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Township of Nutley Mayor Mauro Tucci Reflects on the May 12 election

May 27, 2020

NUTLEY, NJ  - In a historic election, Parks and Recreation Commissioner Mauro G. Tucci recently tied with Public Works Commissioner Joseph P. Scarpelli for mayor. This election was unique due to both the tie and also the first to have totally mailed in ballots.

The results of 4,586 for both Tucci and Scarpelli, and Public Safety Commissioner Alphonse Petracco not far behind with ...

Former and Late East Orange Mayor Thomas H. Cooke Jr.: A Legacy Remembered

(EAST ORANGE, NJ) - Former East Orange Mayor, Thomas H. Cooke, Jr. passed away the morning of May 18, 2020 at the age of 90. Mayor Cooke was a trailblazer and the City's second African American-elected Mayor from 1978 to 1986.

Most recently, Mayor Cooke was honored posthumously at the 2020 East Orange Memorial Day Celebration. In 2019, he was also awarded the Lifetime Citizens ...

Finalized 2020 Montclair Municipal Election Results: Sean Spiller is Montclair's New Mayor

Montclair, NJ – The official results of the 2020 Montclair Municipal Election have been certified by the Essex County Clerk on Monday, May 18.

For mayor, Sean Spiller received 5445 votes and Renee Baskerville, MD received 5250 votes.

With a total of 10,946 ballots cast, Official results are as follows:

 

Mayor – Sean M. Spiller (5445)

Councilor-At-Large ...

Montclair Election Results to Be Finalized on Monday; Spiller Ahead by 195 Votes

MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Essex County Clerk's office has updated the election results for the Montclair Municipal Election on Friday.

First round of results had Sean Spiller ahead of Renee Baskerville, MD by 450 votes. As of Friday, the results have been updated and with nearly 3000 additional votes counted, Spiller is ahead of Baskerville by 

Official results will be announced on ...

Montclair Preliminary Election Results Are In: Spiller 52.72%; Baskerville 46.83%

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Preliminary elections results are in from the Montclair municipal election. As of 9:45PM on May 12, the Essex County Clerk has determined that Sean Spiller has 52.72% of the vote and Renee Baskerville, MD has 46.83% of the vote for mayor.

With such a close race, there cannot be a projected winner. Ballots were to be postmarked no later than Tuesday, May 12 in order to be ...

Today is Election Day in Montclair: Here's How You Can Still Vote

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Today is Election Day in Montclair. If you still have not voted, you still have a chance. All ballots must be postmarked May 12 in order to be counted. You can also go to the Essex County Hall of Records if you didn't receive a ballot.

Details are as follows:

Voters can go in person to apply for a second ballot at the County Clerk’s Office at the Hall of Records in ...

Montclair 2020 Candidates Hold Last Forum: Library, Spending Discussed

MONTCLAIR, NJ - The candidates for the Montclair mayor’s office and six Township council seats had their last forum on May 7, which was sponsored by the Montclair Public Library.  Peter Coyl, the Montclair Public Library’s director, moderated the forum through GoTo.com, an online webinar platform, in recognition of the ongoing threat of COVID-19.  The election is Tuesday, ...

Montclair NAACP Hosts Mayoral Forum: School Issues Discussed

MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Montclair chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) held a forum on May 1 for the two mayoral candidates in the township’s upcoming municipal election.  The election, scheduled for May 12, is by mail-in ballot only due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the ongoing lockdown in New Jersey, which also relegated the mayoral ...

Montclair Candidates Participate in Online Forum

MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Montclair mayoral and council candidates for 2020 appeared on April 22 in a candidates’ forum – online, per COVID-19-based restrictions – that was sponsored by the League of Women Voters, Aging In Montclair (AIM), and the Montclair Local newspaper. 

The 2½-hour event was more of question-and-answer session debate, with the candidates generally ...

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Peaceful Silent March and Protest Held in Bloomfield

June 2, 2020

BLOOMFIELD, NJ – Residents of Bloomfield staged a peaceful two-hour silent march and protest on Sunday afternoon in honor of George Floyd to raise awareness about the alleged mistreatment of citizens nationwide by rouge law enforcement members.

Some marchers gathered near Watsessing Park, and made their way down Broad Street, past the historic Town Green,  to congregate across of ...

'Justice for George Floyd,' Police March Alongside Hundreds in Camden

June 1, 2020

CAMDEN, NJ — A police lieutenant shouted, “No justice!”

And hundreds responded, "No peace!"

Protests against police brutality have unfolded across the nation over the weekend following the death of George Floyd.

Perhaps nowhere as uniquely as in Camden, where officers and the police chief on Saturday stood hand in hand ...

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OPINION: A Pandemic Doesn’t Stop the Dedication to Newark

May 20, 2020

When I was a child, growing up on Quitman Street in Newark meant any adult could tell any child to straighten up and fly right, should they observe that child in need of such advice. The neighborhood was like an extended family, and people were thankful to have extra sets of eyes and ears to look out for one another as their days got busier and the world around them became more ...

Montclair Police Blotter: Packages Stolen, Parked Vehicles Entered, and More

May 30, 2020

MONTCLAIR, NJ - The following blotter was issued by the Montclair Police Department for the dates of May 19, 2020 – May 26, 2020:

 

Theft from Motor Vehicle

May 20, 2020 (Park Street): The complainant reported that his vehicle was entered and rummaged through.  The vehicle was reportedly left unlocked.  The suspect removed an unknown amount of ...

ESSEX COUNTY ANNOUNCES CANCELLATION OF SUMMER CONCERT SERIES AND FIREWORKS

June 1, 2020

Essex County, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced on Monday, June 1st that the 2020 Essex County Summer Music Concert Series and Fireworks displays have been canceled because of the Coronavirus.

“Our Summer Concert Series and Fireworks Spectaculars are much anticipated events that attract spectators from throughout Essex County and beyond. They ...