Residents thank veterans for their service

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The township celebrated Veterans Day with a ceremony outside Town Hall on Nov. 11, honoring township residents who have served in the United States Armed Forces. On the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, former members of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard came together […]

West Orange Scholarship Fund awards $92,000 to graduating seniors

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Scholarship Fund distributed $92,000 in scholarships to graduating West Orange High School seniors at Senior Awards Night on June 7. The evening began with a welcome from West Orange High School Principal Hayden Moore, followed by student recognition for academic excellence and community service. A series of military […]

Blood and marrow drive in WO

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Elks Lodge 1590 will host a blood and marrow drive in support of Veronica Depauli on Wednesday, Feb. 21, from 4 to 8 p.m. at 424 Main St. in West Orange. All donors will receive free health screenings. Walk-ins are welcome.

WO athletes take gold at Elks Hoop Shoot competition

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange Elks Lodge 1590 held its annual Elks Hoop Shoot basketball free throw contest at West Orange High School on Dec. 3. In the 10 and 11 age group, Gabriel Strassman took first place, Matthew Salmeron took second and Nesim Roy took third. One week later, on Dec. 10, at […]

West Orange to honor veterans

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange will host its annual Veterans Day observance on Saturday, Nov. 11, at 11 a.m. at War Memorial Park, 60 Main St. This event his hosted by the town, Mayor Robert Parisi and VFW Post No. 376. Following the ceremony, join West Orange Elks Lodge No. 1590 at 424 Main […]

WO fifth-grader gets chance to defend his title

NUTLEY, NJ — The annual Elks Hoop Shoot Free Throw North Central District Finals were Sunday, Dec. 11, at the Nutley Recreation Center. West Orange St. Cloud fifth-grader Gabriel Strassman took first place in the 10- and 11-year-old boys group. Gabriel advances to the state competition, to be held Feb. 12, where he will defend […]

WOPD, Elks collect hundreds of pounds of candy for troops

WOPD, Elks collect hundreds of pounds of candy for troops

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Police Department’s Community Services Unit is collecting leftover Halloween candy for the West Orange Elks Club, which will distribute it to soldiers serving overseas as well as local veterans hospitals. Residents interested in donating can bring candy to the Police Officer Timothy Groves Community Substation at 90 Washington […]