WO Girl Scouts take action, plant garden outside library

WO Girl Scouts take action, plant garden outside library

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Girl Scout Troop 20262, which serves fifth-graders at Hazel and Gregory elementary schools, recently took the first step in its “Take Action Project.” For their Junior Girl Scout ranks, the girls voted to install a community garden outside the West Orange Public Library. On Monday, Sept. 9, they planted fall mums […]

Federation hosts communitywide cycling and Family Fun Day event

Federation hosts communitywide cycling and Family Fun Day event

WHIPPANY, NJ — Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ’s second Tour de Summer Camps NJ will be Sunday, Sept. 22. Proceeds of this community cycling and Family Fun Day event will make it possible for more children across Greater MetroWest NJ to attend Jewish summer camp through One Happy Camper grants and need-based scholarships. The […]

JLOSH announces new board of directors

JLOSH announces new board of directors

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — A new team of women is ready to helm the Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills. The group announced that Isabelle Felix, of Maplewood, will be the board’s 107th president with a one-year term. Other board members are: President-elect and Community Vice President Larisa Holderied, of Maplewood; treasurer Chye […]

West Orange Arts Council presents ‘A Collage Exhibition’

West Orange Arts Council presents ‘A Collage Exhibition’

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Arts Council will present “A Collage Exhibition” from Sept. 14 through Oct. 27 at the West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Road. An opening reception will be Saturday, Sept. 14, from 4 to 8 p.m. Local artists exhibiting include Carol Black-Lemon, Marina Carreira, Virginia Carroll, Saleena Chapple, Nancy […]

West Orange High School holds freshman orientation

West Orange High School holds freshman orientation

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Turnout was strong for the annual West Orange High School freshman orientation on Aug. 27, as students received their Chromebooks, enjoyed icebreakers and filled out paperwork. Freshman orientation runs for two days and offers the opportunity to meet teachers and fellow students, get their bearings, and complete necessary paperwork. Each student […]

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