West Orange Hosts Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall Viewing July 1-4

June 23, 2017

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The Township of West Orange will pay tribute to the veterans of the Vietnam War when the “Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall” arrives at West Orange High School from July 1 to July 4 in Suriano Stadium.

This will be the only appearance of the Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall in New Jersey this year, and viewing is free to the public

The opening ceremony ...

Ciattarelli Disappointed Prieto Backed Off Own Challenge to Debate Property Tax Relief

SOMERVILLE, N. – Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli (R-16th) reacted with disappointment Wednesday that Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto backed off his own debate challenge on the issue of fair school funding, and urged him to re-engage on the issue.

"Speaker Prieto's challenge to 'debate anyone on this subject, anywhere, anytime' was music to my ears," said ...

Menendez Kicks Off Jersey Jobs Tour

ELIZABETH, NJ – Esteven Maas needed a job. “I was out of work with a wife and two children, and it was scary. I was sending out resumes, then I got this email saying, ‘Learn to be a machinist.’ I thought, ‘Wow! that is related to what I was doing.’”

He entered the manufacturing program at Union County and had a job waiting for him at New Jersey ...

Bateman Bill Establishes Police Safe Zones for Craigslist Purchases

TRENTON, NJ - The Senate Law and Public Safety Committee has passed a bill sponsored by Sen. Christopher “Kip” Bateman (R-Somerset, Middlesex, Mercer, Hunterdon) to allow local police departments to designate safe zones where people can meet to complete sales transactions arranged on websites, such as Craigslist.

“Giving out your home address to a stranger on the internet can ...

Opposition to Statehouse Renovation Project Continues to Build

TRENTON, NJ - Sen. Kip Bateman (R-16) and Sen. Michael Doherty (R-23) joined with Sen. Ray Lesniak (D-20) to file a lawsuit May 15 to stop a New Jersey State House renovation project that was initiated without legislative or voter approval.

The civil complaint filed in New Jersey Superior Court alleges that actions undertaken by the State Capitol Joint Management Commission, Treasury ...

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