Edison Village wins 2019 Excellence Award

Edison Village wins 2019 Excellence Award

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Urban Land Institute Northern New Jersey recently honored Prism Capital Partners’ Edison Village with its 2019 Excellence Award in the residential category. Encompassing 21 acres in the heart of the West Orange Downtown Redevelopment Area, this smart-growth project centers on the industrial-to-residential-and-retail reimagining of the 100-year-old Thomas Edison Invention Factory and […]

11 Essex County students selected to participate in debutante leadership program

11 Essex County students selected to participate in debutante leadership program

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — “Preparing the Next Global Servant Leader” is this year’s theme for the Essex County Chapter of the Links’ 2019 Debutante Leadership Program and 14th biennial Emerald & Ivory Debutante Cotillion. Twenty girls were selected from seven New Jersey counties — 11 from Essex County — to participate in the prestigious program.  […]

West Orange Township, school district receive Safe Streets to School recognition

West Orange Township, school district receive Safe Streets to School recognition

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange Township and the West Orange School District received Safe Routes to School recognition at the EZRide Luncheon, held Oct. 29 in Clark. “Congratulations to West Orange Township, the West Orange Board of Education and our Pedestrian Safety Advisory Board,” West Orange resident and PSAB member Lori Kapferer said. Kapferer […]

Silikovitz receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Silikovitz receives Lifetime Achievement Award

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Dr. Ron Silikovitz, a psychologist who lives in West Orange and serves as vice president of the West Orange Chamber of Commerce, received a Lifetime Achievement Award bestowed by the New Jersey Psychological Association on Nov. 1. The award recognizes his “enduring and exemplary service” in various leadership capacities during the […]

6 Essex County towns earn Sustainable Jersey certification in 2019

6 Essex County towns earn Sustainable Jersey certification in 2019

EWING, NJ — Sustainable Jersey announced Nov. 12 the 82 municipalities, from 20 New Jersey counties, that achieved Sustainable Jersey certification in 2019. At 80 percent participation, Sustainable Jersey has 450 of New Jersey’s 565 municipalities engaged in the certification program. “Congratulations to all of the municipalities that have achieved certification this year,” Sustainable Jersey […]

CORESWCC recognizes two principals from the Oranges

CORESWCC recognizes two principals from the Oranges

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange Roosevelt Middle School Principal Lionel Hush and East Orange Campus High School Principal Ronnie Estrict have been named the recipients of the Circle of Rainbow Sisters Seeking Spiritual and Wellness Connection 2019 Financial Literacy Advocacy Award for Teens. Both principals will be recognized at the fourth annual CORESWCC Recognition […]

West Orange honors veterans

West Orange honors veterans

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Residents gathered at War Memorial Park in front of Town Hall on Nov. 11 for the town’s annual Veterans Day ceremony, honoring locals who have served in the military. Hosted by resident and Vietnam War veteran Joseph Brennan, the ceremony also featured the members of the West Orange High School Junior […]

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