ATNJ Education Fund welcomes Matute-Brown as trustee

ATNJ Education Fund welcomes Matute-Brown as trustee

MADISON, NJ — ATNJ Education Fund, a leader in vote-by-mail education and election infrastructure advancement in New Jersey, recently announced the election of West Orange Township Council President Cindy Matute-Brown to its board of trustees. Founded in 2018, ATNJEF is focused on providing voter education and expanding access to New Jerseyans who have difficulty voting […]

West Orange Junior Public Safety Academy helps foster community policing

West Orange Junior Public Safety Academy helps foster community policing

​ WEST ORANGE, NJ — A ceremonial sendoff was held for 90 cadets of the 2021 West Orange Junior Public Safety Academy at Liberty Middle School on July 2. Proud parents and family members filled the gym in support during the hour-long ceremony. Town officials were also on hand to congratulate the cadets.  The free […]

Coming together to support Downtown West Orange

Coming together to support Downtown West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange Township boasts a storied history, dating back to the Revolutionary War and before. Downtown West Orange, located along the Main Street corridor from Eagle Rock Avenue to St. Marks and looping along Valley Road, is dotted with unique stores and shops with which perhaps newer residents are not familiar. […]

West Orange holds ‘black business briefing’

West Orange holds ‘black business briefing’

WEST ORANGE, NJ — There was no shortage of friendly smiles at the Rock 1925 Restaurant at the Rock Spring Golf Club in West Orange during the “black business briefing” on June 15. The free community event provided networking opportunities for budding entrepreneurs and established business owners. Hosted by West Orange Councilwoman Tammy Williams, speakers […]

West Orange holds solemn ceremony honoring Old Glory

West Orange holds solemn ceremony honoring Old Glory

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange Fire Department Chief Anthony Vecchio welcomed the community to West Orange Fire Headquarters on Flag Day, June 14. The annual ceremony, canceled last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, returned with the traditional reverence befitting the American flag.  Glennon/Sayers VFW Post No. 376 Commander Kim Ameli spoke about the […]

West Orange Memorial Day ceremony honors past, looks to the future

West Orange Memorial Day ceremony honors past, looks to the future

WEST ORANGE, NJ — In its first public event in 15 months, West Orange Township and the West Orange High School’s Junior Air Force ROTC honored the 156 residents who died while serving in our armed forces, and recognized future heroes during the annual Memorial Day ceremony. Township officials, members of the West Orange Police […]

West Orange condemns rise in antisemitism, provides message of solidarity

West Orange condemns rise in antisemitism, provides message of solidarity

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The township of West Orange released the following statement earlier this week condemning the recent rise in antisemitism in our nation and expressing solidarity with the Jewish community: “We wish to be clear: Antisemitism in all its forms is anathema to our beliefs and the values of our town. “One of […]