32 become U.S. citizens at Edison NHP

In naturalization ceremony in West Orange, individuals from 23 countries gather as new Americans

32 become U.S. citizens at Edison NHP

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Thirty-two people became United States citizens when they took the oath of allegiance at Thomas Edison National Historical Park on Sept. 27, marking the first time a naturalization ceremony has been held at the park. The ceremony celebrated people who had come to the United States from 23 different countries and […]

Seton Hall Prep teams to begin seasons

Seton Hall Prep teams to begin seasons

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The Seton Hall Prep varsity football and soccer teams will begin their seasons. The football team will play Archbishop Caroll at Cardinal O’Hara HS in Springfield, Pa. on Friday, August 31, at noon in the season opener. Here are their schedules: Football August 31, vs. Archbishop Carroll, at Cardinal O’Hara HS […]

Community activist sworn in as president of West Orange Rotary Club

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Resident and community activist Cynthia Hadley-Bailey was sworn in as president of the Rotary Club of West Orange for the 2018-2019 year on June 30 at Mayfair Farms. She is the 91st president of the West Orange chapter and the sixth woman president. Hadley-Bailey has long been involved in grassroots community […]

Rotary gives 17 WO seniors scholarships

At annual event, West Orange club gives $18,500 to local students pursuing higher education

Rotary gives 17 WO seniors scholarships

WEST ORANGE, NJ — On June 15, one week after the West Orange Rotary Club gave away more than $18,000 to local community organizations, its members gathered for a luncheon reception at Mayfair Farms to award $18,500 in scholarships to 17 college-bound students from West Orange High School and Seton Hall Prep. According to Scholarship […]

SHP presents diplomas to 233 graduates

SHP presents diplomas to 233 graduates

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — On Sunday, June 3, at Seton Hall University’s Walsh Auditorium in South Orange, Seton Hall Preparatory School conducted the school’s 158th commencement exercises, presenting diplomas to 233 graduates. SHP President Msgr. Michael E. Kelly and Headmaster Msgr. Robert E. Harahan presented the school’s most cherished award, the Archbishop Thomas A. Boland […]

Young artists from CHS show their work in SOPAC gallery

In just 5 years, exhibit has grown to 900 submissions

Young artists from CHS show their work in SOPAC gallery

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The second and third floors of the South Orange Performing Arts Center are decorated with the artwork of students from 17 Essex County high schools as part of the “Inspired Minds Young Artist Exhibition.” The 66 works of art were unveiled at an opening reception at SOPAC on May 17, and […]

‘Inspired Minds’ at work in SOPAC gallery

‘Inspired Minds’ at work in SOPAC gallery

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The South Orange Performing Arts Center’s Herb & Milly Iris Gallery, at 1 SOPAC Way, will host its annual Inspired Minds: Young Artist Exhibition, featuring 50 of the most talented Essex County high school artists, from May 17 through Aug. 17. This year’s exhibition, opening with a special reception on Thursday, […]

Brown sentenced to life in prison

Confessed killer says in open court that he does not regret killing 19-year-old Brendan Tevlin

Brown sentenced to life in prison

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Four years after 19-year-old Brendan Tevlin was killed at a stoplight in West Orange while on his way home to Livingston, his killer, Ali Muhammad Brown, was sentenced to life in prison with no possibility of parole by Superior Court Judge Ronald Wigler in Newark on May 1. In March, while […]

SHP cuts the ribbon on new JV baseball field

SHP cuts the ribbon on new JV baseball field

WEST ORANGE, NJ — On Saturday, May 5, Seton Hall Prep honored two stalwart supporters of the school with a pair of dedications at the Kelly Athletic Complex on Prospect Avenue. That morning, G. Kelly Martin ’77 cut the ribbon on the Junior Varsity Baseball Field as President Msgr. Michael E. Kelly dedicated the field […]

Local athletes honored by UNICO

Local athletes honored by UNICO

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Orange-West Orange chapter of UNICO National held its 44th annual Sports Awards Breakfast in the West Orange High School Cafeteria on Feb. 25, honoring athletes from WOHS, Orange High School, Seton Hall Prep, Golda Och Academy and the West Orange Police Athletic League football team and cheerleaders, who were undefeated […]

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