Township comes together to give thanks

West Orange service organizations hold annual Community Thanksgiving Luncheon, raise money

Township comes together to give thanks

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Chamber of Commerce, Lions Club, UNICO and Rotary Club showed their appreciation for their successes of the past year by donating $267 and hundreds of pounds of food to the Holy Trinity Food Pantry during their annual Community Thanksgiving Luncheon at Mayfair Farms on Nov. 23. The money […]

West Orange Rotary provides dictionaries to third-graders

West Orange Rotary provides dictionaries to third-graders

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Each year, members of the West Orange Rotary Club give dictionaries to all third-grade students in the West Orange public schools as part of the club’s community outreach. Rotary volunteers recently stopped by Hazel Elementary School to distribute the dictionaries to the enthusiastic students. “The students are always excited to receive […]

GOA volleyball coach retires from program after 15 years

GOA volleyball coach retires from program after 15 years

WEST ORANGE, NJ — It is the end of an era for the Golda Och Academy’s girls volleyball program, as varsity coach Michael Karu has retired after 15 years nurturing the growth of the school’s female volleyball players. According to Karu, he leaves the program with a 134-87 record and a 2012 Colonial Division championship […]

Trunk or Treat at Liberty Middle School

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Mayor Robert D. Parisi, the West Orange Rotary Club and West Orange Recreation Department invite you to a Halloween Trunk or Treat on Sunday, Oct. 30, at Liberty Middle School with costume contests for varying age groups beginning at 2 p.m. and the main event running from 3 to 5 p.m. […]

Rotary continues tradition of supporting local nonprofits

Rotary continues tradition of supporting local nonprofits

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Rotary Club of West Orange granted a total of $12,500 to 17 nonprofit organizations benefiting West Orange and New Jersey at its annual Community Service Awards luncheon at Mayfair Farms on June 24. All 17 organizations were deemed worthy by the Rotary’s awards committee after submitting letters describing their causes […]

Rotary Club presents scholarships to 18 graduates

Rotary Club presents scholarships to 18 graduates

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Rotary Club of West Orange granted $15,000 in scholarships to 18 graduating seniors from West Orange High School, the Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy and the Mount St. Dominic Academy during the club’s annual luncheon at Mayfair Farms on June 17. The recipients were selected following a process that saw the […]