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An Evening with the Chronicle

An Evening with the Chronicle

December 8, 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ -- On November 26, Friends of the West Orange Public Library held a public meeting with the managing editor of the Chronicle Newspaper, Yae...

2018 Winter Sports Preview: West Orange High School Girls Basketball

Devin Wilkes

December 4, 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ -- With strong returning players that led the team to their first-ever North 2, Group 4 State Sectional title,  the West Orange High School Girls Basketball team has high expectations going into the 2018 season. Coming off of a 22-8 season, which concluded with a defeat to Franklin in the Semifinal Group 4 Tournament, head coach Caniece Williams is very ...

West Orange Teen PEP Outreach

Katherine Andersen, Emily Cardona, Ian Darville, and Jordan Broking

November 28, 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ -- On numerous dates in October, some WOHS students took part in an outreach hosted by Teen PEP based on waiting to have sex. The outreach itself was a pleasure for the freshman and some sophomores, especially with it being the very first one for the Teen PEP class of 2019. Teen PEP stands for Teen Prevention Education Program. Throughout the outreach, the au...

Where Are You Dropping Your Pin, Citizen 18-Year Old?

Where Are You Dropping Your Pin, Citizen 18-Year Old?

Tynia Thomassie, Greg Saul and Michael Figueiredo

November 1, 2018

“May you live in interesting times,” is a statement often characterized as a “Chinese curse.” Whether a curse or a fortune, these are definitely...

Legionella Across the District

Legionella Across the District

November 1, 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ -- Across the West Orange School District, strains of legionella bacteria have been found in 9 out of the 12 schools in the district. ...

Digging into West Orange Girls Volleyball

Digging into West Orange Girls Volleyball

October 22, 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ -- This fall, West Orange High School (WOHS) has had an abundance of sports teams with stand out seasons. One team that attracted a great...

Bonds Tavern

Bonds Tavern

Kenny Corcoran, Copy Editor

October 18, 2018

WEST ORANGE -- NJ Bonds Tavern is a local bar and restaurant in West Orange located at 643 Eagle Rock Avenue. Bonds has flown under the radar for a few ye...

New Traffic Light on Alisa Drive

Ela Gonzales, Co-Editor-in-Chief

October 18, 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ -- A new traffic light was recently installed on Alisa Drive earlier this past month on September 4. The addition was a result of a joint effort of the town and Board of Ed. to make a safer commute for the students of West Orange High School (WOHS) and the West Orange community in general. Since 2015, there have been five motor vehicle crashes at the in...

Chit Chat Diner Review

Chit Chat Diner Review

October 4, 2018

WEST ORANGE, Nj -- The Chit Chat Diner, located at 410 Eagle Rock Ave in West Orange, opened this summer on July 31st and has been a hit ever since. T...

8th Annual Walk for Nikhil

Jordan Broking, Managing Editor

October 4, 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ -- The 8th Walk for Nikhil occurred at West Orange High School (WOHS) on Sept 16, 2018. Over 800 people in the school and town community attended the 5K Run and 3K Walk, raising over $52,000 for the Nikhil Badlani Foundation. Sangeeta Badlani, President of the Nikhil Badlani foundation and mother of Nikhil Badlani, commented on this stating, “This has b...

David Cassidy

David Cassidy

November 26, 2017

WEST ORANGE, Nj -- On Nov. 21, the world lost David Cassidy at an age of 67. A singer from the 70’s, and part of The Partridge Family, during his pr...

Mama Bear Homeless Care

Mama Bear Homeless Care

Matt Camacho, Copy Editor

October 25, 2017

WEST ORANGE, Nj -- Helping the less fortunate can be viewed as an honorable cause. Carina Durning, a student at West Orange High School (WOHS) is the proud...

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