UNICO hosts annual scholarship dinner

UNICO hosts annual scholarship dinner

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Orange/West Orange Chapter of UNICO National held its 2017 Scholarship Dinner on June 21 at Mayfair Farms in West Orange. Three UNICO National Scholarship winners were announced and six local area high school students were awarded individual local scholarships. Italian Language Awards were also given to high school students. Local […]

Seton Hall Prep baseball team boasts stellar players during season

Seton Hall Prep baseball team boasts stellar players during season

  WEST ORANGE, NJ – The Seton Hall Prep varsity baseball team featured several outstanding players during another terrific season. The Pirates finished with a stellar 26-3 record, including winning the Greater Newark Tournament title for the fifth straight year and the Super Essex Conference-American Division championship for the sixth time in the eight-year existence […]

Get ready for the 16th annual Exhibition of Irish Sports

WEST ORANGE, NJ — On Sunday, June 11, the Friendly Sons of the Shillelagh Essex will be hosting the 16th annual Exhibition of Irish Sports at Seton Hall Preparatory School’s Kelly Athletic Center in West Orange from noon to 7 p.m. The purpose of this not-for-profit event is to encourage and promulgate Irish culture, traditions […]

Township comes together to fight cancer

Annual West Orange Relay for Life raises $36,000 in donations, hopes to hit $50K by end of August

Township comes together to fight cancer

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Approximately 450 people gathered at West Orange High School for the township’s annual Relay for Life event from May 19 to 20, where they intermittently walked around a track all night to gain insight into the physical discomfort cancer patients suffer, while also raising money for the American Cancer Society. Event […]

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 […]

Parisi trumpets addition of 6th jitney route

Mayor gives updates on transportation, redevelopment in annual address; honors community members

Parisi trumpets addition of 6th jitney route

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Mayor Robert Parisi announced that the township will be getting a sixth jitney route this year in his State of the Township Address during the West Orange Chamber of Commerce’s annual breakfast at the Wilshire Grand Hotel on Feb. 8. Parisi revealed that West Orange will add a service line covering […]

Historians suggest seven properties as historic landmarks

Historic sites considered include Condit, Tompkins houses

Historians suggest seven properties as historic landmarks

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Two architectural historians suggested seven properties in the lower Gregory neighborhood as possible historic landmarks during the West Orange Historic Preservation Commission’s Feb. 8 meeting. Patrick Harshbarger and Eryn Boyce, of Hunter Research, made their suggestions after conducting a survey of 45 area properties put forward by the commission as having […]

Seton Hall Prep to hold annual winter carnival

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Join Seton Hall Prep on Sunday, Jan. 15, for the annual winter carnival featuring games, entertainment, prizes and more. The carnival will run from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at Seton Hall Prep, 120 Northfield Ave. in West Orange. The event is free for anyone with a developmental or physical disability. Contact […]

Township comes together to give thanks

West Orange service organizations hold annual Community Thanksgiving Luncheon, raise money

Township comes together to give thanks

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Chamber of Commerce, Lions Club, UNICO and Rotary Club showed their appreciation for their successes of the past year by donating $267 and hundreds of pounds of food to the Holy Trinity Food Pantry during their annual Community Thanksgiving Luncheon at Mayfair Farms on Nov. 23. The money […]