age in place

Washington Street subdivision gets approval on second try

The planning board approved a subdivision to a single-family lot on Washington Avenue Monday night, contending it would be keeping with the “rhythm” of the neighborhood, which is filled with similar-sized lots.
newish plans

Developers unveil newish vision for train platforms at Lackawanna

Developers presented another plan for the Lackawanna Plaza lot to the planning board Monday night, incorporating the steel stanchions of the train platforms into a glass facade on the front of a proposed supermarket and as decorative fixtures throughout the parking lot, while a historian for the developer testified that the train platforms had lost their historical value due to previous alterations.
save train sheds

Historians expected to testify tonight on Lackawanna train sheds

A historian attempting to debunk the validity of the historic nature of the Lackawanna train sheds, and two residents with a vision of using the train sheds as a supermarket and dine-in food market are expected to testify at tonight's Lackawanna Redevelopment meeting.
office building

New office building approved for Grove and Walnut

A car wash and rent-a-car center will make way for offices and retail on the corner of Grove and Walnut streets.
save train sheds

Will a smaller supermarket move Lackawanna along?

Supermarket consultant calls for smaller supermarket at Lackawanna.

Historian set to debunk train shed value tonight

Testimony on the Lackawanna Redevelopment plan will continue at the planning board meeting tonight, July 23.
six story

Planner suggests keeping six-story height allowance for downtown

A proposal to limit building heights along Bloomfield Avenue to four stories is no longer in the works, as Township Planner Janice Talley presented a new plan which will allow the downtown area to remain a six-story limit zone.

Watchung apartment complex gets nod

The planning board approved a plan for an 11-unit apartment building, although the site plan has been met with heavy opposition from neighboring residents for some time.
age in place

Postponement for 96-year-old who wants to sell half his lot to ‘age in place’

Property owner Sam Debnam, 96, wants to sell half of his 150-by-100-foot lot to developer Mitchell MacGregor, who plans to build a single-family house on the site.
Washington Avenue

Washington Avenue subdivision, 11-apartment development to be heard tonight

A proposal to split a lot on Washington Avenue in order to build a second home on the property is back at the planning board seeking approval. The planning board will hear the new application tonight, July 9.