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Four New Coronavirus Cases, No Additional Deaths in West Orange

May 28, 2020

WEST ORANGE, NJ — There were four additional cases of COVID-19 reported in West Orange on Thursday, according to Mayor Robert Parisi.

The total number of West Orange intake of cases was 1,290. Deaths are included in this number and remain "active" until a full investigation is complete. Fifteen residents were hospitalized with the coronavirus, and, of them, three were in ...

Alzheimer’s Association Calls for Action as NJ Nursing Home Crisis Grows

FLORHAM PARK, NJ — As COVID-19 continues to threaten the health of millions in New Jersey and throughout the country, evidence also continues to demonstrate that nursing homes and assisted living communities are being ravaged by the pandemic.

The Alzheimer’s Association recently released guidance urging lawmakers to implement new policies to address the nursing homes and ...

West Orange Reports Five New Coronavirus Cases, No Additional Deaths

WEST ORANGE, NJ — There were five additional cases of COVID-19 reported in West Orange on Sunday, according to data provided by Mayor Robert Parisi.

The total of COVID-19 related deaths stands at 156 in West Orange, which had no new fatalities associated with the coronavirus reported on Sunday. West Orange has had a total intake of 1,276 cases. Deaths are included in this number and ...

COVID-19 Mobile Testing Site Comes to Township of West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Essex County is expanding its COVID-19 testing initiative to include satellite-testing sites throughout the county, including a mobile testing site that will be opened at Essex County Richard J. Codey Arena (560 Northfield Avenue) West Orange with 250 appointments available beginning on Thursday, May 28.

Satellite sites in West Orange, Roseland and Cedar Grove will ...

Overlook Discharges 700th COVID-19 Patient to Recovery

SUMMIT, NJ — Overlook Medical Center in Summit, part of Atlantic Health System, on Wednesday discharged its 700th patient — a woman from Union Township — treated for COVID-19 back to recovery last week.

"This pandemic has crystallized why those of us at Overlook and throughout Atlantic Health System pursued the calling of health care — to help ...

Virtual Exercise Keeps JESPY House Clients Fit and Social

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Whether actively participating in on-site exercise classes or on JESPY’s Special Olympics teams, JESPY House clients have long enjoyed being members of the non-profit’s Athletics & Fitness program. Despite the closure of on-site programming during the pandemic, clients have been able to enjoy fitness by participating in JESPY’s robust schedule of ...

Recovered Coronavirus Cases On the Rise in West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The total of COVID-19 cases in the Township of West Orange increased by five on Friday, according to county and local data, bringing the total of "current active" cases in West Orange to 681. 

Although the total intake of West Orange cases reached 1,167 on Friday, Mayor Robert Parisi explained that 57 cases have been officially transferred other ...

West Orange Has 10 New COVID-19 Cases Thursday; NJ Beaches to Reopen with Restrictions

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The total of COVID-19 cases in the Township of West Orange increased by 10 on Thursday, according to county and local data.

According to Mayor Robert Parisi, there are now 714 current active cases of the coronavirus in West Orange, noting that deaths are considered “active cases” until the investigation is complete. Although the total intake of ...

West Orange Has 12 New COVID-19 Cases Wednesday as NJ Rate of New Cases Continues to Ease

WEST ORANGE, NJ -- The number of additional COVID-19 cases in the township increased by 12 on Wednesday, according to data provided by the township and by Essex County.

There are 733 current active cases of the coronavirus in West Orange, according to Mayor Robert Parisi. Tuesday was the seventh consecutive day that the number of new cases in the township was 12 or fewer.

There have been ...

West Orange Officials Break Down Coronavirus Statistics, Alert Residents to Scams

WEST ORANGE, NJ — For the fifth consecutive day, West Orange its saw an increase of less than 11 COVID-19 cases within the township, which now has 741 active cases and 141 deaths attributed to the coronavirus as of Monday morning, according to Mayor Robert Parisi.

Parisi noted that deaths are considered “active cases” until the investigation is complete.

According to the ...

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West Orange State Wrestling Champion Sandra Guerrero Continues to Make History

May 12, 2020

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School (WOHS) athlete Sandra Guerrero not only made school history in March by becoming the first state Mountaineer wrestling champion, but she has also recently made regional wrestling history as the first female to commit to New Jersey City University (NJCU).

NJCU, which is one of the few universities in the country to feature a ...

Pompton Plains Man Admits to 2017 Bomb Threat at Livingston Temple

May 26, 2020

NEWARK, NJ – A 38-year-old man from Pompton Plains in Morris County has admitted to maliciously calling in a bomb threat to a religious institution in Livingston in 2017, according to U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito.

James Triano pleaded guilty via videoconference before U.S. District Judge Kevin McNulty on Tuesday to an indictment charging him with maliciously conveying false information ...

Introduce Your Kids to Musical Instruments on May 22

May 22 is Buy a Musical Instrument Day and in today’s climate, most of us have some time to take up a new hobby like learning a new instrument and/or creating our own music. These days, there is also plenty of time to introduce your little ones to songs and music genres you like and to help them find their inner musician. And, right now, while you cannot just walk into a store to purchase a ...

Upcoming Events

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Sun, May 31, 8:00 AM

South Mountain Recreation Complex, West Orange

Walk to Cure Arthritis West Orange

Giving Back Health & Wellness

Congratulations Our Lady of the Lake Class of 2020

May 25, 2020

VERONA, NJ - Congratulations to Our Lady of the Lake School Class of 2020.

Coronavirus Pandemic Adds to the Admiration as Hospital Honors Local EMS Members

Overlook Medical Center celebrated the work of the dedicated EMS first responders throughout the communities it serves with awards, gifts and other recognition as part of the national EMS Week, May 18–22.

“The first responders throughout our region have been our steadfast partners through the height of the pandemic, and their collaboration in caring for our patients during this ...

Rules of Engagement

The unofficial start to summer has begun and people are emerging gingerly from their Covid-free lairs like bears from hibernation. And after months living in quarantine without pants or haircuts, the question on all of our minds as we contemplate going out in public is, how is this supposed to work?

Here are some useful etiquette tips to help you open up this summer.

There seems to be so ...

Terms of Graduation

Greetings graduating class of 2020! Woohoo! You did it!

I am honored and proud to offer these unsolicited congratulatory remarks on your incredible achievement, and to provide some inspirational words of encouragement as you move on to do all of the great and momentous things you truly are meant to do.

This was not a good year to be Seniors. As you know, people over 65 are at much higher ...