Green

October 7, 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ – In recognition of National Clean Up Day and in support of the township’s #KeepWestOrangeClean initiative, residents of West Orange recently joined of thousands of communities across the country to keep clean up the streets in their neighborhoods. “It has been great to see all ...

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ROSELAND, NJ – The public can experience the “Butterfly Tent Safari” at the Essex County Environmental Center. The Butterfly Tent Safari is an interactive display where visitors can observe hundreds of butterflies while walking through a tent. It will be held as ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - A resolution on the preservation of 12 acres of forest on Ridge Road remains tabled. During the public comment portion of Tuesday's West Orange Township Council meeting, resident Sally Malanga urged the council members to preserve the 12 acres of forest on Ridge Road. She urged ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ – The vision of 9-year-old Emily Rintzler came to fruition on Saturday with the dedication of the Mayor James Sheeran Park at Collamore Circle in West Orange. More than 100 residents came out for the dedication ceremony for this small park that honors the memory of West Orange ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — As the cold 2018 weather quickly becomes a thing of the past, residents West Orange are encouraged to leave that cabin fever behind this weekend by spending at least an hour outside cleaning up the place they call home to ensure that the township continues to shine. As part of ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ – It was one of the most poignant Arbor Day ceremonies in West Orange history on Friday as the community came together to honor the lives of both the late Governor Brendan Byrne and beloved first-grade teacher Patricia Villarosa by planting trees in their memory at Washington ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ – Just as the concept for the annual worldwide Earth Hour event has evolved, so too has the West Orange Environmental Commission’s (WOEC) annual event recently held at Thomas Edison National Historical Park (TENHP), featuring a wide range of environmental initiatives. WOEC Chair ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ – After voting against the approval of Wayne DeFeo’s contract to serve as the township’s Environmental Compliance Officer at its Jan. 23 meeting, the West Orange Township Council revisited the issue at Tuesday’s meeting. The conversation began after Casalino and Council President ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ – Although many residents attended the West Orange Township Council meeting on Tuesday to urge the council not to renew the contract of township forester John Linson due to what they viewed as his excessive tree cutting, the council voted 4-1 to renew his contract. Councilman Joe ...

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LONG VALLEY, NJ – There are only five more months until summer day camp starts. For those still unsure where to send their children this summer, Meadowbrook Country Day Camp owner Mason Goldberg said now is a great time to start looking at day camps—and locking in at low rates. Prospective camp ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Township of West Orange Department of Public Works (DPW) will begin collection undecorated Christmas trees on Tuesday, Jan. 2. The DPW asks that all ornaments and decorations be removed prior to placing trees on the curb for pickup. Tree should also not be placed in plastic ...

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ROSELAND, NJ — Mesgana Geberyesus of West Orange received first place in the Individual Child category of the Essex County Environmental Center’s 13th Annual Sustainable Homes and Habitats Gingerbread Contest in Roseland earlier this week. Aramark at Essex County Turtle Back Zoo in West Orange also ...

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CHERRY HILL NJ — In recognition of his outstanding contributions to urban and community forestry, West Orange Open Space Commission (WOOSC) chairman Joseph McCartney was one of four recipients to be honored with the 2017 Green Communities Achievement Award at the New Jersey Shade Tree Federation ...

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