Friday, May 31, 2013
Cars burglarized, health code violations, veteran West Orange officer charged are all on the list.
May was a busy month in West Orange. Here are the top 10 stories in reverse order. An East Orange man was arrested in connection with a Bloomfield carjacking that led to a multi-town police chase before ending in West Orange. A 51-year-old was arrested after he allegedly smashed the windows of a Main Street restaurant with a crowbar, West Orange police said. U.S. News & World Report released its annual list of the nation’s best high schools recently, but the West Orange High School didn't seem to make the cut. West Orange's interim superintendent received a standing ovation when he told a group of more than a hundred Hazel community members that Edwin Acevedo would remain principal at the elementary school. Police are investigating a …
Thursday, March 28, 2013
Here are a few of the stories that caught readers' attention this past month on West Orange Patch.
Police responded to two fights at Colgate Park during West Orange's 62nd annual St. Patrick's Day parade. Essex County Sheriff's deputies are searching for a car that fled after striking an unmarked police car and caused it to overturn late Wednesday afternoon, officials said. Police are searching for two men who allegedly assaulted and robbed a West Orange man on Valley Road Wednesday evening, officials said. A West Orange detective and township police officer re-entered a burning Pleasant Valley Way apartment after helping a 72-year-old woman to safety in order to rescue her unconscious son when fire broke out, officials said. West Orange police are investigating a suspicious man who has been waiting at a bus stop and reportedly …
Friday, March 1, 2013
Here are a few of the stories that caught readers' attention last month on West Orange Patch
A West Orange High School female English teacher accused of having a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old student pleaded guilty Tuesday to endangering the welfare of a child, according to the Essex County Prosecutor’s office. A fifth-grade West Orange teacher was arrested Thursday morning on charges of sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child, according to officials at the Essex County Prosecutor's Office. A West Orange fifth-grade teacher has been suspended indefinitely after he was arrested last week on charges he sexually assaulted a student. West Orange police are searching for a man who attempted to rob a 61-year-old Llewellyn Park homeowner with a semi-automatic handgun on Feb. 20, officials said. West Orange …
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Here's the top read stories in West Orange during January.
The West Orange Township Council addressed concerns regarding the historic Edison Battery Factory and its re-developer, Prism Capital Partners, at its meeting Tuesday night. If you don’t want to hang out with celebrities and world-famous DJs spinning the night away at hip West Orange nightclub 4Sixty6, there is now another reason to come: Sam Mickail’s Cut Steakhouse. 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 …
Saturday, December 1, 2012
West Orange looks back at November's top stories
Whew, what a month! November came in with Superstorm Sandy, followed closely by Election Day, and the news hasn't slowed down yet. In case you missed them, here are November's most-read stories from West Orange Patch.