West Orange High School senior receives Unsung Hero Award

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School senior Desiree Rivera received the Essex County School Boards Association Unsung Hero/Heroine Student Recognition Award at a ceremony held at Liberty Middle School on March 15. The recognition is open to students in Essex County high schools who make outstanding contributions to their schools and communities but […]

Display your art in West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Arts Council is calling for artists to participate in pop-up shows in June and August at the West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Road. Various exhibit opportunities and options are available throughout the summer for local artists to showcase their work in a professional gallery setting in the […]

WOHS students install art at WOAC

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School art students installed their work at the West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Road, on Feb. 24 as part of an exhibit. The show displays more than 40 pieces from 16 advanced art students and will run through March 31. Photos Courtesy of Patricia Mitrano

WOHS students display their work at WO Arts Center

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Through a partnership between the Visual and Performing Arts Program at West Orange High School and the West Orange Arts Center, a new show show will feature rising stars of the arts community from Saturday, Feb. 24, through Saturday, March 31. A reception will take place on Saturday, March 3, from […]

WOAC features two new exhibits

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Arts Council will host two new exhibitions — “Invasion,” featuring new collages by Lisa Suss, and “Mind’s Eye,” featuring paintings by Carol Black-Lemon — as part of its Welcome to the West Orange Arts Center 2018 programming. The opening reception will be Saturday, Jan. 13, from 1 to […]

Krakoviak passes the gavel to McCartney

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Councilwoman Susan McCartney was unanimously elected president of the West Orange Township Council for the 2018 calendar year at the Dec. 5 meeting at which current Council President Joe Krakoviak passed the gavel to her. McCartney has served on the council since 2002, and last served as president in 2013. “Though […]

Don’t miss the WOAC’s holiday boutique

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Arts Council’s annual Holiday Boutique will be open for business on Saturday, Dec. 2, and Sunday, Dec. 3, with vendors filling the West Orange Arts Center on Valley Road. Residents will be able to get a jump on their holiday shopping, while also getting a chance to browse […]

WOAC holiday boutique

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Arts Council will hold a holiday boutique from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 2, and Sunday, Dec. 3, at the West Orange Arts Center, 561 Valley Road. This event will feature original, hand-crafted jewelry, cards, clothing and home items by local artists. For more information, send […]