West Orange organizations provide backpacks to Kelly Elementary School

WEST ORANGE, NJ – Second-grade students at Kelly Elementary School had a surprise visit on Sept. 7 from West Orange Rotary and the West Orange African Heritage Organization, who brought 140 backpacks for distribution. Rotarian Cynthia Hadley-Bailey, whose children attended Kelly — formerly Pleasantdale — Elementary School, brought 100 backpacks and WOAHO President Robert Simmons […]

Rotary donates money to 23 nonprofits

Rotary donates money to 23 nonprofits

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Continuing its tradition of providing financial support to worthy organizations, the West Orange Rotary Club gifted nearly $20,000 to 23 nonprofit organizations at its annual Community Service Awards Luncheon at Mayfair Farms on June 16. The funds for the awards, ranging in amounts from $350 to $2,500, were raised through the […]

WOAHO sponsors annual STEAM event at Edison

WOAHO sponsors annual STEAM event at Edison

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The annual “Fun with STEAM at Edison Middle School” event on June 2 featured a wide array of professionals in science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics professions that introduced students to their careers and what they do. Each year, the anticipated information program and guest speakers are presented by the West […]

WOAHO to host annual STEM Program

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange African Heritage Organization is preparing for its annual Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Program at Edison Central Six School in West Orange on Friday, June 2. This event is part of the organization’s Black History Series in West Orange. During the past four years, the organization has engaged […]

WOAHO’s to host ‘throwback’ First Thursday

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange African Heritage Organization will host its First Thursday event on May 4 from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at Essex House, 525 Northfield Ave. in West Orange. Join in the fun for a “Throwback Thursday” with good food, drinks and conversation.

WOAHO’s ‘Men Who Cook’ fundraiser returns

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Save the date for West Orange African Heritage Organization’s “Men Who Cook” scholarship fundraiser on Sunday, June 11, from 1 to 4 p.m. at St. Joseph Church’s Beatrice Kruglinski Parish Center, 44 Benvenue Ave. in West Orange. Admission is charged. For more information, contact 973-671-1158 or visit www.woaho.org.

WOAHO’s First Thursday

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Your best Friday ever will start this month on West Orange African Heritage Organization’s First Thursday event on April 6 from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at Essex House, 525 Northfield Ave. in West Orange. Join the WOAHO for “throwback” Thursday with good food, drinks and conversation. Bring your friends and neighbors.

Quilting black history at township library

Don’t miss the WOPL’s ode to black culture and history

Quilting black history at township library

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Public Library — in conjunction with the township’s African Heritage Organization, Arts Council, Human Relations Commission and Downtown Alliance — will celebrate Black History Month with “A Day of Events” on Feb. 26, from 1:30 to 4:45 p.m. The program will feature a performance from Maati drummers and […]

WOAHO hosts First Thursday event

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange African Heritage Organization will host a First Thursday event on Feb. 2 from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Essex House, 525 Northfield Ave. in West Orange. Join in for good food, good drinks and good conversation. For more information, contact the WOAHO hostess for the night: Patrecia West […]

WOAHO to host Valentine’s Day fundraiser

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange African Heritage Organization will present a Valentine’s Day scholarship and program fundraiser Friday, Feb. 11, from 8 p.m. to midnight at the VFW in Roseland, 52 Eisenhower Parkway. This BYOBB affair will include a DJ, prizes, good food and a good time. Admission is charged. For more information, […]