JCC MetroWest presents exhibits from female artists

JCC MetroWest presents exhibits from female artists

WEST ORANGE, NJ — JCC MetroWest will present an all-female slate of art exhibits this November and December, including works by 2019 Gaelen Juried Art Show winners Mozelle Forman and Lizzy Synalovski, as well as painter Jennifer Levine. An opening reception for all exhibits will be held Sunday, Nov. 3, from 11 a.m. to 1 […]

Gardens aglow at Presby Memorial Iris Gardens

Gardens aglow at Presby Memorial Iris Gardens

MONTCLAIR, NJ — West Orange High School will participate in the Gardens Aglow Pumpkin Carving event along with other Essex County high schools at Presby Memorial Iris Gardens, 474 Upper Mountain Ave. in Montclair, on Friday, Oct. 25, from 6 to 9 p.m. The event is free and open to the community.

A safe Halloween is everyone’s responsibility

A safe Halloween is everyone’s responsibility

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Halloween is an annual fall ritual filled with fun, but don’t let the festive nature compromise safety, warns a township press release. Being aware of important tips to follow is everyone’s responsibility. Trick-or-treaters, parents and motorists all play a role and are encouraged to do their part. Here are a few […]

Do your trick-or-treating at TBZ’s ‘Howl-O-Ween’

Do your trick-or-treating at TBZ’s ‘Howl-O-Ween’

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Essex County invites children and their families to attend “Howl-O-Ween” on Thursday, Oct. 31, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Turtle Back Zoo, 560 Northfield Ave. in West Orange.  Children are encouraged to wear their costumes to the Zoo for Howl-O-Ween. Candy stations will be set up throughout the zoo where […]

Fresh greens at Daughters of Israel

Fresh greens at Daughters of Israel

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Gardening is a favorite activity among residents at Daughters of Israel. From left are DOI staff members Byron Bridgett and Christopher Baines with resident Yetta Greenstein, picking Italian parsley, which she and other residents planted in the early summer. The parsley and other fresh herbs were incorporated into a beefsteak tomato […]

West Orange Police Department prepares for accreditation assessment

West Orange Police Department prepares for accreditation assessment

WEST ORANGE, NJ — A team of assessors from the Commission on Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies will arrive Nov. 4 to examine the West Orange Police Department’s policies and procedures, management, operations and support services.  “Endorsement by CALEA is a highly-prized recognition of law enforcement professional excellence,” West Orange Police Chief James Abbott said. […]

Celebrating Italian heritage in West Orange

Celebrating Italian heritage in West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — An Italian flag-raising ceremony took place on the steps of West Orange Town Hall on Oct. 10. This event celebrating Italian heritage was sponsored by the Orange/West Orange Chapter of UNICO. Mayor Robert Parisi addressed the crowd and said that these ceremonies serve as a reminder of the importance that all […]

N.J. Junior Leagues donate 72,000 bottles of water to Newark residents

N.J. Junior Leagues donate 72,000 bottles of water to Newark residents

NEWARK, NJ — Junior Leagues from across New Jersey united as one Junior League to support the many residents of the city of Newark impacted by elevated lead levels in their drinking water. Each of the eight New Jersey Junior Leagues raised funds that went toward the bulk purchase of bottled water. Together at St. […]

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