Will New Jersey Ever Learn?

As Hanover Township contemplates the acquisition of a 1798 building, one has to wonder what the Township officials are thinking.

The best utilization of the building is as an historical site complementing a development project. Shame on the community leaders for not thinking about how the property can best be utilized.



HANOVER — A 214-year-old Whippany Road building is one of two the town is considering condemning and tearing down to accommodate new development......

He said he may have to enter into negotiations because “it’s too hard and expensive for the little guy to fight a big company and government. You’ve got to know when to hold them, and know when to fold them.”

The redevelopment comes after the township Planning Board commissioned a traffic study in the area, which led to a land-use study and circulation study. The goal is to cut down on traffic while still bringing new business to the area.

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