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“Alice in Wonderland Jr.” Lights up Edison Middle School Stage

April 21, 2015

​WEST ORANGE, NJ – The cast and crew of Edison Middle Students provided an evening of entertainment with the...

Mt. Pleasant Third-Graders Take Trip to Police Station and Meet the Mayor

April 20, 2015

WEST ORANGE, NJ – On Friday, the third-graders from Mt. Pleasant Elementary School went to jail—but lu...

Mt. Pleasant Road Closure Updates

April 19, 2015

WEST ORANGE, NJ - Beginning on the evening of April 20, Mt. Pleasant Avenue, between Pleasant Valley Way and Prosp...

Intergenerational Senior Prom Held

April 19, 2015

WEST ORANGE – A prom was held on Thursday night in West Orange, but it wasn’t the Senior Prom—ra...

FOOTSTEPS For The Exceptional Child Hosting Cinco De Mayo Fundraising Event

April 18, 2015

WEST ORANGE, NJ – FOOTSTEPS for the Exceptional Child has announced that this summer it will be offering a s...

Fee Free This Weekend at Thomas Edison National Historical Park in Celebration of Natio...

April 17, 2015

WEST ORANGE, NJ – Thomas Edison National Historical Park (NHP) is joining national park sites around the cou...

NEWS

News

“Alice in Wonderland Jr.” Lights up Edison Middle School Stage

April 21, 2015

​WEST ORANGE, NJ – The cast and crew of Edison Middle Students provided an evening of entertainment with their annual Spring musical, “Alice in Wonderland Jr, ” which was ...

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COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS

SPORTS

Sports

John “Beaver” O’Connor to be Inducted into P.A.L. Hall of Fame

April 14, 2015

WEST ORANGE, NJ - Otto Torrisi Jr. of the West Orange Police Athletic League has announced that on April 19, the West Orange Police Athletic League is inducting John “Beaver” O&rsquo...

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POLICE & FIRE

Police and Fire Top Stories

Authorities I.D. Body of Woman Found in South Mountain Reservation

April 17, 2015

MILLBURN, NJ - Three days after a body was discovered by a woman walking her dog in South Mountain Reservation, authorities have determined the identity of the deceased woman. Acting Essex C...

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LAW & JUSTICE

Law & Justice Top Stories

Deportation Officer with West Orange Hair Salon Arrested for Harboring Illegal Alien

April 10, 2015

NEWARK, NJ – On Thursday, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced that Arnaldo Echevarria, 37, of Somerset, a deportation officer with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) surrendered...

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GOVERNMENT

Government

Hockey Champions Honored at Town Council Meeting and More

April 15, 2015

WEST ORANGE, NJ - West Orange children were honored for their athletic achievements in yesterday’s Town Council Meeting. Mayor Robert Parisi was in attendance to celebrate the West Ora...

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EDUCATION

Education

Mt. Pleasant Third-Graders Take Trip to Police Station and Meet the Mayor

April 20, 2015

WEST ORANGE, NJ – On Friday, the third-graders from Mt. Pleasant Elementary School went to jail—but luckily, didn’t have to stay long. Actually, like all of the West Orange thi...

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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

“Alice in Wonderland Jr.” Lights up Edison Middle School Stage

April 21, 2015

​WEST ORANGE, NJ – The cast and crew of Edison Middle Students provided an evening of entertainment with their annual Spring musical, “Alice in Wonderland Jr, ” which was ...

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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

West Essex YMCA to Hold Grand Opening of New State-of-the-Art Resistance Center

April 9, 2015

LIVINGSTON, NJ - The West Essex YMCA said it has been receiving rave reviews about its brand new, state-of-the-art resistance center, which will be introduced to members and friends Sunday at th...

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GARDEN STATE GREEN

Garden State Green

Liter of Light to Team Up with West Orange Public Schools to Inspire a New Generation of Innovators and Activists

April 8, 2015

WEST ORANGE, NJ - Liter of Light USA, which celebrated its official launch at an event coinciding with Earth Hour,  on March 28, in West Orange, has officially announced that it is teaming ...

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Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

American Red Cross Honors Volunteers During National Volunteer Week April 12-18

April 8, 2015

To The Editor: The American Red Cross North Jersey Region is honoring its volunteers and the work they do in the community during National Volunteer Week, April 12-18. Volunteers are t...

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Today's Events

Press Releases

South Orange Avenue to be Closed for Bridge Removal, April 28-30

April 16, 2015

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. has announced that South Orange Avenue between Cherry Lane/Brookside Drive and Wyoming Avenue will be closed to vehicular traf...

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Columns

West Orange Public Schools

“Alice in Wonderland Jr.” Lights up Edison Middle School Stage

​WEST ORANGE, NJ – The cast and crew of Edison Middle Students provided an evening of entertainment with their annual Spring musical, “Alice in Wonderland Jr, ” which was ...

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Y Works

West Essex YMCA to Hold Grand Opening of New State-of-the-Art Resistance Center

LIVINGSTON, NJ - The West Essex YMCA said it has been receiving rave reviews about its brand new, state-of-the-art resistance center, which will be introduced to members and friends Sunday at th...

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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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