ZB hears about plant plans at Essex Green

ZB hears about plant plans at Essex Green

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Zoning Board of Adjustment heard another hour of testimony about the revised site plan for the redevelopment of the Essex Green Shopping Center at its Jan. 17 meeting, and again did not vote after determining there would not be enough time to consider the plan at the meeting […]

Our Green West Orange holds walk and talk in Essex Green

Our Green West Orange holds walk and talk in Essex Green

WEST ORANGE, NJ — On Jan. 13, Our Green West Orange members hosted an Essex Green Walk and Talk, led by Kevin Malanga and Gary Van Wyck, to show West Orange residents what OGWO finds to be deficiencies in Clarion Partners proposed plans for Essex Green Shopping Center, which is currently being considered at public […]

Zoning Board postpones Essex Green site plan vote

Zoning Board postpones Essex Green site plan vote

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Zoning Board of Adjustment heard testimony about the revised site plan for the redevelopment of the Essex Green Shopping Center at its Dec. 20 meeting, but ultimately did not vote after deciding there would not be enough time to consider the plan at the meeting. Residents questioned the […]

Township advises residents to report Laurel Ave. safety concerns

Township advises residents to report Laurel Ave. safety concerns

WEST ORANGE, NJ — A Hindu house of worship on Laurel Avenue is still under construction, amid safety concerns from neighbors surrounding the project. The single-family dwelling at 23 Laurel Ave. originally on the property was demolished in 2016 by its owners, Sun King Private Limited, a Dubai-based and British Virgin Islands-incorporated company that is […]

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 […]

Sai Hira Ram will not be penalized for late demolition

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Zoning Board ruled that the Sai Hira Ram Trust Inc. — the West Orange-based nonprofit group granted approval to construct a Hindu house of worship at 23 Laurel Ave. — will not be penalized for failing to demolish the building located on the property within the 90-day timeframe […]

Conservationists seek changes to development plans

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Members of a local conservancy group are expressing disappointment that the latest concept plan presented by Garden Homes Inc., which is proposing to build 104 single-family homes on the 120.5-acre parcel of land it owns behind the West Essex Highlands condominium complex, is not in compliance with an agreement Garden Homes […]