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Local Teens Learn From Chinese Visitors at West Essex YMCA Teen Camp

July 26, 2017

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Teens from Livingston, West Orange, the Caldwells and Roseland have spent the last two weeks learning from and enjoying the company of 19 teens from Zhuhai, China at the West Essex YMCA’s Teen Adventure Camp.

YMCA employee Lisa Zhang recently connected the Y with a Chinese organization called EduAcross AmeriChina, which has US representatives who organize overseas ...

West Orange Public Library to Help Feed Hungry Local Children

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange Public Library will be one of 22 Essex County libraries to participate in the Meeting Essential Needs with Dignity (MEND) Summer Hunger Busters Community Food Drive to help feed the 44,471 children in Essex County who often go hungry once school ends.

Many families depend on the school lunch-and-breakfast project to help fulfill their children’s ...

West Orange Receives $182,100 Grant to Improve Local Parks

WEST ORANGE, NJ – A $182,100 Green Acres grant was recently awarded to the Township of West Orange to be used toward the improvement of Lafayette and Degnan parks.

The grant from the 27th District Legislative Team of Governor Richard Codey, Assemblywoman Mila Jasey and Assemblyman John McKeon is part of $80.7 million announced by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection ...

Sobel & Co. Founder Honored by Jewish Vocational Service for Philanthropic Efforts

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Alan Sobel, founder of Livingston-based accounting firm Sobel & Co., was among a group of individuals that were recently honored for their philanthropic efforts at the Jewish Vocational Service (JVS) of MetroWest New Jersey’s annual Taste and Toast fundraising gala at the Pleasantdale Chateau in West Orange.

More than $350,000 was raised to improve the ...

Levine, Jacobs & Company Accounting Firm Uses Tax Season For The Greater Good

Levine, Jacobs & Company, LLC Helps Two Local Food Pantries

LIVINGSTON, NJ – Like many public accounting firms, the busiest time of the year for Levine, Jacobs & Company, L.L.C is tax season. This year, the company decided to use its busy season to give back to the community by asking clients to bring in one item of non-perishable food when they came in ...

Thousands Visit Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall in West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ – A closing ceremony on July 4th capped off the four-day stay of the Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall in West Orange, with Mayor Robert Parisi and members of the West Orange Township Council joining with hundreds of area residents to pay a final tribute to those who fought and died during the Vietnam War..

During its long weekend stay at West Orange High School’s ...

$20,000 Raised for Mary Jo Codey Scholarship Fund in West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The West Orange Scholarship Fund (WOSF) honored educator Mary Jo Codey at a reception held at the Montclair Country Club on June 15, raising $20,000 to implement an annual scholarship in her name.

Attendees included former New Jersey Governor and current Senator Richard Codey; Mayor Robert Parisi and wife Sheila; WOSF trustees; Superintendent of Schools Jeffrey Rutzky; ...

Rotary Club of West Orange Awards Annual Scholarships to Local Students

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The Rotary Club of West Orange distributed $19,500 in scholarships to graduating seniors at its annual Awards Luncheon, held on June 9 at Mayfair Farms.

Students from West Orange High School and Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School were awarded scholarships based on academics, community service and leadership skills.

Deborah Alabi received the Outstanding Foreign Language ...

Orange/West Orange UNICO Awards Annual Scholarships to Local Students

WEST ORANGE, NJ - The Orange/West Orange Chapter of UNICO (O/WO UNICO) National held its 2017 Scholarship Dinner on Wednesday at Mayfair Farms in West Orange.

Three UNICO National Scholarship winners were announced and six local area high school students were awarded individual local scholarships. Italian Language Awards were also given to high school students. 

Local scholarships in ...

West Orange Scholarship Fund Distributes Record $108,500 at Senior Awards Night

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The West Orange Scholarship Fund (WOSF) distributed a record $108,500 to 79 graduating seniors of the West Orange High School Class of 2017 at the Senior Awards Night held earlier this month.

WOHS Principal Hayden Moore thanked all the organizations that provided scholarships as he welcomed students, administrators, families and presenters to the event. He also ...

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Don't Miss Bar Night for Brendan Tevlin at Thatcher McGhee's Fairfield

July 26, 2017

FAIRFIELD, NJ — The fourth annual Brendan Tevlin Lacrosse Festival will receive 20 percent of the sales from the “Bar Night for Brendan” at Thatcher McGhee’s Irish Pub and Eatery in Fairfield on Wednesday, beginning at 7 p.m.

Share the attached flyer with friends, family and neighbors and show it to your server to help the Brendan Tevlin Lacrosse Festival raise ...