Manufacturing taken off the table for potential South Orange cannabis facilities

Manufacturing taken off the table for potential South Orange cannabis facilities

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — South Orange Trustee Bob Zuckerman announced that a license for a cannabis manufacturing facility was removed from the proposed ordinance allowing the sale of legal cannabis in South Orange at the South Orange Planning Board’s Feb. 7 meeting, two weeks after residents in the Academy Heights neighborhood expressed concerns about manufacturing […]

South Orange swears in new deputy fire chief

South Orange swears in new deputy fire chief

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — South Orange Fire Capt. David Klugel, a 10-year veteran of the South Orange Fire Department, was sworn in as deputy chief at the South Orange Board of Trustees meeting Monday, Dec. 13. According to a statement from the SOFD, as well as FMBA Locals 40 and 240, Klugel grew up in […]

Social work outreach team starts accepting referrals from South Orange police, rescue squad

Social work outreach team starts accepting referrals from South Orange police, rescue squad

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The outreach team of the Community Care & Justice program in South Orange officially began receiving referrals from the South Orange Police Department and South Orange Rescue Squad on Monday, Oct. 18. The Community Care & Justice program was initiated by South Orange Village President Sheena Collum and is a collaboration […]

South Orange BOT approves allocation for loan project to support black homebuyers

South Orange BOT approves allocation for loan project to support black homebuyers

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The South Orange Board of Trustees approved a resolution to allocate $100,000 from an affordable housing settlement agreement with the Third and Valley redevelopment project to support the Wealth Gap Equalizer Loan program at its Oct. 11 meeting with a vote of 5-0; Trustee Karen Hartshorn Hilton was absent. The loans […]

South Orange Community Care & Justice previews virtual reality ‘1,000 Cut Journey’

South Orange Community Care & Justice previews virtual reality ‘1,000 Cut Journey’

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — As part of his work with the South Orange Community Care & Justice Program, Seton Hall University social work professor Juan Rios hosted a virtual reality showcase and preview for professors, students and local police at Space 154, the university’s digital creation lab. The Community Care & Justice initiative is a […]