Senior citizens dance the night away at WOHS

Senior citizens dance the night away at WOHS

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The annual West Orange Senior Citizen Prom was held at West Orange High School on April 10, to the delight of all attendees. West Orange senior citizens were treated to dinner, music and dancing as part of the high school’s commitment to building multigenerational relationships in the community. Members of the […]

CHS students complete cross-content project

CHS students complete cross-content project

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Columbia High School physics teacher Allan Tumolillo, who heads the school’s robotics program, teamed up with CHS art teacher Curtis Grayson to have their students create five new robots. While the robotics students created the actual robots, students from Grayson’s Art 2 class were given the estimated measurements of the robots and […]

Orange marks 20th anniversary of police officer’s death

Orange marks 20th anniversary of police officer’s death

ORANGE, NJ — Family members of Earl Faison, Newark Mayor Ras Baraka and DeLacy Davis, a retired East Orange police officer and founder of Black Cops Against Police Brutality, gathered with members of the People’s Organization for Progress and other civil rights organizations on Thursday, April 11, in the Ironbound Community Corporation facility in Newark, […]

BOE hears about curriculum changes, honors placement

BOE hears about curriculum changes, honors placement

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Acting Superintendent Eveny de Mendez presented the West Orange Board of Education with an update on the curriculum change for the middle school math program and the elementary school English-language arts program at the April 8 BOE meeting. De Mendez also updated the BOE on the middle school honors program, after […]

LMS remembers Zaccaro for Arbor Day

Community dedicates new tree to beloved science teacher

LMS remembers Zaccaro for Arbor Day

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Liberty Middle School students and staff gathered on the lawn of the school on April 12 to celebrate Arbor Day and remember Susan Zaccaro, the LMS science teacher who died last year of leukemia. A tree was planted in her memory, while honors science students learned how to save trees and […]

Town volunteers distribute socks to the needy

Town volunteers distribute socks to the needy

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Bloomfield Human Health Services distributed 60,000 pairs of socks to the needy on Wednesday morning, April 10. Forty local agencies dealing with the economically disadvantaged met at the New Light Baptist Church where 300 cartons of socks were stacked. It was the second consecutive year the township channelled the footwear. The socks […]

Artist jumps back into creating … thanks to arts center

Artist jumps back into creating … thanks to arts center

WEST ORANGE, NJ — After a six-year hiatus from creating art, Rosario D’Rivera has filled the entire West Orange Arts Center with her paintings and drawings, bringing her bright colors and Cuban culture to Valley Road. “Introspection,” the exhibit on display until Sunday, April 28, marks D’Rivera’s first jump back into the art world after […]

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