West Orange ‘pinks out’ at Oct. 25 football game

West Orange ‘pinks out’ at Oct. 25 football game

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange football came back from two back-to-back losses to take the win over Bloomfield, 39-0, at the annual “Pink Out for Breast Cancer Awareness” game held Oct. 25 in Suriano Stadium.  A halftime ceremony recognized Kelly Elementary School Principal Joanne Pollara as a breast cancer survivor and Bloomfield Athletic Director […]

West Orange brothers fight for their lives following car accident

West Orange brothers fight for their lives following car accident

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange community is currently working to support the local Verducci family, whose two sons, Michael and Lawrence, both students at West Orange High School, were in a serious car accident on Oct. 27 in Franklin Borough. On Oct. 31, the Verducci brothers’ cousin, Sherrie Stulec, started a GoFundMe page […]

Marching Mountaineers capture NJSMA Northern NJ Regional Championship

Marching Mountaineers capture NJSMA Northern NJ Regional Championship

VERONA, NJ — The Marching Mountaineers capped off another stellar season by capturing the North Jersey School Music Association Northern NJ Regional Championship at Verona High School on Oct. 26. The band’s performance of “Which Witch” garnered a score of 95.00, one of the highest end-of-season scores in West Orange High School history. In addition […]

WOHS holds supply chain management presentation

WOHS holds supply chain management presentation

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Career and Technical Education Department at West Orange High School sponsored a presentation on supply chain management on Oct. 18 as part of its consideration to add the course to its current career course options. In addition to the academic curricula at WOHS, the Career and Technical Education Department provides […]

Gardens aglow at Presby Memorial Iris Gardens

Gardens aglow at Presby Memorial Iris Gardens

MONTCLAIR, NJ — West Orange High School will participate in the Gardens Aglow Pumpkin Carving event along with other Essex County high schools at Presby Memorial Iris Gardens, 474 Upper Mountain Ave. in Montclair, on Friday, Oct. 25, from 6 to 9 p.m. The event is free and open to the community.

WOBOE candidates debate scheduled for Oct. 24

WOBOE candidates debate scheduled for Oct. 24

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange African Heritage Organization and Maplewood-Oranges branch of the NAACP will hold a debate for West Orange Board of Education candidates on Thursday, Oct. 24, from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at the West Orange High School Media Center, 51 Conforti Ave. For more information, contact WOAHO President Althia Tweiten […]

West Orange holds fifth annual District Band Night

West Orange holds fifth annual District Band Night

WEST ORANGE, NJ — More than 75 elementary and middle school students joined with the West Orange High School Marching Band on Oct. 11 for the fifth annual District Band Night, held under the lights at Suriano Stadium. Musicians from West Orange elementary and middle schools were grouped according to their instruments with Marching Band […]

WOHS grad becomes orthopaedic surgeon to help others

WOHS grad becomes orthopaedic surgeon to help others

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School Class of 2007 alumnus Dr. Joseph Ippolito has led a miraculous life, and he has dedicated his life to providing miracles for others. When Ippolito was 5 months old, he was diagnosed with Stage 4 neuroblastoma. “I underwent several surgeries and chemotherapy for the first few years […]