Safety forums to address police tactics

EAST ORANGE, NJ — In the wake of the recent police-involved shootings in Baton Rouge, La., and Falcon Heights, Minn., and the killing of five Dallas police officers during a march organized to protest the those incidents, East Orange City Council Chairman and 3rd Ward Councilman Ted Green and 5th Ward Councilwoman Alicia Holman have […]

Local teen to appear in ‘New Voices’ at Paper Mill

Local teen to appear in ‘New Voices’ at Paper Mill

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Glen Ridge High School senior Stephen Hoebee-Elardo will be performing in his seventh consecutive “New Voices,” at the Paper Mill Playhouse later this month. “I love musical theater,” Stephen said in a recent interview. “I love the ability and the chance to get up in front of people and sing and dance.” […]

Water project is credited with improving town water

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Bloomfield has concluded the first phase of a project to eliminate dead ends in the town water system. The engineering department will be sending out a request this month for contractors to begin the second phase, according to Township Engineer Paul Lasek. Lasek anticipates the second phase will be completed by the end […]

BOT approves Orange Lawn townhouses

Board of Trustees votes in favor of redevelopment plan, designates Villas at Orange Lawn for work

Orange Lawn Tennis Club in South Orange can now move ahead with developer Villas at Orange Lawn LLC to turn an empty 5 acres of its property into townhouses, following approval by the South Orange Board of Trustee at their June 27 meeting. The board voted 5-0 to approve Ordinance No. 2016-08 on final reading, […]

Construction for Edison Village moves ahead swiftly

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Construction on the Edison Village residential and retail complex is continuing as scheduled since work started in February, according to one of the principal partners of Prism Capital Partners, which is overseeing Phase 1 of the project. Eugene Diaz told the West Orange Chronicle that interior demolition and remediation have been […]

Search for new superintendent continues in Orange

ORANGE, NJ — Former Orange Public Schools Superintendent Ron Lee has retired from the Orange School District after eight years of service at the Orange Board of Education’s regular meeting Tuesday, June 28. According to Lee, there is a difference between resigning and retiring. “One means you’re resigning and going someplace else to work; the […]

Green Hill hosts West Orange Chamber of Commerce

Green Hill hosts West Orange Chamber of Commerce

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Green Hill hosted the West Orange Chamber of Commerce for the summer networking meeting on July 13. As a decades-long member of the WOCC, Green Hill is committed to the chamber mission of working with local business leaders to share ideas, make connections and keep West Orange business strong and thriving. […]

Arts Council to present West Orange artist

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Arts Council will present artist Deneise Smith at a reception on Thursday, Aug. 14, at 7 p.m. at the West Orange Public Library, where her work will be on display beginning Aug. 8. smith is a photographer and painter.

SHU, Hackensack Meridian Health sign agreement to lease former Roche site for new School of Medicine

SHU, Hackensack Meridian Health sign agreement to lease former Roche site for new School of Medicine

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Seton Hall University and Hackensack Meridian Health announced July 14 that the two organizations have signed an agreement for a long-term lease with real estate development firm Prism Capital Partners to lease 16 acres, including two state-of-the-art buildings, on the former Hoffmann-La Roche biomedical campus located in Nutley and Clifton to […]