Washington Elementary hosts ‘Downtown Thursday’ event

Washington Elementary hosts ‘Downtown Thursday’ event

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Washington Elementary School hosted the latest “Downtown Thursday” event on July 29, featuring a variety of family-friendly events and the dedication of a new historical marker recognizing the old trolley system that once connected the township. Downtown West Orange Alliance Director Megan Brill and her team organized the event, which included […]

Take a tour of West Orange Town Hall with the township historian

Take a tour of West Orange Town Hall with the township historian

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Discover the secrets of West Orange Town Hall, which officially opened for business on June 14, 1937. The public is invited to join township historian Joseph Fagan on a walking tour inside Town Hall, 66 Main St., on Saturday, June 25, at 11 a.m. The building is now 85 years old […]

West Orange Street Fair draws thousands downtown

West Orange Street Fair draws thousands downtown

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The popular West Orange Street Fair made its successful return on June 4, after a two-year suspension due to COVID. One of the biggest events of the year in West Orange, the 2022 street fair attracted thousands of visitors, who enjoyed local crafters, food from local vendors, street performers, a classic […]

West Orange unveils its townwide app

West Orange unveils its townwide app

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Downtown West Orange Alliance, in cooperation with the township of West Orange, has officially launched the West Orange app, where users can find information on the township’s many attractions, restaurants, events and more. West Orange is one of only five towns in New Jersey to offer a townwide app, where […]

Downtown West Orange leader named ‘Individual of Excellence’

Downtown West Orange leader named ‘Individual of Excellence’

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Downtown West Orange Alliance Executive Director Megan Brill has been named by Downtown New Jersey as an “Individual of Excellence for 2022.” The DNJ Excellence Awards recognize individuals who demonstrate leadership and dedication to downtown development and are considered models worthy of emulation. Each year, Downtown New Jersey recognizes New Jersey’s […]

West Orange announces Main Street roadway improvements, traffic pattern changes

West Orange announces Main Street roadway improvements, traffic pattern changes

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The township of West Orange and the Downtown West Orange Alliance have announced the start of a Main Street Improvement Plan roadway and traffic pattern improvement project as part of the Complete Streets Initiative. The Complete Streets Initiative is a pedestrian safety plan developed by the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority, […]

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