Our Green West Orange holds walk and talk in Essex Green

Our Green West Orange holds walk and talk in Essex Green

WEST ORANGE, NJ — On Jan. 13, Our Green West Orange members hosted an Essex Green Walk and Talk, led by Kevin Malanga and Gary Van Wyck, to show West Orange residents what OGWO finds to be deficiencies in Clarion Partners proposed plans for Essex Green Shopping Center, which is currently being considered at public […]

‘Transition to High School’ meeting informs, supports

‘Transition to High School’ meeting informs, supports

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Incoming freshman and their parents received critical information and support from Director of Student Personnel Services and School Counseling Cheryl Butler and guidance counselors Margaret Fahey and Olivia del Spina at the Jan. 8 “Transition to High School” presentation. “I cannot stress enough how important signing up for Naviance is,” Butler […]

West Orange High School alumni visit CPR classes

West Orange High School alumni visit CPR classes

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Seniors in the West Orange High School CPR classes were visited on Jan. 4 by some very special alumni from Fire Company 3, who offered advice and encouragement for the graduating students. Capt. John Gibson, WOHS Class of 1996; Jimmy Turco, WOHS Class of 1991; and Leon Sederwall, WOHS Class of […]

DiVincenzo presents proposed 2019 budget for county

DiVincenzo presents proposed 2019 budget for county

NEWARK, NJ — On Friday, Jan. 11, Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. presented a proposed 2019 budget of $761.6 million. According to the county, this budget stabilizes the Essex’s financial plan and addresses the challenges due to ongoing national economic conditions; layoffs have been avoided since 2004 and budgets have been unveiled before the […]

JCC unveils 2019 season for Gaelen Center for the Arts

JCC unveils 2019 season for Gaelen Center for the Arts

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Gaelen Center for the Arts at JCC MetroWest will have a multi-faceted selection of arts and cultural programing for 2019. Building upon their already successful New Jersey Jewish Film Festival, popular youth theater programs and art gallery exhibitions, the coming season will include a Conservatory Chamber Music Concert Series, authors […]

Celebrating MLK’s legacy, those who emulate him

Celebrating MLK’s legacy, those who emulate him

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Join the township of West Orange and the West Orange Human Relations Commission for a celebration honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This free community program will be Monday, Jan. 21, from 10 a.m. to noon at Liberty Middle School, 1 Kelly Drive. The celebration’s theme […]

Attend 6th annual ‘Bowling for Scholarship Dollars’

Attend 6th annual ‘Bowling for Scholarship Dollars’

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange Education Foundation is sponsoring the sixth annual “Bowling for Scholarship Dollars” on Saturday, Feb. 2, at Eagle Rock Lanes, 424 Eagle Rock Ave., beginning at 7:30 p.m. The popular event raises funds for West Orange High School Principal Hayden Moore’s Scholarships, which are awarded to graduating seniors each year. […]

WO woman sponsors trip to Romania in honor of her father, a Holocaust survivor

WO woman sponsors trip to Romania in honor of her father, a Holocaust survivor

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Thanks to the passion of West Orange resident Dorit Tabak, the Tarbut Sighet Foundation will hold an “All Generation Gathering” to commemorate the 75 years since the Jewish deportation from Maramures-Sighet to Auschwitz. Tarbut is organizing a May trip, sponsored by Tabak, to Romania, specifically the town of Sighet, the hometown […]

Alper selected as president of BOE

Merklinger and Trigg-Scales sworn in to their first terms on Board of Ed.

Alper selected as president of BOE

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Board of Education kicked off the new year at its reorganization meeting on Jan. 7 at West Orange High School, swearing in two new members and electing a new president and vice president. Cheryl Merklinger and Terry Trigg-Scales took the seats previously held by former board members Ron […]

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