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September 20, 2018

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Combining two annual celebrations from Livingston and West Orange into one powerful event focusing on the themes of unity and harmony, the Livingston Youth Appreciation Committee, West Essex YMCA, Livingston Committee for Diversity and Inclusion (LCDI), and West Orange resident ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — With a senior-led defense and junior midfielder Natalie Nevins leading the offense, the West Orange girls soccer team shut out Livingston, 3-0, at Livingston High School on Thursday afternoon. Nevins scored her fifth goal of the season on Thursday with the other two goals coming ...

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WHIPPANY, NJ - Air Group Heating, Cooling, Plumbing and Electrical is offering free estimates. Just click here to schedule an appointment and Air Group will provide a free estimate for its plumbing, electrical, heating or cooling services. Air Group also services boilers and hot water ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - East Orange Police are requesting the public’s assistance in locating 8-year-old Niyad Robinson, of Newark.  He was last seen in East Orange on Sunday, Sept. 16 around 2:54 p.m. in the area of William Street and North Grove Street wearing black pants, a white T-shirt and black ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ – The West Orange Rotary Club recently continued its charitable efforts with donations of backpacks to Kelly and Redwood Elementary Schools. Prior to the start of the school year, Rotary members distributed backpacks at both schools, where principals Dr. Joanne Pollara and Tim ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Township Council recently voted in favor of a re-development plan for the structure located at 300 Executive Drive, prepared by Heyer, Gruel and Associates. The property is owned by RA 300 Executive LLC. According to the council, this plan seeks to modernize the ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — Beulah Fluker, the newest resident of the Brookdale assisted living facility in West Orange, celebrated her 104th birthday in a special celebration at her new home last week. West Orange Police Chief James Abbott kicked off the party with a confetti blaster, and Fluker was ...

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NEWARK, NJ — A comic book artist from West Orange admitted in federal court on Monday to distributing thousands of images and videos of child sexual abuse, according to U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito Timothy Yates, 31, who was previously arrested and charged by complaint on April 4, pleaded ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - West Orange boys soccer coach Doug Nevins is closing in on a career milestone, and on Monday, the Mountaineers made a statement to help bring their coach closer to that round number. West Orange defeated previously unbeaten Millburn, 2-0, in the rain to give Nevins his 299th ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ - CycleBar Livingston will be celebrating its first anniversary on Saturday, Sept 22 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 277 Eisenhower Parkway. CycleBar's riders, along with their family and friends, and anyone else interested in stopping by can partake in rides, games, giveaways, vendors ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - The Max Challenge of West Orange will commemorate one year in business in the township on Saturday, Sept. 22 from 10 a.m. to noon with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The weekend will also mark the start of the next 10-Week Challenge, which combines exciting fitness classes, ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — After nearly six months of getting settled in their new location at 521 S. Livingston Avenue, West Orange residents Chelsea and Alvaro Alban, owners of CardioYoga in Livingston, invited the public to join them on Thursday for a day full of grand opening events. In addition to ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - With goals by Manny DiPierola and Tyreek Wray in the second half, West Orange held off Caldwell to take the win, 2-0, on Thursday afternoon, and went on to shut out Belleville, 4-0, in an away game on Saturday. Yasin Aly, Kalleo Mendes, Allan Becerra, and Facundo Gomez each ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — For the first time in school history, the West Orange High School girls volleyball team defeated Livingston, 2-1, on Sept. 13 and is now 3-1. "The day before we had an upsetting loss against Bloomfield," said head coach Jackie Cruz. "The girls did a great job coming back from a ...

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BELLEVILLE, NJ - West Orange connected for three goals in the first half en route to a 4-0 boys soccer victory over Belleville on Saturday. Yasin Aly, Kalleo Mendes, Allan Becerra and Facundo Gomez scored goals for West Orange (2-1). Tyreke Wray had two assists, and Harry Jimenez, Brian Merlos ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - The West Orange football team took on one of New Jersey's most storied programs of the last couple of decades on Friday night. Don Bosco Prep built a 33-point halftime lead on its way to a 47-20 victory over West Orange. The Mountaineers fell to 1-2 after an opening night win ...

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QUEENS, NY — Rohan Belday, a seventh grader at Liberty Middle School in West Orange, was recently honored for achieving the No. 2 ranking in the United States Tennis Association (USTA) Eastern boys 12s division during the USTA Eastern Junior Awards Gala at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - West Orange scored both its goals in the second half to come away with a 2-0 boys soccer victory over Caldwell on Thursday. Senior Tyreek Wray scored off a feed from Kalleo Mendes with 10 minutes remaining to give West Orange the 1-0 lead.Senior Manny DePierola scored off a ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ - There was a house fire at 10 Nelson Place in the early morning hours of Sept. 11, with Maplewood firefighters responding to a report of smoke at the home at about 3:20 a.m., according to a statement from Maplewood Fire Department Chief Michael R. Dingelstedt. The first arriving ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ – West Orange High School Class of 2006 alumnus Derrick Weng has already achieved the kind of success that many only dream of. He not only owns and operates a successful business in his hometown, but he has also received the respect and trust that only comes from living a life of ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Nikhil Badlani Foundation’s eighth annual USATF-certified STOP for Nikhil 5K Run/3K Walk is fast approaching. The event, to be held on Sunday at West Orange High School, promotes traffic safety awareness while remembering those who have died or have been seriously injured in ...

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GLEN RIDGE, NJ - West Orange scored four goals in the first half on its way to a 5-1 girls soccer victory over Glen Ridge on Wednesday. Natalie Nevins finished with one goal and two assists for the Mountaineers (2-0), who got single goals from Hannah Villasin, Mya Bembry, Emily Baker and Kaya ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The grim statistics on childhood obesity—with nearly one in five school-age children in the U.S. being considered obese—obscure a hopeful reality: obesity is a preventable and curable disease. The Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges, which has long been working to reduce obesity in ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ – The West Orange High School girls tennis team is looking to serve up a winning 2018 season. The team’s record in 2017 was a respectable 11-8 in their North Jersey, Section 1, Group 4 division. The Mountaineers defeated Verona for the first time in 10 years and defeated Glen ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - A Seton Hall University student has died from injuries sustained from falling off the campus' parking deck on Tuesday, according to a letter to the school community from the University's Interim President, Mary Meehan, on Tuesday afternoon. Meehan later identified the student as ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ - Find a friend, tell a friend and then go to the West Essex YMCA in Livingston and save. The YMCA at 321 S. Livingston Ave. is introducing a new way to help create a healthier community and you can save a little too. When you and a friend join the Y at the same time, or referred ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - It was back to school for West Orange Public School students last week, and despite the sweltering temperatures, there was excitement and smiles. Superintendent of Schools Jeff Rutzky spent the first day visiting the district's 12 schools. He began his morning at Gregory ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - The award-winning West Orange High School Marching Mountaineers have spent a good portion of their summer rehearsing this season's new routine, "Into a New World," and the program is expected to debut at Friday’s home game v. Don Bosco Prep, beginning at 7 p.m. According to ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — Four championship spring baseball teams within the West Orange Police Athletic League (WOPAL) competing in the United States Amateur Baseball League (USABL) were recognized during last week’s township council meeting. Council President Susan McCartney made opening remarks ...

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WESTFIELD — Lucas Ross was just a player on Seton Hall Prep’s freshman boys’ soccer team last year. But on Saturday, the sophomore was the varsity star in a marquee out of conference game against perennial powerhouse Westfield.  Behind a hat trick and assist from Ross, Seton Hall Prep rallied ...

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