Thanksgiving lunch highlights community, strength, giving

Thanksgiving lunch highlights community, strength, giving

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Chamber of Commerce, West Orange Lions Club, West Orange Rotary Club and Orange/West Orange UNICO hosted their annual Community Thanksgiving Luncheon on Nov. 27, bringing residents together at Mayfair Farms to celebrate the holiday and hear guest speaker Barbara Warter. Mayor Robert Parisi also spoke at the event. […]

West Orange community rallies to provide Thanksgiving meals

West Orange community rallies to provide Thanksgiving meals

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Once again, the West Orange community rallied to provide Thanksgiving meals to struggling families.  The Mayor’s Sunshine Fund distributed more than 120 baskets that included turkeys and trimmings, and West Orange Public Schools collected nonperishable food items for the fund. The Holy Trinity-West Orange Food Pantry was able to purchase turkeys […]

Sheriff’s Office donates more than 600 turkeys to the needy

Sheriff’s Office donates more than 600 turkeys to the needy

NEWARK, NJ — Nearly 600 turkeys and hundreds of other food items filled more than 10 trucks, SUVs and vans as the Essex County Sheriff’s Office completed its annual Thanksgiving Food Drive for the needy and homeless. This is the 30th year that Sheriff Armando Fontoura and officers have worked with the community for this […]

Roosevelt Middle School donates food to Mayor’s Sunshine Fund

Roosevelt Middle School donates food to Mayor’s Sunshine Fund

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Seventh-grade students in teacher Jay Wecht’s class at Roosevelt Middle School greeted Mayor Robert Parisi on Nov. 21 as they boxed up their donations to the Mayor’s Sunshine Fund. The Mayor’s Sunshine Fund provides Thanksgiving baskets to needy families in the West Orange community, and West Orange schools have long-participated by […]

Columbia Bank adds local charities to Thanksgiving turkey tradition

Columbia Bank adds local charities to Thanksgiving turkey tradition

FAIR LAWN, NJ — This year, Columbia Bank is making the holidays brighter for local families in need by donating fresh turkeys to six local New Jersey food banks. The turkeys will be personally delivered by bank employees to Center for Food Action in Englewood, New Hope Community Ministries in Prospect Park, Harvest Outreach Ministries […]

West Orange PBA members volunteer in community

West Orange PBA members volunteer in community

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Members of the West Orange PBA Local 25 gathered donated items to support the annual Thanksgiving food drive at the Holy Trinity Food Pantry in West Orange. The combined efforts of those willing to help will improve the quality of life for those in need both during the holidays and year-round. […]

TBA donates turkeys and all the trimmings to NESF

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Temple B’nai Abraham Social Action Committee collected turkeys and all the trimmings to benefit Newark Emergency Services for Families. The TBA Social Action Committee Co-chairwomen are Janet Penn and Ruth Ross. For more than three decades, NESF, a not-for-profit organization, has been serving the Greater Essex County community. NESF is committed […]

Thanksgiving Luncheon focuses on comfort, aid, kindness

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Chamber of Commerce, West Orange Rotary Club, Lions Club and Orange-West Orange chapter of UNICO hosted their annual Thanksgiving Luncheon at Mayfair Farms on Nov. 21, inviting the founder and president of HEART 9/11, Bill Keegan, to be the guest speaker. Residents listened to Keegan discuss his nonprofit […]

WO Chamber to hold annual Community Thanksgiving Luncheon

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Chamber of Commerce invites the community to attend the annual Community Thanksgiving Luncheon on Wednesday, Nov. 21, from noon to 1:30 p.m. at Mayfair Farms, 481 Eagle Rock Ave. in West Orange. “You don’t want to miss the only event of the year that brings together the four […]

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