Shores of Africa Penguin Exhibit opens at TBZ

Shores of Africa Penguin Exhibit opens at TBZ

WEST ORANGE, NJ — On Friday, May 4, Turtle Back Zoo opened the new Shores of Africa Penguin Exhibit. The African penguins will join the giraffes, lions and hyenas in the African Adventure section of the zoo, bringing all of Turtle Back’s animals from the largest continent into the same area. “Our penguins always have […]

SHP cuts the ribbon on new JV baseball field

SHP cuts the ribbon on new JV baseball field

WEST ORANGE, NJ — On Saturday, May 5, Seton Hall Prep honored two stalwart supporters of the school with a pair of dedications at the Kelly Athletic Complex on Prospect Avenue. That morning, G. Kelly Martin ’77 cut the ribbon on the Junior Varsity Baseball Field as President Msgr. Michael E. Kelly dedicated the field […]

Town is looking to renovate three of its five firehouses

Town is looking to renovate three of its five firehouses

WEST ORANGE, NJ — At its April 24 meeting, the West Orange Township Council unanimously approved a resolution authorizing Herbst-Musciano Architects and Planners to evaluate three of the five West Orange Fire Department firehouses to determine what renovations are needed and provide a cost estimate for them. Firehouses 3 and 4 will be renovated and […]

Washington remembers Byrne, Villarosa

In celebration of Arbor Day, township officials join elementary school in planting memorial trees

Washington remembers Byrne, Villarosa

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Washington Elementary School celebrated Arbor Day on April 27 by planting two trees on the school playground — one dedicated to Gov. Brendan Byrne, a West Orange native who attended the school as a child and who died earlier this year, and one dedicated to Patricia Villarosa, a first-grade teacher who […]

Redwood principal receives 2018 Allan Morehead Memorial Award

Redwood principal receives 2018 Allan Morehead Memorial Award

MONTCLAIR, NJ — Redwood Elementary School Principal Timothy Beaumont received the 2018 Allen Morehead Memorial Award from Montclair State University’s College of Education and Human Services at the CEHS annual awards ceremony on April 25. The Allan Morehead Memorial Award is given to an MSU alumnus or alumna “committed to education and service, especially in […]