Financial Readiness Scholarship Fundraiser to be Held in West Orange

March 19, 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Circle of Rainbow Sisters Seeking Spiritual and Wellness Connection (CORESSWC) is holding its annual fundraiser, "Women Who Rock the Kitchen,” on March 25 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Tarnoff Cafeteria at West Orange High School, 51 Conforti Avenue.

Monies raised will go toward the organization's Financial Readiness Academic Scholarship Award (FRASA) ...

Meet the Deputy Grand Marshals of the 2018 West Orange St. Patrick’s Day Parade

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Meet Robert Lynch, Sean McGinley and Brad Squires, the Deputy Grand Marshals of this Sunday's West Orange St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

Deputy Grand Marshal Robert Lynch:

Lynch was born into a large Irish Catholic family with six siblings: four sisters and two brothers. Their parents and grandparents taught them to be proud of their Irish ...

Meet the Grand Marshal of the 2018 West Orange St. Patrick’s Day Parade

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Donald Shauger, this year’s Grand Marshal for the 2018 West Orange St. Patrick’s Day Parade coming up on Sunday, was raised in West Orange by a single mother as the youngest of four siblings, one of whom was terminally ill.  

As a natural-born leader and visionary, Shauger saw at a very young age that it was his prerogative to help support his family ...

Rock Out Lung Cancer 2018 Benefit to Be Held in West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ – Prelude for a Cure founder and West Caldwell resident Claire Mattern, a cancer survivor and classically trained pianist, has combined her love of music with her strong desire to help find a cure for lung cancer, as well as developing an earlier detection method, to create the upcoming “Rock Out Lung Cancer” event benefitting lung cancers research at Memorial ...

West Orange Receives $431,200 Community Development Block Grant

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Township of West Orange, which was recently among the 13 Essex County municipalities and 33 non-profit community organizations that received a total of about $5.1 million from the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program and the Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) program, was awarded $431,200 was awarded for improvements to Meade Street and Columbia Street, ...

West Orange Family Devastated by Fire During Winter Storm Quinn

WEST ORANGE, NJ — A West Orange family in the Lourdes neighborhood was devastated after they lost their home in a fire during last week's nor'easter.

The family's belongings that weren't destroyed by the flames were damaged by water and smoke, according to a Go Fund Me page set up by a friend to help Pamela Alfaro, her husband and two young children.

"In a ...

Atlantic Federal to Offer $1,000 College Scholarships to Local Seniors

WEST ORANGE, NJ — High school seniors are invited to apply for a 2018 Atlantic Federal Credit Union scholarship. Three $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to students seeking post-secondary education at a four-year college, technical school or community college.

Applicants are judged based on academic performance, community involvement and leadership roles.

To qualify, a student ...

Orange/West Orange UNICO Distributes 44th Annual Student-Athlete Awards

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School (WOHS) and the Orange/West Orange UNICO motivational foundation recently co-hosted their 44th annual sports breakfast to honor the “unsung heroes” of the community—Essex County’s finest high school student athletes.

The WOHS recipients for the award included senior Thomas Hughes of the varsity football team, and ...

Levine, Jacobs & Company Collects Non-perishables to Support Local Food Pantries

LIVINGSTON, NJ — After last year’s resounding success, Levine, Jacobs & Company LLC is once again collecting non-perishable food items to support two local food pantries—Christine’s Kitchen at Holy Trinity Church in West Orange and the Bobrow Kosher Food Pantry at Oheb Congregation in South Orange—in hopes that the accounting firm will surpass last ...

More Than $20,000 Raised at West Orange Rotary's 14th “Taste of the World”

WEST ORANGE, NJ – It was feast fit for a king at the Rotary Club of West Orange’s largest annual fundraiser, “A Taste of the World,” on Monday at Mayfair Farms, where more than 500 people enjoyed the sampling menu of culinary appetizers, entrees and desserts presented by more than 40 premiere area restaurants and vendors.

Guests also enjoyed raffles, prizes, live ...

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