RMS student provides free tress to seniors

RMS student provides free tress to seniors

WEST ORANGE, NJ — On Saturday, May 4, Roosevelt Middle School student Randy Stevens ran his Genius Hour project with the help of Our Green West Orange. Free tree saplings were provided to West Orange senior citizens, and then extended to all Township residents. Not only did Randy provide the saplings, he and friend Greg […]

Area Jews pray together following anti-Semitic attack

Area Jews pray together following anti-Semitic attack

SOUTH ORANGE / WEST ORANGE, NJ — Under the leadership of commissioner Steven Weiner, the entire Temple Brotherhood Softball League paused for prayer before the start of its games on Sunday, April 28, in solidarity with the victims of the anti-Semitic attack at the Chabad of Poway in California the day before, which was both […]

WOHS Class of 2019 celebrates College Decision Day

WOHS Class of 2019 celebrates College Decision Day

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School’s soon-to-be college students celebrated the next big step in their lives during National College Decision Day, where students across the country wear the colors of their new schools. Students will be attending universities, schools and colleges from New York to Texas, including several Ivy League institutions. Several […]

ECPO to offer domestic violence course

ECPO to offer domestic violence course

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Prosecutor’s Office will offer a free course to equip volunteers and others in the community with training to provide outreach services and crisis intervention to victims and survivors of domestic violence. The program, called Sanctuary, is an interactive 120-hour course. After completing the course, volunteers — who are members […]

Explore Rock Spring the night before it opens

Explore Rock Spring the night before it opens

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The public is invited to attend the opening ceremonies of the municipally owned Rock Spring Golf Club in West Orange, 90 Rock Spring Road, on Thursday, May 9, at 6 p.m., with the ceremonial first drive at 7 p.m. Guests will have the opportunity to walk and explore the grounds of […]

Financial Strategies for Women seminar coming to WO

Financial Strategies for Women seminar coming to WO

WEST ORANGE, NJ — A free financial strategy workshop for women is being held at Whole Mother Village, a West Orange collaborative space at 18 Lindsley Ave., on Monday, May 20, at 7 p.m. This program is designed for women who are single, married, stay-at-home, employed, and/or business owners. Learn how to take control of […]

Author to celebrate new book at WOPL

Author to celebrate new book at WOPL

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Author Donna Baier Stein will deliver a presentation and book signing on Sunday, May 19, at 2 p.m. at West Orange Public Library, 46 Mt. Pleasant Ave. Celebrate the release of “Scenes From The Heartland” with the author. Stein drew inspiration from the art of Thomas Hart Benton and her book […]

JCC MetroWest has whole slate of artistic offerings

JCC MetroWest has whole slate of artistic offerings

WEST ORANGE, NJ — JCC MetroWest will present art exhibits May through August, including “Synagogues of Newark,” its School of the Arts Celebration, and works by painter Sara Greenberg and photographer Ira Nemeroff. JCC MetroWest’s School of the Arts will be on display in the Gaelen Gallery from May 3 through 19, including pieces from […]

WOAC presents Carlos Mateu’s ‘Pop Geometric’

WOAC presents Carlos Mateu’s ‘Pop Geometric’

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Arts Council will present Carlos Mateu’s “Pop Geometric” from May 4 to June 1, at the West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Road. The opening reception will be Saturday, May 11, from 6 to 9 p.m. with musical guest Enrique Zaldivar and High Light. “Pop Geometric” fuses elements […]