Expect ruff competition at Barktober Halloween Dog Parade

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The 2018 Barktober Halloween Dog Parade will be Saturday, Oct. 20, at O’Connor Park, 19 Ralph Road in West Orange, to benefit the West Orange Animal Shelter. Registration opens at 9:30 a.m. and the parade runs from 10:15 to 11:30 a.m. The event will include a costume contest, with categories: overall […]

Back to School Color Dash at Colgate Park

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Don’t miss the Back to School Color Dash on Saturday, Oct. 6, at Colgate Park, at Franklin Avenue and Cherry Street. Registration is free, though participants will be charged per cup of color. Racing participants are encourage to wear white for maximum effect when the colors are thrown about. Prizes will […]

Annual ‘Lefty’ Boland Golf Tournament to be Oct. 1

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Boland Golf Committee presents the 38th annual William “Lefty” Boland Charity Golf Tournament on Monday, Oct. 1, at Essex County Country Club, 350 Mt. Pleasant Ave. in West Orange. Proceeds from this year’s event will fund the “Boland Grants” for children with special needs in West Orange. The tournament will […]

Saturday Night at the Movies at OSPAC

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Saturday Night at the Movies returns to the Oskar Schindler Performing Arts Center, 4 Boland Drive in West Orange, this summer. Admission is free and attendees are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs. On July 14 at 8 p.m., the evening will start with a short presentation of “Batman,” the […]

Residents voice concerns about senior survey results

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Several senior citizens expressed concern at the April 10 West Orange Township Council meeting, after seeing the results from the Montclair State University senior survey at the March 27 meeting. The survey, paid for by a grant, was conducted and compiled by the Center for Research and Evaluation on Education and […]

Play softball with the WO community

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Human Relations Commission, with the support of the West Orange Recreation Department, is hosting a community softball game on Sunday, April 29, at 1 p.m. at Degnan Field in West Orange. This is a communitywide invitational event, so sign up for a team or as an individual player […]

Learn to defend yourself

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Recreation Department presents a free self defense and safety seminar, featuring the West Orange Police Department and Mobile1KravMaga, on Sunday, April 22, from 1 to 4 p.m., at West Orange High School’s Tarnoff Gym, 51 Conforti Ave. This event is perfect teens and women, ages 13 and older, […]

Pool membership in West Orange available now

WEST ORANGE, NJ — While the weather may not seem like it, spring is here which means we are getting closer to the 2018 pool season at the Ginny Duenkel Pool. Pool memberships in West Orange can be purchased at www.westorange.org/rec. Early bird membership pricing is available through May 11. There are a variety of […]

West Orange opens skate park at Jenkins

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Chilly weather didn’t keep local skateboarders away from the grand opening of the West Orange Skate Park on Sunday, Nov. 12, as a crowd gathered at Jenkins Park with skateboards, scooters and bicycles for the ribbon-cutting and introduction of the halfpipes to the town’s parks system. The West Orange Township Council […]