Smith earns Boy Scout scholarship

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Eagle Scout Peyton Smith, a West Orange High School alumnus of the Class of 2017, will be heading to Syracuse University with the prestigious Kiefer Scholarship, given by the Boy Scouts of America, Northeast Region. “The Northeast Region Boy Scouts of America is the recipient of income from a memorial trust […]

County Prosecutors Association of New Jersey announces scholarships

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino announced Aug. 9 that the County Prosecutors Association of New Jersey is offering four memorial scholarships: the Oscar W. Rittenhouse, the Andrew K. Ruotolo Jr., the Harris Y. Cotton and John H. Stamler memorial scholarships. Each scholarship is a one-year grant in the amount of […]

Timothy Groves Memorial Scholarship benefits 11 WOHS seniors

Timothy Groves Memorial Scholarship benefits 11 WOHS seniors

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Last month, the legacy of former West Orange police officer Timothy Groves continued in a meaningful way: For the third straight year, the Timothy Groves Memorial Scholarship was awarded to a group of deserving West Orange High School seniors. The scholarship, which is part of the West Orange Scholarship Fund, was […]

$20,000 raised for Mary Jo Codey Scholarship Fund

$20,000 raised for Mary Jo Codey Scholarship Fund

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Scholarship Fund honored educator Mary Jo Codey at a reception held at the Montclair Country Club on June 15, raising $20,000 to implement an annual scholarship in her name. Attendees included Mary Jo Codey’s husband, Richard Codey, former N.J. governor and current state senator; West Orange Mayor Robert […]

Area students benefit from Rotary’s gift

Club provides scholarships to 17 high school seniors to aid their quest for higher education

Area students benefit from Rotary’s gift

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Continuing its tradition of providing college scholarships to local college-bound high school seniors, the West Orange Rotary Club gifted $19,500 to 17 students from area schools at the club’s annual scholarship awards luncheon at Mayfair Farms on June 9. The scholarship recipient selection process is a true labor of love for […]

Michael T. McCormick Jr. Foundation to hold final fundraising event

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Michael T. McCormick Jr. Foundation will hold its final fundraising event on Tuesday, June 13, at 6 p.m. at Mayfair Farms, 481 Eagle Rock Ave. in West Orange, to honor McCormick’s memory and distribute scholarships to students from Seton Hall Prep and West Orange High School. McCormick attended Redwood Elementary […]

WOAHO’s ‘Men Who Cook’ fundraiser returns

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Save the date for West Orange African Heritage Organization’s “Men Who Cook” scholarship fundraiser on Sunday, June 11, from 1 to 4 p.m. at St. Joseph Church’s Beatrice Kruglinski Parish Center, 44 Benvenue Ave. in West Orange. Admission is charged. For more information, contact 973-671-1158 or visit www.woaho.org.

Scholarship contest launches in West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — It takes a village to influence financial disciplines to our teens. Nonprofit organization CORE Spiritual and Wellness, jointly with West Orange Mayor Robert Parisi, Superintendent of Schools Jeffrey Rutzky and school district staff, are committed to supporting parents as they engage their teens to influence reduction in household expenses through the […]

Orange/West Orange UNICO presents scholarships, awards

Orange/West Orange UNICO presents scholarships, awards

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Orange/West Orange Chapter held its Scholarship and Awards Dinner on June 15 at Mayfair Farms in West Orange. One UNICO National Scholarship winner was announced and five local area high school students were awarded individual local memorial scholarships. Two Italian language scholarships were also given to high school students. Henry […]