Orange to receive $570K grant from Safe Streets to Transit program

Orange to receive $570K grant from Safe Streets to Transit program

ORANGE, NJ — On Feb. 15, the Murphy administration announced $8.6 million in 2022 Safe Streets to Transit program grants for 19 municipal projects in nine counties, including $572,312.50 to Orange for an improvement project at the Orange Transit Station underpass and Railroad Place. This year’s grants represent the largest amount of funds provided in […]

East Orange schools to continue districtwide mask mandate

EAST ORANGE, NJ — East Orange Superintendent of Schools AbdulSaleem Hasan sent a letter to the community on Feb. 23 to discuss the district’s plans in regard to Gov. Phil Murphy announcing Feb. 7 that, as of March 7, face masks will no longer be mandated for students, staff and visitors at schools and childcare […]

Cascone assures that West Orange schools will take time to consider thoughtful mask policy

Cascone assures that West Orange schools will take time to consider thoughtful mask policy

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange Superintendent of Schools Scott Cascone discussed the end of the state mask mandate in schools at the West Orange Board of Education meeting on Monday, Feb. 7, saying that the district will not make knee-jerk decisions and will use corresponding local health guidelines to decide whether or not to […]

NJ Transit board approves purchase of additional multilevel rail cars

NJ Transit board approves purchase of additional multilevel rail cars

NEWARK, NJ — On Feb. 9, the NJ Transit board of directors approved the purchase of 25 additional MultiLevel III rail cars. The purchase exercises options on the original December 2018 contract with Alstom for the purchase of 113 new MultiLevel III rail cars. The additional 25 cars in this action are funded as part […]