Nutley UNICO’s annual golf outing a huge success

Nutley UNICO’s annual golf outing a huge success

NUTLEY, NJ — Nutley UNICO held its annual golf outing at Essex County Park on Friday, Aug. 28. Bill Algieri, whose swearing in ceremony was delayed since March, was officially sworn in as the club’s newest member. Nutley UNICO’s annual donations were also distributed to Cerebral Palsy of NJ, Nutley Thriving Survivors and the Multiple […]

West Orange to remove Columbus monument

West Orange to remove Columbus monument

WEST ORANGE, NJ — In the wake of the killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer and the Black Lives Matter protests that have broken out across the country over the last several weeks, many statues depicting Confederate leaders have either been defaced and destroyed or removed by the cities they’re in, with […]

O-WO UNICO praises local high school athletes

O-WO UNICO praises local high school athletes

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Orange–West Orange Chapter of UNICO National recently held its 46th annual Sports Award Breakfast to honor the high school athletes who are unsung heroes from local schools in Orange and West Orange. Students honored are from West Orange High School, Orange High School, Golda Och Academy and Seton Hall Preparatory […]

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. […]

Essex County Freeholders celebrate Italian Heritage Month

Essex County Freeholders celebrate Italian Heritage Month

NEWARK, NJ — The Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders held its 2019 Italian Heritage Month celebration on Wednesday, Oct. 23, at the Hall of Records. The ceremony commemorated the heritage and culture of the Italian-American community. Freeholder President Brendan Gill began the program with welcoming remarks, recognizing the vast diversity that exists in Essex […]

Celebrating Italian heritage in West Orange

Celebrating Italian heritage in West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — An Italian flag-raising ceremony took place on the steps of West Orange Town Hall on Oct. 10. This event celebrating Italian heritage was sponsored by the Orange/West Orange Chapter of UNICO. Mayor Robert Parisi addressed the crowd and said that these ceremonies serve as a reminder of the importance that all […]

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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