Parisi discusses COVID-19

Parisi discusses COVID-19

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange Mayor Robert Parisi released the following statement on March 2 about COVID-19, the so-called Wuhan virus: “The West Orange Health Department has been receiving information and updates since January from the New Jersey Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control about COVID-19 as it relates to China […]

Edison Book Club to discuss the inventor and deafness

Edison Book Club to discuss the inventor and deafness

WEST ORANGE, NJ — On Sunday, March 8, at 2 p.m., Mara Mills, associate professor of media, culture and communications at New York University, will present a program on deafness and Edison’s development of early 20th-century hearing aid technology at Thomas Edison National Historical Park, 211 Main St. in West Orange. Mills, who has researched […]

Former governor to chair Essex County Civilian Task Force

Former governor to chair Essex County Civilian Task Force

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Former N.J. Gov. James McGreevey was appointed as chairman of the Essex County Civilian Task Force on Thursday, Feb. 27. McGreevey is the first appointment to the task force, which will work with the administration of the Essex County Correctional Facility to address systemic issues at the facility. “We are pleased […]

Roach couple decorates library for BHM

Roach couple decorates library for BHM

WEST ORANGE, NJ — During Black History Month, the West Orange Public Library was decorated by West Orange African Heritage Organization members Michael Roach and Yvonne Nambe Roach. This was their second year decorating the library for Black History Month. Their decorations represented African art and African-American art, and provided information to library visitors. Photos […]

Area Republicans to celebrate Lincoln Day Dinner

Area Republicans to celebrate Lincoln Day Dinner

MONTCLAIR, NJ — New Jersey 2nd Amendment activist and entrepreneur Anthony Colandro of Gun For Hire Range and Gun For Hire Radio will be the keynote speaker at the 2020 Lincoln Day Dinner of the Montclair Republican Club and the Essex County NJ Republican Women, to be held at 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 26, […]

West Orange to celebrate 69th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade

West Orange to celebrate 69th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The 69th annual West Orange St. Patrick’s Day Parade will be Sunday, March 15, beginning at 12:15 p.m. at the corners of Mt. Pleasant Avenue and Main Street.  The Parade Committee is honoring Mellen Phillips Dangler as the 2020 grand marshal. Dangler is co-owner of the Dangler Funeral Home of West […]

‘Anti-Nuke Power Art’ at the WOPL

‘Anti-Nuke Power Art’ at the WOPL

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Public Library will present “Anti-Nuke Power Art,” a gallery exhibit, from Monday, March 2, through Saturday, March 28, with a reception Saturday, March 21, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at the library, 46 Mt. Pleasant Ave. The reception will include a talk from participating artists. In this exhibit, […]

WOHS delegation attends Pan Africanism lecture with Newark mayor

WOHS delegation attends Pan Africanism lecture with Newark mayor

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Student representatives from the West Orange High School Unity Club, Student Council and African American Heritage Club attended the ninth annual Garvey/Nkrumah Lecture Series on Feb. 19, featuring Newark Mayor Ras Baraka. West Orange resident Akil Khalfani, director of the Africana Institute and associate professor of sociology at Essex County College, […]

Kids For Kids returns March 7

Kids For Kids returns March 7

MILLBURN, NJ — The Junior League of the Oranges & Short Hills and many of its community nonprofit partners are joining forces to support an event that promotes volunteerism and teaches children the importance of giving back to our communities. Kids For Kids brings together local community groups and children for a morning of hands-on […]

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