Fifth annual ‘Bowling for Scholarship Dollars’ set for Feb. 3

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The fifth annual “Bowling for Scholarship Dollars” will be held Saturday, Feb. 3, at Eagle Rock Bowling Lanes, 424 Eagle Rock Ave. in West Orange, from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. The popular event raises funds for West Orange High School Principal Hayden Moore’s scholarships, which are awarded to graduating seniors each […]

Principal’s Scholarship fundraiser nets $2,000 for graduating seniors

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange High School Principal’s Scholarship fundraiser, “Pocketbook Bingo,” netted $2,000 for graduating seniors and put smiles on the faces of all who attended. More than 65 attendees enjoyed an evening of bingo, desserts and fun as numbers were called and winners collected their Coach or Michael Kors handbags at […]

Tri-County Scholarship Fund annual dinner raises $1 million for needy students

WHIPPANY, NJ — Tri-County Scholarship Fund raised a record-breaking $1 million in scholarship funds at its 36th annual Awards Dinner on Nov. 6 at the Hanover Marriott in Whippany. Fulfilling the mission of Tri-County, the scholarships will go to deserving K-12 students in Morris, Passaic and Sussex counties so they can obtain quality, values-based educations […]

CHSSF works to keep sending SOMA students to college

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Columbia High School Scholarship Fund hosted its fifth annual cocktail reception for 120 guests at the Maplewood Club on Sept. 9 to raise money for the scholarships that will be distributed next May. The nonprofit awards need-based scholarships to graduates of Columbia High School to help fund their post-secondary education. In […]

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 […]