West Orange to receive grant from bank to support community green spaces

West Orange to receive grant from bank to support community green spaces

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange has been selected by TD Bank to receive a 2022 TD Tree Days grant, according to a recent press release from the township. The grant is a community-based program, created in partnership with the Arbor Day Foundation. It helps expand urban forests and green spaces in low- to moderate-income […]

West Orange firefighter receives promotion to rank of captain

West Orange firefighter receives promotion to rank of captain

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Firefighter John Casiero was promoted to the rank of captain at the West Orange Township Council meeting on Sept. 20. He was sworn in by Mayor Robert D. Parisi while his wife, Jaclyn, held the Bible during the brief ceremony with family and friends in attendance. Fire Chief Anthony Vecchio presented […]

West Orange Mayor’s 5K returns to support ALS research

West Orange Mayor’s 5K returns to support ALS research

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange will host its annual Mayor’s 5K Run/Walk, starting at 10 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 9. The events kick off at West Orange Town Hall, 66 Main St., and will support the PSZ Believe Foundation, the Mayor’s Sunshine Fund and the Downtown West Orange Alliance, which is sponsoring the event. […]

Indian culture celebrated at flag-raising ceremony in West Orange

Indian culture celebrated at flag-raising ceremony in West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Sisters Riya and Sachi Goel with the support of their mother, Pooja Goel, all of West Orange, organized the annual Indian flag-raising ceremony on the steps of Town Hall, which was held Monday, Aug. 15.  The celebration commemorated the 75th anniversary of Indian independence from British rule. Mayor Robert Parisi, Council […]

Washington Elementary hosts ‘Downtown Thursday’ event

Washington Elementary hosts ‘Downtown Thursday’ event

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Washington Elementary School hosted the latest “Downtown Thursday” event on July 29, featuring a variety of family-friendly events and the dedication of a new historical marker recognizing the old trolley system that once connected the township. Downtown West Orange Alliance Director Megan Brill and her team organized the event, which included […]

West Orange Scholarship Fund, township honor WOHS principal

West Orange Scholarship Fund, township honor WOHS principal

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School Principal Hayden Moore was honored by the West Orange Scholarship Fund for “20-plus years of extraordinary public service to the students of West Orange and our community” in a touching ceremony held at The Rock on June 9. Moore was surrounded by his family, including wife Sarahi […]

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