Timothy Groves Memorial Scholarship awarded to 9 WOHS seniors

Timothy Groves Memorial Scholarship awarded to 9 WOHS seniors

WEST ORANGE, NJ — When Donald and Lisa Shauger founded the Timothy Groves Memorial Scholarship with the West Orange Scholarship Fund in 2014, they dreamed it would both make a difference in the lives of West Orange youth and continue to honor the memory of their friend, former West Orange Police Officer Timothy Groves. Four […]

West Orange science teacher Susan Zaccaro dead at 54

West Orange science teacher Susan Zaccaro dead at 54

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Beloved Liberty Middle School science teacher Susan Zaccaro, 54, died June 30 following an illness. Zaccaro was born in Edison and lived in Nutley. She taught science at Edison Middle School from 1990 through 2005 and moved to Liberty Middle School when it opened its doors in 2005, teaching until the […]

West Orange Scholarship Fund awards $92,000 to graduating seniors

West Orange Scholarship Fund awards $92,000 to graduating seniors

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Scholarship Fund distributed $92,000 in scholarships to graduating West Orange High School seniors at Senior Awards Night on June 7. The evening began with a welcome from West Orange High School Principal Hayden Moore, followed by student recognition for academic excellence and community service. A series of military […]

WO Rotary awards $18K to nonprofits

Annual Community Service Awards given to 22 organizations that work to help those in need

WO Rotary awards $18K to nonprofits

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Rotary Club hosted residents and community organizations at Mayfair Farms for its annual Community Service Awards Luncheon on June 8, awarding $18,700 to 22 local and national nonprofit groups. The funds for the awards were raised during events held throughout the year, and go toward supporting organizations that […]

WOSF announces new scholarship to honor Patricia Villarosa

WOSF announces new scholarship to honor Patricia Villarosa

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Scholarship Fund has announced the establishment of a new scholarship to honor the memory of beloved Washington Elementary School teacher Patricia Villarosa, who died in March. Villarosa was a first-grade teacher at Washington Elementary School for more than 20 years, a long-time resident of West Orange and an […]

Bowling fundraiser garners $4K for graduating WOHS seniors

Bowling fundraiser garners $4K for graduating WOHS seniors

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The fifth annual “Bowling for Scholarship Dollars,” held Feb. 3 at Eagle Rock Lanes, raised $4,000 to provide scholarships to graduating West Orange High School seniors. “The event was a sold-out success,” WOHS Principal Hayden Moore said in a press release. Moore and the Principal Scholarship Team began the popular event […]

Fifth annual ‘Bowling for Scholarship Dollars’ set for Feb. 3

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The fifth annual “Bowling for Scholarship Dollars” will be held Saturday, Feb. 3, at Eagle Rock Bowling Lanes, 424 Eagle Rock Ave. in West Orange, from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. The popular event raises funds for West Orange High School Principal Hayden Moore’s scholarships, which are awarded to graduating seniors each […]

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