Open house brings holiday cheer downtown

Township comes together to ring in Christmas season with tree lighting, trolley tours, Santa Claus

Open house brings holiday cheer downtown

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Christmas again came early in West Orange with the Downtown West Orange Alliance’s annual Holiday Open House and the recreation department’s tree-lighting ceremony on Dec. 3. Numerous residents visited the downtown area throughout the day for the Open House, which this year featured pictures with Santa Claus in various locations, a […]

Township comes together to give thanks

West Orange service organizations hold annual Community Thanksgiving Luncheon, raise money

Township comes together to give thanks

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Chamber of Commerce, Lions Club, UNICO and Rotary Club showed their appreciation for their successes of the past year by donating $267 and hundreds of pounds of food to the Holy Trinity Food Pantry during their annual Community Thanksgiving Luncheon at Mayfair Farms on Nov. 23. The money […]

West Orange holiday open house

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange will hold its annual holiday open house on Saturday, Dec. 3, at Washington School, 289 Main St. in West Orange, and all through the downtown. Free family fun with entertainment by Vienna Music School will be at Washington from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Pictures with Santa will be […]

Breaking the Silence on Ovarian Cancer

West Orange raises $100K for National Ovarian Cancer Coalition, sees large turnout for annual 5K

Breaking the Silence on Ovarian Cancer

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Mayor’s 5K Run/Walk to Break the Silence on Ovarian Cancer marked its 10th year of partnering with the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition by raising more than $100,000 for the cause Sept. 25. A total of 835 people participated in what is actually the 26th annual event, some just for the […]

If you build it, they will come to downtown West Orange

If you build it, they will come to downtown West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — As part of Downtown Thursdays, a series of events highlighting different areas of downtown West Orange, children participate in Lego Night, at which Joseph Fagan called out designs for them to build. Afterward the children got cupcakes from Supreme Bakery and prizes, as well as a free meal at Benji’s Taqueria Mexican […]

WO children discover the area for prizes

WO children discover the area for prizes

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Discovery Club, a new Downtown West Orange Alliance initiative, was recently launched to much fanfare. The Discovery Club allows children to complete a list of 30 tasks in exchange for pins they can pick up at local businesses. Parents also can get coupons for discounts or free merchandise. […]

Construction for Edison Village moves ahead swiftly

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Construction on the Edison Village residential and retail complex is continuing as scheduled since work started in February, according to one of the principal partners of Prism Capital Partners, which is overseeing Phase 1 of the project. Eugene Diaz told the West Orange Chronicle that interior demolition and remediation have been […]

DWOA hosts fun summer to introduce you to the downtown

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Downtown West Orange Alliance has a slew of activities planned for this summer, with each program featuring a new section of downtown West Orange every Thursday. Each Thursday event will be free, fun and family-friendly. Check the DWOA website for an updated schedule of events. Scheduled for Thursdays during the […]

Rotary continues tradition of supporting local nonprofits

Rotary continues tradition of supporting local nonprofits

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Rotary Club of West Orange granted a total of $12,500 to 17 nonprofit organizations benefiting West Orange and New Jersey at its annual Community Service Awards luncheon at Mayfair Farms on June 24. All 17 organizations were deemed worthy by the Rotary’s awards committee after submitting letters describing their causes […]