Happy New Year!

The first VVPA meeting of 2019 will be held Tuesday, January 15 at 7:00 pm at The Barrow Mansion (83 Wayne St.). As a reminder, VVPA meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of the month, so be sure to mark your calendars in advance!


MOnthly meeting agenda

7:007:15pm – Welcome and Call to Order – President Ben Bernouy

7:15–7:45 pm – Officer & Committee Reports

  • Treasurer Report – Gerry Bakirtjy
  • Construction Committee Report – Tom Ogorzalek
  • Events Committee Report – Eric Carter/Marlene Sandkamp

7:45–8:45pm – Guest Speakers & Presentations

  • 239 Barrow Street Renovation
    • Proposed mixed use building. Ground floor cafe with a 2nd floor residential unit.
    • The project is located within the Bright Street Redevelopment Plan. 

Community Networking to follow


Upcoming Community Events

  • Community Engagement Meetings regarding the Pathside Building in Journal Square — Tues. Jan 15, Tues. Jan 22, Wed. Jan 30 — More Information
  • 13th Annual Snow Ball  Sat. Jan 26, 7pm-midnight, Art House Productions
  • Vision Zero Public Meeting — Tues. Jan 29, 5:30-8:30pm, City Hall (280 Grove St)
  • East District Captains Meeting — 4th Tuesday of the month, M.S. 4, 2nd Floor, Library. Contact JCPD East District Community Relations Officer, Dina Lionakis (201.547.4370; dlionakis@njjcps.org) for more information

To feature a community event in our newsletter, email vvpanews@gmail.com.


Thanks to our generous sponsors

We’d like to thank our sponsors: Dixon Leasing: a subsidiary of Dixon AdvisoryBarrow Mansion Development CorporationJersey Wine & Spirits  and the Friends of Van Vorst Park!

The VVPA depends on fundraising and sponsorships from local businesses and community members. Interested in becoming a sponsor? Email vvpanews@gmail.com.

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