West Orange hardware store celebrates centennial

West Orange hardware store celebrates centennial

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The year 1923 was a big year for innovation — Garrett Morgan received a patent for the traffic light, cathode ray tubes for television were invented by Vladimir Kosma Zworykin and Clarence Birdseye established the modern frozen food industry. And on Main Street in West Orange, Schneider Hardware made its first […]

Sandwich shop celebrates grand opening in West Orange

Sandwich shop celebrates grand opening in West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange leaders helped the owners of PrimoHoagies in the Essex Green shopping center cut the ribbon on the new Italian specialty sandwich shop on July 28. The new store’s employees were joined by members of the West Orange Chamber of Commerce, as well as members of the Seton Hall University […]

West Orange Chamber to celebrate Thanksgiving

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Chamber of Commerce’s annual Community Thanksgiving Luncheon will be held virtually this year on Wednesday, Nov. 24, from noon to 1 p.m. This virtual event is free and open to the public, however registration is required at https://tinyurl.com/yw92y2j8.  This year’s keynote speaker will be Zack Rosenburg, the founder […]

West Orange legend Jordan Baris dies

West Orange legend Jordan Baris dies

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Jordan Baris, a fixture in West Orange, died June 1 at age 93. Baris, a real estate agent who founded Jordan Baris Inc. in 1952, was a longtime member and former president of the West Orange Chamber of Commerce. “My father was active over the decades in many organizations and for […]

Parisi gives State of the Town

Community members, first responders, students honored at WOCC event

Parisi gives State of the Town

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Chamber of Commerce’s annual breakfast was held at the Wilshire Grand on Feb. 5, featuring Mayor Robert Parisi’s State of the Township address and the presentation of the Citizen of the Year and Employee of the Year awards. West Orange Fire Capt. William Holder and firefighter Matthew Keenan […]

Parisi to deliver State of the Township Address on Feb. 5

Parisi to deliver State of the Township Address on Feb. 5

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Chamber of Commerce will present its annual breakfast featuring Mayor Robert Parisi’s State of the Township Address on Wednesday, Feb. 5, from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at the Wilshire Grand Hotel, 350 Pleasant Valley Way in West Orange. To purchase tickets, visit www.westorangechamber.com or visit the mayor’s office […]

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. […]

Bielski wins Civic Award for pedestrian safety work

Bielski wins Civic Award for pedestrian safety work

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Roz Moskovitz Bielski, a lifelong West Orange resident, recently received the Giblin Association Civic Award for her community work in pedestrian safety. Bielski, the more than 30-year owner of commercial real estate in the Pleasantdale area of town, formed the Pleasant Valley Way Civic Association in 2014 and has been a […]

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