Six try for just 2 open seats on Board of Ed

BOE candidates debate the issues — such as taxes and teacher morale — at Oct. 27 forum at Liberty

Six try for just 2 open seats on Board of Ed

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The 2016 Board of Education election features six candidates running for two open seats in a year when taxes remain high, teacher morale is cited as being low and communication between the board and its stakeholders continues to frustrate. Incumbents Sandra Mordecai and Mark Robertson and challengers Steven Christiano, Tanya Atterberry, […]

Six grapple for three open seats on Township Council

TC candidates debate commercial vs. residential growth

Six grapple for three open seats on Township Council

WEST ORANGE, NJ — This year’s Township Council election sees six candidates vying for three open seats and comes at a pivotal time for West Orange, with taxes remaining relatively high, redevelopment continuing to shape the future of the community and senior citizen needs coming to the forefront of public consciousness, and those running believe […]

TC candidates tackle taxes, development

The 6 candidates running for 3 seats on the Town Council debate the issues at Oct. 19 forum

TC candidates tackle taxes, development

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The six candidates running for the three open seats on the Township Council each spoke about the importance of attracting businesses to West Orange during the Pleasant Valley Way Civic Association’s Oct. 19 forum at the Wilshire Grand Hotel, though each had different ideas about doing so. Incumbents Jerry Guarino and […]

Announcements for West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The following are several announcements regarding upcoming special days and programs in West Orange: Visit www.westorange.org for the 2016 leaf collection schedule or call 973-325-4067 for more information. Municipal clerk office hours office hours will be extended on Oct. 18 until 8 p.m. for late-night voter registration. Mayor Parisi will hold […]

WO Township Council candidates forum on Oct. 19

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Pleasant Valley Civic Association will host a West Orange Township Council candidates forum on Wednesday, Oct. 19, at 7:30 p.m. at the Wilshire Grand Hotel, 350 Pleasant Valley Way in West Orange. For more information, contact Roz Moskovitz Bielski at 973-650-0749 or Jill Tekel at 973-953-5909.

Sue Freivald withdraws from WOBOE race

WEST ORANGE, NJ — And the number drops to six. West Orange resident Susan Freivald announced Sept. 7 that she is withdrawing from the race for the two open West Orange Board of Education seats. This leaves six candidates in the race; they are: incumbents Mark Robertson and Sandra Mordecai, and challengers Chris Diaz, Tanya […]

Seven to run in WO for two open Board of Ed seats

Two incumbents take on five challengers for BOE seats

Seven to run in WO for two open Board of Ed seats

WEST ORANGE, NJ — This November’s West Orange Board of Education election looks to be a real battle, with seven candidates running for two open seats, each for three years. Incumbents Mark Robertson and Sandra Mordecai will be vying to reclaim their seats against challengers Christopher Diaz, Tanya Atterberry, Susan Freivald, Sharon Sherman and Steve Christiano. […]