Prism to Finally Start Construction on the Edison Battery Building
In 2013, Mayor Robert Parisi announced that Prism Capital Partners, the redeveloper for the Downtown Edison Redevelopment Project, would finally begin construction on the Edison Battery Building in January 2014. Prism is set to build 610 residential housing units, new retail construction and a 640 space parking facility, according to Prism's website.
Hiring of New Superintendent
The West Orange Board of Education will be working with search consultants from the New Jersey School Board Association and current interim superintendent Jim O’Neill to find the right fit for a new superintendent for the school district. O’Neill’s contract as interim superintendent ends in August 2014.
New Businesses are coming to town
Keep an eye for new businesses coming to town. Construction plans for a CVS Pharmacy to be built at the site of where PALS Cabin used to be were approved in 2013, Retro Fitness will be arriving by the end of January at 235 Prospect Ave. and plans were approved in July 2013 by the planning board for the township to welcome a Chipotle restaurant at a former Wendy's location.
Have any other important topics in mind for the new year? Leave them in the comments below