West Orange to celebrate Kwanzaa

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange African Heritage Organization will hold its 18th annual Kwanzaa celebration on Thursday, Dec. 29, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Washington Elementary School, 289 Main St. in West Orange. The event will include refreshments, music, African dancing, vendors and lots of fun. Admission is free and there is […]

WOAHO holds holiday party

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange African Heritage Organization will host a special holiday event on Thursday, Dec. 8, from 7 to 9 p.m. at SuzyQues BBQ & Bar, 34 South Valley Road in West Orange. There will be a DJ and food. Bring an unwrapped toy to donate and brighten the season for […]

WOAHO to host annual membership meeting Sept. 21

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange African Heritage Organization will hold its general membership meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 21, from 7 to 9:30 p.m. in the Edison Middle School library at 75 William St. At this meeting, all current members will vote by secret ballot to elect the next president, vice president and financial […]

WOAHO sponsors third annual ‘Fun with STEM’ program at Edison Middle School

WOAHO sponsors third annual ‘Fun with STEM’ program at Edison Middle School

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The third annual “Fun with STEM” program, sponsored by the West Orange African Heritage Organization, was held June 17 at Edison Middle School. Science, technology, engineering and mathematics studies have become increasingly popular over the past several years in high schools and college campuses across the country. The U.S. Bureau of […]

Rotary continues tradition of supporting local nonprofits

Rotary continues tradition of supporting local nonprofits

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Rotary Club of West Orange granted a total of $12,500 to 17 nonprofit organizations benefiting West Orange and New Jersey at its annual Community Service Awards luncheon at Mayfair Farms on June 24. All 17 organizations were deemed worthy by the Rotary’s awards committee after submitting letters describing their causes […]

Hazel, SHP students celebrate successful tutoring program

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Seton Hall Preparatory School students celebrated another successful year of tutoring at Hazel Elementary School thanks to the efforts of the West Orange African Heritage Organization. Tutors and their students enjoyed their last Wednesday afternoon together with pizza and games, posing happily for photos and already looking forward to next year. […]