WOCC to hold 2019 Community Awards Dinner

WOCC to hold 2019 Community Awards Dinner

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Chamber of Commerce have announced that the keynote speakers for the annual Community Awards Dinner on Monday, May 13, at 6 p.m. at Mayfair Farms, 481 Eagle Rock Ave. in West Orange, will be husband and wife, Justin and Ami McClure, the parents of famous YouTubers Ava and […]

Redwood ‘Patriots v. Loyalists’ debate sets stage for Revolutionary War

Redwood ‘Patriots v. Loyalists’ debate sets stage for Revolutionary War

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The annual “Patriots v. Loyalists” debate in Paul Stefanelli’s fourth-grade class at Redwood School on March 15 entertained as well as educated students, parents and administrators. As part of their social studies unit, the class was divided into Patriot and Loyalist groups. Stefanelli challenged the groups to research their positions thoroughly, […]

Redwood School celebrates BHM with wax museums, assembly

Redwood School celebrates BHM with wax museums, assembly

WEST ORANGE, NJ — It was an exciting day at Redwood Elementary School as Black History Month came to a close on Feb. 28. Second-graders presented wax museums, students attended an assembly that featured the kings and queens of Africa and Egypt, and the West Orange High School girls’ and boys’ step teams performed. In […]

Expert speaks on CO2 in WOSD

BOE hears recommendations to lower carbon dioxide levels in schools

Expert speaks on CO2 in WOSD

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Board of Education heard a presentation about the carbon dioxide levels in the district’s schools at its Jan. 28 meeting, when a consultant updated board members and the public about the air quality at West Orange High School. The rest of the schools were also tested, and it […]

Bullying expert offers solutions at Redwood PTA meeting

Bullying expert offers solutions at Redwood PTA meeting

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange resident and bullying/anti-bullying expert Randy Nathan brought his powerful presentation to the Jan. 16 Redwood PTA meeting. Nathan’s topic was “Conflict v. Bullying,” and discussed the challenges of the New Jersey anti-bullying law in school districts, the history of the law, facts about bullying and ways to begin addressing […]

BOE, WOSD officials discuss health issues in schools

BOE, WOSD officials discuss health issues in schools

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange School District administrators updated the West Orange Board of Education and members of the public at the Dec. 11 BOE meeting about the water and air quality in the school buildings, bringing up-to-date results of legionella bacteria testing in all schools and carbon dioxide level testing at West Orange […]

Santa to visit West Orange schools

Santa to visit West Orange schools

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Every year, Santa Claus tours the various neighborhoods of West Orange just after Thanksgiving to “ring in the season.” This year’s event will be Sunday, Nov. 25. In past years the tour wound its way through various neighborhoods in town, but this year’s Santa Tour has scheduled stops at each of […]

West Orange is epicenter of county traffic delays

Township and school district staff members go above and beyond

West Orange is epicenter of county traffic delays

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The snowstorm on Thursday, Nov. 15, proved a lot more intense than had been anticipated. As a result, it caused havoc in northern New Jersey, as resources were overtaxed, commuters were trapped inside their cars for hours, and students were stranded at school or inside school buses. Essex County saw 6 […]

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