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West Orange High School Winter Color Guard Highlights State Talent

January 22, 2014 at 7:50 PM

WEST ORANGE, NJ - Hundreds of family, friends, and appreciative spectators enjoyed the performances of 19 statewide Winter Color Guards at the Ninth Annual Mid-Atlantic Indoor Competition (M.A.I.N.) Invitational on Jan. 18 at West Orange High School.

Winter Color Guard performances included team dance choreography combined with the use of flags, rifles, and sabres. The programs were artistically and technically complex and were judged on presentation of the team and the elements incorporated into the routine. Routines were choreographed to music.

18 groups competed and West Orange High School performed an Exhibition Routine as hosts of the Invitational. Below is a list of first place teams:

Independent Junior - First place: Fusion; Junior Independent Novice - First place: True Colors Scholastic; Novice - First place: Wayne Hills HS; Scholastic Regional A - First place: Ridgewood HS; Independent A - First place: Emanon A; Scholastic A - First place: Bridgewater Raritan; Independent Open - Point Indoor Guard; Scholastic Open - Somerville HS; and Independent World - Emanon World.

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Montclair Residents Fill Buses Bound for Women's March on Washington

January 22, 2017

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Hundreds of Montclair and surrounding areas residents loaded onto buses during the wee hours of the morning on Saturday, Jan. 21 headed for Washington, DC.

Buses chartered by several organizations and individuals, including Montclair-based Blue WaveNJ left from the campus of Montclair High School at about 4:00 a.m. There was an air of excitement as ...

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Women's March on Washington: Why, and Why Now

January 19, 2017

As Donald Trump’s inauguration draws near, a number of groups are planning various events and rallies – perhaps most notably, the Women’s March on Washington. I have read a number of opinion pieces and spoken to many people about the March, and several questions and criticisms seem to consistently arise. I would like to address some two of the major themes.

(Q) The election ...

Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills Presents: Murder Mystery Dinner in Livingston

January 21, 2017

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills (JLOSH), an organization of women developed as civic and community leaders creating lasting community impact, is hosting a Murder Mystery Dinner on Feb. 11 at 7 p.m. at Cedar Hill Country Club, 100 Walnut Street, in Livingston.

Event attire is cocktail and complimentary valet parking will be ...

Andy’s Family Music Showcases Shayne Apple on Guitar

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Andy’s Family Music Center of Livingston is proud to highlight Shayne Apple, a fifth grader at Riker Hill Elementary School with an aptitude for drums.

Shayne also plays trombone in the school band and participates in the school choir. According to his mother, Sharon, Shayne was inspired to pick up guitar not long after his father decided to learn the same ...

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Let’s make America the Greatest Show on Earth Again.


I was very sad to learn that after 146 years of big-top entertainment the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus is folding its tent and leaving town.


This comes a year after the circus, due to mounting pressures from animal rights activists, got rid of the elephants.


It is not really ...