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Former Vermont Governor Touts Would-be New Jersey Governor in Newark Church

May 26, 2017

NEWARK, NJ - The Rev. Ronald L. Slaughter stood before 100 people at his regular weekly noontime service at St. James AME in Newark, providing a message that was both spiritual and political. 

"Politicians come and go, but God will keep you from falling," said Slaughter, with cries of "Amen" resounding from the pews. "You need to make a choice to affirm who you ...

Murphy, in Newark, Promotes Environmental Agenda, Defends Against Fracking Support Accusations

NEWARK, NJ - Democratic gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy came to Newark to underscore his clean energy policy agenda and to try to even the score against critics who have challenged his environmental record.

Speaking at an entrance to Weequahic Park in the city's South Ward on Monday, Murphy laid out a policy plan that he maintains will prove that "economic growth, environmental ...

It's Official: Clarke, Hilton, and Schnall Win South Orange Municipal Election

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - The Essex County Clerk has certified the results of the South Orange Municipal Election, and the three members of the Board of Trustees who have been elected are Walter Clarke, Karen Hilton, and Stephen Schnall.

Karen Hilton received 1,321 votes, the most of any candidate, and 26.32% of the total vote.
Walter Clarke, who currently serves on the Board of Trustees, ...

'South Orange 2017' Slate Elected to Board of Trustees; Vote Still to be Certified by Essex County Clerk

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - Although the Essex County Clerk's office has not yet finalized the vote certification, all of the candidates have agreed the winners of the South Orange Board of Trustees election are the slate of 'South Orange 2017' - Walter Clarke, Karen Hilton, and Stephen Schnall.

About 20 votes separate third place finisher Schnall and Nureed Saeed, who ran as an Independent ...

Unofficial Results of the South Orange Board of Trustees Election

Updated on May 12 at 2 p.m.

Vote has been certified by the Essex County Clerk's Office: 

It's Official: Clarke, Hilton, and Schnall Win South Orange Municipal Election

Updated on May 10 at 9 a.m. 

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - The unofficial numbers are in from the South Orange Village Clerk's office, and with official numbers still not available from the Essex County ...

Four Candidates Vie for Three Positions in the South Orange Board of Trustees Election on Tuesday, May 9

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - The South Orange Municipal election is on Tuesday, May 9. Four candidates are running for three positions on the South Orange Board of Trustees.

Polling stations are open on May 9 from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Polling locations are available on the SouthOrange.org website here.

For more information, call the South Orange Village Clerk's Office at 973-378-7715 x7725 or ...

Meet the 'South Orange 2017' Candidates for Board of Trustees: Walter Clarke, Karen Hilton, and Stephen Schnall

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - Walter Clarke, Karen Hilton, and Stephen Schnall, running together as "South Orange 2017" will share "Line B" on the ballot for three open positions on the South Orange Board of Trustees in the upcoming municipal election on May 9.

While Clarke and Schnall are returning incumbents for the Board of Trustees, Karen Hilton is a new candidate. Both ...

Meet Nureed Saeed: Independent Candidate for South Orange Board of Trustees

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - As the election for South Orange Board of Trustees on Tuesday, May 9, draws nearer, independent candidate for Village Trustee, Nureed Saeed, sat down to talk with TAPinto SOMA about her experiences campaigning and her vision for the community.

With a platform centered on independent thought, innovation, and inclusion, Saeed said that the campaigning process has been ...

Meet Dean Dafis: Democratic Candidate for Maplewood Township Committee

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Dean Dafis has lead an inspired life that brought him to be a resident activist in Maplewood, and to run for the Maplewood Township Committee.

Dafis, who is originally from Philadelphia, studied at Temple University then went on to earn a law degree from the University of Richmond. Dafis is now the managing director of the Artemis Group in Midtown Manhattan.

Former Maplewood Resident and Columbia H.S. Graduate to Run for Essex County District 4 Freeholder

ESSEX COUNTY AREA, NJ — West Orange resident Adam Kraemer recently announced his run for District Four Freeholder in the municipalities of Millburn, West-Orange, Livingston, Essex Fells, Roseland. West- Caldwell, Verona, Cedar Grove, North-Caldwell, Fairfield and Caldwell. 

Kraemer is a long-term resident of the county, having resided in Newark, Maplewood, and now West Orange.

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