Elections

November 8, 2018

FAIR LAWN, NJ - Democrat Cristina Cutrone defeated Republican Michael Rosenberg in the Nov. 6 election for borough council representative. Incumbent Cutrone received 6,778 votes while Rosenberg, a member of the Fair Lawn Board of Education, received 5,016 votes for the one-year unexpired term.

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - Incumbent Board of Education trustee, and candidate for a third term, Jeffrey Klein officially resigned his Board of Education seat on the evening of the Nov. 6 election, with two months remaining in his term. "I am not going to change my colors and be less loyal to teaching or ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - Wilkin Santana, Mark Spindel and Eugene Banta received the most votes for Fair Lawn Board of Education in a contested race that saw incumbent Jeffrey Klein ousted from his seat he held for six years. Vote totals were as follows: Wilkin Santana (4,124), Mark Spindel (3,865), ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - Sharon Scarpelli, Robert Scherer and Bryon Torsiello were the top three vote-getters in the race for Board of Education seats during last night's election. No absentee ballots were included in the unofficial count totals as of Nov. 6. In the contested race for Glen Rock Board of ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - The League of Womens Voter Forum Candidates' Night for the Board of Education is scheduled for 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17 at Borough Hall, 1 Harding Plaza. In a contested race for Glen Rock Board of Education, three seats are open with five candidates vying for three-year terms on ...

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Editor's Note: Gregory Franz's education information was updated on Oct. 14. Candidate Alisa Svider's information was added on Oct. 13. GLEN ROCK, NJ - In a contested race for Glen Rock Board of Education, three seats are open with five candidates vying for three-year terms on November ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - In a contested race for Fair Lawn Board of Education, incumbents Eugene Banta, Jeffrey Klein, and Mark Spindel will vie to retain their three-year seats on the Board of Education Tuesday, November 6. Also in the running is Wilkin Santana, a Spanish teacher and father of one in ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ -- Bergen County residents who are not registered to vote have until Tuesday, October 16 to register in time for the upcoming General Election and School Board Election on Tuesday, November 6. Register to vote by completing a registration application form at the Bergen County ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ – Information has surfaced about an investigation into Board of Education trustee Jeffrey Klein that predates the current and ongoing teacher ethics complaint dated May 2017. “The Board did retain an outside attorney to perform an investigation of allegations concerning Mr. Klein, ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - Four middle school teachers have filed a complaint against Board of Education trustee Jeffrey Klein for interfering with teacher classroom procedures, using his position to acquire benefits for a family member, and harassment and intimidation of staff. Klein, who is running for ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - Republican candidate for Fair Lawn Borough Council Michael Rosenberg has declined the Fair Lawn League of Women Voters invitation to participate in a candidates forum which would have featured Democrat Cristina Cutrone and him in a question and answer setting, citing a disagreement ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - Councilwoman Cristina Cutrone announced her campaign for Fair Lawn Borough Council, officially, in a press release today. Cutrone, a democrat appointed on May 15 to replace former Mayor Lisa Swain, is running against Republican Michael Rosenberg. Swain left to take a seat as a ...

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FAIR LAWN & GLEN ROCK, NJ - Letters to the Editor are a time-honored tradition in the newspaper industry and now that so much of news has moved online, the letters explaining a personal point of view have moved with it. While many of our letters come during election time, TapInto invites ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ – Mayor Lisa Swain is moving on to the state Assembly in the 38th District, with her swear-in on May 17. But who will replace her? Under state law, Swain, 59, is not permitted to be mayor or councilwoman and serve in the Assembly at the same time. Swain has served on the ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ – School officials are mulling the idea of moving elections out of schools prompted by safety concerns from the public. Officials broached the topic at a work session meeting on Monday, April 16 at Thomas A. Edison School which included members of the shared-services committee from ...

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sFX8Lgthz1Q&authuser=0    (Link to bill signing) TRENTON, NJ – Legislation to automatically register and update voter registration for those applying for a driver’s license, examination permit, probationary driver’s license or non-driver identification card, ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - Incumbent Kristine Morieko and newcomer Mary Barchetto are running unopposed for two open four-year council terms. The two will be entered into the June 5 primary as democrats. No republicans submitted applications to the county to run for council by the April 2 deadline. The ...

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FAIR LAWN – A $25 million expansion project at the borough’s two middle schools that officials proposed to solve an overcrowding crisis in the K-8 district will come to fruition in 2020, thanks to the majority of borough taxpayers who voted “yes” to the referendum question Tuesday. Despite a ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - Referendum voters at the polls steady, according to a Warren Point poll worker at about 1:30 p.m. today as people have a better than expected weather day to vote. While some snow fell during the projected nor'easter, rain washed most of it away by 3 p.m as temperatures stayed ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - Today is the day to let your voice be heard on the $25 million referendum to expand the district's two middle schools, the Board of Education's solution to its expanding student enrollment. Polls are open today, Tuesday, March 13 until 8 p.m.  For the average homeowner with an ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ – Residents of Radburn continue to wait on the first democratic election for seats on its board of trustees after the NJ Department of Community Affairs struck down an attempt by the existing board to maintain its current system of choosing members, which some say operates like a ...

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HACKENSACK -- Municipal clerks from almost all of the 70 municipalities in Bergen County assembled at the County Clerk's office Thursday morning to plan how best to offer services to residents throughout the year, and specifically during upcoming elections. Bergen County Clerk John Hogan began ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ – Lisa Swain was voted as mayor for the second time in her public service career last evening after Gail Rottenstrich and Josh Reinitz took the oath of office to begin their four-year terms as council people giving the democrats a majority. Swain, who was mayor in 2011, is serving ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ – Josh Reinitz will join Gail Rottenstrich on the Borough Council dais as one of the two newly-elected government officials on Jan. 2. The two democrats, who will serve four-year terms, won the Nov. 7 election and will replace republicans Amy Lefkowitz and Marc Zharnest, changing ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ – Gail Rottenstrich is ready to take her seat on the dais as one of the two newly-elected Borough Council people. Rottenstrich and running mate, Josh Reinitz, will be sworn-in on Jan. 2. Reinitz will be featured in a separate piece. The two democrats, who will serve four-year ...

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