Government

April 16, 2019

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – An invitation by Councilman Ed Lachterman to respond to a poll he posted on Yorktown Families’ Facebook page about the proposed fluoridation of the municipality’s water elicited one he probably wasn’t expecting at the Town Board’s regular meeting held last week at the John C. Hart ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - The Borough's Senior Citizen Advisory Committee is sponsoring a Senior Citizen Resource Fair where there will be a bevy of information for seniors, those who love seniors and those who care for seniors. Scheduled for 1:30-3:30 p.m. on Monday, May 20 at the Fair Lawn Senior ...

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GOLDENS BRIDGE, N.Y. – After promising cash as part of its project’s approval, the development company behind a 42-unit affordable housing complex in Goldens Bridge is giving $50,000 to the town of Lewisboro. Elected officials are letting residents of the hamlet decide how to spend the windfall ...

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BEDFORD HILLS, N.Y. – Facing outspoken opposition from at least one councilman, a move to mandate that bars and restaurants in Katonah and other Bedford venues acquire a permit before they can crank up live music and DJs got an abrupt hook last week. Councilman Don Scott had opposed the proposed ...

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SPARTA, NJ – After 25 years of service, Sparta Township Water and Sewer employee Michael Sportelli has retired.  He was recognized for his service at the Sparta Township Council meeting last week. “His 25 years of service has been marked by dedication, reliable service to the customers of Sparta ...

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 MAHOPAC, N.Y. - Town officials want you to hear them loud and clear, as well as present a sharp picture of what is going on at the various board meetings that take place each week in Town Hall. To do that, a complete overhaul of the Town Hall’s antiquated broadcast studio and ancillary ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The 2019 municipal budget was introduced by Revenue and Finance Commissioner Thomas J. Evans during the Tuesday, April2 Board of Commissioners public meeting. Evans held a PowerPoint presentation on the township budget, which can be viewed on the township website ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ – New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal will serve as the keynote speaker for the third annual "Glen Rock Pride in the Park" flag raising ceremony on June 1, celebrating LGBTQ pride. Community leaders, New Jersey legislators, Glen Rock residents, and LGBTQ advocates will gather ...

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"Fire safety is critical. It is really, really critical" stated Mayor Hinds.  HOLMDEL, NJ - The Holmdel Township Committee unanimously agreed to amend the 2019 municipal budget to finance up to five million for a new firehouse. The resolution, introduced by Mayor Hinds, would result in ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - At the Monday, April 15 borough council meeting, Emergency Services Director David Nichols handed a letter of resignation to Council President Charlie Spicuzzo during the open public forum portion of the scheduled meeting. "I won't read the whole thing," Nichols said as he ...

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Chuck Rettig is the 49th Commissioner of the IRS. He joined the agency in October after spending 36 years as a tax lawyer in private practice. As over 50 million taxpayers filed their returns, he want to share a special message to all taxpayers: Thank You.. April 15 was the deadline to file, ...

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CAMDEN, NJ - After ceasing to use the disinfectants as part of its annual maintenance program, New Jersey American Water will, beginning April 22, again begin using chloramines in water treatment at its Raritan-Millstone and Canal Road Water Treatment plants. The plants serve New Jersey American ...

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Edison, NJ – The sometimes contentious public hearing on Mayor Thomas Lankey’s proposed 40 year lease of Edison’s water and sewer systems to Edison Environmental Partners, a joint venture between Suez and KKR, a private equity firm, will continue on May 2, 2019.  The hearing, which began on March ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Freshman Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill (D-11) visited teacher Scott Riotto's advanced placement government class at Montville Township High School to answer students’ questions and paint a picture of “A Day in the Life of a Member of Congress” on April 5. Sherrill said she has ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – The Denville Town Council will entertain resolutions that manifest Denville Township’s opposition both to the cultivation of marijuana on property located in neighboring Boonton Township and the legalization of cannabis for personal recreational use in the state of New Jersey, at its ...

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Red Bank, NJ - The Borough of Red Bank, Monmouth County is seeking a full time Water & Wastewater Operator. Responsible for Water Treatment Operation, Water Distribution Operation, and Wastewater Collection Operation as well as other public works operations as directed.   Must possess a ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Yesterday was Tax Day, and the numbers are in. The impact of the three-month Tax Amnesty Program proposed by Assemblyman Robert Karabinchak, Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin (both D-Middlesex) and Wayne DeAngelo (D-Mercer, Middlesex) last April to help replenish state coffers amounted ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Yesterday was Tax Day, and the numbers are in. The impact of the three-month Tax Amnesty Program proposed by Assemblyman Robert Karabinchak, Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin (both D-Middlesex) and Wayne DeAngelo (D-Mercer, Middlesex) last April to help replenish state coffers amounted ...

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LAKE COMO, NJ — Lake Como will hold two public sessions today, April 16 to detail its participation in the Monmouth-Ocean Area Energy Cooperative, aimed at reducing residential electric costs. The informational meetings will be held at 4 and 6 p.m. at Lake Como Borough Hall, 1740 Main Street.

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CALDWELL, NJ - The Borough of Caldwell mayor and council held the first Caldwell Open House of its kind on Saturday at the Caldwell Community Center, where Mayor John Kelley as well as representatives of the governing body, community center, police and fire departments, Department of Public Works, ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – The township will not renew the liquor license for the former Smiles II go-go bar in Ledgewood despite claims made today by its co-owner that he’s done nothing to deserve the revocation. The Roxbury Mayor and Council authorized township attorney Anthony Bucco to draft a resolution ...

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LATHAM, NY – Eric Blue, who is from Allegany and assigned to the Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 1-258th Field Artillery, recently received a promotion to the rank of corporal. Blue's promotion was among those recently announced by Major Gen. Ray Shields, adjutant general for New York, in ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Freshman Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill (D-11) visited teacher Scott Riotto's advanced placement government class at Montville Township High School to answer students’ questions and paint a picture of “A Day in the Life of a Member of Congress” on April 5. Sherrill said she has ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - The Fair Lawn Planning Board recommended the Topps property as an area "in need of redevelopment" this evening during a special meeting. Located at 22-02 Fair Lawn Avenue on the southerly side of Fair Lawn Avenue, 15 feet east of the railroad right of way, the property is across ...

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Placing the wires underground typically costs seven times more than placing them above ground, a director for PSE&G said. WESTFIELD, NJ — The design approved by the regional electric grid operator PJM Interconnection is to build a new power substation in Cranford, take a burdened substation ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - There is an April 16th Parsippany-Troy Hills Coucil meeting at 7pm.  This is a time change that has been issued for meetings this year.  Previously the times were set at a 7:30pm start. The meeting will take place at the Municipal Building at 1001 Parsippany Boulevard in ...

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Up Date:  After the grand opening, the Guv. is set to make a major announcement at 2 PM in Old City Philadelphia with the Commissioner of Baseball.  Rumors abound that he will announce that Philadelphia will host the 2026 All-Star Game.   Ardmore, Lower Merion Township, PA — Governor Wolf ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ – All 21 municipalities in Union County received 2019 Infrastructure Grants. The freeholder board presented checks to representatives from each municipality during its meeting Thursday night. This is the fifth year of the Infrastructure Grant program, said Freeholder Chair Bette ...

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HOMDEL, NJ - The 2018 Holmdel Township Municipal Budget is slated for introduction Tuesday morning at 9AM during a special meeting. You can view the agenda here: http://www.holmdeltownship-nj.com/AgendaCenter/ViewFile/Agenda/_04162019-521 A public hearing on the budget is expected to be held ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - City of Summit offices will be closed for Good Friday, April 19, and the day has been designated as 'parking holiday in Summit with no fees required for on-street parking or in municipal lots and garages. The City of Summit Transfer Station will also be closed April 19 and will ...

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