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Best West Orange Quotes of 2013

Here are some of the best quotes that were heard around town in 2013.

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Township Installs Surveillance Cameras, Parisi Believes Community can Help Prevent Crime.
After the township installed surveillance cameras and increased patrols throughout the township, Mayor Parisi asked the community to get involved and help the police tackle crime.


“There are many ways to take control and help prevent crime in our homes and in our neighborhoods. We need the community to play a role in prioritizing public safety problems and to work together with police to help combat crime. It's a matter of communication, commitment and time.” - Mayor Robert Parisi


Sgt. Reacts to Participation in Liberty Middle School Active Shooter Drill.
Sgt. David Naimaister was one of the first officers to enter Liberty Middle School during the Active Shooter Drill in August and gave his reaction to Patch after it was finished.


"It was very real."
- Sgt. David Naimaister



WOHS Receives a Driving Simulator, Dedicates it to Nikhil Badlani
The high school received a driving simulator at the beginning of December and members of the community, including WOHS principal Hayden Moore, gathered to see it be dedicated to Nikhil Badlani. Badlani is a former WO student who was killed in a car accident in 2011 and Moore shared his reaction to the simulator's dedication.


“Nikhil will always be a Mountaineer, and part of the Mountaineer family. We are proud of our Mountaineer students today for this terrific accomplishment and we are proud of Nikhil." - WOHS Principal Hayden Moore



Mayor Officiates First Same-Sex Ceremony in the Township
Mayor Parisi officiated the first same-sex ceremony in the township in October and shared his thoughts on officiating it.

“It was an honor to perform their ceremony. There is no bigger moment in a person’s life then the day they get married. It is always a pleasure to be a part of that.” - Mayor Robert Parisi



***Add some other good quotes in the comments below.

Vicki Russo December 30, 2013 at 09:07 AM
So proud of our High School principal Hayden Moore.
Tom December 30, 2013 at 10:41 PM
Two murders, 4carjackings, Armed robbery more than doubles... Here is the quote I am proposing West Orange... Maybe it is time for a name change?

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