Ninth annual 5K Run/3K Walk for Nikhil set for Sept. 15

Ninth annual 5K Run/3K Walk for Nikhil set for Sept. 15

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Registration is now open for the ninth annual Stop For Nikhil 5K Run/Walk to remember those who died and to honor those who have been seriously injured in traffic crashes. The event will be Sunday, Sept. 15, at West Orange High School, 51 Conforti Ave. On race day, registration begins at […]

Badlani Foundation awards $2K grant to Gregory School

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Nikhil Badlani Foundation presented Gregory Elementary School with a $2,000 grant award at the PTA meeting on Oct. 10. The grant award was presented by Sangeeta and Sunil Badlani to Gregory Principal Makeida Estupinan. NBF had issued a challenge to West Orange public schools that the school team raising the […]

STOP for Nikhil raises nearly $50K so far

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Residents gathered at West Orange High School’s Suriano Stadium on Sunday, Sept. 16, for the eighth annual STOP for Nikhil 5K Run and 3K Walk put on by the Nikhil Badlani Foundation to honor Nikhil Badlani, a West Orange middle school student who died in a car crash in 2011, when […]

Township engineer details new road diet

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Municipal engineer Leonard Lepore announced at the July 16 West Orange Pedestrian Safety Advisory Board meeting that the Main Street road diet will include lane, striping and parking changes to slow down traffic and increase road safety in the township. The project, which spans from Park Avenue to Tory Corner on […]

West Orange Scholarship Fund awards $92,000 to graduating seniors

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Scholarship Fund distributed $92,000 in scholarships to graduating West Orange High School seniors at Senior Awards Night on June 7. The evening began with a welcome from West Orange High School Principal Hayden Moore, followed by student recognition for academic excellence and community service. A series of military […]

Tribute to Nikhil highlights musical talent

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The seventh annual Musical Celebration and Tribute to Nikhil was held June 12 at Liberty Middle School, bringing community members together to showcase the wide range of musical talent shared by West Orange students and faculty. The concert was a culmination of a year of practice and education through the Music […]

WO Rotary awards $18K to nonprofits

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Rotary Club hosted residents and community organizations at Mayfair Farms for its annual Community Service Awards Luncheon on June 8, awarding $18,700 to 22 local and national nonprofit groups. The funds for the awards were raised during events held throughout the year, and go toward supporting organizations that […]

Tribute to Nikhil to be June 12

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Nikhil Badlani Foundation will hold its annual Musical Celebration and Tribute to Nikhil on Tuesday, June 12, at 6:45 p.m. at Liberty Middle School, 1 Kelly Drive in West Orange. The celebration will feature performances by the students and instructors from the Music For Nikhil program. Admission is free. For […]

Badlani Foundation urges stepped-up action

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Advocates in New Jersey are urging local leaders to step up their important work to reach Vision Zero — zero traffic deaths and severe injuries — in light of the recent release of a groundbreaking report setting a goal to eliminate traffic fatalities in the United States by 2050. The report, […]