Topping-out party at West Orange building

Topping-out party at West Orange building

WEST ORANGE, NJ — At a topping-out party for the Valley Road Residential building on April 26 are, from left, Joe Alpert of the Alpert group, Mayor Robert Parisi, township Business Administrator Jack Sayers, Police Chief James Abbott and Fire Chief Anthony Vecchio at the topping out party for. Valley Road Residential is a multi-family […]

WO officially owns Rock Spring

WO officially owns Rock Spring

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Vision became reality as West Orange Township officials closed on the Rock Spring Golf Club property in the Conference Room at Town Hall on April 18, according to an April 22 press release from the township. The Office of State Comptroller approved the acquisition. The 138-acre site, offering views of the […]

WO community to remember Zaccaro on Arbor Day

WO community to remember Zaccaro on Arbor Day

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange community will gather on Friday, April 12, at 2 p.m. at Liberty Middle School, 1 Kelly Drive, to celebrate Arbor Day. At this event, Mayor Robert D. Parisi, the West Orange Township Council, the West Orange Board of Education and all LMS students will dedicate a tree in […]

WOFD and administration verbally agree to new contract

WOFD and administration verbally agree to new contract

WEST ORANGE, NJ — After 14 months working without a contract, the West Orange Fire Department has verbally agreed to a new one, with the two unions representing the department — FMBA Local 28 and the WOFD Superior Officers Association — voting on and accepting the mayor and administration’s contract proposal. The contract has not […]

TC OKs Rock Spring purchase

TC agrees to purchase Rock Spring before a developer can

TC OKs Rock Spring purchase

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Township Council unanimously passed an ordinance on March 5 approving the purchase of the Rock Spring Country Club, allowing the township to move forward with buying the land from the Montclair Golf Course. An ordinance that would approve a $12 million bond to buy the 138-acre property will […]

W. Orange men receive rec awards

Township honors men who have kept youth sports running for decades

W. Orange men receive rec awards

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Three contributors to local sports programs were honored at the Toby Katz Center on March 2. Mike Loreto, Brad Palent and Mike Shannon have all served as players, coaches and leaders, and were recognized for their work with the West Orange Police Athletic League, the Mountain Top League and with the […]

Parisi details some town ideas for Rock Spring

Parisi details some town ideas for Rock Spring

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Mayor Robert Parisi held a community meeting at the Rock Spring Country Club on Feb. 27 to answer questions about an ordinance for the township to potentially purchase the property, which passed on first reading at the Feb. 19 West Orange Township Council meeting. Parisi described the financial impact the purchase […]