Sixth annual STOP for Nikhil 5K fundraiser raises $52,000

Community pledges to end distracted driving for Nikhil

Sixth annual STOP for Nikhil 5K fundraiser raises $52,000

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The STOP for Nikhil 5K Run/Walk raised more than $52,000 and attracted more than 800 people for its sixth year at West Orange High School on Sept. 18. That money will go toward funding the programs of the Nikhil Badlani Foundation, a West Orange nonprofit organization that has promoted safe driving […]

West Orange Scholarship Fund announces upcoming events

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Scholarship Fund has announced their support of three events that will raise money for WOSF-related scholarships to be awarded at the Senior Awards Night to be held at West Orange High School in June 2017. The first event is the sixth annual Stop For Nikhil 5K Run/3K Walk, […]

Stop for Nikhil 5K returns for sixth year on Sept. 18

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The sixth annual Stop For Nikhil 5K Run/Walk to remember those who died and to honor those who have been seriously injured in motor vehicle crashes will be Sunday, Sept. 18, at West Orange High School. Funds raised will support the Nikhil Badlani Foundation’s ongoing programs to promote traffic safety awareness […]

Rotary continues tradition of supporting local nonprofits

Rotary continues tradition of supporting local nonprofits

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Rotary Club of West Orange granted a total of $12,500 to 17 nonprofit organizations benefiting West Orange and New Jersey at its annual Community Service Awards luncheon at Mayfair Farms on June 24. All 17 organizations were deemed worthy by the Rotary’s awards committee after submitting letters describing their causes […]

Concert in memory of Nikhil Badlani wows audience

Concert in memory of Nikhil Badlani wows audience

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Nikhil Badlani Foundation held its fifth annual Musical Celebration and Tribute to Nikhil inside the Liberty Middle School Auditorium on June 13. Dozens of music students taking lessons through the foundation’s Music for Nikhil program showed off what they have learned with an eclectic range of songs. From Nikhil’s younger […]

NJ Transit buses, train stations to feature West Orange High School student artwork

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The visually stunning “stained-glass” murals created by West Orange High School driver’s education students for the Nikhil Badlani Foundation’s Traffic Safety Awareness project were unveiled April 29 in the Tarnoff Cafeteria, along with the winning title for this year’s campaign: “Put down the attractions to stop the distractions.” The artwork can […]

Badlani Foundation partners with WOHS to create murals

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Nikhil Badlani Foundation, the Essex County Public Safety Academy and West Orange High School have partnered to create Traffic Safety Awareness artwork that will appear on NJ Transit buses beginning in May. The Nikhil Badlani Foundation was founded in 2011 following the death of 11-year-old Nikhil Badlani in an auto […]

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