Education

West Orange High School Senior Prom Marks Milestone for Community

May 19, 2014 at 9:19 AM

WEST ORANGE, NJ - Another milestone in the lives of soon-to-be graduates at West Orange High School took place on Saturday at the Birchwood Manor in Whippany as hundreds of 12th-graders gathered for their Senior Prom.

(Editor's note):

It's hard to be objective when, as an editor, you have known many of these young men and women since they were kindergartners. We've watched them over the years as they have developed into scholars, athletes, musicians, and community activists.

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This summer, many of them will head off to college away from home, enter the military, and embark upon new adventures and challenges. We parents, along with coaches, teachers, and administrators, grow misty-eyed as a new chapter begins, and all of West Orange should be proud of who these young people have become. They are sure to impact our world in a positive way.

The response to our request for photos was incredible, and since a a picture is worth a thousand words, take a look at where some of your tax dollars have gone as you view some prom pics from the West Orange High School Class of 2014.

 

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Update: Two Attempted Abductions Reported in Montclair

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Two reports of attempted abduction have been reported in Montclair on Tuesday.

Surrounding towns have been notified. Information will be provided as it becomes available.  

Update:  After TAPinto Montclair first broke this news story, law enforcement officials have confirmed this report and released a sketch of the ...

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