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Residents Request Review of Tree Ordinance in West Orange

August 17, 2017

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Several West Orange residents present at Tuesday’s township council meeting expressed concern about the many trees that were recently cut down at both the Shillelagh Club and St. Joseph’s Church. Approximately 13 trees were cut down at the church, and four at the club.

Resident Sally Malanga called for the creation of a Shade Tree Commission to work ...

West Orange Council Approves Contract for Creation of Skate Park

WEST ORANGE, NJ — A resolution awarding a contract to the American Ramp Company to create a skate park in West Orange with all the necessary equipment and concrete padding for the amount of $169,031 was passed at the mayor and council meeting this week.

The park will be built in Jenkins Park, which is at the end of Rose Terrace in the rear of the Fire Headquarters ...

Llewellyn Park Residents Say Taxes are Preventing House Sales

WEST ORANGE, NJ – A lengthy discussion between Llewellyn Park residents and members of the West Orange Township Council ensued on Tuesday as five residents spoke about what they viewed as excessive taxes at a time when many residents are aging and finding it harder to either maintain or sell their homes.

The council was set to discuss a proposed resolution to approve sewer and road ...

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

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 ...

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