Bielski preaches pedestrian safety at summit

Bielski preaches pedestrian safety at summit

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — West Orange resident Roz Moskovitz Bielski, far left, had the opportunity to speak on a panel about pedestrian safety on Sept. 24 at the 2019 New Jersey Complete Streets Summit, held at Rutgers’ New Brunswick campus. Bielski, a lifelong West Orange resident and more than 30-year owner of commercial real estate […]

West Orange organization advocates for disabled

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Community activist Roz Moskovitz Bielski and the Pleasant Valley Civic Association in West Orange successfully advocated for the creation of a handicapped parking space in front of a group home on Pleasant Valley Way. The home is operated by Cerebral Palsy of North Jersey and serves six adults with developmental disabilities. […]

Freeholders approve resolution reducing the speed limit on PVW

WEST ORANGE, NJ — During its Wednesday, Dec. 19, meeting at the Hall of Records in Newark, the Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders unanimously approved a resolution consenting to the reduction of the speed limit on Pleasant Valley Way within the vicinity of West Orange High School and Kelly Elementary School. This resolution coincides […]

Residents vote to build a special needs playground

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The town’s voters didn’t just have the chance to choose their elected officials in the Nov. 6 election, they also had a say in how their tax dollars would be spent. In addition to a statewide public question on the ballot, West Orange voters had a town-specific public question: a non-binding […]

Mayoral candidates debate budget and redevelopment

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Mayor Robert Parisi and Councilman Joe Krakoviak, the two West Orange mayoral candidates on the ballot Nov. 6, debated each other Oct. 14 at B’nai Shalom synagogue in an event hosted by the Pleasant Valley Civic Association and the synagogue. At the debate, the candidates fielded questions from the audience about […]

West Orange mayoral candidates’ forum on Oct. 14

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Pleasant Valley Civic Association and B’nai Shalom will host a West Orange mayoral candidates’ forum featuring the two men running for the position — Mayor Robert Parisi and Councilman Joe Krakoviak — on Sunday, Oct. 14, from 4 to 6 p.m. at B’nai Shalom, 300 Pleasant Valley Way in West […]