Work back on track for Village Hall redevelopment

Work back on track for Village Hall redevelopment

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Work is back on track to turn South Orange Village Hall into a restaurant, beer garden and catering hall, with construction set to be completed in the first quarter of 2021, according to village President Sheena Collum. Photos Courtesy of Sheena Collum

Collum signs closing docs for Village Hall sale

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — On Sept. 20, Village President Sheena Collum, flanked by municipal attorney Clyde Otis and Village Clerk/Notary Kevin Harris, signed all closing documents for the sale of Village Hall to Landmark Hospitality to be turned into a restaurant. “I have been waiting for this day to come for so long that it’s […]

SO prepares to settle Village Hall lawsuit

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The South Orange Board of Trustees held a special meeting Mary 4 to discuss two resolutions, ultimately passing both. The first resolution passed was an amendment to the 2018 municipal budget, necessary because of a change at the state level about how budgets are submitted. The second resolution, approved unanimously, authorized […]

Kelly Bishop in the Catskills, Stars Hollow and S. Orange

By Lauren Machalany / Correspondent SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The television series “Gilmore Girls” was a hit for Warner Brothers. The small, fictional town of Stars Hollow, Conn., accompanied by its quirky inhabitants, ruled television in the early 2000s, and then gained the attention of a younger audience through its present-day streaming on Netflix. A show […]

SO designates Village Hall redeveloper, gives 20-year PILOT

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The Village Hall renovation and repurposing took a giant step forward at the South Orange Board of Trustees meeting on Nov. 23, when the board voted unanimously to designate 101 South Orange Avenue Urban Renewal LLC, a subsidiary of Landmark Hospitalities, as the redeveloper of Village Hall and to grant the redeveloper […]