West Orange HS wrestlers Victor Lopez and Brian Velez enjoy good runs at state tournament in Atlantic City

WEST ORANGE – Without a doubt, West Orange High School wrestlers Victor Lopez and Brian Velez enjoyed good efforts at the state tournament at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, March 4-5. “Both boys represented West Orange and the program well and we are extremely proud of them,” said WOHS head coach Stephan Zichella. “This was […]

Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center hosting Kids’ Character Program on March 13

UPPER MONTCLAIR – The Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center will be conducting one of its series of new Character Development Programs for children in grades 3-5 this Sunday, March 13 at 1 p.m.  Developed by the Museum’s team of educators, the dynamic, innovative workshops help promote the honorable values – respect, courage, inclusion and […]

West Orange HS wrestlers Victor Lopez and Brian Velez enjoy good efforts at state tournament in Atlantic City

WEST ORANGE – West Orange High School wrestlers Victor Lopez and Brian Velez enjoyed good efforts at the state tournament at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, March 4-5. The preliminary round and pre-quarterfinals took place Friday, March 4. Lopez, unseeded in the bottom bracket, decisioned seventh-seeded Anthony Capece of Cranford, 6-3, in the preliminary round. […]

West Orange HS boys’ basketball team falls to Mount Olive in state tourney opener to end 19-4 banner season

WEST ORANGE – The West Orange High School boys’ varsity basketball team enjoyed a terrific season. The Mountaineers, seeded third, lost to 14th-seeded Mount Olive, 66-61, in the first round of the state North Jersey Section 1, Group 4 tournament on March 1. WOHS, under head coach Greg Tynes, finished the season with a stellar […]

Former Mets star Mookie Wilson to appear at Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center for book signing of ‘Kings of Queens: Life Beyond Baseball with the ’86 Mets’

UPPER MONTCLAIR – On April 7, former Mets star Mookie Wilson will appear at the Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center with best-selling author Erik Sherman to discuss and sign copies of Sherman’s new book, “Kings of Queens: Life Beyond Baseball with the ’86 Mets.”  This year marks the 30th anniversary of the infamous world […]

Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center to host screening of ‘Fastball’ on March 22

UPPER MONTCLAIR – Just in time for the upcoming baseball season, the Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center, located on the campus of Montclair State University, will host a special screening on March 22 of the acclaimed documentary “Fastball,” which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2015. Featuring  MLB stars and 20 Hall of […]

West Orange HS wrestlers impress at Region to earn state tournament berths in Atlantic City

Senior Brian Velez, at 285-pound class, has enjoyed remarkable turnaround; junior Victor Lopez, at 113-pound class, is one win from 100

WEST ORANGE – The West Orange High School varsity wrestling team certainly enjoyed a great Region 4 tournament this past weekend at WOHS. Overall, WOHS head coach Stephan Zichella, who had six wrestlers make it to the tournament with four participating, said that when the dust settled, two of the WOHS wrestlers – Victor Lopez […]

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