4 hrs ago
West Orange shooting suspect in custody
THIS IS "WESH 2 NEWS AT 5" IN HIGH DEFINITION. BREAKING NEWS AT FIVE. A STUDENT SHOT AT AN ORANGE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL AND A SUSPECT IS IN CUSTODY.
14 hrs ago
Township Lights Menorah to Celebrate Start of Hanukkah
West Orange residents, administrators and members of the Jewish community gathered together on the lawn of Town Hall for the annual lighting of the township menorah on Dec. 3. The lighting of the menorah symbolizes the start of the Hanukkah season, which began Nov 28. Prominent members of the Jewish community were in attendance to celebrate ... (more)
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Oysters, samosas and speakers at the restaurant association gala
The Annual Awards Gala of the New Jersey Restaurant Association was held last night at Mayfair Farms in West Orange.
The Jersey Journal
Hopping towns: former Orange mayor may run for W. Orange mayor in '14, says he's lifelong...
Eldridge Hawkins Jr., 34, lives in West Orange but from roughly 2005 to 2012 he lived in Orange and was the mayor for the last four years.
Newark Man Sentenced to 25 Years for 2010 West Orange Carjacking
Clarence Williams, 42, of Newark, was sentenced to 25 years in state prison for the June 24, 2011 carjacking of a West Orange man.
Newark man sentenced to 25 years in prison for West Orange carjacking
NEWARK - A Newark man was sentenced to 25 years in prison today for stealing a car from a West Orange man while he was trying to fill his tires with air in 2011, Essex County prosecutors say.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Township Menorah Lighting, Downtown Holiday Open House and More in the Week Ahead
Annual Christmas Tree Lighting at 4:30 p.m. at Town Hall. Enjoy a petting zoo, pictures with Santa Claus and more.
Public Invited to Friday's North Essex Chamber of Commerce Holiday Lunch
The North Essex Chamber of Commerce will be hosting their Holiday Luncheon , Friday , from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m .
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Frank Schott Memorial Blood Drive Collects 120 Pints for The Blood Center of New Jersey
The West Orange Friendly Sons of the Shillelagh club, aided by Francine Schott, The Celtic Sisters, and numerous volunteers from West Orange, West Essex and the surrounding community, hosted the Seventh Annual Francis Schott Memorial Blood Drive from 9am-2pm on Sunday.
Possible Criminal Charges for False 911 Call to West Orange Police Department
A third party 911 call to the West Orange Police Department caused multiple agencies to respond to 68 Blackburne Terrace this afternoon.
'A defibrillator for the brain' tested in N.J. helps control epilepsy
Dr. Eric Geller expands a demonstration model of the experimental device that just won FDA approval.
Asbury Park Press
Toms River cited as top 10 city in N.J.
The website used seven criteria to come up with a top 10 of the state's 50 most populous cities: amenities, cost of living, crime rate, education, median household income and home value.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Maplewood's 1978 Arts Center Solves Your Gift-Giving Dilemmas with Small Works Show
Got a gift list and don't know where to start? Come to 1978 Arts Center's BANG 8 , their eight annual small works show and sale in Maplewood NJ.
Hooper Avenue Fire Deemed 'Not Suspicious'
West Orange police have confirmed that the fire that began at 9:54 pm Thanksgiving night at Hooper Avenue was deemed "not suspicious."
West Orange Residents and Teachers Head Up Jazz Vespers at Pleasantdale Church
The West Orange community is invited to a Christmas Jazz Vespers, to be held in the beautifully decorated Sanctuary at Pleasantdale Church on Sunday, December 1, at 7:30 pm.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
The Japan Times
U.S. advises commercial flights to observe Chinese air zone
To the moon: A United Airlines jet taking off from Newark Liberty International Airport flies across the moon near West Orange, New Jersey, in April 2012.
Fire on Thanksgiving Displaces West Orange Residents
Two residents have been displaced from their home at 23 Hoover Ave. after it erupted into flames on Nov. 28. The fire broke out yesterday evening and the home has become "uninhabitable", according to information provided to the Patch by Township Public Information Officer Jessica Glicker.
Financial Guru Brings Business Back to Hometown of West Orange
What type of business is Financial Fitness? Klar: "It is a financial consulting and management business.
Lens of the Day: Thomas Edison's Laboratory: A New Jersey Family Day Trip
The Thomas Edison laboratory in New Jersey is a great family day trip. Edison was the inventor of the first practical electric bulb, the motion picture camera and the phonograph, but some say his greatest achievement was the creation of the industrial research and development laboratory.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
West Orange Celebrates Community Spirit at Annual Community Thanksgiving Luncheon
The event is held every year to bring together the community before the holidays in an effort to recognize and celebrate the spirit of West Orange.