Senior picnic returns to West Orange pool

Senior picnic returns to West Orange pool

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange senior picnic returned to the Ginny Duenkel Pool on Friday, Sept. 10. Summer fun was on full display as sunny blue skies welcomed the seniors back to the annual event that was canceled last year due to COVID.  Friendly smiles and good cheer ruled the day as members […]

NJSIAA names its 2021 Gallagher/Bollinger Hall of Fame inductees, including CHS and WOHS grads

ROBBINSVILLE, NJ — A stellar group of 18 individuals has been selected as the NJSIAA Gallagher/Bollinger Hall of Fame’s class of 2021. All inductees were selected by a statewide committee of journalists and both active and retired school administrators. “What always amazes me about our annual Hall of Fame process is that there never seems […]

WO pool to open June 2

WO pool to open June 2

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Ginny Duenkel Pool in West Orange will open for its 53rd season on Monday, June 2. In order to ensure compliance with Gov. Phil Murphy’s executive orders, the following guidelines will be implemented for the safety of patrons and staff: Pool capacity will be maxed out at 600 individuals.  Patrons […]

West Orange Sports & Games Night

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The community is invited for an evening of fun, games, trivia and swimming to kick off the summer on Friday, June 22, from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Ginny Duenkel Pool, 60 Cherry St. in West Orange. Admission is charged and includes a picnic-style dinner. Children under the age of […]

Pool membership in West Orange available now

WEST ORANGE, NJ — While the weather may not seem like it, spring is here which means we are getting closer to the 2018 pool season at the Ginny Duenkel Pool. Pool memberships in West Orange can be purchased at www.westorange.org/rec. Early bird membership pricing is available through May 11. There are a variety of […]

WO receives more than $431K in grant funds

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The township received $431,200 in Community Development Block Grants to make improvements to several roads in town as well as to the Ginny Duenkel Municipal Pool, the Main Street Counseling Center and the Bethany Center for Champions. West Orange received the second highest amount of money in the county after only […]

Old-time music at the pool

Old-time music at the pool

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Music group America’s Sweethearts performed favorites from the World War II era poolside at the Ginny Duenkel Pool in West Orange on July 16. In this program for seniors, the performers styled their hair and clothing after the 1940s and brought smiles to the faces of all seniors present. Photos Courtesy […]

Lifeguards wanted in West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Recreation Department is looking for certified lifeguards, ages 15 and older, to protect swimmers at the Ginny Duenkel Pool. Applications can be obtained at the Recreation Office, Colgate Park, Cherry Street. Call Joanne at 973-325-4150 or email jnapolitano@westorange.org for more information.