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By CYNTHIA CUMMING, WEST ORANGE SCHOOLSFebruary 19, 2018
WEST ORANGE, NJ – In the past week, the West Orange girls basketball team has defeated top teams Newark Tech and Saddle River Day in dramatic fashion, and on Saturday took a 41-35 victory over Arts in the quarterfinal of the Essex County Tournament.
Mya Bembry led the third-seeded Mountaineers with 16 points and Nathali Simpson followed her with eight. Fredreyah Howard and Alathea ...
By CATHY GOETZFebruary 19, 2018
SPRING LAKE, NJ — A baby seal made its way onto the beach near the north end pavilion in Spring Lake early this afternoon.
Photographer Nancy Orlowski discovered the harbor seal pup near the jetty situated just south of the pavilion on Ocean Avenue at Ludlow Avenue.
The seal’s Presidents Day appearance on Monday comes one day after a whale was spotted off the Belmar ...
By ALAN GROSSMAN AND DANIELLE SANTOLAFebruary 19, 2018
Local officials and experts react to new federal tax reform plan that has caused unease among Essex County homeowners and businesses.
WEST ESSEX AREA, NJ — In response to the apprehension and confusion surrounding the recently passed federal tax bill as it relates to Essex County, local professionals and political leaders are weighing in on the subject to help homeowners, ...
By CYNTHIA CUMMING, WEST ORANGE SCHOOLSFebruary 18, 2018
WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange High School (WOHS) wrestling team finished second in the District X Tournament on Saturday and eight Mountaineers qualified for the regional tournament, held annually at WOHS.
Qualifying for the regional tournament were:
James Benjamin (120 lbs.)
Edgar Moreno (132 lbs.)
Michael Charles 145 lbs.)
Colin Morgan (160 lbs.)
By CYNTHIA CUMMING, WEST ORANGE SCHOOLSFebruary 17, 2018
WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange High School boys step team took the regional crown at the Youth Step USA Regional Competition held at the high school last week.
The WOHS girls step team placed third in the competition.
The boys team will advance to the National Competition to be held at Newark Symphony Hall on May 25 and May 26.
By TAPINTO WEST ORANGE STAFFFebruary 16, 2018
WEST ORANGE, NJ — Following the tragic shooting in Florida, West Orange Superintendent of Schools Jeff Rutzky released the following message to the school community on behalf of the district.
“Our hearts go out to everyone affected by the tragic incident. As educators, each and every time this occurs, it cuts us to our core and we feel every one of these senseless ...
By CYNTHIA CUMMING, WEST ORANGE SCHOOLSFebruary 16, 2018
WEST ORANGE, NJ – The West Orange High School (WOHS) girls basketball team recognized Women in Sports Day this week and took a decisive win over Newark Tech, 63-44, on Tuesday before also defeating Saddle River Day, 64-63, on Thursday.
Coach Doug Nevins recognized the 32nd anniversary of Title IX, celebrating women and girls in sports.
“With tonight’s event, WOHS, ...