WO Planning Board recommends changes to amphitheater plan

Maplewood officials discuss reservations about project

WO Planning Board recommends changes to amphitheater plan

WEST ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The West Orange Planning Board made seven recommendations to Essex County when the plan for a 500-seat amphitheater was presented at a Jan. 8 courtesy hearing featuring three witnesses and extensive questioning from the public. The Planning Board does not approve or deny county applications; the Board of Chosen […]

Plaque at TBZ dedicated to John Doeffinger

Plaque at TBZ dedicated to John Doeffinger

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. dedicated a memorial plaque in honor of the late John P. Doeffinger, a longtime member of the volunteer docent organization at Turtle Back Zoo and president of the Zoological Society of New Jersey, the fundraising arm of the zoo. The plaque is located on the […]

Do your trick-or-treating at TBZ’s ‘Howl-O-Ween’

Do your trick-or-treating at TBZ’s ‘Howl-O-Ween’

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Essex County invites children and their families to attend “Howl-O-Ween” on Thursday, Oct. 31, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Turtle Back Zoo, 560 Northfield Ave. in West Orange.  Children are encouraged to wear their costumes to the Zoo for Howl-O-Ween. Candy stations will be set up throughout the zoo where […]

WOCC meeting for small business owners

WOCC meeting for small business owners

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Chamber of Commerce, in collaboration with the Essex County Office of Small Business Development and Affirmative Action, will host a lunch and learn workshop for small business owners from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 23, at the Turtle Back Zoo in West Orange. Lunch will be […]

Cooper discusses zoo at kickoff event for SOMA LWV’s centennial year

Cooper discusses zoo at kickoff event for SOMA LWV’s centennial year

MAPLEWOOD / SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The League of Women Voters of Maplewood-South Orange kicked off its centennial year at Maplewood Memorial Library in a community meeting with Freeholder Tyshammie Cooper. Cooper is the county representative for District 3, which includes part of Newark’s West Ward, East Orange, Orange and South Orange; she was elected […]

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