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WEST ORANGE, NJ - West Orange High School junior Robeson Bennett has been accepted to the prestigious Governor's School for Engineering and Technology, to be held in July at Rutgers University School of Engineering in New Brunswick. Bennett was nominated by WOHS and fewer than 100 students are ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ -- Crosswalks are more than just painted lines on the road and are a vital component that provides for the safety of pedestrians and school children. Maintaining their visibility is important, so they alert motorists to yield to pedestrians. Safety is always a high priority for ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ – West Orange Public Schools is proud to announce the launch of the "My Ride K-12" app, designed to revolutionize the school transportation experience for parents, guardians, and students. Developed by Tyler Technologies, this innovative app offers real-time tracking of buses, ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ – West Orange High School students in Tonio Favetta’s and Janine Sullivan’s freshman English class have spent the past few weeks studying “Romeo and Juliet.” Reading Shakespeare is daunting to the most educated readers, who often struggle with the meaning of the text. Enter Red Bull ...

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ESSEX COUNTY, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr., the Essex County Board of County Commissioners, the Essex County Division of Community Health and Family Connections’ ADAPT Coalition are encouraging residents to dispose of their old or unwanted prescription ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ – The Nikhil Badlani Foundation Youth Advisory Board (YAB) was recognized during the April 15 Board of Education meeting by Gov. Phil Murphy for their ongoing efforts to pass Bill S2789 regarding traffic safety legislation in Trenton. The framed copy of the Bill (S2789) signed by ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ – Students in the West Orange High School Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America Club (FCCLA) took several top spots in a variety of categories at the state spring competition, held March 20-21 in Cherry Hill, NJ. Categories included: Fashion, Foods and Education, and ...

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Bozor Brilliance Community Foundation will hold the 1st Annual Pinwheels for Prevention Garden in Orange, NJ. IN HONOR OF CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION MONTH!  Orange, NJ — In solidarity with Child Abuse Prevention Month, Dr. Gloria Bozor, founder of the Bozor Brilliance Community Foundation, ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ -- Mayor McCartney welcomed Dr. Alexandra Genis and her staff of Rising Stars Pediatric Physical Therapy to West Orange. A brief ribbon cutting ceremony was held on Wednesday at the new facility located at 395 Pleasant Valley Way. Dr. Genis is a Board-Certified Doctor of Physical ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - Following the enthusiastic premiere of Girls Flag Football at the high school level, the New Jersey Suburban Youth Football League (NJSYFL) has announced the start of Girls Flag Football at the junior level. West Orange PAL will be part of the inaugural season and will host two ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ - The West Essex YMCA is hosting the Y’s annual Healthy Kids Day® on Saturday, April 20, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Y, 321 S. Livingston Ave. in Livingston. This free, annual event features a variety of family-friendly activities to encourage healthy kids, healthy families and a healthy ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ -  The West Orange Special Education Advisory Committee (WOSEPAC) and Parents Supporting Special Services in Education (PASSE) will host an Inclusive Camp and Resource Fair on April 18 at Mount Carmel Guild Academy, 100 Valley Way, West Orange, from 6:00 - 8:00 pm. Admission is free ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ -- Mayor Susan McCartney and the West Orange Township Council welcomed former West Orange High School wrestler Sandy Guerrero to Council Chambers at the Conference Agenda on April 9, 2024. Guerrero was acknowledged by Mayor McCartney for her groundbreaking achievement as the first ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ – The West Orange School District has been named a 2024 Best Communities for Music Education for the sixth time by the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM). West Orange also received individual recognition, which is given to districts and schools that demonstrate an ...

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The award-winning music department of Sparta High School is hosting its sixth annual Jazz Festival on Friday, April 19, 2024, from 4 until 10:30 p.m. The event gathers a dozen top jazz bands from northern New Jersey, who compete for group and individual ratings. The Festival will take place in ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ- RWJBarnabas Health, the largest, most comprehensive academic health system in New Jersey, is committed to the health and well-being of women throughout pregnancy, delivery and the postpartum period. As part of this commitment, the System, along with its nine maternity hospitals is ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ – The Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges, which includes YMCAs in Bergen, Essex, Passaic and Sussex counties, is participating in the Five Days of Action, April 15-19, 2024. The Five Days of Action is a weeklong campaign to raise awareness and inspire adults to take action to protect ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ -- After a six-year hiatus, the West Orange High School SkillsUSA team is heading to the State championships at Somerset County Vocational School in Bridgewater to compete in the Health Bowl, Knowledge Bowl and Advanced Math Bowl.   SkillsUSA is an organization that recognizes ...

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ESSEX COUNTY, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced on Tuesday, April 2 that Essex County was participating in 11 special partnerships to increase awareness about and help raise funds for the American Cancer Society, American Heart Association, the Arc of Essex County, the ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ – The West Orange Lions Club will hold its annual Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser on April 11 in the Tarnoff Cafeteria at West Orange High School, 51 Conforti Avenue, from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 per person. Established in 1953, the West Orange Lions Club has been recognized ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - A team of United States Marines took over the gym classes at West Orange High School on March 28 to challenge students with drills and competitions.  "We thought it would be a great idea to break up the regular gym classes and give students something different and fun," said ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ -- As spring unfolds, the fields of West Orange High School are set to witness the resurgence of the Boys Lacrosse team, led by Head Coach James Matsakis. With a blend of seasoned seniors and emerging talents, the Mountaineers are poised to make their mark on the lacrosse landscape ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ -- As the crack of the bat echoes across the diamond, the West Orange High School baseball team prepares to embark on a journey fueled by camaraderie, determination and a hunger for success. With a blend of seasoned veterans and youthful exuberance, the Mountaineers are primed to ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ – April is National Donate Life Month. At RWJBarnabas Health, we are transforming lives as the largest transplant program in New Jersey – transplanting kidneys, hearts, pancreases and lungs.  In 2023, RWJBarnabas Health, the state’s largest academic health system, surpassed a ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ – RWJBarnabas Health’s The Institute for Nursing Excellence is elevating education and professional development for its nurses. Through hands-on training, utilization of AI, and active simulations, RWJBarnabas Health nurses now have access to two state-of-the-art training facilities ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ -- As spring dawns upon West Orange High School, the softball team stands poised for a season of excellence under the guidance of Head Coach Michael Marini. With a roster brimming with talent and a culture of dedication and teamwork, the Mountaineers are primed to make their mark on ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - Artists in the Advanced Placement Arts program at West Orange High School (WOHS) showcased their work at the West Orange Arts Council gallery in a reception held on March 23. The partnership between the West Orange Arts Council and the WOHS AP Studio Art students runs from March 9 ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ -- As the spring season unfolds, the West Orange High School flag football team is gearing up for an exhilarating journey on the gridiron. With an influx of new talent and a solid core of experienced players, the team is poised to make waves in the competitive landscape of North ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - Washington Elementary School has launched the newest edition of their newspaper, The Post. Thanks to a team of hardworking reporters, editors and photographers led by the advisory team of Wendi Giuliano and Jessica Viavattine, the Winter Edition represents a professional news ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ – Renowned conductor Dr. Jose Rivera visited West Orange High School on March 25 to rehearse with the Honors Chamber Choir as their April 13 Carnegie Hall appearance approached. Dr. Rivera will be directing the Honors Chamber Choir (John Hellyer, Director), the Firebird Singers ...

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