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Flags Lowered to Half-Staff Today in Honor of United States Marine Captain Stanford H. Shaw III

March 23, 2015

WEST ORANGE, NJ – Flags around New Jersey will be lowered to half-staff on Monday, March 23, in recognition and mourning of United States Marine Captain Stanford H. Shaw III, a native of B...

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Hello Coach...

I don't know if any of you parents out there have ever coached your son or daughter's basketball, football, soccer or baseball team—it's a volunteer gig so you don't make a...

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West Orange High School Chemistry Teacher Receives $1,000 National Educator Conference Grant to Present Research

WEST ORANGE, NJ - West Orange High School chemistry teacher Dr. Ronald Brandt has received a $1,000 Educator Conference Grant from the National Society of High School Scholars. The award, c...

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Golda Och Academy Corner

Seventh-Grade Students Apply Judaic Lessons to Golda Och Academy's Annual Tzedakah Fair

WEST ORANGE, NJ - Golda Och Academy’s seventh-graders participated in the annual Tzedakah Fair on March 17, showcasing their multimedia projects on charitable organizations for parents, fa...

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Premier of Newly-Renovated Rosen PAC Features Performance by Aztec Two-Step Performing Simon and Garfunkel Songbook on May 2

WAYNE, NJ - The newly-renovated Rosen Performing Arts Center at the Wayne YMCA will make its debut May 2 as the Rosen PAC welcomes folk-rock duo Aztec Two-Step performing “The Simon & ...

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Doctors Express Urgent Care Center of West Orange

Doctors Express – West Orange - Put Health First

WEST ORANGE, NJ - As spring nears, many of us fall back into habits we swore on the new year we wouldn’t do anymore. This is why the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics reminds us of the im...

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A Week in San Diego for $474

This week’s gem, The Gaslamp Plaza Suites is a historical, European style hotel built in 1913, and listed in the National Registry of Historic Places. As you walk in, observe the plaza...

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We Want Your Back to School Photos

By CYNTHIA CUMMING

September 7, 2013 at 1:54 PM

WEST ORANGE, NJ - We know you've been out shopping for school supplies and buying some pretty adorable back to school outfits for your kids.  From cool K-5 graders, to "fr3$h to d3@th" middle schoolers and Swaggy high schoolers, The West Orange Alternative Press would like to use some of your photos in our Back to School 2013 pictorial article.  

You can post your photos to the Alternative Press of West Orange Facebook Page or email them to Cynthia Cumming, WoTap editor, at ccumming@thealternativepress.com up until 8:00 pm on Monday, September 9.

In addition to the pictorial, Westorange.org (aka @westorangeinfo) has just announced its latest Facebook/Twitter/Instagram contest that runs from September 9-30.  Post photos/videos of your first day of school and follow the instructions for the Back to School WO contest to win an IPad, courtesy of Weichert Realtors,at http://www.westorange.org/back2schoolwo.

Get your IPhones, Galaxies, Lumias, cameras and camcorders ready, and smile!