WO Student Council wins ‘S!nergy’ Youth and Students for Peace grant

WO Student Council wins ‘S!nergy’ Youth and Students for Peace grant

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Student Council took first place in the Youth and Students for Peace “S!NERGY” competition, held Dec. 20 in Newark. The competition provided an opportunity for students and young adults to attend a daylong workshop and present ideas or projects that promote peace and better societies. WOHS Student Council […]

Army wrestling Senior Night vs. Lehigh to be held Jan. 31 at West Orange HS in honor of late Christopher ‘CJ’ Morgan

Army wrestling Senior Night vs. Lehigh to be held Jan. 31 at West Orange HS in honor of late Christopher ‘CJ’ Morgan

Editor’s note: The following article also was published on goarmywestpoint.com. WEST ORANGE, NJ — This season’s Army West Point wrestling senior night versus Lehigh, now on Jan. 31 at 7 p.m., has officially been moved to West Orange High School, to honor the late Black Knights wrestler, Christopher “C.J” Morgan. “We just felt like moving […]

County honors Chris Morgan posthumously at Veterans Day observance

County honors Chris Morgan posthumously at Veterans Day observance

NEWARK, NJ — At the annual Essex County Veterans Day Observance in Essex County Veterans Memorial Park in Newark on Friday, Nov. 1, Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill, a Navy veteran who represents the 11th District, joined Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. During the ceremony, the county executive posthumously presented an Essex County Community Star Award […]

Scholarship and challenge grant to honor Morgan

Scholarship and challenge grant to honor Morgan

WEST ORANGE, NJ — A scholarship to honor Cadet Christopher Morgan has been announced by the West Orange Scholarship Fund, along with a challenge grant to raise funds for a permanent endowment. To take maximum advantage of the Challenge Grant, the WOSF is encouraging all West Orange residents and alumni to contribute to this effort […]

Christopher ‘CJ’ Morgan Memorial Golf Outing to be held Sept. 30

Christopher ‘CJ’ Morgan Memorial Golf Outing to be held Sept. 30

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The Christopher “CJ” Morgan Memorial Golf Outing will take place Sept. 30 at Rock Springs Golf Club in West Orange. All proceeds will go directly to the Chris Morgan Scholarship Fund. Morgan was a standout wrestler and football player at West Orange High School, Class of 2015. Morgan, a cadet at […]

Freeholders honor the life and legacy of Chris Morgan Jr.

Freeholders honor the life and legacy of Chris Morgan Jr.

LIVINGSTON, NJ — During a special presentation held at Livingston Town Hall on July 25, the Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders honored the life and legacy of West Orange’s Christopher Morgan Jr. Morgan made national news when he was killed June 6 in an accident that occurred during a training exercise at the United […]

West Point is all in the family for West Orange brothers

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School senior Colin Morgan has received his certificate of appointment to the United States Military Academy at West Point and will begin his journey as part of the Class of 2023 on July 1. Morgan will represent one of 60 New Jersey seniors offered admissions to the prestigious […]