Government

December 17, 2018

MILLBURN, NJ - Before assuming office, the man who will represent the seventh congressional district in New Jersey stopped by locally for a town hall with his new constituents. Incoming representative Tom Malinowski, who will be starting on Jan. 3, 2019, spoke in front of a crowd of about 150 ...

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NEW JERSEY — Police officers across the state are now restricted from asking you certain questions because of a directive issued by state Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal. Grewal’s policy — which applies to all state, county and local law enforcement agencies — also limits the types of ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Stavola Construction Materials, Inc. has Bridgewater’s blessing to continue its operations for the next year.   Tom Branch, vice-president of Stavola, spoke before the Bridgewater Township Council to renew the annual agreement that his company makes with the municipality to work ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Enjoy the Berkeley Heights Communications Committee's spotlight video  of the Berkeley Heights Tree Lighting and Fourth Annual Winter Walk held on Saturday, Dec. 1. The tree lighting was presented by the Berkeley Heights Recreation Special Events committee and the Winter Walk ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - Four ordinances were passed on introduction and will be voted on after public discussion at the December 11 Borough of Hasbrouck Heights Council meeting.   The public discussion and final vote will occur at the Council’s next meeting, which has been moved to Thursday, ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - The United States Postal Service (USPS) is working towards improving service to residents and businesses in South Orange, as customer service and deliveries are "below expectation," stated an update on the South Orange website. According to the update, Rep. Donald Payne, Jr., ...

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PATERSON, NJ- The dark and gloomy weather outside was no match for the vibrancy of the Bangladeshi community that filled into Paterson’s City Council Chambers on Sunday in commemoration of the 47th anniversary of the nation’s Victory Day. Hosted by 2nd Ward Councilman Shahin Khalique, the event ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Parsippany Township Council is scheduled Tuesday night to vote on a plan to accelerate redevelopment of vacant commercial property along Route 10. The redevelopment plan by the Stanbery Corp. would be a mixed-use complex at 1515 Route 10 and roughly across the highway from ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - TAPinto what's going on in and around town this week.  Read on to learn more about upcoming Plainfield meetings and events. MONDAY The PMUA is sponsoring Helping Hands.  Starting today, bring little ones by the office at 215 West Front St. to pick out a new pair of gloves ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - In an effort to protect the safety of students coming in and around the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical High School located at the intersection of Rues Lane and Summerhill Road, the East Brunswick Township Council has passed an ordinance to lower the speed limit in ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ — Fairfield Mayor James Gasparini has expressed frustration about a recent discussion with the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and the municipalities of Lincoln Park, Pompton Lakes, Wayne and Pequannock. Officials from these communities met with the DEP on Dec. 11 to ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — Rodolfo Rodriguez, deputy mayor of West Orange, recently received the Oscar De La Renta Immigrant Award, which was presented to him by the President Danilo Medina of Dominican Republic. The Oscar de la Renta Immigrant Award is considered the most prestigious honor that can be ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The township qualifies for transitional aid and a resident raises question about property maintenance at the Tuesday, Nov. 20 Board of Commissioners meeting. Announcements Mayor and Public Works Commissioner Joseph P. Scarpelli thanked the commissioners for the handling of the ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Friday December 14th was move out day for Congressman Frelinghuysen. As the final pieces of furniture and belongings came out of the Congressional office on Schuyler Place in Morristown, demonstrators entered the building.  Like most Fridays of the past two years, the day was ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - Before assuming office, the man who will represent the seventh congressional district in New Jersey stopped by locally for a town hall with his new constituents. Incoming representative Tom Malinowski, who will be starting on Jan. 3, 2019, spoke in front of a crowd of about 150 ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Updated proposed water ordinance was discussed during the Wednesday, Nov. 7 Board of Commissioners public meeting. Public affairs Commissioner Steven L. Rogers was absent excused. Ordinance No. 3397 defining mixed-use and density introduced on Sept. 4, which was re-scheduled to the ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Friday December 14th was move out day for Congressman Frelinghuysen. As the final pieces of furniture and belongings came out of the Congressional office on Schuyler Place in Morristown, demonstrators entered the building.  Like most Fridays of the past two years, the day was ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Friday December 14th was move out day for Congressman Frelinghuysen. As the final pieces of furniture and belongings came out of the Congressional office on Schuyler Place in Morristown, demonstrators entered the building.  Like most Fridays of the past two years, the day was ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Friday December 14th was move out day for Congressman Frelinghuysen. As the final pieces of furniture and belongings came out of the Congressional office on Schuyler Place in Morristown, demonstrators entered the building.  Like most Fridays of the past two years, the day was ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Friday December 14th was move out day for Congressman Frelinghuysen. As the final pieces of furniture and belongings came out of the Congressional office on Schuyler Place in Morristown, demonstrators entered the building.  Like most Fridays of the past two years, the day was ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ —The town may join a chorus of municipalities banning the sale of recreational marijuana, something that comes in advance of the state Legislature’s expected passage of legislation that would legalize recreational pot. The state Legislature is anticipated to vote on the ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - As reported earlier today, protestors arrived with a cake, derogatory gestures and a final chaotic scene when Congressman Rodney Frelinghuysen moved out of his office yesterday, December 14th.  You can read full article here. It appears that two of the protestors, pictured in ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Friday December 14th was move out day for Congressman Frelinghuysen. As the final pieces of furniture and belongings came out of the Congressional office on Schuyler Place in Morristown, demonstrators entered the building.  Like most Fridays of the past two years, the day was ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Zoning Board of Adjustment held a special meeting on Thursday night in order to hear the revised site-plan for the redevelopment of Essex Green Shopping Center. The special meeting saw testimony from engineer Michael Fowler and landscape architect Michael Szura ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Friday December 14th was move out day for Congressman Frelinghuysen. As the final pieces of furniture and belongings came out of the Congressional office on Schuyler Place in Morristown, demonstrators entered the building.  Like most Fridays of the past two years, the day was ...

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PATERSON, NJ-more than a dozen family members, friends, and community leaders gathered in Mayor Sayegh’s office on Friday as Miguel Diaz, a well recognized figure throughout Paterson, was sworn to serve as a Deputy Mayor.  Diaz was named as Deputy Mayor of Community Engagement and is the seventh ...

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Montgomery County, PA -- It's been 18 years since "the hanging chad" became part of the American lexicon amid controversy involving Florida's Votomatic-style punched card ballots that were incompletely punched causing errors in vote counts, and now Montgomery County's Board of Commissioners ...

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ — Multiple residents of Forest Avenue in West Caldwell addressed their concerns during public comment at Tuesday’s township council meeting regarding the status of the integrity of the borough’s sewer system.   Accounts of homes continually flooded with raw sewage, personal ...

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 CLARK, NJ – Clark’s new recycling program will take effect on January 1, 2019. Ahead of this change, all homeowners will receive a new 96-gallon blue recycling cart during the week of December 17, Business Administrator John Laezza announced during the Town Council meeting on December 3. As ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- Bergen County ranked in the top three best Economic Development organizations in the state according to a recent NJBIZ survey (http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181126/NJBIZ04/181129933/njbiz-reader-rankings-2018) More than 8,000 readers were asked to name their “best of” for all ...

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