West Orange High School valedictorian, salutatorian named

West Orange High School valedictorian, salutatorian named

WEST ORANGE, NJ — On Sept. 21, West Orange High School announced that Daniel Feinblatt will be valedictorian of the Class of 2019 and Max Dickman will be salutatorian. Feinblatt plays ice hockey for West Orange and competes in archery in Bloomfield. He is the vice president of the Technology Student Association, is the in-charge […]

County dedicates ‘Essex County Kevin J. Ryan Sheriff’s Headquarters’

County dedicates ‘Essex County Kevin J. Ryan Sheriff’s Headquarters’

NEWARK, NJ — Essex County dedicated the Essex County Sheriff’s Patrol Building in Newark as the “Essex County Kevin J. Ryan Sheriff’s Headquarters” in honor of the late Sheriff’s Chief Kevin J. Ryan. Ryan, who also served as a NJ State Assemblyman and School Board member with the Essex County Schools of Technology, died June […]

Grandparents Day at Green Hill

Grandparents Day at Green Hill

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Residents and their families celebrated Grandparents Day at Green Hill in West Orange on Sunday, Sept. 15, with a picnic, petting zoo, music, face painting and games. The weather stayed dry and a great time was had by all. Photos Courtesy of Amy Simon

Homecoming king and queen crowned as WO tops CHS 44-7

Homecoming king and queen crowned as WO tops CHS 44-7

WEST ORANGE, NJ — It was a balmy night Sept. 21 in Suriano Stadium as the West Orange High School Mountaineers defeated the Columbia Cougars 44-7 and the Class of 2019 Homecoming King and Queen were crowned. The annual crowning of the Homecoming king and queen highlighted the halftime activities. In “one of the closest […]

WO resident to be honored at 4th annual Dream Maker Scholarship Awards

WO resident to be honored at 4th annual Dream Maker Scholarship Awards

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange resident CC Minton will be honored at the fourth annual Dream Maker Scholarship Awards on Saturday, Sept. 29, at Rutgers University in Newark. The awards honors leaders in public service, business and civic life in Newark. Humanitarian Michael Gray, along with Save Our Nations Inc., will recognize Minton along […]

RMS to hold showing of ‘Screenagers’

RMS to hold showing of ‘Screenagers’

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Roosevelt Middle School, 36 Gilbert Place in West Orange, will hold a special screening of the film “Screenagers: Growing up in the Digital Age” on Tuesday, Oct. 2, at 6 p.m. in the RMS Auditorium. The film explores the challenges both parents and students face in this increasingly digital world where […]

WOBOE meeting moved to Wednesday

WOBOE meeting moved to Wednesday

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Please be advised that the Board of Education meeting originally scheduled for Monday, Sept. 24, has been changed to Wednesday, Sept. 26. The meeting location and time remains the same. The BOE’s public session will be held at the West Orange High School Library Media Center, 51 Conforti Ave., at 8 p.m.

STOP for Nikhil raises nearly $50K so far

Community supports Nikhil Badlani Foundation, traffic safety, community music program at run

STOP for Nikhil raises nearly $50K so far

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Residents gathered at West Orange High School’s Suriano Stadium on Sunday, Sept. 16, for the eighth annual STOP for Nikhil 5K Run and 3K Walk put on by the Nikhil Badlani Foundation to honor Nikhil Badlani, a West Orange middle school student who died in a car crash in 2011, when […]

County to hold first-ever paper-shredding day

County to hold first-ever paper-shredding day

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Essex County Department of Public Works will hold a paper-shredding day on Saturday, Sept. 29, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Essex County Public Works Department, 99 West Bradford Ave. in Cedar Grove. “Along with our Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day, Computer & Electronics Recycling Day and Used Tire Recycling […]

Annual ‘Lefty’ Boland Golf Tournament to be Oct. 1

Annual ‘Lefty’ Boland Golf Tournament to be Oct. 1

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Boland Golf Committee presents the 38th annual William “Lefty” Boland Charity Golf Tournament on Monday, Oct. 1, at Essex County Country Club, 350 Mt. Pleasant Ave. in West Orange. Proceeds from this year’s event will fund the “Boland Grants” for children with special needs in West Orange. The tournament will […]

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