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West Orange, New Jersey is located in Essex County. Zip codes in West Orange, NJ include 07052. The median home price in West Orange is $375,000 which is roughly $193/per square foot. More West Orange information.

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7 hrs ago | TheAlternativePress.com

West Orange Shoprite to Hold Zumba Fundraiser Sept. 6 for Essex County Food Pantries

September is Hunger Awareness month and the West Orange Shoprite is hitting the ground dancing in an effort to raise money for Essex County food pantries.

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8 hrs ago | TheAlternativePress.com

100th Anniversary Concert to Feature the Music of Father Joseph P....

What do American Bandstand, the Oscar-winning film "Going My Way," and former New Jersey Governor Brendan T. Byrne have in common? The answer is a 100th Anniversary concert celebrating the life and music of Father Joseph P. Connor, beloved parochial vicar and American music composer at Our Lady of Lourdes Church in West Orange on September 14. The ... (more)

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10 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

If Thomas Edison's Trees Could Talk

During the decades that Thomas Edison lived and worked in West Orange, N.J., until his death in 1931, the famous inventor filed more than half of his nearly 1,100 patents and founded the world's first motion-picture studio.

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13 hrs ago | The Alternative Press

World Organization for Positive Action Donates School Supplies to Two West Orange Schools

World Organization for Positive Action donated backpacks and school supplies to third and fourth graders at both Washington and Hazel Elementary Schools on Wednesday, August 27. Both Washington and Hazel are considered Title One schools.

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14 hrs ago | TheAlternativePress.com

West Orange Resident Receives Humanism in Healthcare Award

Frantz Gaspard, a student in the accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at Rutgers School of Nursing received the 2014 Humanism in Healthcare Award.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

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Kessler Foundation researchers publish first study of brain activation in MS using fNIRS

West Orange, NJ. August 27, 2014. Using functional near infrared spectroscopy , Kessler Foundation researchers have shown differential brain activation patterns between people with multiple sclerosis and healthy controls.

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TheAlternativePress.com

Gregory Avenue to Close for Repairs Beginning September 2

Beginning September 2, Gregory Avenue south of Northfield Avenue will close for water main cleaning and lining.

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The Item

Montclair Police Blotter: August 28

On Monday, Aug. 25, at 2:43 a.m., officers were dispatched on a report of suspicious males.

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The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Verona, Cedar Grove police blotters: Aug. 18 to 24

The detective bureau is investigating a report of criminal mischief after three motor vehicles parked at the Foodtown Plaza lot were damaged, according to police.

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EurekAlert!

Kessler Foundation scientists study impact of cultural diversity in brain injury research

Dr. Lequerica is a research scientist in traumatic brain injury research at Kessler Foundation.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Alternative Press

West Orange 7-8 Middle Schools On Track for New School Year

West Orange Seventh and Eight grade Middle Schools, Liberty Middle School and Roosevelt Middle School, have many identical commonalities, yet each also possesses its own personality and flavor.

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The Alternative Press

Gaelen Gallery East in West Orange Opens Fall Art Season With John Less Exhibit

The Gaelen Gallery East at JCC MetroWest, located at 760 Northfield Avenue, will open the fall art season on Sunday, September 6, from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm with their exhibit "Shangai-Berlin-America: The Multiple Lives of John Less."

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Patch.com

Police Blotter: Arrest, Theft and Burglary

On Monday August 25, at 2:43 a.m., officers were dispatched to the area of North Mountain Avenue at Berkley Place on a report of suspicious males.

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The Alternative Press

Edison Middle School to Welcome 560 Central Sixth Graders

With one of the highest enrollments in past few years Edison Middle School Central Sixth is preparing to accommodate its 560 new students with an additional fifth team.

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Patch.com

Line up for 11th Annual OSPAC Jazz Festival Announced

Jazz House Kids will open the all day festival at the Oskar Schindler Performing Arts Center amphitheater nestled on a mountain ridge next to Crystal Lake in West Orange, New Jersey.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Patch.com

Thomas Edison - Historical Rubber and Road Trips

Collaborating with his close friends, Henry Ford and Harvey Firestone in his last significant research campaign, Edison searched for a domestic source of natural rubber in the late 1920s.

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Patch.com

Department of Agriculture Unveils Project to Educate Citizens About Tree-Killing Pests

New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher today unveiled a new exhibit at Essex County Turtle Back Zoo in West Orange designed to educate the public about invasive pests threatening trees in New Jersey.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Alternative Press

'Transformed: Looking at the Age of Edison Through the Witness Trees...

Trees at Thomas Edison's Glenmont Estate felled by Hurricane Sandy in 2012 have received new life in the hands of students from the Rhode Island School of Design.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

TheAlternativePress.com

Invasive Pests Exhibit Opens at South Mountain Recreation Complex in West Orange

New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher unveiled a new exhibit near the Pollinator Pathway along the walking trail at South Mountain Recreational Complex on August 22. The passive education area exhibit focuses on two invasive pests in the state of New Jersey: the Asian Longhorned Beetle, , and the Emerald Ash Borer, which has ... (more)

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The Alternative Press

Former West Orange Resident to Star as Nala in 'The Lion King'

Former West Orange resident, nine-year old K'Lynn Jackman, is heading to Broadway to star as Nala in "The Lion King" on September 23. K'Lynn and her family, including 5 brothers and sisters, currently resides in Orange.

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