Meet the supervisor: Stephanie Suriano, supervisor of science for grades K through 12

WEST ORANGE, NJ — STEM-related careers are expected to grow at a rate almost twice the rate of non-STEM-related careers through 2018, according to a release from the West Orange School District. In response, the West Orange School District is launching new curriculum, clubs and activities to prepare students for 21st-century jobs. Enter Stephanie Suriano, […]

Meet the supervisor: Stephanie Diegmann, district testing coordinator

WEST ORANGE, NJ — In a district comprising nearly 7,300 students in grades K through 12, district testing coordinator Stephanie Diegmann plays an integral role in ensuring successful state and district assessment programs, read a release from the West Orange School District. “A district test coordinator oversees test security, test administration and test distribution, which […]

Planning Board wants vision plan from TC

Planning Board goes middle path, holds off on voting ‘yes’ or ‘no’ on Eagle Rock designation

Planning Board wants vision plan from TC

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Planning Board decided neither to recommend nor reject the idea of designating seven properties in the Eagle Rock commercial district as areas in need of redevelopment during its Aug. 3 meeting; instead, it voted to give the Township Council one year to create a vision plan for the […]

Local campers learn to protect themselves in cyberspace

CyberCamp teaches Web safety, security

Local campers learn to protect themselves in cyberspace

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Hanging out in a computer lab for a week in the summer might not sound exciting to some, but for the 13 middle schoolers enrolled in the weeklong Air Force Association CyberCamp at the East Orange YMCA’s Capital One Computer Lab and Learning Center, it was an unforgettable experience to see […]

West Orange man sues Pokemon GO for hassle it causes

Pokemon no-GO

WEST ORANGE, NJ — A West Orange man is attempting to stop Pokemon GO players from intruding on his property by filing a lawsuit seeking class-action status in Northern California Federal Court against Niantic Inc., The Pokemon Company and Nintendo Co. Ltd., the organizations responsible for the hugely popular augmented reality game. Jeffrey Marder claims […]

Essex County College swears in new trustees

Essex County College swears in new trustees

NEWARK, NJ — An educator from West Orange and a business executive from the Short Hills section of Millburn have been appointed to the board of trustees at Essex County College, according to a recent press release. New trustees Leila Sadeghi of West Orange is executive director for the Guarini Institute for Government and Leadership […]

Faster, higher, stronger at Daughters of Israel

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The summer Olympics kicked off at Daughters of Israel on Aug. 5 with a festive opening ceremony. All week, residents participated in Olympics-related activities, including basketball, volleyball, a target toss, trivia, a Brazilian cooking challenge and more. Pictured is Rosan Mitola, one of the torch bearers at the opening ceremony at […]

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