Thanksgiving lunch highlights community, strength, giving

Thanksgiving lunch highlights community, strength, giving

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Chamber of Commerce, West Orange Lions Club, West Orange Rotary Club and Orange/West Orange UNICO hosted their annual Community Thanksgiving Luncheon on Nov. 27, bringing residents together at Mayfair Farms to celebrate the holiday and hear guest speaker Barbara Warter. Mayor Robert Parisi also spoke at the event. […]

Roosevelt Middle School donates food to Mayor’s Sunshine Fund

Roosevelt Middle School donates food to Mayor’s Sunshine Fund

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Seventh-grade students in teacher Jay Wecht’s class at Roosevelt Middle School greeted Mayor Robert Parisi on Nov. 21 as they boxed up their donations to the Mayor’s Sunshine Fund. The Mayor’s Sunshine Fund provides Thanksgiving baskets to needy families in the West Orange community, and West Orange schools have long-participated by […]

West Orange honors veterans

West Orange honors veterans

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Residents gathered at War Memorial Park in front of Town Hall on Nov. 11 for the town’s annual Veterans Day ceremony, honoring locals who have served in the military. Hosted by resident and Vietnam War veteran Joseph Brennan, the ceremony also featured the members of the West Orange High School Junior […]

Donate toys to Mayor’s Sunshine Fund

Donate toys to Mayor’s Sunshine Fund

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Mayor’s Sunshine Fund is holding a toy drive through Friday, Dec. 13. Residents are encouraged to donate new and unwrapped toys, which will be delivered to West Orange families in need during the holiday season. Toys are accepted for children up to age 10. Donations can be made from 8:30 […]

West Orange seniors celebrate Halloween

West Orange seniors celebrate Halloween

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Mayor Robert Parisi, Superintendent of Schools Scott Cascone and Liberty Middle School Principal Robert Klemt were all on hand for a fun afternoon of community engagement as they attended the annual senior citizens Halloween party on Oct. 25 in the Katz Center at Degnan Park. The event was run by Department […]

WOPD officers promoted in Oct. 18 ceremony

WOPD officers promoted in Oct. 18 ceremony

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Three West Orange police officers were promoted in an Oct. 18 ceremony at the Wilshire Grand Hotel. Each officer was sworn in by Mayor Robert Parisi, with a member of their family holding the Bible. Rich McDonald was promoted to captain, Tito John was promoted to lieutenant and Rory Kearns was […]