Officials search for person who shot Trey the cat

Officials search for person who shot Trey the cat

WEST ORANGE, NJ — A volunteer for the West Orange Trap-Neuter-Vaccinate-Return program rescued an injured cat that had been shot in the leg by a pellet gun last week, leading to the cat having his left front leg amputated. The nonprofit organization traps feral cats living in West Orange, then neuters and vaccinates them before […]

Free fentanyl detection strips available to public from WOPD

Free fentanyl detection strips available to public from WOPD

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Police Department is embarking on a new program to help prevent accidental poisoning by fentanyl, according to a May 2 press release from the township. Fentanyl is a powerful synthetic opioid that is 50 to 100 times more powerful than the traditional organic plant based opioid derivatives, such […]

Topping-out party at West Orange building

Topping-out party at West Orange building

WEST ORANGE, NJ — At a topping-out party for the Valley Road Residential building on April 26 are, from left, Joe Alpert of the Alpert group, Mayor Robert Parisi, township Business Administrator Jack Sayers, Police Chief James Abbott and Fire Chief Anthony Vecchio at the topping out party for. Valley Road Residential is a multi-family […]

Countywide Drug Take Back Day this Saturday

Countywide Drug Take Back Day this Saturday

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Essex County Division of Community Health, along with Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr., joined with the Federal Drug Enforcement Administration, the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Team, the Essex County Police Chiefs Association and the Essex County Crime Prevention Officers Association to hold Drug Take Back Day and […]

WOCC to hold 2019 Community Awards Dinner

WOCC to hold 2019 Community Awards Dinner

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Chamber of Commerce have announced that the keynote speakers for the annual Community Awards Dinner on Monday, May 13, at 6 p.m. at Mayfair Farms, 481 Eagle Rock Ave. in West Orange, will be husband and wife, Justin and Ami McClure, the parents of famous YouTubers Ava and […]

West Orange police to crack down on distracted drivers

West Orange police to crack down on distracted drivers

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Police Department has announced that there will be a crackdown on distracted driving. For a three-week period beginning Monday, April 1, 207 police departments and law enforcement agencies around New Jersey received more than $1 million in grants to fund additional patrols to issue tickets. Although texting while […]

West Orange shakes its shamrocks at 2019 parade

West Orange shakes its shamrocks at 2019 parade

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange St. Patrick’s Day Parade was a smashing success for the 68th year in a row. Though it was raining, that did not deter the West Orange community from showing its Irish pride. This year the parade was led by Grand Marshal Carol Sharkey-Corcoran, who followed in her parents’ […]

Heroism at SHP saves mother’s life

Heroism at SHP saves mother’s life

WEST ORANGE, NJ — On Feb. 28, at approximately 1:50 p.m., while assisting with Seton Hall Preparatory School’s dismissal and pickup of students, as well as stopping traffic for the school bus departure, employee Tom Ronnie was approached by a freshman, later identified as Michael DeStephano, who informed him there was a woman in a […]

Moore unveils plan for traffic safety at WOHS

Moore unveils plan for traffic safety at WOHS

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School Principal Hayden Moore presented a plan to change the traffic patterns around the school, making morning drop-off safer for students, staff and parents at the Feb. 25 West Orange Board of Education meeting. Moore and the high school administration worked with the West Orange Police Department to […]

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