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International Food Festival to Offer a Taste of West Orange July 22

July 19, 2017

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The New Jersey Arts Incubator’s (NJAI) first annual Taste of West Orange International Food Festival on July 22 will celebrate the rich, diverse cultures represented in the West Orange community.

Held at the Oskar Schindler Performing Arts Center (OSPAC) from 4 p.m. until 10 p.m., the free event is open to the public and will feature cuisine from Japan, the ...

“iPadology/Abstract Expressions” Exhibit Opens in West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — “iPadology/Abstract Expressions,” an exhibit curated by local artist Mansa Mussa that explores how the combination of the iPad, apps and printers can be used to create abstract images that extend the vitality and reality of photography, will be held at the West Orange Arts Council Art Center, located at 551 Valley Road in West Orange, from now ...

Two West Orange Students Selected for Paper Mill Playhouse Summer Musical Theatre Conservatory

MILLBURN, NJ — West Orange will be doubly represented at this year’s Paper Mill Summer Theatre Conservatory, as Riley Hahn and Samantha Powell were both selected to join the prestigious New Voices 2017 cast.

Members of the competitive five-week program are directed and choreographed by Paper Mill Playhouse’s professional artistic staff in a fully produced, original ...

Golda Och Academy Hosts Eighth Annual Jewish Choir Festival Weekend

LONG BRANCH, NJ — The eighth annual Kolot HaYam Jewish Choral Festival, hosted by Golda Och Academy, was recently held at the Ocean Place Resort & Spa in Long Branch.

The festival featured a special weekend of musical competition, skill-building workshops and pluralistic celebration of Shabbat, enabling participating schools to compete in a traditional choral ...

Independence Weekend Events Kick Off Saturday in West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The following events kick off on Saturday in West Orange, celebrating U.S.
 Independence and honoring veterans:

The Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall will be on display July 1-4 at West Orange High School, Suriano Stadium, 51 Conforti Ave. The opening ceremony will be held at 9 a.m. on July 1, 
and the wall can be viewed free to the public 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

West Orange to Host Only Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall Viewing in New Jersey

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The Township of West Orange will pay tribute to the veterans of the Vietnam War when the “Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall” arrives at West Orange High School from July 1 to July 4 in Suriano Stadium.

This will be the only appearance of the Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall in New Jersey this year, and viewing is free to the public

The opening ceremony ...

Essex County Youth Fishing Derby Concludes in West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The annual Essex County Youth Fishing Derby came to a close on Saturday, with the seventh and final contest taking place at the Orange Reservoir/South Mountain Recreation Complex in West Orange.

The derby gave local children the opportunity to spend time with family, enjoy the great outdoors and experience all that Essex County parks have to offer.

Starting on ...

Lion and Hyena Exhibit Opens at Essex County Turtle Back Zoo

WEST ORANGE, NJ – As part of the expansion of the African Adventure-themed area of the Essex County Turtle Back Zoo, which already includes Masai giraffes, the new Ronald J. Mount Lion and Hyena Exhibit was officially opened on June 12 with a celebratory ribbon cutting hosted by Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo, Jr.

According to DiVincenzo, the exhibit is named after the late ...

Excellence in Music Highlighted at West Orange High School Music Awards

WEST ORANGE, NJ – Fifty-three West Orange High School seniors recently received their Tri-M Music Honor Society cords for graduation as several outstanding musicians were recognized for excellence in music.

Highlights for the music department this year included a national championship for the marching band, a sold-out performance of the spring musical “The Little Mermaid,” ...

West Orange Student Nominated for Rising Star Award at Paper Mill Playhouse

MILLBURN, NJ — Gabrielle Florendo of West Orange High School was one of the finalists in the Paper Mill Playhouse Rising Star Award for “Outstanding Performance in a Featured Role” for her performance as Flounder in the high school’s spring musical “The Little Mermaid.”

Despite falling short of the award, which went to West Essex High School’s Shane ...

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