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West Orange School District to Join Statewide Fair-Funding Action Committee

June 19, 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ – As one of the 150 school districts statewide to receive only 60 percent or less of the uncapped aid distribution from the state than it should with its current student enrollment, the West Orange Board of Education (WOBOE) voted unanimously on Monday to join the Fair Funding Action Committee that is advocating for a fair distribution of funds.

According to the adopted ...

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West Orange Lions Club Makes Donation for Project Graduation

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange chapter of the Lions Club donated $500 to the West Orange High School (WOHS) PTA on June 11 to support Project Graduation, which will be held on June 21 following graduation at the Codey Arena.

Roger Schneider, co-owner of Schneider Hardware, presented the check to WOHS PTA Board members Robin Mincolelli and Paula Healey. Project Graduation ...

Brain Health Initiatives Highlighted Through Alzheimer’s Association Grand Opening Events

Alzheimer’s Association Greater New Jersey Chapter Hosts New Office Reception to Mark June’s Brain Health Awareness Month

FLORHAM PARK, NJ — A full day of events promoting brain health awareness culminated in a ceremonial ribbon cutting and grand reopening reception at the new headquarters of the Alzheimer’s Association of Greater New Jersey (AAGNJ) at 23 Vreeland ...

West Orange School District to Join Statewide Fair-Funding Action Committee

June 19, 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ – As one of the 150 school districts statewide to receive only 60 percent or less of the uncapped aid distribution from the state than it should with its current student enrollment, the West Orange Board of Education (WOBOE) voted unanimously on Monday to join the Fair Funding Action Committee that is advocating for a fair distribution of funds.

According to the adopted ...

West Orange Scholarship Fund Awards $92,000 to Graduating Seniors

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Scholarship Fund (WOSF) recently distributed $92,000 in scholarships to graduating West Orange High School (WOHS) seniors at Senior Awards Night.

The evening began with a welcome from WOHS Principal Hayden Moore, followed by student recognition for academic excellence and community service. A series of Military Awards, including full ROTC scholarships to ...

Rho Kappa Honor Society Recognizes West Orange Juniors and Seniors

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The Rho Kappa National Social Studies Honor Society at West Orange High School, which recognizes outstanding dedication and commitment to excellence in Social Studies, welcomed junior inductees as new members and provided graduation cords to seniors at its 2018 induction ceremony.

“Rho” is derived from ...

West Orange Baseball Players Get All-SEC Honors

June 17, 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Six players from the West Orange baseball team received recognition when the Super Essex Conference recently announced its All-Liberty Division teams for the 2018 season.

Seniors Tyree Bradley and Chris Walker each were named to the First Team. Bradley batted .371 with five home runs, 22 RBI, 14 extra-base hits and a team-high 23 walks. Walker led the team in home ...

West Orange Girls on the Run Participate in 22nd Annual Florham Park Jaycees 5K

FLORHAM PARK, NJ — After physically and emotionally preparing over the last 10 weeks, the members of the West Orange chapter of Girls on the Run (GOTR) participated in the culminating 22nd annual Florham Park Jaycees 5K on Saturday.

GOTR, a nonprofit physical activity-based positive youth development program for girls in third through fifth grade, is designed to help ...

Sports Awards Night Caps Off Stellar 2017-18 Seasons at West Orange High School

WEST ORANGE, NJ - The annual West Orange High School Sports Awards recently celebrated not only outstanding athletes and team members, but another stellar year for the high school teams as well.

The list of championships for the 2017-18 contains returning champions and first-time ever champions:

SEC DIVISION CHAMPIONS:  Girls Cross Country, Girls Volleyball, Girls Soccer, Girls ...

West Orange Lions Club Makes Donation for Project Graduation

June 19, 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange chapter of the Lions Club donated $500 to the West Orange High School (WOHS) PTA on June 11 to support Project Graduation, which will be held on June 21 following graduation at the Codey Arena.

Roger Schneider, co-owner of Schneider Hardware, presented the check to WOHS PTA Board members Robin Mincolelli and Paula Healey. Project Graduation ...

West Orange Scholarship Fund Awards $92,000 to Graduating Seniors

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Scholarship Fund (WOSF) recently distributed $92,000 in scholarships to graduating West Orange High School (WOHS) seniors at Senior Awards Night.

The evening began with a welcome from WOHS Principal Hayden Moore, followed by student recognition for academic excellence and community service. A series of Military Awards, including full ROTC scholarships to ...

Saint Barnabas and Margie Heller Named Business and Civic Leader of the Year

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Honored for their contributions to the community over the past year, Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) and Margie Heller, administrative director of community health and outreach at SBMC, were recognized as the 2018 Business of the Year and Civic Leader of the Year at the Livingston Area Chamber of Commerce (LACC) Awards Dinner held on Thursday at the Westminster ...

West Orange Stroke Survivor to Participate in Pan-Mass Challenge Bike-a-Thon 

WEST ORANGE, NJ – Amy Hall-Oliver’s excitement about participating in her first Pan-Mass Challenge (PMC) bike-a-thon at the age of 40 came to a screeching halt in January of 2017 when she suffered a stroke. Refusing to allow this setback to prevent her from honoring her father by riding in the event, this West Orange resident has fully recovered and has gotten her doctor’s ...

Brain Health Initiatives Highlighted Through Alzheimer’s Association Grand Opening Events

June 19, 2018

Alzheimer’s Association Greater New Jersey Chapter Hosts New Office Reception to Mark June’s Brain Health Awareness Month

FLORHAM PARK, NJ — A full day of events promoting brain health awareness culminated in a ceremonial ribbon cutting and grand reopening reception at the new headquarters of the Alzheimer’s Association of Greater New Jersey (AAGNJ) at 23 Vreeland ...

Saint Barnabas and Margie Heller Named Business and Civic Leader of the Year

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Honored for their contributions to the community over the past year, Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) and Margie Heller, administrative director of community health and outreach at SBMC, were recognized as the 2018 Business of the Year and Civic Leader of the Year at the Livingston Area Chamber of Commerce (LACC) Awards Dinner held on Thursday at the Westminster ...

TFG Products of West Orange Helps Make Real Estate Video Production Affordable

WEST ORANGE, NJ - Although TFG Products is known primarily for creating videos to market small businesses, the company is also heavily focused on producing videos for real estate agents as well.

Joining forces with Jennifer Szewcyk of Coldwell Banker in Caldwell, TFG Products produced this walk-through video at 16 White Oak Drive in North Caldwell just last ...

West Orange Student Film Named "World's Best 10-Day Film of 2018"

June 12, 2018

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Following their state win on April 13 for the student-produced film entitled “Deadlines,” West Orange High School (WOHS) students took home the award for "World's Best 10-Day Film of 2018” on June 10 at the 10-Day Film Challenge awards. The team also received the award for “Best Performances.”

WOHS film team members ...

West Orange High School Welcomes First Composer-in-Residence

WEST ORANGE, NJ — For the first time ever, West Orange High School (WOHS) has a Composer-in-Residence, a program that invites an esteemed composer to work with students and affords students a unique opportunity to rehearse music with a new teacher, and learn about the music through the compositional perspective.

Bruce Yurko, the WOHS Composer-in-Residence, has worked with all facets of ...

West Orange Student Stars in New LeBron James Nike Commercial

WEST ORANGE, NJ – Those who have seen Nike’s new commercial featuring a young LeBron James getting his first tattoo, “Chosen 1,” in Las Vegas, have seen West Orange High School senior and actor Dane Clarke II portraying James through computer generated imagery (CGI).

“Chosen 1” was the name of the article that appeared in Sports Illustrated on Feb. 18, 2002, ...

West Orange High School Students Video Chat with Senator Cory Booker

June 16, 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ - Students from West Orange High School seeking gun control reform video chatted with Senator Cory Booker in the hopes of furthering the conversation.

Following the school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida on Feb. 14, students in the West Orange School District not only reached out to the students in Florida, but held memorial ...

West Orange Council Authorizes Architect to Help Child with Cerebral Palsy

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Council has retained a commercial architecture firm to assist the zoning board with an application for a home in need of special ramping for a handicapped child.

Arkitecture Plus, LLC has been retained so that a home on Conforti Avenue can apply for ramping to help a child with Cerebral Palsy gain wheelchair access to the street.

Several ...

West Orange Council Approves New Planning Group for Essex Green Redevelopment

WEST ORANGE, NJ — A resolution authorizing the retention of Heyer, Gruel and Associates to prepare and present a redevelopment plan for the Essex Green and Executive Drive properties, which have been deemed by the West Orange Planning Board to be a redevelopment area, stirred controversy among the members of the West Orange Township Council on Tuesday. The council voted 4-1 to adopt the ...

Brain Health Initiatives Highlighted Through Alzheimer’s Association Grand Opening Events

June 19, 2018

Alzheimer’s Association Greater New Jersey Chapter Hosts New Office Reception to Mark June’s Brain Health Awareness Month

FLORHAM PARK, NJ — A full day of events promoting brain health awareness culminated in a ceremonial ribbon cutting and grand reopening reception at the new headquarters of the Alzheimer’s Association of Greater New Jersey (AAGNJ) at 23 Vreeland ...

West Orange Girls on the Run Participate in 22nd Annual Florham Park Jaycees 5K

FLORHAM PARK, NJ — After physically and emotionally preparing over the last 10 weeks, the members of the West Orange chapter of Girls on the Run (GOTR) participated in the culminating 22nd annual Florham Park Jaycees 5K on Saturday.

GOTR, a nonprofit physical activity-based positive youth development program for girls in third through fifth grade, is designed to help ...

West Orange Council Authorizes Architect to Help Child with Cerebral Palsy

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Council has retained a commercial architecture firm to assist the zoning board with an application for a home in need of special ramping for a handicapped child.

Arkitecture Plus, LLC has been retained so that a home on Conforti Avenue can apply for ramping to help a child with Cerebral Palsy gain wheelchair access to the street.

Several ...

What To Do With The Ridge Road Forest? Discussion Begins

May 24, 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ - A resolution on the preservation of 12 acres of forest on Ridge Road remains tabled.

During the public comment portion of Tuesday's West Orange Township Council meeting, resident Sally Malanga urged the council members to preserve the 12 acres of forest on Ridge Road. She urged the council to pass a resolution to have an appraiser come out to assess how much the property ...

TFG Products of West Orange Helps Make Real Estate Video Production Affordable

June 7, 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ - Although TFG Products is known primarily for creating videos to market small businesses, the company is also heavily focused on producing videos for real estate agents as well.

Joining forces with Jennifer Szewcyk of Coldwell Banker in Caldwell, TFG Products produced this walk-through video at 16 White Oak Drive in North Caldwell just last ...

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Deegan Dental Implant Special!

June 19, 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ - OUR NEW DENTAL IMPLANT SPECIAL OFFER WILL GIVE YOU REASON TO SMILE!

Deegan Dental is happy to announce our New Dental Implant Special Offer that will give you a reason to smile! Our New Special Offer, that expires 11/30/2018, covers a single Complete Tooth Replacement (including the Implant, Stock Abutment and E-max Crown) for only $2,200 per Implant; a Great Value ...

CycleBar Livingston Offers 4 Rides for $39

LIVINGSTON, NJ - CycleBar Livingston -- Premium Indoor Cycling -- is offering four rides for $39 for new riders only.

New customers can take advantage of this deal at CycleBar Livingston at 277 Eisenhower Parkway. Call them at 973-261-5647. Visit livingston.cyclebar.com.

Millburn's Peter Serruto Drafted by Cincinnati Reds

June 6, 2018

MILLBURN, NJ - Peter Serruto, who just completed his senior season at Millburn High School, was selected by the Cincinnati Reds in the 22d round of the Major League Baseball Amateur Draft on Wednesday.

Serruto was the 649th pick overall.

The 6-foot, 190-pound right-handed batter has been a defensive standout since he first suited up in a Millburn uniform as a freshman.

"Defensively, ...

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Michael T. McCormick, Jr. Memorial Foundation Donates New Scoreboard to the West Orange PAL Baseball Field

On Sunday, April 15, the West Orange PAL baseball teams began their opening ceremonies of the spring season with a heartfelt dedication of a new scoreboard, donated by the Michael T. McCormick, Jr. Memorial Foundation.  The foundation was created to honor the life of Michael, a lifelong West Orange resident, who tragically died in a car accident on the day after his 19th birthday, Aug.

Mt. Olive Memorial Weekend Tournament: Bringing Baseball Back to West Orange!

“I’ve got to find the right spot”

“Two out rally!”

“Protect the ball”

“You fired up? I’m fired up! I can’t hear you!”

“Breathe!” “Deep breath, reset”

“Whoa..where are you going?? You can’t move”

Just a few of the statements you may have heard this past weekend at the ...

Patti Nathan of West Orange Receives Distinguished Award from NCJW/Essex

June 19, 2018

Patti Nathan of West Orange was the recipient of The Hannah G. Solomon Award, presented by NCJW/Essex to an individual who has changed the lives of others through leadership efforts and service on a community level. The award was presented at the NCJW/Essex Annual Installation and Awards Evening on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at Cedar Hill Country Club in Livingston.

With her trademark spirit ...