WO Rec to honor local men on March 2

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Recreation Department will hold its Rec Achievement Award Luncheon on Saturday, March 2, at 1 p.m. at the Katz Civic Center, 650 Pleasant Valley Way, with parking in the tennis court lot. Honorees at this event will be Mike Loreto of the Police Athletic League, Brad Palent of […]

WO community honors King, emulators

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Human Relations Commission hosted West Orange residents at The Life Christian Church on Monday, Jan. 15, to celebrate the life of Martin Luther King Jr. The celebration recognized police officers and community members who have forged the path that King started, and five residents were also honored with […]

Rec Dept. honors 4 committed town volunteers

Rec Dept. honors 4 committed town volunteers

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Recreation Department honored four volunteers who have dedicated their time to supporting township programs at its annual Recreation Achievement Luncheon at the Katz Community Center on March 4. The department awarded plaques to Bob Franco, Vincent Stanziale Jr., Angie Della Pia and Mark Cacciacarne, who were respectively selected […]

Rec to honor Franco, Stanziale, Della Pia and Cacciacarne on March 4

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The annual Rec Achievement Luncheon is scheduled for Saturday, March 4, at 1 p.m. at the Katz Community Center in Degnan Park. The event honors individuals who have made significant contributions to community recreational and sports programs. This year’s honorees are Bob Franco, Vincent Stanziale Jr., Angela Della Pia and Mark […]

MTL, community donate 49 Thanksgiving turkeys

MTL, community donate 49 Thanksgiving turkeys

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Mountain Top League held its fourth annual food drive on Nov. 21 to benefit the Holy Trinity Food Pantry; once again, the West Orange community came through in a big way! In just more than two hours, the community donated more than 50 grocery bags filled with 49 turkeys, 10 […]

Mountain Top League receives grant

Mountain Top League receives grant

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Mountain Top League was awarded a $1,000 grant on Oct. 13 by Wells Fargo Foundation to support the organization’s mission of providing recreational programs for children of all levels in baseball, softball, basketball, soccer and hockey. The Mountain Top League is a volunteer organization that has served the children of […]

Draft scandal rocks Mountain Top League

Basketball coaches accuse trustee, Clippers coach of stacking championship-winning team

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Several coaches involved in the Mountain Top League’s middle school boys basketball program are coming out against the way two players who had missed the draft were placed on a team, accusing one basketball trustee in particular of creating a “stacked” team that eventually won the championship. The trustee in question […]

MTL spring sports season

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Mountain Top League is offering several youth sports options for the spring 2016 season: Girls’ softball, the only softball program in West Orange, is for girls in pre-K through sixth-grade, register by March 15; Soccer, the largest youth sports program in town, has two programs, an in-house recreation league and 3v3 […]