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Despite Newark's Sanctuary City Status, Undocumented City Resident Turned Over to ICE

August 9, 2018

NEWARK, NJ - Daniel Castro put his head on the water bottle he clutched between his shackled hands as he sat on an airplane bound for detention centers, first in Nebraska then Louisiana. He resigned himself to the sobering fact he was being deported back to Nicaragua.

What worried him more than his return to the place he fled as a young teenager to escape poverty and political fighting, was ...

Essex County Executive DiVincenzo Orders All County Accounts To Be Withdrawn from Wells Fargo

Severs Relationship to Demonstrate Displeasure about Bank’s Predatory Lending and Aggressive Foreclosure Practices

Essex County, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced on Wednesday, August 8th that Essex County is withdrawing all of its accounts from Wells Fargo because of predatory lending schemes and aggressive foreclosure practices by the ...

Nutley Tax Assessor Explains Role and Responsibilities

NUTLEY, NJ - Municipal Tax Assessor Edmund Brown was at a recent Board of Commissioners public meeting to share how his office executes a compliance plan for the township in prior years from the 2011-2017.

According to Revenue and Finance Commissioner Thomas J. Evans a lot of residents were confused about recent adjustments. Evans said, “Over the last several months there [have] ...

Nutley Citizen Asks Board of Commissioners to Ban Marijuana Shops

NUTLEY, NJ - Resident requests a township ordinance to be passed to forbid any type of marijuana stores in Nutley during the public comment portion of the Board of Commissioners public meeting Tuesday, July 17.

Ordinances

Public Safety Commissioner Alphonse Petracco introduced Ordinance No. 3388 to allow for handicap parking on Vine Street on the north side, beginning at a point 200 ...

2015 Homestead Rebate Benefits Will Be Credited to Fourth Quarter Tax Bills

Commissioner Thomas J. Evans, Director of Revenue and Finance, announces that the State of NJ has released the Second Half of 2015 Homestead Rebate Benefit. If you received a benefit earlier this year, you will receive either an additional credit on your 4th quarter tax bill or a check from the State of NJ, on or about November 1, 2018.

If you need assistance, please contact the NJ Division of ...

Nutley Citizen Questions Recycling Savings and Apartment Violations at Board of Commissioners Meetings

NUTLEY, NJ - A citizen questioned the Mayor about parking meters and requested an update on the legal action on apartment building violations during the public comment portion of Board of Commissioners’ public meetings on July 3 and 19.

Amy Celento of Nutley asked, on July 3, what the co-mingled recycling offset was since it’s been outsourced. Mayor Joseph P. Scarpelli ...

Newark Mayor Demands Federal Grant Money for Policing in Sanctuary Cities

NEWARK, NJ - Mayor Ras Baraka today said the federal government was using “extortion” when it withheld grants for local policing because the city won't comply with federal immigration enforcement policies.

The mayor’s sentiments were echoed by Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura and three congressmen during a city hall press conference. The officials met in the ...

Edison Based India Day Parade Kick's Off in Washington D.C.

In a “Kickoff Event” for the annual India Day Parade, taking place this year on August 12th in Edison, members of the Indian Business Association descended on Capitol Hill to promote national awareness of the annual celebration and highlight policy issues affecting Indian-Americans.

 

The event, held in the conference room of House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer, was ...

'NJ 11th for Change' Turned Down for 'Get Out The Vote' Effort at Nutley Farmers Market

NUTLEY, NJ - At the June 19 open public meeting of the Nutley Board of Commissioners, resident Michael Evangelista, member of the group NJ 11th For Change, raised a question about why he was turned down by the township attorney for having the group set up a “get out the vote” effort at the Farmers’ Market. He was told it was because it had political affiliation. Evangelista ...

Lawmakers Denounce SCOTUS Nomination at Essex County Courthouse

NEWARK, NJ - State Assemblywoman Eliana Pintor Marin said it was important to support local women’s health organizations at a state level should President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court justice nominee be approved.

The assemblywoman joined state Sen. Teresa Ruiz, congressional leaders and women's rights groups yesterday at the steps of the Essex County Courthouse ...

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Essex County Executive DiVincenzo Orders All County Accounts To Be Withdrawn from Wells Fargo

August 8, 2018

Severs Relationship to Demonstrate Displeasure about Bank’s Predatory Lending and Aggressive Foreclosure Practices

Essex County, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced on Wednesday, August 8th that Essex County is withdrawing all of its accounts from Wells Fargo because of predatory lending schemes and aggressive foreclosure practices by the ...