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Bridgewater Approves Continued Work at Quarry off Chimney Rock Road

December 17, 2018

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Stavola Construction Materials, Inc. has Bridgewater’s blessing to continue its operations for the next year.
 
Tom Branch, vice-president of Stavola, spoke before the Bridgewater Township Council to renew the annual agreement that his company makes with the municipality to work the town’s quarry.
 
“Each year, we’re required to seek ...

Berkeley Heights Here and Now: Winter Walk Video Highlights

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Enjoy the Berkeley Heights Communications Committee's spotlight video  of the Berkeley Heights Tree Lighting and Fourth Annual Winter Walk held on Saturday, Dec. 1. The tree lighting was presented by the Berkeley Heights Recreation Special Events committee and the Winter Walk is organized by the Berkeley Heights Business Community.

Special thanks to ...

Hasbrouck Heights Council Notes from December 11 Meeting

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - Four ordinances were passed on introduction and will be voted on after public discussion at the December 11 Borough of Hasbrouck Heights Council meeting.   The public discussion and final vote will occur at the Council’s next meeting, which has been moved to Thursday, December 27.

The four ordinances were:

Ord. 2421 - An ordinance to amend 133-29 ...

South Orange's Acting Postmaster Meets with Elected Officials to Address Service Issues

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - The United States Postal Service (USPS) is working towards improving service to residents and businesses in South Orange, as customer service and deliveries are "below expectation," stated an update on the South Orange website.

According to the update, Rep. Donald Payne, Jr., Freeholder Janine G. Bauer and South Orange Trustee Deborah Davis-Ford met with ...

Councilman Shahin Khalique Hosts Bangladeshi Victory Day Commemoration

PATERSON, NJ- The dark and gloomy weather outside was no match for the vibrancy of the Bangladeshi community that filled into Paterson’s City Council Chambers on Sunday in commemoration of the 47th anniversary of the nation’s Victory Day.

Hosted by 2nd Ward Councilman Shahin Khalique, the event featured music, dance, food, and a flag raising, as well as several speakers, including ...

Mixed-use Project on Rt. 10 Heads for Vote at Tuesday Evening's Council Meeting

PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Parsippany Township Council is scheduled Tuesday night to vote on a plan to accelerate redevelopment of vacant commercial property along Route 10.

The redevelopment plan by the Stanbery Corp. would be a mixed-use complex at 1515 Route 10 and roughly across the highway from the Parsippany Hilton.

Stanbery's website talks about "an exciting new mixed-use ...

The Week Ahead in Plainfield: December 17-23

PLAINFIELD, NJ - TAPinto what's going on in and around town this week.  Read on to learn more about upcoming Plainfield meetings and events.

MONDAY

The PMUA is sponsoring Helping Hands.  Starting today, bring little ones by the office at 215 West Front St. to pick out a new pair of gloves or mittens, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  While supplies last.  Share ...

Speed Limit Lowered on Summerhill Road/Rues Lane Intersection

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - In an effort to protect the safety of students coming in and around the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical High School located at the intersection of Rues Lane and Summerhill Road, the East Brunswick Township Council has passed an ordinance to lower the speed limit in all directions within 200 feetof the school when students are "clearly ...

Fairfield Mayor Provides Update on Flooding Issues & More From Township Council

FAIRFIELD, NJ — Fairfield Mayor James Gasparini has expressed frustration about a recent discussion with the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and the municipalities of Lincoln Park, Pompton Lakes, Wayne and Pequannock.

Officials from these communities met with the DEP on Dec. 11 to learn how the Pompton Lakes’ dam floodgates operate and how it influences ...

West Orange Deputy Mayor Receives Prestigious Award from Dominican President

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Rodolfo Rodriguez, deputy mayor of West Orange, recently received the Oscar De La Renta Immigrant Award, which was presented to him by the President Danilo Medina of Dominican Republic.

The Oscar de la Renta Immigrant Award is considered the most prestigious honor that can be accorded to a Dominican living in the United States. De la Renta is a worldwide icon in the ...

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Mayor-elect Angie Devanney's Weekly Transition Team Update

December 15, 2018

Weekly Status Update of what we have been doing to be ready to work on January 1:

1. With the assistance of former State Treasurer, and Woodbridge Mayor John McCormac, helped Township staff facilitate township attainment of the 3% municipal hotel occupancy tax paid by Embassy Suites that had been accruing since May 2018. 

2. Toured the new Trailside Sensory Trail for children and ...

Gerrymandering = Voter Suppression

December 15, 2018

Open Letter to Assemblyperson Linda Carter:

The Plainfield League of Women Voters requests that you vote “NO” against the redistricting proposal that is slated to come to a vote on Monday.  This proposal is “Gerrymandering” pure and simple.  

Eric Holder, the former attorney general during the Obama administration, has called on New Jersey Legislators to ...