WEST ORANGE, NJ — It’s time again to celebrate the Muckers who worked with Thomas Edison. Edison had thousands of great ideas, but one of his paramount achievements was the very process of invention itself. He built research laboratories in West Orange and they became his “invention factory.” At the heart of this humming structure […]
WEST ORANGE, NJ — The National Park Service invites visitors of all ages to join in the celebration of its 100th birthday on Aug. 25. Thomas Edison National Historical Park at 211 Main St. will host a weeklong centennial event, with the visitor center remaining open from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday through Sunday. […]
WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Rotary Club of West Orange granted a total of $12,500 to 17 nonprofit organizations benefiting West Orange and New Jersey at its annual Community Service Awards luncheon at Mayfair Farms on June 24. All 17 organizations were deemed worthy by the Rotary’s awards committee after submitting letters describing their causes […]
WEST ORANGE, NJ — “The Wizard of West Orange,” a new documentary short about the genius of Thomas Edison, his inventions, his life, and his workshops, will be unveiled Wednesday June 22, at 5:30 p.m. at Thomas Edison National Historical Park, 211 Main St. in West Orange. Admission is free and open to the public. […]
Locals experience all downtown West Orange has to offer at annual event, this year with Slide the City
WEST ORANGE, NJ — On June 4, the West Orange Street Fair and Edison Day drew a large crowd to downtown West Orange. The event featured booths from town organizations, local businesses and food vendors, as well as a water slide from Slide the City.
WEST ORANGE, NJ — A new National Park Service report shows that 56,317 visitors to Thomas Edison National Historical Park in 2015 spent $3.2 million in communities near the park, according to a recent release. That spending supported 42 jobs in the local area and had a cumulative benefit to the local economy of $4.4 […]
WEST ORANGE, NJ — Schedule your spring tune-up and attend a cocktail party at Thomas Edison’s garage on Thursday, May 19, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. on the grounds of Glenmont, the Edison estate in Llewellyn Park in West Orange. Come out to meet new and old friends, socialize in a historic setting, savor hors […]