Planning Board delves into master plan update goals

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Planning Board unanimously voted to initiate the process for developing an updated township master plan at its March 1 meeting. The New Jersey legislature requires municipalities to re-examine their master plans every 10 years, which means West Orange’s revision is not due until 2020. But Chairman Robert Bagoff […]

Help build better tomorrows with Arc

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The 19th annual Building Tomorrows 5K Run/Walk will be Saturday, April 29, at the Clipper Pavilion in the South Mountain Recreation Complex in West Orange. The 5K will begin at 9 a.m., the family walk at 10:30 a.m. and the fun fest at 10:45 a.m. For entry fee information and complete […]

NJCA 5K raises nearly $15,000 to help abused children

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The third annual Heroes for Children 5K and Family Fun Walk was held Oct. 1 at the South Mountain Recreation Complex’s Clipper Pavilion in West Orange. More than 300 neighbors, community members and friends donned their favorite superhero costumes for a fun-filled day to help raise awareness about child abuse and […]

County plans month of festivities to celebrate parks and recreation

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Essex County Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs announced a month-long schedule of activities to celebrate July as National Parks and Recreation Month. The public is invited to enjoy “Wellness on the Waterfront,” which includes exercise demonstrations, concerts, movies, and arts and crafts at the South Mountain Recreation Complex […]

Essex County offers fishing derbies for youngsters

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County’s 2016 fishing derbies have been announced. The events will be held in seven locations in the Essex County Park System. Sponsored by the Essex County Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs, each derby is free and open to children ages 15 and younger. All children must be accompanied […]