JLOSH is accepting applications for Community Grants Program

JLOSH is accepting applications for Community Grants Program

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills invites local nonprofit organizations to apply for a Community Grant for 2019-20. Grants range from $500 to $5,000. Grant recipients will be announced in the spring. The grants will be awarded to qualifying 501(c)(3) organizations whose programs further JLOSH’s “Fill the Need” […]

‘Men Who Cook, With a Purpose’

‘Men Who Cook, With a Purpose’

WEST ORANGE, NJ — A day of good food, fellowship and fun is in store for all who attend “Men Who Cook, With a Purpose,” presented by Nia Fellowship Baptist Church on Saturday, Nov. 16, from 1 to 6 p.m. at the church, located at 174 South Valley Road, West Orange. Tickets are charged. The […]

DEP reminds motorists to be extra cautious as deer mating season begins

DEP reminds motorists to be extra cautious as deer mating season begins

TRENTON, NJ — Drivers are urged to use extra caution and watch for white-tailed deer as deer mating season gets under way and darkness arrives earlier, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection’s Division of Fish and Wildlife announced. White-tailed deer become more active during mating season, also known as the fall rut. Deer are […]

WOHS holds supply chain management presentation

WOHS holds supply chain management presentation

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Career and Technical Education Department at West Orange High School sponsored a presentation on supply chain management on Oct. 18 as part of its consideration to add the course to its current career course options. In addition to the academic curricula at WOHS, the Career and Technical Education Department provides […]

West Orange seniors celebrate Halloween

West Orange seniors celebrate Halloween

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Mayor Robert Parisi, Superintendent of Schools Scott Cascone and Liberty Middle School Principal Robert Klemt were all on hand for a fun afternoon of community engagement as they attended the annual senior citizens Halloween party on Oct. 25 in the Katz Center at Degnan Park. The event was run by Department […]

Linson honored by DEP’s Urban and Community Forestry Program

Linson honored by DEP’s Urban and Community Forestry Program

TRENTON, NJ — The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection is honoring three 2019 Green Communities Achievement Award winners for outstanding contributions to urban and community forestry, Commissioner Catherine R. McCabe announced recently. The township of West Windsor in Mercer County; consulting forester John D. Linson, a New Jersey licensed tree expert and West Orange’s […]

Plaque at TBZ dedicated to John Doeffinger

Plaque at TBZ dedicated to John Doeffinger

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. dedicated a memorial plaque in honor of the late John P. Doeffinger, a longtime member of the volunteer docent organization at Turtle Back Zoo and president of the Zoological Society of New Jersey, the fundraising arm of the zoo. The plaque is located on the […]

WOPD officers promoted in Oct. 18 ceremony

WOPD officers promoted in Oct. 18 ceremony

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Three West Orange police officers were promoted in an Oct. 18 ceremony at the Wilshire Grand Hotel. Each officer was sworn in by Mayor Robert Parisi, with a member of their family holding the Bible. Rich McDonald was promoted to captain, Tito John was promoted to lieutenant and Rory Kearns was […]