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West Orange Council Follows Up on Concerns of Upkeep at Renna House

Karen Skyers asks council to pass ordinance restricting the planting of bamboo in West Orange, in light of her neighbor’s “aggressive” bamboo now “invading her property.” Credits: Alan Grossman

WEST ORANGE, NJ — After hearing complaints at a recent West Orange Township Council meeting from residents of the John P. Renna House for seniors about the poor upkeep of the facility, West Orange Councilman Jerry Guarino spoke with officials at the Raymond P. Marzulli real estate firm to make sure they are addressing issues of concern.

He announced at Tuesday’s council meeting that Marzulli would ensure that any ripped carpets will be replaced and also agreed to look at ways to improve the facility’s security.

“It is important that we improve the lines of communications between Renna House residents and Marzulli management,” said Guarino. “The Renna House board will also be looking into whether we are getting the most bang for the buck when it comes to effectively managing this building for seniors.”

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Llewellyn Park residents also attended this meeting to discuss why taxes are preventing house sales within the gated community. Click HERE to read more. 

Pictured above, resident Karen Skyers asks the council to consider an ordinance restricting the planting of bamboo in West Orange, in light of her neighbor’s “aggressive” bamboo that is now “invading her property.” 

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