Despite HPC insistence that Prism is using the wrong plans, redeveloper maintains that HPC is mistaken
WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Historic Preservation Commission told the Township Council during the council’s Sept. 6 meeting that Prism Capital Partners, which is currently overseeing development on the construction of the Edison Village complex, has not been using the drawings for the Main Street building facade that the HPC had approved for […]
WEST ORANGE, NJ — The annual West Orange High School fan fest will be held on Friday, Sept. 23, from 4 to 7 p.m. on the baseball field, followed by West Orange vs. Columbia football at 7:20 p.m. in Suriano Stadium. Clubs and sports teams will be on hand to host games, sell food, paint […]
In rare first reading rejection, TC strikes down Ord. 2491-16
WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Township Council rejected an ordinance proposing a senior citizen advisory board during its Sept. 6 meeting. The rare first reading rejection came as a result of a 4-1 vote, with Councilman Joe Krakoviak being the only one in favor of it. Krakoviak had co-authored the measure along with […]
WEST ORANGE, NJ — The United Presbyterian Church of West Orange is hosting a blood drive on Saturday, Sept. 24, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 20 Old Indian Road. Walk-ins are welcome. Donors must weigh at least 110 pounds, eat before donation, and bring identification.
WOSD continues work to modernize WO education
WEST ORANGE, NJ — Most West Orange students who recently returned to school were met with new initiatives designed to improve their learning experience and better prepare them for the future. The West Orange School District this year implemented departmentalization for grades four and five, meaning students at those levels will now report to multiple […]
ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Jewish Family Service of MetroWest has been awarded a grant by the Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey to administer a Wise Aging initiative in the MetroWest communities. The program, which is a partnership with 12 local synagogue groups plus the JCC MetroWest, will help Jewish people in their second adulthoods, their […]
WEST ORANGE, NJ — FITT NJ held its ribbon-cutting on Sept. 14 for its new location at 1500 Pleasant Valley Way. Joining FITT NJ’s professionals — from left, Joyce Gardner, Kyle Harrow, Carol Michaels and Cheryl Faine — is Mayor Robert Parisi, center.
NEWARK, NJ — Following safety concerns raised by Samsung about its Galaxy Note7, NJ Transit is strongly urging all customers not to use or charge the mobile device on board trains, buses, light rail vehicles or in stations and facilities, according to a recent release from NJ Transit. “We are asking our customers who have […]
WEST ORANGE, NJ — It has been 15 years since terrorists attacked the United States on Sept. 11, 2001, ending the lives of nearly 3,000 innocent people. In that time a lot has changed in the nation. The Pentagon has been fully repaired while the World Trade Center site now hosts a pristine memorial. Life […]
SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The opportunity to experience a handpicked series of foreign films about Israeli culture, all directed by Israeli filmmakers, is now available to cinema enthusiasts and history buffs at the South Orange Performing Arts Center and the JCC MetroWest in West Orange as part of “La Cinematheque Film Club,” hosted by South […]