Students and community members recognized at BOE meeting

Students and community members recognized at BOE meeting

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Students, community members, and outgoing Board of Education members Sandra Mordecai and Mark Robertson were recognized at the Dec. 16 meeting, held at West Orange High School. The Dec. 16 was Mordecai and Robertson’s final meeting as board members. The parade of honors included: Gregory School’s Gabrielle Flippen for being a […]

Parisi to deliver State of the Township Address on Feb. 5

Parisi to deliver State of the Township Address on Feb. 5

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Chamber of Commerce will present its annual breakfast featuring Mayor Robert Parisi’s State of the Township Address on Wednesday, Feb. 5, from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at the Wilshire Grand Hotel, 350 Pleasant Valley Way in West Orange. To purchase tickets, visit www.westorangechamber.com or visit the mayor’s office […]

WOPD officers promoted in Oct. 18 ceremony

WOPD officers promoted in Oct. 18 ceremony

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Three West Orange police officers were promoted in an Oct. 18 ceremony at the Wilshire Grand Hotel. Each officer was sworn in by Mayor Robert Parisi, with a member of their family holding the Bible. Rich McDonald was promoted to captain, Tito John was promoted to lieutenant and Rory Kearns was […]

‘Uncorked & Uncapped’ raises funds for Arc of Essex County

‘Uncorked & Uncapped’ raises funds for Arc of Essex County

WEST ORANGE, NJ — On Thursday, Oct. 3, the Arc of Essex County, a Livingston-based nonprofit that provides support to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, hosted its sixth annual “Uncorked & Uncapped: Wine, Beer & Food Tasting Experience” at the Wilshire Grand Hotel. This year’s event included more than 135 wine, craft beer, spirits […]

Policemen promoted within the WOPD

Policemen promoted within the WOPD

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Three West Orange policemen were promoted at an official ceremony on Oct. 8 at the Wilshire Grand Hotel. Michael Keighter was promoted from captain to deputy chief, John Connolly was promoted from lieutenant to captain, and Jeffrey Krimmel was promoted from officer to sergeant. They were all sworn in by Mayor […]

Rachel Coalition to host Women to Women luncheon

Rachel Coalition to host Women to Women luncheon

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Rachel Coalition will host its annual Women to Women luncheon on Thursday, Oct. 17, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at The Wilshire Grand Hotel, 350 Pleasant Valley Way in West Orange. The luncheon will feature Jan Edgar Langbein, CEO at Genesis Women’s Shelter & Support. Langbein will address how each […]

Arc to hold ‘Uncorked and Uncapped’ fundraiser

Arc to hold ‘Uncorked and Uncapped’ fundraiser

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Arc of Essex County, a nonprofit organization that provides support to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families, will host its sixth annual “Uncorked and Uncapped: Wine, Beer, and Food Tasting Experience” at The Wilshire Grand Hotel in West Orange on Thursday, Oct. 3. The event will feature […]

Chabad dinner highlights the amazing effects of kindness

Chabad dinner highlights the amazing effects of kindness

WEST ORANGE, NJ — More than 200 people attended Chabad of West Orange’s annual dinner on June 13 to honor Rachelle and Richard Press, Lina and Felix Kanchik, and Regina and Ruslan Dimarsky. The theme of the dinner was “6.13, Do A Mitzvah!” In the Bible, God gives 613 commandments, or mitzvot, to the Jewish […]

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