Local artist invites art lovers to take a walk in her shoes

Local artist invites art lovers to take a walk in her shoes

MILLBURN, NJ — Taking a walk in artist Sandra Charlap’s shoes just became a lot easier thanks to her newest exhibition, in which she will display her bold, bright and whimsical paintings portraying where she is going and where she has been. Charlap, an East Orange resident, formerly of Maplewood, will be displaying her artwork […]

Golda Och Academy welcomes its newest faculty members

Golda Och Academy welcomes its newest faculty members

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Golda Och Academy welcomes 21 new faculty members to the GOA family this fall: Emmy Atlas, Israel educator. Atlas has a Bachelor of Arts in communications from Rutgers University and a post-graduate paralegal certificate from Fairleigh Dickinson University. She has extensive experience teaching Hebrew reading and Judaics, and working with teens […]

10-year-old invited to visit West Orange police HQ after writing letter

10-year-old invited to visit West Orange police HQ after writing letter

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange Police Officers Herbert Granados and Frank Romayo welcomed 10-year-old Darielle Eagan to police headquarters on June 24. She was accompanied by her mother, Brigette Eagan, and grandmother, Barbara Shrank. Darielle lives in West Orange and attends Golda Och Academy. She had taken the time to write a letter to […]

Golda Och Academy graduates its Class of 2022

Golda Och Academy graduates its Class of 2022

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Mazel tov to Golda Och Academy’s Class of 2022, which officially graduated from high school on May 26. The class comprises 29 students, who will be moving on to a variety of experiences in the next few years. Graduates and their upcoming plans are as follows: Yael Abergel, Emory University; Inbar […]

Golda Och Academy announces scholarship program for middle schoolers

Golda Och Academy announces scholarship program for middle schoolers

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Golda Och Academy recently announced the Middle School Excellence Award Program, open to current and newly enrolled students entering the sixth, seventh or eighth grade in the fall of 2022. Students who apply will be eligible to receive a generous award of up to $10,000 that is renewable for students in […]

Local teens organize climate change rally outside West Orange Town Hall

Local teens organize climate change rally outside West Orange Town Hall

WEST ORANGE, NJ  West Orange residents gathered outside Town Hall on Feb. 20 for a climate change rally led by students, complete with a composting demonstration by Roosevelt Middle School’s Environmental Club. Spurred on by the rockslide that caused the Ron Jolyn apartment complex to be evacuated after flooding from the remnants of Hurricane Ida […]

West Orange students organize rally to demand town climate action now

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange students will rally for rapid environmental action on Sunday, Feb. 13, at noon outside West Orange Town Hall, 66 Main St., with a rain/snow date of Feb. 20. Rockslides and flooding after Tropical Storm Ida permanently displaced 45 families living at the Ron Jolyn Apartments on 275 Northfield Ave. […]

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