Matthew Hersh

Matthew Hersh

Recent Articles

State Grant Allows Borough to Examine Woodbridge Ave. Commercial Corridor Improvements

NPP was designed to strengthen the economic health of threatened but viable neighborhoods and to encourage private investment in these communities. The Borough’s application focused on revitalizing the Woodbridge Avenue commercial district and its adjacent residential neighborhoods to make it a more welcoming gateway into the Highland Park community and to nurture economic development. READ MORE

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State Law and Utility Work Force Temporary Removal of Town Tables While Borough Seeks Permanent Street Closures; Outdoor Seating To Be Temporarily Relocated to Other In-town Locations

The Borough’s “town tables” on portions of South 3rd Ave. and North 4th Ave. will be temporarily removed and relocated to make way for PSE&G utility work, as well as to comply with state law regarding street closures near state highways. But the town will move forward with permanently closing those streets to through traffic. READ MORE

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Murphy Announces Highland Park’s LaTourette as Acting Commissioner of New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection

Governor Phil Murphy today announced that Shawn LaTourette will serve as Acting Commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) beginning on January 16. LaTourette, currently the Department’s Deputy Commissioner, takes the helm from Catherine R. McCabe, who will retire from public service on January 15 having spent more than 40 years protecting the environment, including three years as DEP Commissioner. LaTourette will serve as Acting Commissioner until a permanent replacement for McCabe is identified. READ MORE

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