2022 Essex County SummerMusic Concert Series to take center stage

2022 Essex County SummerMusic Concert Series to take center stage

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The 2022 Essex County Free SummerMusic Concert Series brings a diverse group of musicians and entertainers to perform at locations throughout the historic Essex County Park System and provides residents with an evening leisure activity. This year’s series features three concert and fireworks spectaculars, five concerts in Brookdale Park, 12 concerts […]

For first time ever, West Orange HS hoists pride flag

For first time ever, West Orange HS hoists pride flag

WEST ORANGE, NJ — History was made on June 1 at West Orange High School when the LGBTQ pride flag was proudly flown for the first time. School counselor Jaclyn Headlam and Officer Karen Mango of the West Orange Police Department helped to organize the event, while Maj. Joseph Marchesini and cadets from the AFJROTC […]

NJDOT announces $19.6 million in grants for Safe Routes to School Program

NJDOT announces $19.6 million in grants for Safe Routes to School Program

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey Department of Transportation officials announced on May 31 the allotment of $19.6 million for 31 grants under the Safe Routes to School Program. This represents the largest amount ever awarded for the program. “The Safe Routes to School program is a great example of how NJDOT, working with the state’s […]

New contract will bring West Orange jitney closer to pre-pandemic operations

New contract will bring West Orange jitney closer to pre-pandemic operations

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The COVID-19 pandemic is still adversely impacting West Orange’s commuter jitney service, according to a June 3 press release from the township.  The shortage of bus operators with commercial driver’s licenses and an endorsement to allow a driver to operate a vehicle with passengers hinders the return of the jitney service […]

West Orange police support National Gun Violence Awareness Day

West Orange police support National Gun Violence Awareness Day

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange Police Sgt. Brad Squires stands with Officers Bret Wagner, Herbert Granados and Frank Romayo in front of West Orange Town Hall in support of National Gun Violence Awareness Day. The nationwide campaign ran from June 3 through 5 with hundreds of scheduled events in cities around the country. It […]

Rock Spring Golf Club moves up in state ranking

Rock Spring Golf Club moves up in state ranking

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Rock Spring Golf Club, West Orange’s municipally owned golf course, has moved up in the state rankings. It is now listed as the No. 5 golf course in all of New Jersey according to the latest Golfweek.usatoday.com ranking. The Rock Spring course was designed by the well-known golf architect Seth […]

Redwood Elementary celebrates AAPI Month with Cherry Blossom Festival

Redwood Elementary celebrates AAPI Month with Cherry Blossom Festival

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Redwood Elementary School celebrated Asian American and Pacific Islander Month on May 25 with a Cherry Blossom Festival. “This year, to celebrate AAPI Heritage Month at Redwood Elementary School, we engaged in a day filled with activities by traveling through various Asian countries and Pacific islands for our Cherry Blossom Festival,” […]