WOEA, WOSF honor Galante bros. for decades of service

WOEA, WOSF honor Galante bros. for decades of service

WEST ORANGE, NJ — A combined 84 years of learning, teaching and coaching in the West Orange School District earned brothers Nick Galante and Pat Galante the West Orange Scholarship Fund and West Orange Education Association’s annual Lifetime Achievement Award, presented to them at a fundraising reception at the Rock Spring Golf Course on May […]

WO-owned Rock Spring officially opens

WO-owned Rock Spring officially opens

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Residents of West Orange gathered at the newly renamed Rock Spring Golf Club at West Orange to officially kick off the 2019 golf season May 9, with longtime West Orange School District educators Pat Galante and Nick Galante being the first to tee off at the course, formerly the Rock Spring […]

WOEA, WOSF to honor Galante brothers

WOEA, WOSF to honor Galante brothers

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Education Association and the West Orange Scholarship Fund will honor twin brothers Nick and Pat Galante, who both served in the West Orange School District for 40 or more years. “We are very excited to be working with the West Orange Education Association to honor Pat and Nick […]

Explore Rock Spring the night before it opens

Explore Rock Spring the night before it opens

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The public is invited to attend the opening ceremonies of the municipally owned Rock Spring Golf Club in West Orange, 90 Rock Spring Road, on Thursday, May 9, at 6 p.m., with the ceremonial first drive at 7 p.m. Guests will have the opportunity to walk and explore the grounds of […]

WO officially owns Rock Spring

WO officially owns Rock Spring

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Vision became reality as West Orange Township officials closed on the Rock Spring Golf Club property in the Conference Room at Town Hall on April 18, according to an April 22 press release from the township. The Office of State Comptroller approved the acquisition. The 138-acre site, offering views of the […]

TC hires sports management company to run Rock Spring

TC hires sports management company to run Rock Spring

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Township Council unanimously approved a contract with sports management company KemperSports to run the golf operations at the newly-acquired Rock Spring Golf Course at its April 9 meeting, hiring the company to manage the course for a 20-month period. According to township attorney Richard Trenk, the township is […]

Frese named president of New Jersey State Golf Association

Frese named president of New Jersey State Golf Association

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Long-time Maplewood resident William E. Frese has been elected as the 61st president of the New Jersey State Golf Association, the second oldest golf association in the United States. He brings a wealth of golf and leadership experience to his position. Frese served as vice president of the NJSGA the past two […]

Open Space Commission organizes townwide tour

Open Space Commission organizes townwide tour

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange Open Space Commission Chairman Joe McCartney, along with other commissioners, organized for Barbara Heskins Davis, from The Land Conservancy, and township engineer Lenny Lepore to present the details and status of the Open Space Inventory in a townwide tour on March 23. The tour’s goal was to help the […]

TC OKs Rock Spring purchase

TC agrees to purchase Rock Spring before a developer can

TC OKs Rock Spring purchase

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Township Council unanimously passed an ordinance on March 5 approving the purchase of the Rock Spring Country Club, allowing the township to move forward with buying the land from the Montclair Golf Course. An ordinance that would approve a $12 million bond to buy the 138-acre property will […]