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West Orange High School Marching Band to Debut New Routine

September 10, 2018

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 band director Lew Kelly, "Into a New World" will feature ...

Luna Stage to Kick Off Season with New Jersey Premiere of 'Pirira'

WEST ORANGE, NJ - Luna Stage, a performing arts studio in West Orange, will launch its 2018-19 season next month with J. Stephen Brantley’s award-winning play "Pirira," directed by Luna’s new artistic director, Ari Laura Kreith. Tickets for the show, which will run Thursday through Sunday from Oct. 4 to Oct. 28, are on sale now.

The play, set in both ...

Turtle Back Flamingo Exhibit Dedicated to West Orange Family

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The new Turtle Back Zoo Flamingo Exhibit, which was officially opened with a celebratory ribbon cutting on Wednesday, has been dedicated as the “Drill Family Flamingo Exhibit” in honor of the West Orange family’s long-time relationship with the zoo.

The Drill Family’s relationship with Turtle Back dates back 55 years, since building the zoo in ...

Essex County Zoo Opens Leopard Exhibit Featuring Two Species

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Snow leopards and Amur leopards are the centerpiece of the Essex County Turtle Back Zoo’s newly reopened leopard exhibit, which officially reopened on Monday.

Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo, Jr. was on hand Monday afternoon to cut the ribbon at the exhibit as part of his initiative to provide the highest standard of care and first-class conditions for ...

West Orange Resident Keith Dent Pens First Book, “In the Paint”

WEST ORANGE, NJ – West Orange resident and relationship coach Keith Dent has penned his first book, “In the Paint,” which was written with a goal of improving communication between couples utilizing language that men can relate to: sports. The book’s title refers to a basketball court’s “in-the-paint” area, the only area painted differently on the court, ...

West Orange Teen Initiates First-Ever India Flag Raising Ceremony

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Riya Goel is always looking for ways to make her community better and more inclusive. The rising West Orange High School sophomore recently initiated and organized the township’s first-ever India Flag Raising ceremony on the Asian country’s independence day, Aug. 15.

“Our neighboring towns have flag raising ceremonies and I thought to myself, ...

New Date: Meadowbrook Country Day Camp Invites Prospective Summer 2019 Campers to “Rookie Day”

EDITOR'S NOTE: The date has been changed to Aug. 15 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. due to weather conditions. Activities listed in the article below will remain the same. 

LONG VALLEY, NJ — Those with children entering Pre-K or Kindergarten for the 2018-2019 school year who are thinking about day camp options for next summer are invited to attend “Rookie Day” at ...


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West Orange Arts Council Upcoming September Events

September 12, 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ - Upcoming events sponsored by the West Orange Arts Council include:


Art for a Cause, with pop-up artist Cheryl Patterson, Saturday, Sept. 15 from 2 to 4 p.m. at 551 Valley Road on West Orange. All proceeds from sales will go to benefit University Hospital Pediatric Care.

West Orange's abstract expressionist Gloria Jerome Torrice's 94th birthday ...