WOFD leads CPR certification course for local Scouts

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Fire Department, utilizing curriculum from the American Heart Association, held a CPR certification course for West Orange Girl Scout Troop 20207 and Boy Scout Troop 2 on June 9. In support of the department’s ongoing relationship with Scouting, the course was delivered specifically to these young men and […]

West Orange Scouts bring reading closer to home

West Orange Scouts bring reading closer to home

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Five West Orange boys originally from Cub Scout Pack 10 and now part of Boy Scout Troop 2 have given the gift of literacy to residents with the installation of five book-exchange libraries throughout the township. Harold Ross, Seun Ogun, Peter Teixeira Jr., Mekhi Graves and Kyle Bullard each helped design, […]

Worthwhile residents to receive 2016 Maple Leaf Awards

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — On Sunday, May 15, Joanne Beckerich, Linda and Gordon Barnes, and Virginia Kurshan will be honored as recipients of the Maple Leaf Award for their extraordinary volunteer and community service, according to a recent press release. “Whether the volunteer work of this year’s recipients has been given for service to maintain and […]

West Orange Troop 2 celebrates 100 years

Township Boy Scouts from past century gather to commemorate Troop 2, attend centennial party

West Orange Troop 2 celebrates 100 years

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange’s Boy Scout Troop 2 celebrated its 100th anniversary with a gathering at Mayfair Farms on April 3, uniting Scouts past and present to pay tribute to the troop’s century of service to the community’s young men. More than 150 former Scouts attended the event, with some traveling from as […]

Troop 2’s Dean, Fanslau and Rosu achieve Eagle Scout status

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Evan S. Dean, William J. Fanslau and Andrei J. Rosu, all of West Orange, have earned the highest advancement award the Boy Scouts of America offers to Scouts: the Eagle Scout Award. Eagle Scout rank is earned by less than 2.5 percent of all boys involved in Scouting. To earn the […]