Sports

West Orange High School Football Beefsteak Fundraiser Draws Crowd

WEST ORANGE, NJ - Over 100 supporters of West Orange High School Football filled the Toby Katz Center in Degnan Park Friday night to raise money for the 2012 football season.  Parents, coaches, and administrators, from WOHS, West Orange PAL, and the West Orange Rec department enjoyed an all you can eat filet mignon beefsteak dinner in anticipation of another strong season.

The evening began with a welcome from Bill Kehoe, West Orange Rec Director and Master of Ceremonies, along with John Jacobs, head football coach at WOHS.  Marcus White gave the invocation, and a moment of silence was held to honor the memories of Vincent Albanese and Donato "Dan" Parisi, PAL patriarchs and town sports supporters that passed away last week.

The regular season begins on Saturday, September 8, 2012, at 1:00 pm with a home game at WOHS against Teaneck.  Freshmen football games are played Saturday mornings at 9 and JV games on Monday afternoons.  A schedule of the games will be posted in the near future.

 

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Our Lady of the Lake One of 50 Private Schools to be Nominated by the Council for American Private Education (CAPE) for the National Blue Ribbon Schools Program

February 13, 2017

Verona, NJ - Our Lady of the Lake School (OLL), a 2011 Blue Ribbon School, received its second-consecutive nomination for the National Blue Ribbon Schools Program by the Council for American Private Education (CAPE). 

OLL is one of 50 private schools throughout the nation to have its application submitted to the U.S. Department of Education for further review. The list of ...

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Mon, February 20, 12:00 PM

JCC Leon & Toby Cooperman, West Orange

NJ Jewish Film Festival Reel Film Series

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Wed, February 22, 12:00 PM

JCC Leon & Toby Cooperman, West Orange

NJ Jewish Film Festival Reel Film Series

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Congressman Rodney Frelinghuysen

February 15, 2017

To the Editor:

There has been much discussion recently about representatives in our government who pretend to represent their constituents, but who have been corrupted by special interest groups or blind self-interest. Unfortunately, in the 11th District, we have one such politician who, by his actions, is a significant part of the problem that we have in the federal government.

Orange/West Orange UNICO to Host 43rd Annual Sports Breakfast

February 17, 2017

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Orange/West Orange Chapter of UNICO National will be hosting its 43rd Annual Sports Breakfast on Sunday, Feb. 26 at 10 a.m. in the Tarnoff Cafeteria at West Orange High School (WOHS).

The event, which typically attracts more than 300 people, honors the “unsung heroes” from West Orange High School, Seton Hall Prep, Golda Och Academy and Orange ...

A Heartbreak Kid

It hurts.

 

She was sobbing pretty hard when she said it, so it came out more as a halting stutter.  It hu . . . hu . . . hu . . . rts. 

 

My arms were wrapped around her and her head was buried in my shoulder as she cried.  She was just a little girl the last time I comforted her like this.  Now she is a young woman.  

 

With a broken ...

George Street’s ‘American Son’ Stirs Raw Emotions in Complex, Provocative Drama

Anyone who has the opportunity to head to George Street Playhouse will be stunned, shaken and haunted by “American Son,” this beautifully written play by Christopher Demos-Brown. 

Directed by David Saint with a distinct sense of the heartache and emotion that takes place, it is superbly performed by four fine actors.

Suzzanne Douglas is familiar to George Street audiences ...