Best Way to Advocate for Improved Senior Services in West Orange Debated at Township Council Meeting

September 22, 2016

WEST ORANGE, NJ — After the controversial defeat of an ordinance proposing a senior citizen advisory board by the West Orange Township Council at a meeting earlier this month, a large contingent of seniors attended Tuesday night's meeting to ask the mayor and members to reconsider this issue.

“We have to acknowledge that the concerns of seniors in West Orange are not well ...

West Orange Township Council to Focus on Preserving Town's Historic Character

WEST ORANGE, NJ – With the redevelopment of the Edison battery factory well under way and the long process to rebuild the historic St. Mark’s Episcopal Church just beginning, historic preservation issues came to the fore at the West Orange Township Council Meeting on Sept. 6 at West Orange City Hall.

Updating the council and Mayor Robert Parisi on historic preservation issues being ...

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Dear Democrats, The Road Less Traveled Needs Paving

September 26, 2016

Dear Democrats: The Road Less Traveled Needs Paving
On November 8th, many voters entering the voting booth will be checking the box for who they dislike the least. Sadly, our political culture is now defined more by what we oppose. This election will mark the end of a unique, if not historic campaign season punctuated by demagoguery and hate filled speeches by one candidate, and the ...

JCP&L Continues Tree Trimming to Enhance System Reliability

Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) forestry contractors are scheduled to trim trees in more than 60 municipalities over the next two months as part of the company’s ongoing efforts to maintain proper clearances around electrical equipment to help protect against tree-related outages.     

Since the beginning of the year, work has been completed on more than 2,000 ...

Lance Takes Immediate Action: More Terror Funds in Wake of NJ Bombing

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) tonight supported H.R. 5859, the Community Counterterrorism Preparedness Act, which passed the U.S. House on the heels of three acts of terror that struck the United States over the weekend.

“We saw great bravery in New Jersey this week.  Police, fire and other emergency response professionals need more tools to ...