In the early 20th century, Trollies, trains, horses, bikes, and cars all scrambled on lawless roads. Deaths and injuries were commonplace. To help the situation, the Lackawanna Railroad eliminated 19 deadly grade crossings in Orange and East Orange. The yearlong project, which began in 1922, will soon mark a centennial.
A firm associated with Russo Development could receive a lengthy tax exemption for 33-51 Lincoln Avenue if the Orange Municipal Council approves a newly proposed ordinance.
An old police station on Lincoln Avenue in Orange was expected to be sold for $1.2 million to a developer so that a project with 60 condominiums could be constructed. Now, the Orange Municipal Council is seeking to revoke the contract of sale and more.
About a century ago, a small suburban hospital in Orange, became a sprawling, world-class medical facility funded by the era’s most famous philanthropists. But this landmark institution had a tragic, mysterious ending.
Essex County could soon be getting another Wawa store and gas station.
The City of Orange Township wants to work with a developer to create the Orange Health and Wellness and Residential Complex at the corner of Main and High Streets.
The developers behind the Vermella projects previously announced plans for a 209-unit development by Orange’s main rail station in Essex County. Now, the company is planning another building with more than 200 units near the station.
The developers behind the Vermella projects have new complexes in the works near train stations in Orange and Newark along with a site near the Passaic River in Kearny.
The next phase of the Indigo 141 project has been approved and could bring 70 additional units near 141 South Harrison Street.
Jersey Digs has learned that a former official with the Jersey City Redevelopment Agency and the Newark Community Economic Development Corporation has pleaded guilty in connection with an alleged conspiracy involving the Orange Public Library. In part, Franklyn Ore allegedly used money that was supposed to serve low-income families on “entertainment and restaurants.”
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