Badlani Foundation’s Youth Advisory Board wins awards for advocacy

Badlani Foundation’s Youth Advisory Board wins awards for advocacy

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Nikhil Badlani Foundation’s Youth Advisory Board has been working throughout the pandemic, just as diligently as it had been before COVID-19 forced meetings to move online. The high school–led team of students received the Traffic Officers Association of Essex County’s Timothy Larney Memorial Traffic Safety Education & Enforcement Award, and […]

Nikhil Badlani Foundation youth advocate for traffic safety awareness

Nikhil Badlani Foundation youth advocate for traffic safety awareness

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Despite the pandemic, the Nikhil Badlani Foundation Youth Advisory Board has continued to surpass its mission goals to evaluate, generate, develop and implement specific traffic safety plans. On April 9, West Orange High School YAB students kicked off their Distracted Driving Awareness Month campaign by distributing specially-designed signs to be placed […]

STOP for Nikhil wherever you are this year

STOP for Nikhil wherever you are this year

WEST ORANGE, NJ — September in West Orange usually sees hundreds of people gather at West Orange High School for the annual STOP for Nikhil 5K Run and 3K Walk organized by the Nikhil Badlani Foundation, an event to honor Nikhil Badlani, a West Orange middle school student who died in a car crash in […]

WOHS senior wins prestigious Scholastic Silver Key award

WOHS senior wins prestigious Scholastic Silver Key award

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School senior and AP art student Ruth Donagher has been awarded a Silver Key in the Scholastic Arts and Writing Awards competition for her self-portrait. More than 100 arts and literary organizations partner with Scholastic annually to select top works of art and literature from students spanning grades […]

Bielski wins Civic Award for pedestrian safety work

Bielski wins Civic Award for pedestrian safety work

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Roz Moskovitz Bielski, a lifelong West Orange resident, recently received the Giblin Association Civic Award for her community work in pedestrian safety. Bielski, the more than 30-year owner of commercial real estate in the Pleasantdale area of town, formed the Pleasant Valley Way Civic Association in 2014 and has been a […]

Gregory wins $2K grant from Badlani Foundation

Gregory wins $2K grant from Badlani Foundation

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange’s 12 schools competed in the Nikhil Badlani Foundation’s fundraising competition in the lead-up to the STOP for Nikhil 5K in September, and the winner was crowned at Gregory Elementary School’s PTA meeting on Nov. 13. With $3,680 raised for the NBF, Gregory families and staff won a $2,000 grant […]

Bielski preaches pedestrian safety at summit

Bielski preaches pedestrian safety at summit

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — West Orange resident Roz Moskovitz Bielski, far left, had the opportunity to speak on a panel about pedestrian safety on Sept. 24 at the 2019 New Jersey Complete Streets Summit, held at Rutgers’ New Brunswick campus. Bielski, a lifelong West Orange resident and more than 30-year owner of commercial real estate […]

Stop for Nikhil raises more than $50K

Stop for Nikhil raises more than $50K

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The ninth annual STOP for Nikhil 5K Run and 3K Walk held Sept. 15 at West Orange High School was a great success. According to the Nikhil Badlani Foundation, the event has raised more than $50,000.

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