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Township of West Orange Remembers Michael Fabiano

December 9, 2016

WEST ORANGE, NJ — A memorial tribute to the late Michael Fabiano, who served as the long-time West Orange deputy mayor and Democratic Party Committee Chair, was held at the West Orange Township Council meeting on Tuesday.

Leading off the recognition of Fabiano’s legacy was Assemblyman John McKeon, a former mayor of West Orange.

“I really got to know the type of man Michael ...

West Orange Rotary Club Provides Dictionaries to Third Graders

WEST ORANGE, NJ - Each year, members of the West Orange Rotary Club give dictionaries to all third-grade students in the West Orange Public School District as part of the organization’s community outreach.

Rotary volunteers recently stopped by Hazel Elementary School to distributed the dictionaries.

"The students are always excited to receive the dictionaries and learn ...

Annual Frank Schott Memorial Blood Drive Achieves 1000 Pints in Ten Years

WEST ORANGE, NJ– The Frank Schott Blood Drive, held annually in memory of former Orange Fire Chief Frank Schott, surpassed 1000 pints of blood collected at its tenth annual event held on Sunday, Nov. 20 at the Shillelagh Club.

According to Francine Schott, daughter of Frank Schott, last week’s event brought in more than 150 pints, making it the most successful ...

West Orange Scholarship Fund Hosts Successful 'Master Chef' Fundraiser

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Members of West Orange's school and local community gathered in the Tarnoff Cafeteria at West Orange High School (WOHS) on Nov. 18 for the Mountaineer Master Chef competition, all in an effort to benefit the Principal's Scholarship Fund. The event was also sponsored by the West Orange Scholarship Fund and underwritten by Sodexo.

The evening featured five teams ...

First Annual “BARKtoberfest” Raises More Than $3300 for Participating Shelters and Rescue Groups

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The first-annual “BARKtoberfest” pet adoption event at the Turtle Back Zoo in West Orange raised more than $3,300 for participating animal shelters and rescue groups, including The Friends of the Livingston Animal Shelter, part of the Healthy Community Healthy Youth Initiative of Livingston. A total of 20 dogs and cats were adopted, with many applications still ...

Gratitude is Theme of 2016 West Orange Chamber of Commerce Thanksgiving Luncheon

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Chamber of Commerce hosted its 2016 Annual Community Thanksgiving Luncheon at Mayfair Farms on Wednesday, where more than 100 members of the community mingled over food and drink. Guests participated in a 50/50 raffle with proceeds benefiting the West Orange Food Pantry at Holy Trinity and won door prizes.

Master of Ceremonies Ken Baris hosted ...

Thanksgiving Food Drive for the Needy and Homeless Feeds Essex County Families

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Approximately 20 pick-up trucks, SUV’s and vans were loaded to the brim with four tons of bulk foodstuffs, hundreds of turkeys and holiday meals by Essex County Sheriff’s officers at the emergency management headquarters in West Orange for delivery on Tuesday as part of the sheriff’s Thanksgiving Food Drive for the Needy and Homeless.

“This ...

Mountain Top League Hosts Fourth Annual Food Drive Benefiting Holy Trinity Food Pantry

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Mountain Top League (MTL) of West Orange held its 4th Annual Food Drive to benefit the Holy Trinity Food Pantry on Monday and the community of West Orange came through in a “big way,” according to MTL.

In just over two hours, members of the community donated more than 50 grocery bags filled with 49 turkeys, 10 chickens and meatless lasagnas, 150 frozen ...

Comfort Project 360 Reason to Rock Event Raises More Than $300,000 Benefiting Saint Barnabas Cancer Centers

WEST ORANGE, NJ — In an effort to raise funds for renovations and meaningful programs and amenities in Radiation Oncology and Medical Oncology at Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC), the third-annual Reason to Rock event at Crestmont Country Club on Thursday raised more than $300,000 benefiting Comfort Project 360 (CP360).

CP360, which is on a mission to help create the most ...

Shillelagh Club to Host 10th Annual Frank Schott Blood Drive Sunday

WEST ORANGE, NJ – In memory of Frank Schott, former Chief of the Orange Fire Department, the Friendly Sons of the Shillelagh is sponsoring the 10th Annual Frank Schott Blood Drive at the Shillelagh Club on Sunday from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m.

To schedule a time to donate Click Here or email schottblooddrive@gmail.com. Walk-ins are also welcome.

"We are excited and ...

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Family Portraits After the Death of a Family Member

One of the gifts of working in the field of children’s grief support is the support I receive from my family and friends. They always have their eyes peeled for interesting articles that relate to grief and loss. Usually they send the articles to me with a kind note, like “this made me think of you” or “thought you’d be interested in this!”

A few days ago my ...

Family Portraits After the Death of a Family Member

One of the gifts of working in the field of children’s grief support is the support I receive from my family and friends. They always have their eyes peeled for interesting articles that relate to grief and loss. Usually they send the articles to me with a kind note, like “this made me think of you” or “thought you’d be interested in this!”

A few days ago my ...