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Public Hearing Monday Will Address Affordable Housing Regulations in Cedar Grove

September 14, 2018

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - A public hearing will be held on Monday at 7 p.m. at Town Hall to discuss two pending ordinances that will address multi-family housing in Cedar Grove, as well as the township’s currently unmet affordable housing obligations.  

“While the thought of any further development in Cedar Grove is daunting, the State of New Jersey has imposed requirements on ...

State to Answer Lawsuit Seeking to Intergrate NJ Schools by Friday

Gov. Phil Murphy’s administration is facing a Friday deadline to respond to a lawsuit seeking to desegregate schools in cities like Newark, Camden, New Brunswick, as well as districts throughout the state with a large population of minority students.

The lawsuit, filed by New Jersey Coalition for Diverse and Inclusive Schools, claims that decades of residential segregation and state laws ...

Cedar Grove Purchases 53 Acres of Land to Preserve Open Space

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - After months of negotiations, the Cedar Grove Town Council announced the purchase of more than 53 acres of undeveloped property within the township on Tuesday.

According to the social media posts by Mayor Joe Cicala and the other council members, the property purchased is located on Ridge Road across from the reservoir.  The post stated:

You may be aware that ...

Lackawanna Avenue, Rifle Camp and Valley Road Closures Planned This Week

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - There will be several detours and road closures this week according to the NJ Department of Transportation (NJDOT) of Lackawanna Avenue northbound, Rifle Camp Road southbound and the Valley Road/Route 46 Westbound ramps, as the Route 3/Route 46 Improvement project advances.

Starting today and continuing daily until Friday, Aug. 31, from 9 a.m. until 3 ...

Essex County Executive Calls on Governor, Legislature to Re-enact 2 Percent Salary Cap for Police and Fire

NEWARK, NJ - Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. is calling on Gov. Phil Murphy, Senate President Stephen M. Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Craig J. Coughlin to work together and re-enact the two percent on annual salary increases for police officers and firefighters that are awarded through arbitration. 

The measure was first adopted in 2011 by the Democratically-controlled ...

Gov. Murphy Declares State Of Emergency in Flood Impacted Communities

LITTLE FALLS/WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy today issued a State Disaster Declaration for the Bergen, Essex, Monmouth, Ocean, and Passaic counties, which will help assist in recovery efforts in the areas affected by flash flooding which occurred on Aug. 11.

Murphy and other officials toured a Little Falls neighborhood near the Woodland Park border devastated by flash flooding on ...


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