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Fourth Annual "Bowling for Scholarship Dollars" Set for Feb. 4 in West Orange

January 18, 2017

WEST ORANGE, NJ - The Third Annual Bowling for Scholarship Dollars fundraiser is set for Feb. 4 at Eagle Rock Lanes, 424 Eagle Rock Ave., from 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. 

The fundraiser, presented by the West Orange Education Fund, will raise money for the West Orange High School (WOHS) "Principal's Scholarship," to be presented by Principal Hayden Moore to eligible WOHS ...

National Urban League President Speaks at West Orange MLK Day & Spirit Awards

WEST ORANGE, NJ – “King Day is not a holiday – it’s a holy day,” said Marc Morial in his keynote remarks to more than 250 people who attended the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration and Spirit Awards program presented by the West Orange Human Relations Commission (HRC) on Monday at The Life Christian Church in West Orange.

Morial, president and chief ...

Spirit Awards to Honor West Orange Residents at MLK Day Celebration

WEST ORANGE, NJ — In celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy and a few carefully selected West Orange residents, the township’s human relations commission is sponsoring a special MLK Day event Monday at the Life Christian Church, located at 747 Northfield Avenue, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

During the MLK Day Celebration, the township will honor Mona Scott-Young, ...

West Orange High School Music Boosters to Host Wine and Beer Tasting Fundraiser

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The West Orange High School (WOHS) Music Boosters will hold a Wine and Beer Tasting fundraiser at Wine Legend, 235 Prospect Avenue on Jan. 20 from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.

The event will help to raise funds for the award-winning Wind Ensemble’s trip to perform as an Invited Band at the 2017 Music for All National Concert Band Festival, presented by Yamaha, in ...

Six-Year-Old Cancer Patient Feels Support of West Orange Residents and Organizations

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange community is coming together on behalf of a six-year-old boy diagnosed with stage IV high-risk Neuroblastoma cancer, which has spread throughout his body and into his bone marrow.

On behalf of Henry Young Chang, the son of longtime West Orange school district employees Heather Young and Henry Chang, fundraising accounts have recently been set up in ...

Shop at Whole Foods of West Orange Wednesday to Support Habitat for Humanity

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange area residents are encouraged to shop at Whole Foods Market, located at 235 Prospect Avenue, on Wednesday to support Habitat for Humanity.

From 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., Whole Foods of West Orange will offer 5 percent of its net sales directly to Habitat for Humanity Newark & Greater Elizabeth. The “5-Percent Day” contribution will support the ...

New Jersey Ilankai Community Donates Clothes and Toys to Partnership for Children of Essex

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Members of the New Jersey Ilankai Community, formed to uphold Sri Lankan tradition and teach the language (Tamil) to Sri Lankan children in the area, recently visited the office of "Partnership for Children of Essex" (PCENJ) in West Orange to donate Christmas clothes, toys and footwear.

The organization, led by West Orange resident Gnanaseharan ...

West Orange High School Intergenerational Program Continues at Daughters of Israel

WEST ORANGE, NJ – Daughters of Israel Retirement Home, located at 1155 Pleasant Valley Way in West Orange, is once again hosting the West Orange High School Intergenerational Program for the 2016-2017 school year.

Students in Doug Drabik’s Ninth Grade Honors World History met their senior citizen partners in late October and quickly established relationship with each ...

Togetherhood Committee Hosts International Holiday Luncheon at West Essex YMCA

LIVINGSTON, NJ — More than 50 members of the community attended the West Essex YMCA’s International Holiday Luncheon on Dec. 27, where they celebrated the season by sharing international foods and holiday traditions.

Sponsored by the West Essex YMCA’s TOGETHERHOODä Service Committee, this gathering was Y member and Millburn High School junior Anshul Nayar’s ...

American Heart Association Delivers CPR Kit to West Orange High School

WEST ORANGE, NJ – A brand new CPR/AED (automated external defibrillator) instructional kit valued at $649 was delivered to West Orange High School by the American Heart Association in December.

Katie Kinney, CPR Schools Manager for the AHA, contacted Health and district Physical Education Supervisor Kevin Alvine in October to offer the free kit for the 12th grade CPR program. The ...

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