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Hazel Elementary School Students Celebrated Earth Day with School Beautification Project

April 27, 2015

WEST ORANGE, NJ - On April 23, Hazel Elementary School celebrated Earth Day by planting 400 annual plants t...

Pleasantdale Elementary School Takes the Twitter "Ribbon Challenge" for Autism Awarness

April 27, 2015

​WEST ORANGE, NJ - On April 22, Pleasantdale Elementary School took the Twitter "Ribbon Challenge," forming...

Public Invited to Get "RUN-Bunctious" on May 2 at Liberty Middle School

April 27, 2015

​WEST ORANGE, NJ - In celebration of National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, Liberty Middle School is getting rea...

Firefighters Battle Blaze on Sunday

April 26, 2015

WEST ORANGE - Firefighters worked to knock down a fire at a one family township home on Sunday. The two-alarm fire...

Local Competitive Cheerleaders Blanket Sick Cheerleader with Support

April 26, 2015

FAIRFIELD, NJ - The members of the Deja Blue, Junior Level 2 team at JuST Cheer All Stars in Fairfield have more than...

West Orange United FC Travel Soccer Announces Tryouts for Fall 2015-Spring 2016 Year

April 26, 2015

WEST ORANGE, NJ – West Orange United FC travel soccer has announces tryouts for the Fall 2015-Sp...

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COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS

Community Announcements

PSE&G Is Reminding Customers That LIHEAP Deadline is April 30

April 24, 2015

NEWARK, NJ – PSE&G is reminding customers that April 30 is the deadline to apply for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). The LIHEAP program helps pay electric or ga...

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SPORTS

POLICE & FIRE

Police and Fire Top Stories

Community Safety Day/ Police and Public Safety Expo to be Held at Livingston Mall

April 25, 2015

LIVINGSTON, NJ – Simon’s Livingston Mall is inviting area families to learn about public safety and get up-close and personal with local, county, state and federal law enforcement as...

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LAW & JUSTICE

GOVERNMENT

Government

Political Leaders and Media Join Together to Discuss New Media

April 21, 2015

UNION, NJ — New Jersey political leaders and members of the media came to gather to discuss the changing trends in media reporting on Tuesday at Kean University. State Assemblyman Jon Bramnic...

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EDUCATION

Science & Technology

Science & Technology

Early Edison Talking Doll Recordings Released; Program Exploring History and Sounds of Edison's Talking Doll to be Held

April 14, 2015

WEST ORANGE, NJ – On April 17, at 1:00 p.m., Joan and Robin Rolfs, authors of the book “Phonograph Dolls and Toys,” will lead a 90-minute program exploring the history and soun...

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ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Arts & Entertainment

Roosevelt Middle School Brings “Hairspray Jr.” to Life

April 25, 2015

WEST ORANGE, NJ - Roosevelt Middle School’s spring musical, “Hairspray Jr.,” which was directed by Sandra Van Dyke and choreographed by Carrie Link, opened on April 23 to an audie...

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BUSINESS & FINANCE

Business & Finance

West Orange Chamber of Commerce 17th Annual Awards to Feature Two-Time Super Bowl Champion, David Diehl; Cass Realtors to be Names Business of the Year

April 16, 2015

WEST ORANGE, NJ - The 17th Annual West Orange Chamber of Commerce Awards Dinner is being held on April 29, at 5:30 p.m., at The Atrium, located at 609 Eagle Rock Avenue in West Orange. The Annua...

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NEWS FROM ESSEX COUNTY

Essex County News

150th Anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln's Death Commemoration Held

April 19, 2015

NEWARK, NJ – On April 15, the community held a program and ceremony to commemorate the 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln's death. The event was held by the Seated Lincoln ...

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HEALTH & WELLNESS

Health & Wellness

Public Invited to Get "RUN-Bunctious" on May 2 at Liberty Middle School

April 27, 2015

​WEST ORANGE, NJ - In celebration of National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, Liberty Middle School is getting ready to kick off its Second Annual "Fun Run," on Saturday, May 2, by get...

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Harold and Nomi Colton-Max to be Honored by Essex County Executive at Annual Jewish Heritage Celebration

April 25, 2015

  CEO of the Jewish Community Housing Corporation and Board President of Congregation Beth El in South Orange Will be Recognized with Star of Essex County Award for Their Commitment to Jewi...

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Columns

West Orange Public Schools

Hazel Elementary School Students Celebrated Earth Day with School Beautification Project

WEST ORANGE, NJ - On April 23, Hazel Elementary School celebrated Earth Day by planting 400 annual plants that will beautify the school grounds. Every student in Kindergarten through fift...

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Golda Och Academy Corner

Golda Och Academy Names Christine Stodolski Upper School Principal

WEST ORANGE, NJ - Golda Och Academy has announced the appointment of Christine Stodolski as Upper School Principal. Stodolski will officially join the school on July 1, at which time current Ass...

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Doctors Express Urgent Care Center of West Orange

AFC/Doctors Express – West Orange—Spring Cleaning for a Healthier Home

Spring has arrived, and it’s time for a little spring cleaning. A clean home is one way to embrace the season and focus on your health at the same time. It’s easy to blame spring p...

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Highly Rated Beachfront in St. Maarten $474/wk

St. Maarten, a little spec of paradise placed in the midst of the Caribbean islands. With an average annual temperature of 80.6 degrees, its tropical climate lends itself to guaranteed beautiful...

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