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Essex County Executive Launches 2018 Re-Election Campaign

December 11, 2017

NEWARK, NJ — Amid a sea of supporters from Washington, D.C. to Trenton, from Newark City Hall to the outer reaches of West Essex, Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo formally announced his re-election campaign in Newark on Monday morning at Essex County Veterans Memorial Park.

DiVincenzo, a Newark native who now lives in Roseland, is seeking his fifth ...

West Orange Historic Preservation Commission Surveys Lower Gregory and Valley Neighborhoods

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The findings of a recently completed survey of historic architecture in the Lower Gregory and Valley neighborhoods of West Orange were revealed at Tuesday’s council meeting during a presentation given by Brian Feeney and Marty Feitlowitz of the West Orange Historic Preservation Commission and Patrick Harshbarger, vice president of Hunter Research, which conducted the ...

Essex Green Redevelopment Debate Continues in West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The ongoing debate on whether Essex Green and its adjoining Executive Drive should be declared an “area in need of redevelopment” became a major focus of the West Orange Township Council meeting on Tuesday when residents came to speak out on the subject.  

If approved by the West Orange Planning Board and Township Council, this declaration would ...

West Orange Township Council Selects New President for 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ – Susan McCartney, who has served on the West Orange Township Council since 2002, was selected during the council meeting on Tuesday to become the council’s new president beginning in 2018. She will replace Joe Krakoviak, who served as council president this past year.

Mayor Robert Parisi was on hand to congratulate McCartney, and thanked Krakoviak for his year of ...

West Orange Council Acknowledges Groups Fighting Cancer

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Township Council meeting and administration acknowledged the work of two groups this week that are active in West Orange in efforts to raise awareness of and support for combatting ovarian cancer and pancreatic cancer.

Jennifer Marzigliano, chapter manager, New Jersey for the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition (NOCC), received a check for $76,936 that was ...

West Orange Residents Speak Out Against Giving Tax Abatements to Essex Green Owners

WEST ORANGE, NJ — With the Essex Green shopping center and the adjoining office buildings on Executive Drive showing signs of aging, professional planner Paul Grygiel prepared a report for the Township of West Orange, calling for area to be declared an “area in need of redevelopment.”

Residents who opposed the findings in this report, which was recently presented to the West ...

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