News-Record of Maplewood and South Orange – January 2018

1-25: Teens, adults come together with CCR for tough talks

1-25: Town to promote chief from inside dept.

1-18: Dumas cousins donate 6 boxes of food to local pantries

1-18: SOMA honors Dr. King’s living legacy

1-18: ‘The Good Farmer’ brings immigration issues to the fore

1-11: SOCO honors Smilow and Abramson, remembers MLK

1-11: Baker takes BOE presidency for 3rd year

1-4: AP students design and execute art exhibit at 1978 gallery


West Orange Chronicle – January 2018

1-25: WOPL exhibit explores civil rights movement then and now

1-25: Town Council passes 2018 DWOA budget

1-18: Dumas cousins donate 6 boxes of food to local pantries

1-18: WO community honors King, emulators

1-18: TC makes Essex Green an ‘area in need of redevelopment’

1-18: Charles to helm WOBOE in 2018

1-11: West Orange’s Marley Dias takes the world by storm

1-11: Former Gov. Brendan Byrne dead at 93

1-11: Leading Stanford neuroscientist Ben Barres dead at 63

1-11: McCartney takes the gavel as president

1-4: Take Me Home program launches to protect at-risk persons

1-4: District, township thank Lab for decade of service

1-4: WOHS to require SAT prep class

West Orange Chronicle – December 2017

12-21: W.O. teen represents Newark Museum at awards ceremony in D.C.

12-21: Liter of Light returns to WO at end of national tour

12-21: West Orange community celebrates third night of Hanukkah

12-21: Expert report says WO special education is successful

12-14: Planning Board passes Essex Green proposal

12-14: W.O. has plethora of potential historical landmarks

12-14: Krakoviak passes the gavel to McCartney

12-7: Holiday Open House draws large crowd

12-7: Council has plans to lower speed limit on Pleasant Valley

12-7: Elderly pedestrian hit by motor vehicle on PVW

12-7: SO actress to take one-woman show to Luna Stage

West Orange Chronicle – November 2017

11-30: Town discusses Essex Green designation

11-30: Redwood remembers Perry, beloved music teacher

11-30: GOA students join ‘Names, Not Numbers’ Holocaust project

11-22: Vecchio is sworn in as new fire chief

11-22: WO library hosts workshop on area’s first residents

11-16: West Orange opens skate park at Jenkins

11-16: Veterans Day ceremony highlights courage, selflessness

11-16: WOSD scores perfectly in 4 of 5 NJQSAC sections

11-9: JCC celebrates 140 years in community, 50 in West Orange

11-9: Reading Buddies grows, benefits students and seniors

11-9: Celebrating 25 years, Luna Stage presents ‘Paradise’

11-9: WO teen arrested in stabbing of other WO teen in Montclair

11-2: Teens sound off on issues of race, free spech on panel

11-2: Two candidates vie for single BOE seat

11-2: Town seeks Luddington input, has no plans to change

News-Record of Maplewood and South Orange – November 2017

11-30: District reviews QSAC scores with BOE

11-22: Seton Hall U. hosts panel on student homelessness

11-22: BPW to file lawsuit against school district over racial disparities

11-9: Reading Buddies grows, benefits students and seniors

11-9: CHS to address censorship, segregation in ‘Alabama Story’

11-2: Eight candidates compete for 3 open seats on Board of Ed

11-2: Three run for two open seats on Township Committee

11-2: Four artists form colorful show at village’s Pierro Gallery

West Orange Chronicle – October 2017

10-26: Gogerty to head special services in WOSD

10-26: JCC to honor two town residents as ‘Women of Valor’

10-26: Just 1 week left to take WO senior survey

10-19: West Orange struggles to save ash trees

10-19: Year-to-year PARCC scores show change

10-12: Luddington now a one-way road

10-12: Astronaut kicks off tour at Words event in W. Orange

10-12: Municipal ID ordinance passes 4-1

10-5: Golfers remember ‘Lefty’ Boland in WO

10-5: West Orange reaches out to city with same name in Texas

10-5: Council approves Phase II for Prism redevelopment project

News-Record of Maplewood and South Orange – October 2017

10-26: BOE candidates introduce themselves at HNA forum

10-26: Teal Pumpkin Project comes to Maplewood for Halloween

10-19: Fowlin entertains, teaches at CHS

10-12: Astronaut kicks off tour at Words event in W. Orange

10-12: HarvestFest draws enthusiastic crowd to Maplecrest Park

10-5: South Orange celebrates being NJ’s ‘hottest town’

10-5: Maplewood TC candidates debate issues at HNA forum

West Orange Chronicle – September 2017

9-28: Flag raising celebrates town’s diversity

9-28: Council eliminates alternate side parking on Franklin

9-21: Abbott says 5th capt. will bring positive change to PD

9-21: 800 come together to ‘STOP for Nikhil’

9-21: BOE lauds Edison Central Six staff for strides made

9-21: Friends to hold its second book sale this coming weekend

9-14: West Orange singer to help teach master class in NYC

9-14: Jazz and Brew Fest boasts impressive lineup for Sept. 16

9-14: 16 years later, Essex still remembers

9-7: Sixth jitney route serving more of town launches

9-7: Unity Rally draws crowd on Labor Day

9-7: Help West Orange break the silence on ovarian cancer

9-7: Local businessman holds fundraiser for W.O. family

News-Record of Maplewood and South Orange – September 2017

9-28: ‘Cut Loose’ and let your hair down at the Pierro Gallery

9-28: Village greets newcomers, shows what makes SO great

9-21: Oysterfest draws 2,000 to The Woodland

9-21: SHU partners with nonprofit, SOMSD hopes to be next

9-14: CHSSF works to keep sending SOMA students to college

9-14: 16 years later, Essex still remembers

9-7: Ficarra ready to roll up sleeves, get to work in district