WOCC celebrates town and its people

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual breakfast Feb. 6, celebrating local businesses and Mayor Robert Parisi’s State of the Town Address. The Employee of the Year Award was presented to Michael and Giuseppe Elifani, and the Citizen of the Year Award was presented to Rich and Linda Rizzolo. […]

Board of Education celebrates district accomplishments at special meeting

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange School District highlights and accomplishments were celebrated in second Parade of Honors Board of Education meeting on Dec. 17. The event was hosted by WOHS Council President Selam Woldai and Vice President Mike Petros. At the meeting, Outstanding Citizenship Awards were given to ChitChat Diner owner Gus Katsanos and […]

WOHS Senior Night recognizes students, highlights music program

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School Senior Night on Oct. 12 recognized Class of 2019 fall athletes while the annual District Band Night welcomed students from Edison, Liberty and Roosevelt middle schools to play with the Marching Mountaineers. Athletes from the football, girls’ volleyball, cheerleading, marching band, cross-country, boys’ soccer and girls’ soccer […]

Sixth annual West Orange High School Marching Band Invitational to be held Oct. 6

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange High School Marching Mountaineers will host their sixth annual invitational competition on Saturday, Oct. 6, from 5 to 9 p.m. in Suriano Stadium at West Orange High School, 51 Conforti Ave. Several area high school marching bands will compete in the invitational, including Hoboken, Wayne Hills, Mahwah, Morris […]

Homecoming king and queen crowned as WO tops CHS 44-7

WEST ORANGE, NJ — It was a balmy night Sept. 21 in Suriano Stadium as the West Orange High School Mountaineers defeated the Columbia Cougars 44-7 and the Class of 2019 Homecoming King and Queen were crowned. The annual crowning of the Homecoming king and queen highlighted the halftime activities. In “one of the closest […]

West Orange High School marching band to debut new routine Sept. 14

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The award-winning West Orange High School Marching Mountaineers have spent a good portion of their summer rehearsing this season’s new routine, “Into a New World,” and the program is expected to debut at the Friday, Sept. 14, home game against Don Bosco Prep, beginning at 7 p.m. According to Band Director […]

Senior Night lights up Suriano Stadium

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Graduating seniors from the West Orange High School football team, cheerleading team and Marching Mountaineers were recognized in a pre-game ceremony on Oct. 27 that featured an enthusiastic appearance by Police Athletic League football players and a tie score with Livingston High School. Seniors and their families were greeted by Superintendent […]

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