WOHS honors beloved coach during season opener

WOHS honors beloved coach during season opener

WEST ORANGE, NJ — On Oct. 2, prior to the start of West Orange High School football’s season opener, beloved track coach Joe Suriano was honored and his family recognized by Athletic Director Ron Bligh, WOHS Principal Hayden Moore, Superintendent Scott Cascone, and board members Ken Alper, Terry Triggs-Scales and Cheryl Merklinger. Suriano died in […]

Beloved West Orange track coach and educator dies from COVID

Beloved West Orange track coach and educator dies from COVID

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Legendary track coach and beloved West Orange High School English teacher Joseph Suriano, 73, died April 10 due to complications from COVID-19.  Married to his wife, Marlene (Melillo) Suriano, for 50 years, Suriano leaves behind daughters, Stephanie Suriano and Nicole Postiglione, with husband Joseph Postiglione Jr.; and granddaughters, Avery and Dylan. […]

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. […]

West Orange HS girls’ indoor track and field team finishes second at Essex County Championships

Seton Hall Prep finishes third on the boys' side

West Orange HS girls’ indoor track and field team finishes second at Essex County Championships

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The West Orange High School girls’ indoor track and field team finished second overall in the girls’ team standings at the Essex County Championships held at the Ocean Breeze Complex in Staten Island, N.Y. this past Monday, Jan. 21. The Mountaineers had 49 points. Montclair was first with 76 points. Abigail […]

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