New skate park unveiled in Orange 

New skate park unveiled in Orange 

ORANGE, NJ — The chilly temperatures didn’t stop Orange residents from joining Mayor Dwayne Warren and the City Council for the unveiling of Colgate Skate Park at North Center and New streets, on Friday, Nov. 8. The new, multipurpose recreational facility is designed for children and families. “I’m here for the grand opening of our […]

New roster inducted into Colgate Park Hall of Fame

New roster inducted into Colgate Park Hall of Fame

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Softball and baseball players congregated at Colgate Park field in Fink’s Wine and Liquors and Quigley’s Barbershop jerseys as a new group of “old timers” was inducted into the Colgate Park Hall of Fame at the 43rd annual Old Timer’s Day, honoring the adults who played in the park as children. […]

Old Timer’s Day returns Sept. 7 to WO

Old Timer’s Day returns Sept. 7 to WO

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange will hold its 43rd annual Old Timer’s Day on Saturday, Sept. 7, at noon at Colgate Park. Ben’s Lunch softball team will receive the Team Recognition Award, and the following people will be individually honored: Jackie Cassidy, Pat Cassidy, Vinny Delort, Gary Fittin, Herman Shauger, Buzzy Thatcher, Rich Strowe, […]

Halloween Gala at Colgate Park

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange Recreation will host a Halloween Gala on Saturday, Oct. 27, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Colgate Park. A goblin parade and costume contest will commence at 6 p.m.; the contest will have five ages groups: toddlers, preschool, kindergarten, elementary school and adults. From 7 to 9 p.m., enjoy […]

Back to School Color Dash at Colgate Park

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Don’t miss the Back to School Color Dash on Saturday, Oct. 6, at Colgate Park, at Franklin Avenue and Cherry Street. Registration is free, though participants will be charged per cup of color. Racing participants are encourage to wear white for maximum effect when the colors are thrown about. Prizes will […]

West Orange to celebrate 42nd annual Old Timer’s Day

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The township will host its 42nd annual Old Timer’s Day on Saturday, Sept. 8, in Colgate Park at Franklin Avenue and Cherry Street in West Orange. This year’s honorees are Rocco Barbaro, Mary Beth Curry, Steve Dolce, Steve Hodgin, Valerie Coughlin, Paul Pane, Paul Fagan, John Shauger and John “Otto” DeGennaro. […]

Old Timer’s Day at Colgate Park in West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange’s 40th annual Old Timer’s Day will be Saturday, Sept. 10, at noon at Colgate Park, at Franklin Avenue and Cherry Street. The schedule is as follows: batting practice at noon; greetings and introduction at 1 p.m.; the presentation of awards at 1:15 p.m.; an exhibition baseball game at 2 […]

West Orange Scouts bring reading closer to home

West Orange Scouts bring reading closer to home

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Five West Orange boys originally from Cub Scout Pack 10 and now part of Boy Scout Troop 2 have given the gift of literacy to residents with the installation of five book-exchange libraries throughout the township. Harold Ross, Seun Ogun, Peter Teixeira Jr., Mekhi Graves and Kyle Bullard each helped design, […]