Government

January 22, 2019

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Sen. Robert Menendez held a press conference at Montclair Bread Company, located on Label Street, on Friday. The purpose, was to hear the challenges faced by those affected by the ongoing Federal Government shutdown. The small group of unpaid federal workers shared their ...

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Called to Washington to Continue Efforts to Reopen Government, Mikie Sherrill Postpones Town Hall until 27th   Remains committed to hosting first town hall during first month in office     Washington, DC — Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill has postponed her town hall until Sunday, January ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ  – Montclair officials announced that parking is prohibited on Montclair roads during a snow event. Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. and Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura are also asking that residents do not park on county roads from Saturday, January 19th to ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill this week opened her district office in Parsippany, giving district residents access to their new representative in the House. Mayor Michael Soriano and former Mayor Mimi Letts, both Democrats, joined about 75 other supporters Monday morning for the ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Parsippany corporate park at 8 Wood Hollow Road is getting a new tenant, and most likely a weekly crowd, as Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill announced the opening of her Congressional office to that location. “An accessible, centrally-located district office is incredibly ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Parsippany corporate park at 8 Wood Hollow Road is getting a new tenant, and most likely a weekly crowd, as Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill announced the opening of her Congressional office to that location. “An accessible, centrally-located district office is incredibly ...

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WASHINGTON, DC - Navy Veteran Mikie Sherrill took the oath of office on Thursday and joined the 116th Congress of the United States as the Representative for New Jersey’s 11th Congressional District. Sherrill's four children joined her for the ceremony. “Today, I proudly raised my right hand and ...

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  (Newark, NJ) – During its Wednesday, December 19, 2018, meeting at the Hall of Records, the Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders, in a unanimous vote approved a Resolution consenting to the reduction of the speed limit on Pleasant Valley Way within the vicinity of West Orange High School ...

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During a visit to Saint James AME Church in Newark Wednesday, Gov. Phil Murphy praised its senior pastor as a "megatalent" with a passion for criminal justice reform. That's why, the governor said, he nominated the Rev. Dr. Ronald Slaughter for the state Parole Board. "We've had many ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ – First Ward Councilor Bill Hurlock will host a community meeting Thursday, December 20, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Bellevue Avenue branch of the Montclair Public Library, 185 Bellevue Avenue. The Councilor invited township Public Works Superintendent Rob Bianco to talk about the nearly ...

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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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TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey seniors and individuals with disabilities now have an online tool to see if they're entitled to a host of health- and household-related benefits and savings. The Department of Human Services’ (DHS) Division of Aging Services has launched NJSave, a new online application ...

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TRENTON, NJ -  Data breaches are becoming more frequent and more expensive. Recently, Marriott announced that more than a half million customer accounts had been exposed to hackers. Companies are closer to being required to notify users of online security breaches now that legislation sponsored by ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Councilwoman Renee Baskerville, M.D. will be honored by the Essex Community Land Trust at the 7th Annual Wine and Cheese Gala. The ceremony will take place during the "toast to permanent affordable housing community champion awards” which will be held Wednesday, December 12, at ...

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President Donald J. Trump has declared Wednesday, Dec. 5, as a National Day of Mourning in remembrance of former President George H.W. Bush. Some key U.S. Postal Service operations will be affected. A statement from the USPS® notes that regular mail deliveries, retail services and administrative ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Former New Jersey Governor Jim Florio will join Political Science and Law Professor Brigid Callahan Harrison in a conversation concerning his book, Standing on Principle: Lessons Learned in Public Life, Tuesday, Nov. 27 at 4 p.m. Followed by a town hall style question ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ – In recognition of her outstanding service within the community, Dr. Mary Ellen Clyne, President and Chief Executive Officer of Clara Maass Medical Center, was honored with a Proclamation during Monday’s Township Conference Meeting at the Bloomfield Council Chambers in the Municipal ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. issued the following statement about the Nov. 15 snowstorm:  Yesterday’s snowstorm created havoc not just for Essex County, but the entire tri-state region. We relied on several different weather forecasts, all of which grossly ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Jane Fonda got higher wages for women through unscrupulous means in the 1980's comedy "9 to 5," but now she's advocating for a $15 minimum wage for tipped workers in more traditional ways. The Academy Award-winning actor and activist  spoke at Rutgers University-Newark today with ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Gerry Sorell was a soldier in the 99th Infantry Division of 394th Regiment, where he successfully crossed Ludendorff (Railroad) Bridge over the river Rhine, as part of the historic Battle of Remagen during the closing weeks of World War II. PFC Sorell had fought during the Battle of ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - At the same time that hundreds of other "Nobody is Above the Law" rallies were taking place across the country, more than 100 people came together in solidarity at the gazebo in South Orange in protest of Donald Trump's firing of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, and removal of Rod ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Registered voters in Essex County will be able to cast their ballot at two early voting locations rather than one this year in order to meet increased demands. The Hall of Records on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in Newark has always served as an early voting facility. This year, ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Following a second public meeting held in Livingston last week to discuss the current plans for how to spend the $1 million currently allotted toward the revitalization of Riker Hill Art Park (RHAP) in Livingston, some of the priorities, such as improving the safety and ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - On Monday Cedar Grove hosted its state representatives at a town hall meeting to discuss the overdevelopment issue stemming from affordable housing obligations.  The meeting is part of an effort by Town Council to take a proactive approach to any further development in Cedar ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ – In response to the deadliest attack on Jews in United States history, more than 2,200 people from throughout northern and central New Jersey came together at Temple B’nai Abraham in Livingston on Sunday to mourn the deaths of 11 people who were murdered at the Tree of Life ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The Essex County Freeholders called for the ouster of the New Jersey Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) spokesman but have not budged on ending its controversial contract with the agency. The freeholder board at its Wednesday meeting in Maplewood passed a resolution ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Montclair Councilwoman Renee Baskerville, MD, was awarded with the Outstanding Regional Elected Official Award, presented by the New Jersey Federation of Democratic Women. On Saturday, October 13, a crowd gathered at Fernandes Steakhouse in Newark to celebrate the ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Mayor Ras Baraka came out in support of U.S. Sen. Cory Booker after President Donald Trump said the former mayor “ran Newark, New Jersey into the ground.” Booker, a Democrat, was Newark's mayor from 2006 to 2013. He is currently a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee that has ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy unveiled his economic development strategic plan, “The State of Innovation: Building a Stronger and Fairer Economy in New Jersey”, at the On3 campus in Nutley on Monday. The plan sets New Jersey on the path to a stronger and fairer future where innovation and ...

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The New Jersey Federation of Democratic Women (NJFDW) will present Councilwoman Renee Baskerville its 2018 Outstanding Regional Elected Official Award, Northern Region. The award will be presented to Councilwoman Baskerville at the organization's awards banquet to be held Saturday, October 13, ...

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