WOHS varsity cheerleaders will head to Nationals competition

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange High School varsity cheerleaders were named Northeast Regional Champions in the Large Varsity Non-Tumbling Division at the Universal Cheerleaders Association Northeast Regional Competition on Nov. 14, held at Pine Belt Arena in Toms River. This is the second year the team has competed at the regionals, and its […]

Orange teen attend summit

ORANGE, NJ — Orange Mayor Dwayne Warren stands with a group of students on Saturday, Nov. 14, at the sixth annual Teen Summit as they made they way between the various workshops, seminars and activities that were available for participants of all ages.

Annual coat drive returns; donate to those in need

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The GenWealth Group of Maplewood is once again encouraging residents to drop off clean and gently used coats for men, women and children for donation to the 20th annual Jersey Cares Coat Drive, a program that will eventually distribute all donated coats to approximately 200 New Jersey-based nonprofits. Anyone interested in contributing coats […]

‘Best Downtown’ celebration

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Maplewood Village Alliance has announced a special customer appreciation day on Saturday, Nov. 14, in celebration of being voted New Jersey’s favorite downtown. Maplewood was voted the No. 1 downtown in New Jersey in a bracket-style competition run by New Jersey Monthly and sponsored by Kings Supermarket. Up against some big […]

WOHS, vet recognize each other for devotion to nation

WEST ORANGE, NJ — When the West Orange High School Jr. Air Force ROTC held its Veterans Day Ceremony on Nov. 4 at Conforti Circle to recognize members of the military for their service, the students were presented with a special recognition, as well. Capt. Robert Murphy of the 1-150th Aviator Helicopter Battalion, who recently […]

Ethiopian church finds permanent home

Church opens its doors on Dean Street in West Orange to much fanfare from community

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Amanuel Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church welcomed the West Orange community to its new building at 15 Dean St. with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Nov. 9. Mayor Robert Parisi, County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr., much of the West Orange Township Council, and numerous township officials and members of the West Orange Chamber of […]

Orange mayor has public report on YWCA purchase

ORANGE, NJ — Orange Mayor Dwayne Warren ended a meeting on Monday, Nov. 9, in Council Chambers regarding the status of the proposed new recreation center with a promise to hold another discussion on the same topic Monday, Nov. 16. The proposed center involves the purchase and conversion of the old YWCA building on Main Street. […]

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