Council Discusses Prism, Cirilo DWI Trial, New Steakhouse and More: Month in Review
Here's the top read stories in West Orange during January.
A 22-year-old West Orange man was fatally shot early Monday morning, according to Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray and Newark Police Director Samuel A. DeMaio.
West Orange police are investigating a series of car thefts from the parking lot of The Manor Restaurant believed to have been carried out by a group of men witnesses say they saw parked in a nearby driveway, officials said.
The Verona DWI case involving West Orange Council President Victor Cirilo was postponed yet again Wednesday after he changed lawyers and requested more time to consult with his lawyer and seek expert testimony from his personal doctor.
West Orange police are looking for two men who robbed, then pistol-whipped, a 23-year-old Orange man at the intersection of Valley Road and Dean Street Sunday evening.
West Orange Council President Victor Cirilo’s trial on drunken driving charges in Verona Wednesday was postponed until Wednesday, Jan. 16, according to court officials.
The school shooting in Newtown, Conn., one month ago has since triggered a conversation polarizing much of the country: Should teachers be armed in the classroom?
West Orange High School students and staff were forced to evacuate the building and stand out in the cold 18-degree weather Wednesday afternoon for more than 20 minutes after a steam pipe burst in the boiler room, West Orange fire officials said.
West Orange Mayor Robert Parisi, speaking at the annual West Orange Chamber of Commerce breakfast meeting Wednesday, told the group the township is in good hands.