TC candidates square off at HNA debate

Summersgill, McGehee offer differing opinions on taxes, small town party politics and more

TC candidates square off at HNA debate

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Hilton Neighborhood Association enjoyed a large turnout on Thursday, Sept. 22, for its Maplewood Township Committee candidates’ forum. And, if that night is any indication, this is sure to be a lively campaign season. Running for the sole open seat on the committee — which was recently vacated by Marlon K. […]

HPC questions WO, Prism on redevelopment

Despite HPC insistence that Prism is using the wrong plans, redeveloper maintains that HPC is mistaken

HPC questions WO, Prism on redevelopment

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 […]

Maplewood Avenue at Baker Street traffic detours

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — As a result of a sewer construction project there will be temporary road closures and traffic detours at the intersections of Baker Street with Maplewood Avenue and with Dunnell Road from Sept. 6 through Sept. 9 between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., according to a recent press release from […]

Planning Board wants vision plan from TC

Planning Board goes middle path, holds off on voting ‘yes’ or ‘no’ on Eagle Rock designation

Planning Board wants vision plan from TC

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Planning Board decided neither to recommend nor reject the idea of designating seven properties in the Eagle Rock commercial district as areas in need of redevelopment during its Aug. 3 meeting; instead, it voted to give the Township Council one year to create a vision plan for the […]

Unauthorized SHP work approved after the fact

Zoning Board approves amendments to Seton Hall Prep expansion plan after work is done without permission

Unauthorized SHP work approved after the fact

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Zoning Board approved 19 amendments to the site plan of Seton Hall Preparatory School’s Kelly Athletic Complex expansion during its July 21 meeting, although some of the work had already been completed without its consent. The board voted 6-1 to pass all of the amendments except for two […]

Installation of footings to begin today at former post office site

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The site excavation for the 160 Maplewood Ave. site is substantially completed, and installation of the footings will begin today, July 18, according to a release from the township. The footings will consist of poured concrete supports around the perimeter of the building and within what will be the building’s footprint. Construction […]

BOT approves Orange Lawn townhouses

Board of Trustees votes in favor of redevelopment plan, designates Villas at Orange Lawn for work

Orange Lawn Tennis Club in South Orange can now move ahead with developer Villas at Orange Lawn LLC to turn an empty 5 acres of its property into townhouses, following approval by the South Orange Board of Trustee at their June 27 meeting. The board voted 5-0 to approve Ordinance No. 2016-08 on final reading, […]

Construction for Edison Village moves ahead swiftly

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Construction on the Edison Village residential and retail complex is continuing as scheduled since work started in February, according to one of the principal partners of Prism Capital Partners, which is overseeing Phase 1 of the project. Eugene Diaz told the West Orange Chronicle that interior demolition and remediation have been […]

Apply for affordable housing in Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The recently completed Avalon Maplewood redevelopment project at the corner of Springfield and Boyden avenues has six affordable rental units set aside. Units are expected to be ready for occupancy in late summer 2017. No additional information, including sizes, rents or schedule, is available at this time. There is an existing waiting […]