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  1. West Orange student gets 'chopped' in final roundRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 23 | The Jersey Journal

    WEST ORANGE -- A meal of teriyaki salmon, truffled macaroni and cheese and sauteed spinach might appear on the menu in a fine restaurant, but it is also the meal 10-year-old Megan Hackett prepared for her audition for "Chopped Jr." It must have been quite a tasty meal; Hackett was chosen for the show, where she competed for the $10,000 prize during an episode that aired April 11 on the Food Network. Like the adult version of the show, contestants on "Chopped Jr." compete head to head, preparing an appetizer, entree and dessert using unusual combinations of ingredients they are given on the spot.


  2. Birthplace of the electric car gets charging stations from BMWRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 19 | The Jersey Journal

    Will Shafroth, President of the National Park Foundation plugs in a BMW at a charging station at the Thomas Edison National Historic Park in West Orange. This was the first of 100 charging stations that BMW will install at National Park Service sites.


  3. Meet the 3 new animals at the Turtle Back ZooRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 18 | The Jersey Journal

    A file photo of a maned wolf , with pictures of the Andean condor and giant anteater who are now living at the Turtle Back Zoo . WEST ORANGE -- The Essex County Turtle Back Zoo officially welcomed three new animals to New Jersey Monday.


  4. West Orange (5) at Caldwell (15) - BaseballRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 16 | NJ.com

    Jon DeMattheis' grand slam was part of an 11-run first inning for Caldwell, who took down West Orange, 15-5, in Caldwell.


  5. Caldwell (6) at West Orange (10) - SoftballRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 15 | NJ.com

    Shortstop went 2-for-3 with two doubles, an RBI, and two runs scored to help West Orange top Caldwell, 10-6, in West Orange. Emma Scalora and Danielle Fastiggi both added two hits and two RBI apiece for West Orange, which jumped out to a 3-0 after the inning and scored two more runs in each the second and third inning before scoring three more in the fifth.


  6. Bloomfield (15) at West Orange (7) - SoftballRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 8 | NJ.com

    Kristina Collins went 4-for-5 with three RBI and three runs scored to help lead Bloomfield to a 15-7 victory over West Orange in West Orange. Jalia Santos provided some pop as well, providing three hits in four at-bats including a two-run home run as she finished with four RBI and two runs scored for Bloomfield, which led 4-0 after the first inning.


  7. Ex-Rutgers professor appeals conviction for sex assault of disabled manRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 4 | The Jersey Journal

    NEW BRUNSWICK -- A former Rutgers-Newark professor convicted of sexually assaulting a disabled man has appealed arguing on Tuesday that a key expert barred from testifying would have convinced a jury the man could consent to sex. The state, however, argued the judge's decision was just, calling the defense's expert the "godmother" of a "junk pseudoscience" that isn't recognized in the scientific field.


  8. Made in Jersey: Ready-to-heat meals cooked up in Essex CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 2 | The Jersey Journal

    A standard TV dinner consisted of an entree, two sides and, by the 1960s, a dessert. Courtesy of the Campbell Soup Company Maybe you loved TV dinners and recall them as a special treat served only on nights when the babysitter was on duty.


  9. Glimpse of History: A two-term governor from West OrangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 31 | The Jersey Journal

    WEST ORANGE -- Brendan Byrne, shown here at a press conference in 1975, was born in West Orange on April 1, 1924. A 1942 graduate of West Orange High School, he attended Seton Hall University in South Orange before leaving in March 1943 to enlist in the Army Air Corps.


  10. Bookkeeper charged with stealing $700K from companyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 28 | The Jersey Journal

    SOUTH PLAINFIELD -- A bookkeeper for a borough company has been arrested and charged with stealing more than $700,000 from the firm. Robert Keith, 46, of West Orange, was charged with credit card theft, money laundering, forgery, theft by unlawful taking and unlawful use of a credit card, according to a statement from the county prosecutor's office.


  11. Here's how much Christie ally has billed N.J. in Atlantic City takeoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    TRENTON -- The law firm of Jeffrey Chiesa , the longtime ally whom Gov. Chris Christie 's administration appointed to oversee the controversial state takeover of Atlantic City , has billed New Jersey about $287,000 for its work so far, according to multiple reports. That includes $80,000 alone for Chiesa, a former U.S. senator and state attorney general who has been friends with Christie, a fellow Republican, for years, according to reports by both the Philadelphia Inquirer and Press of Atlantic City.


  12. Man charged with robbing 3 TD Bank branches this monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    A Morris County man has been charged with robbing three TD Bank branches in two counties this month, authorities said. Gabriel Reyes, 25, held up the TD branch in the 400 block of North Beverwyck Road in Parsippany on March 6 , the Morris County Prosecutor's Office announced Thursday.


  13. Jury slaps man with criminal conviction for racist insultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    NEWARK -- An Essex County jury has convicted a West Orange man of bias intimidation charges for hurling racist insults at a teenage neighbor for more than a year, the Prosecutor's Office announced Monday. Exampliar Exantus, 47, used "racial epithets and denigrating comments" toward a 17-year-old boy who lived on his block on numerous occasions between Aug. 12, 2013 and May 15, 2015, Assistant Prosecutor Tony Gutierrez said in a statement.


  14. Armed robber makes off with $1.3K in afternoon bank heistRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    The robber -- who was only described as a hooded man, wearing dark sunglasses and a black jacket -- walked into the TD Bank on Pleasant Valley Way just before 2 p.m. and handed the teller a note demanding money, West Orange spokeswoman Susan Anderson said. No one was injured in the incident.


  15. ICE officer found guilty of taking cash, sex for work papersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | NJ.com

    NEWARK -- A federal jury Thursday convicted a former Immigration and Customs Enforcement officer of making false statements, harboring an undocumented immigrant and multiple counts of bribery, U.S. Attorney for New Jersey Paul Fishman said in a statement. Arnaldo Echevarria, 39, of Somerset, who worked as a deportation officer, obtained employment authorization documents for immigrants in the country illegally in exchange for bribes totalling $75,000. 2 comments

  16. East Orange (43) at West Orange (41) - Girls BasketballRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2017 | NJ.com

    Brianna Mills scored the go-ahead layup with four seconds to go for 11th-seeded East Orange in a 43-41 upset over second-seeded West Orange in the semifinal of the North Jersey, Section 1, Group 4 tournament in Orange. East Orange trailed by five with less than a minute to play when Brianna Turner hit back-to-back 3-pointers to go up by one.


  17. Sea turtle rehabbed in N.J. released back into the oceanRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    WEST ORANGE a Last winter, Anna Carmella was in bad shape. The eight-pound Kemp's Ridley sea turtle had washed onto the shore of Cape Cod Bay, cold-stunned by the freezing water temperatures she had encountered.


  18. A timeline of 100 threats to Jewish centers and what's being done about themRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2017 | NJ.com

    This week, the rash of bomb threats called into Jewish Community centers and day schools hit an unfortunate milestone: 100 threats in less than two months. The fifth wave of threats came Monday.


  19. Watchung Hills (3) at Livingston (1), NJSIAA Tournament, Quarterfinal ...Read the original story

    Feb 27, 2017 | NJ.com

    Daniel Lee scored two goals and Zach Lindewirth dished out two assists to lead 13th-seeded Watchung Hills to a 3-1 victory over fifth-seeded Livingston in the quarterfinals of the Public A tournament at Codey Arena in West Orange. Zach Giamundo had a goal and Ryan McHugh had 33 saves for Watchung Hills, which advanced to the Thursday's semifinals and will the face the winner between ninth-seeded Princeton and top-seeded Morris Knolls, No.


  20. Nutley Scouts put their skills to the test at Klondike DerbyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    Troop 147's Beav-Haw Team, sitting, Pranav Kumara, Rishi Bhandari, and Ethan Wanko; Standing, co-captains Anthony Gola and Bhuvan Dave, Jose Medrano, Kirill Pavlov, Scott Bolton and Aakash Patel at the Klondike Derby. NUTLEY -- Two teams of Scouts from Nutley Boy Scout Troop 147 braved the snow and participated in the Lenape Trail District Klondike Derby, held Feb. 11 at the South Mountain Reservation in West Orange.


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