Four run for 3 seats on Board of Trustees

Clarke, Hilton, Saeed and Schnall vie for three open seats on South Orange’s governing body

Four run for 3 seats on Board of Trustees

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — South Orange residents are not lacking qualified candidates to choose from in the 2017 Board of Trustees election, which sees two incumbents and two challengers running for three open seats. Incumbent running mates Walter Clarke and Stephen Schnall are both coming off successful first terms on the board, respectively distinguishing themselves […]

Resident, village go back and forth over pedestrian safety

Trustees: Crosswalk isn’t feasible at West End, Wyoming

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Pedestrian safety has remained a hot-button issue in the two towns for a long time now, with the towns struggling to implement measures that keep pedestrians and drivers safe without breaking the bank. One Lenox Avenue resident spoke out at the March 13 South Orange Board of Trustees meeting, criticizing the […]

PSAB pushes along, thanks police for pedestrian decoys

PSAB members stress importance of working with county

PSAB pushes along, thanks police for pedestrian decoys

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Police Department made 41 stops and issued 29 summonses to drivers who did not brake for a pedestrian decoy in the crosswalk in front of the Thomas Edison National Historical Park, according to an officer at the March 9 Pedestrian Safety Advisory Board meeting. Officer Scott Smarsh of […]

Planning Board delves into master plan update goals

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Planning Board unanimously voted to initiate the process for developing an updated township master plan at its March 1 meeting. The New Jersey legislature requires municipalities to re-examine their master plans every 10 years, which means West Orange’s revision is not due until 2020. But Chairman Robert Bagoff […]

Pedestrian safety detail conducted in West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Police Department conducted a pedestrian safety detail on Thursday, Feb. 16, in front of the Edison Museum on Main Street. During the two-hour detail, 29 summonses were issued for failure to stop for pedestrians in the crosswalk. Almost half of the violators were township residents. “We would like […]

Pedestrian struck and killed in Newark

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray and Newark Public Safety Director Anthony Ambrose announced Jan. 26 that the Newark Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force are investigating a pedestrian fatality. On Jan. 25 at approximately 2:35 p.m., in the vicinity of Warwick and Adams streets, […]

PSAB gets to work making WO streets safer in 2017

WOPD suggests limiting part of Main Street to two lanes

PSAB gets to work making WO streets safer in 2017

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Pedestrian Safety Advisory Board members agreed at their Jan. 12 meeting that educating residents about traffic safety should be a priority in the coming year after the deaths of three pedestrians during the past year demonstrated that speeding vehicles are not always at fault. Officer Chris Jacksic of […]

Maplewood recognized for pedestrian safety efforts

Maplewood recognized for pedestrian safety efforts

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority recognized the township of Maplewood for its “vital contribution to making pedestrian safety a priority in the community.” The township received the award for “implementing the Street Smart NJ Pedestrian Safety Education campaign, and in doing so contributing to the goal of making New Jersey safer […]

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