With contract executed, DGP begins work on Edison Village

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Construction has finally begun on the long-stalled Edison Village project, approximately 10 years after the township first entered into a redevelopment agreement to build the mixed-use complex. According to Mayor Robert Parisi, workers have started interior demolition within the Edison Battery building, clearing some of the existing infrastructure in preparation for […]

County installs electric car-charging stations

WEST ORANGE / NEWARK, NJ — Essex County recently installed new charging stations for electric cars at Essex County South Mountain Recreation Complex in West Orange and the Essex County Government Complex in Newark. The charging stations are part of the county’s initiative to promote environmentally friendly alternatives and fulfill a growing need as electric […]

Following holocaust, St. Mark’s stabilization efforts begin

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The effort to stabilize the former St. Mark’s Episcopal Church building, the nearly 200-year-old historic site severely damaged by a fire on New Year’s Day, has officially begun after township construction official Tom Tracey gave final approval to engineer Guy Lagomarsino’s proposed shoring plans earlier this month. Jack Sayers, the township […]

Become an auxiliary police officer

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Police Department is currently seeking applicants for the position of auxiliary police officer. Applications can be obtained at the Community Services Unit, 92 Washington St. in West Orange. There will be an open house meeting for interested candidates on Thursday, April 14, from 7 to 9 p.m. at […]

LMS Helping Hands Club entertains

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Members of the Liberty Middle School Helping Hands Club attended the annual St. Patrick’s Day party, held March 17 for senior citizens at the Toby Katz Community Center in Degnan Park. Club adviser Jane Horwitz was on-hand to supervise. Students set the tables, served lunch, and entertained with line dancing and […]

Some Purim cheer in West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Visitors of all ages brought Purim cheer to Daughters of Israel residents on March 24. Pictured is resident Harriet Singer, with members of the Zuckerman, Glick and Blugrind families from West Orange. Photo Courtesy of Renee Glick

Spring Fling kicks off recreation department’s seasonal fun

Spring Fling kicks off recreation department’s seasonal fun

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Before delivering eggs to children all over the world, the Easter Bunny hopped his way into West Orange for the township’s annual Spring Fling at West Orange High School’s Lincoln Field on March 24. Hundreds of residents were there to greet the holiday icon upon his arrival at the event, which […]

County, Art Educators of New Jersey partner to highlight the student creativity

NEWARK, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. and the Art Educators of New Jersey welcomed 102 students from throughout Essex County to the Hall of Records in Newark for the Art Educators of New Jersey student art exhibit on March 28. This is the 12th consecutive year in which DiVincenzo has partnered with […]