WEST ORANGE, NJ — On Sunday, Nov. 12, from noon to 4 p.m., West Orange will host a grand opening for its new skatepark, located at the end of Rose Terrace off of Valley Road. The event will include a ribbon cutting, free giveaways and prizes, and live music.
WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Township Council approved on second reading an ordinance to create a municipal identification program at its Oct. 3 meeting, with Councilwoman Michelle Casalino again casting the only opposing vote. The ordinance had been through several rounds of revisions before passing on first reading at the Sept. 19 meeting, […]
WEST ORANGE, NJ — The William “Lefty” Boland Golf Tournament teed off for the 37th year on Monday, Oct. 2, at the Essex County Country Club in West Orange. Named for the longtime township recreation director, the tournament proceeds will go toward the Boland Grants, for which teachers in the West Orange School District can […]
WEST ORANGE, NJ — The annual William “Lefty” Boland Charity Golf Outing is scheduled for Monday, Oct. 2, at Essex County Country Club in West Orange. The day begins with a barbecue lunch on the patio; at the conclusion of the tournament the venue shifts to nearby Libretti’s Restaurant for a cocktail hour, dinner and […]
WEST ORANGE, NJ — If a flash of color on the ground has caught your eye during a walk through any of the parks in West Orange during the last month or so, you’ve probably stumbled upon a painted piece of nature left there by an artist. WO Rocks! is the newest iteration of the […]
WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Township Council approved the construction of a skate park in Jenkins Park that could cost up to $190,131.33. The vote passed 4-1 with council President Joe Krakoviak being the only opposing vote at the July 11 council meeting. Additional costs for the skate park include cameras and fencing, […]
WEST ORANGE, NJ — Music group America’s Sweethearts performed favorites from the World War II era poolside at the Ginny Duenkel Pool in West Orange on July 16. In this program for seniors, the performers styled their hair and clothing after the 1940s and brought smiles to the faces of all seniors present. Photos Courtesy […]
WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Recreation Department will host the 24th annual fishing derby on Saturday, June 3, at 9 a.m. at Crystal Lake. The rain date is Sunday, June 4. Bring your own fishing gear. Bait will be available for sale. Anyone 16 years old or older, including parents, who will be […]
WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Recreation Department is looking for certified lifeguards, ages 15 and older, to protect swimmers at the Ginny Duenkel Pool. Applications can be obtained at the Recreation Office, Colgate Park, Cherry Street. Call Joanne at 973-325-4150 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Families meet the Bunny, have grand time at revamped Spring Fling with music, crafts and more
WEST ORANGE, NJ — Though West Orange Recreation Department held its annual Spring Fling on April 13 at West Orange High School’s Tarnoff Gym, the 2017 event offered a different kind of experience for local children than in previous years. Forgoing its traditional egg hunt, the Spring Fling this year hosted a Play Zone where […]