A walk to end Alzheimer’s held at South Mountain Reservation

A walk to end Alzheimer’s held at South Mountain Reservation

Alzheimer’s New Jersey held a walk on Sunday, May 5, at South Mountain Reservation in West Orange.  Ken Zaentz, president and CEO of Alzheimer’s New Jersey, spoke to participants, and Alex Lee, a news reporter for WPIX-TV, emceed the event. Marissa Tufaro, from Morris Plains, sang the national anthem. Jay Alford, an Orange native and […]

Delegates from China visit town hall

Delegates from China visit town hall

Twenty-five delegates from China recently visited West Orange as part of a cross country tour to promote good will and enhance the relationship between the Chinese and the American people. West Orange Public Relations Commissioner Josie Velez arranged the visit with the American African Asian Chamber of Commerce of Flushing N.Y. Michael Leung, president of […]

Love+Unity Week schedule of events

The Love+Unity Week begins on Monday, May 13. From 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Chalk The Walk will take place at West Orange Town Hall, 66 Main St. Hosted by Councilwoman Tammy Williams, the community is invited to create sidewalk chalk drawings with messages of Love +Unity while enjoying music and a special performance by […]

WOAC presents ‘UNTITLED Small Works’ exhibit at local gallery

WOAC presents ‘UNTITLED Small Works’ exhibit at local gallery

Big talent was showcased on a small scale. The West Orange Arts Council (WOAC) recently held the opening reception for “UNTITLED Small Works” at the West Orange Arts Center Gallery and Gift Shoppe at 551 Valley Road. The exhibit featured the work of 23 artists: Kim Alexander-Cook, George Anderson, Luis Alves, Andrei Averbuch, Balkrishna, Tina […]

West Orange gymnast competing in national championship

West Orange gymnast competing in national championship

A West Orange resident will be among those competing in the USA Gymnastics  Development Program National Championship May 9-12 in Florida. Alana Walker, 17, a homeschooled student who has committed to Stanford University and their women’s gymnastics team, competes with the Boonton-based North Stars Gymnastics Academy.   Walker was one of 12 from the academy to […]

Timmy’s Candy Store, My Home Away from Home

Timmy’s Candy Store, My Home Away from Home

By Charlie Brannick Special to the Chronicle When it was time for just hanging around, it was Timmy’s Luncheonette in my West Orange neighborhood for me. For some people, it was a luncheonette but the breakfast and lunch crowd had fallen off after Betty and Marie stopped running it. I must have been about 9 […]