PSE&G to upgrade aging cast iron gas facilities in West Orange

New durable plastic pipes will improve reliability and reduce possibility of methane leaks

WEST ORANGE, NJ — As previously reported, PSE&G will be working in West Orange to replace approximately 3 miles of older gas pipes with new, durable plastic and/or coated steel piping to ensure a safe, clean and reliable gas system well into the future. “These upgrades are part of PSE&G’s three-year program to replace up […]

Green Hill travels the world without leaving home

Green Hill travels the world without leaving home

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Each August, Green Hill residents spend a week traveling the world with daily events full of music, performances, art and food. Last week, residents explored Key West, Puerto Rico and the Caribbean with specialty food and drink, dancers, a wild animal show and a summertime sing along. Photos Courtesy of Amy […]

Jamaican flag raising at Town Hall

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange will host a Jamaican flag raising on the steps of Town Hall, 66 Main St. in West Orange, today, Aug. 22, at 5 p.m. The event will feature food, dignitaries, dancing and a celebration of Jamaican culture.

WO resident charged with armed robbery of Chatham jewelers

CHATHAM, NJ — Raiys Grimes, 35, of West Orange was taken into custody, after turning himself in to police on Friday, Aug. 12, for his alleged role in the July 28 armed robbery of Crescent Jewelers in Chatham. Morris County Superior Court Judge Ira Cohen set Grimes’ bail at $200,000; Grimes had already been serving […]

TC votes 4-1 to make deal with Reliable

Reliable to operate recycling center rent-free in exchange for company forgiving the town’s debt

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Township Council voted 4-1 at its Aug. 9 meeting to approve a resolution amending the township’s agreement with Reliable Wood Products LLC, allowing the company to operate the West Orange Recycling Center and Compost Facility rent-free from Oct. 1, 2016, through Sept. 30, 2018, as a means of […]

Proposed advisory board ordinance left off agenda

Public speaks in favor of advisory board

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Councilman Joe Krakoviak and several residents have demanded to know why an ordinance proposing a senior citizens advisory board was not included on the voting agenda during the Aug. 9 Township Council meeting. The ordinance, written by Krakoviak in conjunction with resident senior advocates Rosary Morelli and Leigh-Anne Zaolino, was submitted […]