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West Orange High School Releases "Happy" Video

March 22, 2014 at 11:12 AM

WEST ORANGE, NJ - West Orange High School capped off its Spirit Week with the release of students lip-synching to "Happy" by Pharrell Williams.

AP Environmental Science teacher Pete Ficuciello donned his Spirit Cap to film students all over the school lip synching to the popular song. The video highlights the creativity and spirit of the students: sports teams, cheerleaders, drama students, musicians, science students, and more.  

Take a moment to get "Happy" with West Orange High School.

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Severe Flash Flood Warning in Effect in Essex County Area

July 25, 2016

ESSEX COUNTY REGION, NJ — There is currently a severe flash flood warning this area until 8 p.m. All flood areas should be avoided until further notice. 

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West Essex YMCA Seeks Applicants Who Want to Make a Difference

August 24, 2016

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The YMCA achieves its mission one person at a time. The West Essex YMCA seeks staff to contribute to the advancement of the YMCA vision by meeting the needs of the people in our communities.

Current openings include positions in Early Child Care, School Age Child Care, Youth Sports, Personal Training, Group Exercise Instructors and Facility Maintenance to cover a ...

TAP into West Orange is Seeking High School Student Interns

WEST ORANGE, NJ - Writing for the town paper looks great on college transcripts and right now, TAP into West Orange is interviewing Student Interns. We are looking for bright, inquisitive, energetic and creative interns to fill multiple positions. Schedules and weekly hours are flexible. Student Interns will write on school sporting events and school events. They will also take photos. Students ...

Going for Brass

I get all teary-eyed watching the Olympics on TV.  You  know, the human drama, the sacrifice, the dedication, the thrill of competition, the athletic lip sync murmur to the national anthem on the podium.  

 

This year I discovered that there are many other Olympic champions besides the usual cadre of spring-wound gymnastic pixies and ferociously wedged, hairless swimmers ...

Some Like it Hot

“Oh boy!” exclaimed my husband. “There’s a hot sauce shop in town!”

We were away antiquing for the weekend in a quaint village populated by Bed and Breakfasts, art galleries, and apparently, a hot sauce shop. For my husband, this was like discovering that someone had bought you a lottery ticket and you won… if the lottery prize was a fireball that would ...

Ionesco’s ‘Exit the King’ Makes for Powerful Drama at New Jersey Shakespeare Theatre

MADISON, NJ – There’s dying and then there’s dying in long, drawn-out agony. Well, if you’ve been king for 400 years, you won’t disappear quietly. No doubt King Berenger thinks he’s immortal and, like many of us today, lingers long after he’s of any use to himself or others.

The king on "Exit The King" is ravenously alive early on, still ...