Elections

Booker and Lonegan win Special Primary Election

August 14, 2013 at 5:30 PM

STATE, NJ – Democrat Cory Booker and Republican Steve Lonegan were selected as the winners for the Special Senate Primary Election, held on Tuesday August 13th. Booker and Lonegan will face off against each other in the Special Election this October.

Democrat Cory Booker is the current mayor of Newark. He won in a landslide by gaining votes from 18 of New Jersey's 21 counties.

Republican Steve Lonegan is a former Bogota mayor. He won over physician Alieta Eck by gaining votes from all of New Jersey's 21 counties.

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The Special Election will take place on October 16th. The election is being held because of the death of former Senator Frank Lautenberg last June. After New Jersey governor Chris Christie called the election, it has caused controversy as it will cost 24 million dollars.

Democrats have criticized the cost of the special election pointing to the regular election in November and questioning why a Special Election is needed.

The winner of October's Special Election serves fourteen months as Senator, what would have been the remainder of Lautenberg's term.

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Football: Mark Ciccotelli Named New Head Coach at Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School

January 19, 2017

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- For 21 years, Steve Ciccotelli led the Scotch Plains-Fanwood football program before retiring in 2011. Now his brother, Mark, will be at the helm of the Raiders, as the SPFK12 school district announced the hiring Mark Ciccotelli as head varsity football coach Thursday.

Ciccotelli, who replaces Jon Stack following his resignation in November, comes to Scotch ...

New Jersey Wins Under Lance Mental Health Law

January 13, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. ---  Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) announced that New Jersey has been selected to participate in a demonstration program to expand access to community mental health services and strengthen the quality of care for those living with mental and behavioral health issues. The demonstration program was created under Lance’s Excellence in Mental Health Act, which was ...

5 Questions to Ask at an Open House

When you go to your next open house, ask the listing agent these key questions to help you make an informed decision. When a property is hot, a public open house may be your best opportunity for due diligence before submitting an offer. While the hosting agent may not be able to answer all of your questions, there is a lot you can learn.

1. How long has it been on the market?  You may ...

Congresswoman, Your Attendance Is Mandatory, Not Optional.

January 18, 2017

To the editor:

I sent this letter to Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman on her failure to represent us at the Presidential Inauguration on January 20, 2017. To date, she has not taken the time or extended me the decency to respond.

This makes one wonder, if she and those wo do not want to attend, should resign from their offices, since they refuse to the job we are paying them to ...

Homes That Sold This Week in Scotch Plains-Fanwood

January 15, 2017

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Brought to you by Keller Williams Realty, the following is a list of homes that have sold this week in the towns of Fanwood, Scotch Plains and Westfield. (See table below.) This information includes sales that were listed in the Garden State MLS.

Check this weekly update to stay informed about your local real estate market.

The Sold Sisters are a real estate ...

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