Marching Mountaineers debut stirring ‘Rome – The Eternal City’ program

Marching Mountaineers debut stirring ‘Rome – The Eternal City’ program

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Marching Mountaineers debuted their new musical program “Rome – The Eternal City” to the cheers of the crowd at West Orange High School on Sept. 15. The stirring routine featured performances of “Vesuvius,” by Frank Ticheli; “Nessun Dorma,” by Giacomo Puccini; and “Danse Bacchanale,” by Camille Saint-Saens. Band Director Lew […]

Marching Mountaineers prep for season

Marching Mountaineers prep for season

WEST ORANGE, NJ — As a new school year begins, the West Orange High School marching band is preparing for its first halftime show of the season. The band’s new performance, titled “Rome: The Eternal City,” will debut at Suriano Stadium on Friday, Aug. 18, when the students return from their weeklong band camp in […]

Parisi trumpets addition of 6th jitney route

Mayor gives updates on transportation, redevelopment in annual address; honors community members

Parisi trumpets addition of 6th jitney route

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Mayor Robert Parisi announced that the township will be getting a sixth jitney route this year in his State of the Township Address during the West Orange Chamber of Commerce’s annual breakfast at the Wilshire Grand Hotel on Feb. 8. Parisi revealed that West Orange will add a service line covering […]

Mayor recognizes high school students at Chamber event

Mayor recognizes high school students at Chamber event

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Mayor Robert Parisi took the time to recognize outstanding West Orange High School seniors at the annual West Orange Chamber of Commerce Mayor’s Breakfast, held at the Wilshire Grand Hotel on Feb. 8. Superintendent Jeff Rutzky, Assistant Superintendent Eveny De Mendez, Board of Education President Sandra Mordecai, Board Vice-president Irv Schwarzbaum, […]

WOHS Senior Night held during home game against East Orange

WOHS Senior Night held during home game against East Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School seniors in all fall sports, the marching band and color guard were recognized with their families during the Nov. 5 home game against East Orange. Senior Night provided the opportunity for the high school and Board of Education to recognize students and families for their hard work, […]

WOHS Marching Mountaineers win Group 5A State Championship

WOHS Marching Mountaineers win Group 5A State Championship

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange High School Marching Mountaineers won the Group 5A State Championship on Oct. 22 at Rutgers University, continuing a successful and stellar competition season for the band and its “Defying Gravity” routine. With a score of 93.613, the Mountaineers not only won the state championship but also took caption […]

West Orange High School homecoming king and queen crowned

West Orange High School homecoming king and queen crowned

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Bryce Millington and Emma Scalora were crowned the 2016 West Orange High School homecoming king and queen during halftime activities in Suriano Stadium on Oct. 14. Junior Ogoke and Ashley Velasquez were crowned honorary homecoming king and queen. Halftime activities also included performances by the SEC Champion cheerleaders and the award-winning […]

West Milford takes top honors at WOHS Marching Mountaineer Invitational

West Milford takes top honors at WOHS Marching Mountaineer Invitational

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The fourth annual Marching Mountaineer Invitational drew large crowds despite the onerous weather and provided some exciting competition on Oct. 8 at Suriano Stadium. The Marching Mountaineers performed their routine, “Defying Gravity,” in exhibition as hosts of the evening, while outstanding performances from West Milford, Roxbury, Passaic County, Morris Hills, Piscataway, […]

WOHS Marching Mountaineers to host annual invitational Oct. 8

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange High School Marching Mountaineers will host its fourth annual invitational competition on Saturday, Oct. 8, from 6 to 9 p.m., at Suriano Stadium at West Orange High School, 51 Conforti Ave. West Orange will perform in exhibition, as is customary for the host of the competition. The award-winning […]