendants to resolve violations of the minimum wage, overtime and recordkeeping provisions of the […]