Commission hears public feedback on WOPD for accreditation purposes

Commission hears public feedback on WOPD for accreditation purposes

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange Deputy Chief of Police Matthew Feula, Lt. Richard McDonald, Chief of Police James Abbott, assessors Christopher Ciuci and James Grimer, and Deputy Chief of Police Michael Keigher are pictured in West Orange Council Chambers on Oct. 5. Ciuci and Grimer are members of the Commission on Accreditation for Law […]

WOHS Drama Club show charmed audiences

WOHS Drama Club show charmed audiences

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange High School Drama Club members had a challenging task ahead of them as they premiered their fall production of “William Shakespeare’s Long-Lost Play (Abridged).” They had to put together a Shakespearean based-play based on his classic works, integrate the characters, and play multiple male and female roles.  Performances […]

West Orange police officer recognized for service to country and community

West Orange police officer recognized for service to country and community

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders honored West Orange Police Lt. Charles Bryant for his service with the United States Navy. The 2019 Veterans Celebration held at the Hall of Records in Newark on Nov. 6 recognized the patriotism and sacrifices of New Jersey veterans, past and present. Bryant was […]

Kmart in West Orange to close its doors

Kmart in West Orange to close its doors

WEST ORANGE, NJ — It was announced Nov. 7 that the Kmart in West Orange Plaza will be closed sometime in the next few months, part of a larger announcement that 51 Sears stores and 45 Kmart stores will be closing. The West Orange Kmart is the only New Jersey location affected in this round […]

WOSD emergency closing and delayed opening information

WOSD emergency closing and delayed opening information

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange Superintendent of School Scott Cascone sent the following information regarding emergency closings and delayed openings to the school district community on Nov. 6: In the case of inclement weather, dangerous road conditions or other issues that could cause a delayed opening, early dismissal or school closing, there are multiple […]

WOHS students create art promoting a drug-free America

WOHS students create art promoting a drug-free America

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School commemorated Red Ribbon Week from Oct. 23 31, joining a national campaign that began in 1985, when drug traffickers murdered federal agent Enrique Camarena. The campaign was designed to create awareness about alcohol, tobacco and drug problems facing every community across the United States. West Orange High […]

County honors Chris Morgan posthumously at Veterans Day observance

County honors Chris Morgan posthumously at Veterans Day observance

NEWARK, NJ — At the annual Essex County Veterans Day Observance in Essex County Veterans Memorial Park in Newark on Friday, Nov. 1, Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill, a Navy veteran who represents the 11th District, joined Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. During the ceremony, the county executive posthumously presented an Essex County Community Star Award […]

West Orange ‘pinks out’ at Oct. 25 football game

West Orange ‘pinks out’ at Oct. 25 football game

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange football came back from two back-to-back losses to take the win over Bloomfield, 39-0, at the annual “Pink Out for Breast Cancer Awareness” game held Oct. 25 in Suriano Stadium.  A halftime ceremony recognized Kelly Elementary School Principal Joanne Pollara as a breast cancer survivor and Bloomfield Athletic Director […]

TSTI to host ‘Open Essex’ exhibit

TSTI to host ‘Open Essex’ exhibit

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Starting in November, 77 pieces from 30 Essex County artists will be showcased at the “Open Essex” exhibit at Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel in its art gallery. The art opening, which is free and open to the public, will be Sunday, Nov. 10, from 2 to 4 p.m. Oil, acrylic and watercolor […]

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