West Orange community stands in solidarity with AAPI community

West Orange community stands in solidarity with AAPI community

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Mayor Robert Parisi stands on the steps of town hall with the United Asian Voices of West Orange organization. Members of the Township Council, the mayor and other town residents came out in support of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month. The brief ceremony was held on May 24, when a […]

CEO biking 9,000 miles to ‘Close the Gap in Senior Care’

CEO biking 9,000 miles to ‘Close the Gap in Senior Care’

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Jeff Salter, the founder and CEO of Caring Senior Service, is biking 9,000 miles across the United States to launch the “Close the Gap in Senior Care” movement and to raise money to install grab bars in senior homes to prevent falls. Salter arrived in West Orange on May 13 and […]

West Orange welcomes new medical practice

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange Councilwomen Michelle Casalino and Tammy Williams look on as Mayor Robert Parisi prepares to cut the ceremonial ribbon welcoming TruAlly Medical and Dr. Christine Persaud to downtown West Orange. Persaud is board certified in sports, family and obesity medicine and looks forward to serving the local community where she […]

Keeping West Orange green by planting new trees

Keeping West Orange green by planting new trees

WEST ORANGE, NJ — On Saturday, May 8, West Orange students joined Councilman Bill Rutherford in handing out 700 trees. The tree recovery event, which took place at Washington and Gregory elementary schools, was organized by Our Green West Orange to replace the trees lost during Superstorm Sandy.

West Orange care service moves locations, holds ribbon cutting

West Orange care service moves locations, holds ribbon cutting

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Right at Home, which provides in-home care and assistance for seniors and adults with disabilities, moved from Park Avenue to Northfield Avenue in West Orange. A ribbon-cutting ceremony on April 20 featured Councilwoman Tammy Williams, Right at Home CFO Melodie Toby, Mayor Robert Parisi, and Right at Home owner and operator […]

Irvington NAACP installs executive committee, celebrates black history

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Irvington NAACP installed its executive committee members at a virtual black history presentation on Feb. 27. Idris Wheeler, a youth member of the branch, opened the event by welcoming the elected officials, as well as NAACPers and supporters from Irvington and throughout New Jersey.  Former state conference Chairperson Rev. Bill Rutherford, […]

TC, police unions enter agreement for contract

TC, police unions enter agreement for contract

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Township Council approved a memorandum of agreement with West Orange PBA Local 25 and the West Orange Superior Officers Association at its Oct. 6 meeting, giving the police department a contract after three years of negotiations between the unions and the town. The resolution passed with a vote […]