Government

August 14, 2018

LITTLE FALLS/WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy today issued a State Disaster Declaration for the Bergen, Essex, Monmouth, Ocean, and Passaic counties, which will help assist in recovery efforts in the areas affected by flash flooding which occurred on Aug. 11. Murphy and other officials ...

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VERONA, NJ - A series of road paving projects will commence in Verona beginning Monday.   The following streets will be impacted: Newman Avenue, Wilton Terrace, Elmwood Road, Clover Lane, Maple Terrace, Howard Street, Cliff Street, Floyd Road, Afterglow Avenue, Pease Avenue and Montrose Avenue.

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Cedar Grove swore in a new mayor and deputy mayor at its annual reorganization on Monday.   Joseph Cicala was unanimously elected mayor by the council and Robbie Vargo was named Deputy Mayor.   “We couldn’t have gotten a better person to serve on this council and we couldn’t ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ - The new Off-Leash Dog Park in the Essex County Hilltop Reservation in North Caldwell opened on Friday, becoming the fourth dog park in Essex County parks.   "We are happy that residents are now able to take advantage of this dog park. It's another example of the great ...

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VERONA, NJ - Verona's new garbage ordinance could soon be history.  The Town Council introduced an ordinance at its meeting on Monday that could rescind Ordinance 2018-18 which was approved May 21 and limited garbage pickup to just five cans per building.   The latest ordinance comes in response ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - The Municipal Courtroom/Council Chambers in Cedar Grove's municipal building were dedicated in the memory of the late Judge Robert A. Scanlon at the town council meeting June 4.   Judge Scanlon's family was in attendance as a plaque was dedicated on the wall of the Council ...

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NEWARK, NJ - On May 31, Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. and Essex County Inspector General Dominic Scaglione hosted an Ethics in Government Seminar featuring NJ Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal. Pictured with them are Deputy Chief of Staff William Payne and Chief of Staff Phil ...

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VERONA, NJ - The long awaited renovation of the plaground at Verona Park was completed and unveiled last week by Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr.  The improvements are part of the County Executive's ongoing initiative to revitalize the historic Essex County Parks System and ensure ...

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VERONA, NJ - Verona commemorated Memorial Day with its annual Memorial Day Parade on Monday.  Marchers included representatives from the Verona Town Council, Verona Police, Verona Fire Department, Verona Rescue Squad, boy scouts and girl scouts and members of various clubs and sports teams within ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Cedar Grove commemorated Memorial Day with its annual Memorial Day Parade on Monday.  Marchers included representatives from the Cedar Grove Town Council, Cedar Grove Police, Cedar Grove Fire Department, Cedar Grove Rescue Squad, boy scouts and girl scouts and members of various ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ - It was a true testament to "governments working together" as representatives from Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders, North Caldwell Mayor Joseph Alessi, members of the township council and government officials from Essex County municipalities joined Essex County ...

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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, dubbed "Motor Voter", is now law. The bill, which Gov. Phil Murphy signed Tuesday, was ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) announced that the new ramps between Route 46 eastbound and Clove Road will open on Sunday, April 15. Existing ramps from Route 46 east to Clove Road and the Clove Road ramp onto Route 46 east were reconstructed and will be ...

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TRENTON, NJ - State Sen. Christopher "Kip" Bateman (R-16) will introduce legislation to increase protections for family pets by requiring pet groomers to be properly trained and licensed following the deaths of three dogs in five months at different New Jersey pet salons.  “It is sadly far too ...

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NEWARK, NJ – During its Wednesday, April 11, 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 for the entire length of Grove Street in Montclair. This Resolution coincides ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The eighth annual Meet the Mayors event at the Westminster Hotel in Livingston on Saturday morning saw a wide cross-section of mayors from throughout Essex County, business leaders from across the same communities and residents looking to hear from this year’s panelists. In ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Notch Road Bridge over Route 46 opened to two way traffic on March 31. However, motorists should be aware that Lackawanna Avenue is temporarily a one-way only from the bridge to the end of the construction zone. Traffic can only drive into Woodland Park along Lackawanna.

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TRENTON, NJ -   A bill proposed which would prohibit children under the age of 12 from participating in tackle football in the New Jersey Assembly is beginning the path through the New Jersey Legislature.  The Bill  (A-3760) has been proposed by and is similar, but not identical, to bills proposed ...

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VERONA, NJ - Due to the significant amount of tree debris generated by the March Nor’easters, be advised that the Township will continue to provide a special collection and cleanup of miscellaneous, STORM RELATED tree debris until this THURSDAY, MARCH 29, at which time all special storm collections ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - In light of the impending snow storm, Cedar Grove is asking residents scheduled for Wednesday morning garbage, recycling or bulk pick up to place their items at the curb tonight.  All items will be picked up early Wednesday.  

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Due to pending inclement weather, Cedar Grove is asking that residents place all garbage, recycling and bulk pick up scheduled for Wednesday at the curb by Tuesday night.  It will be picked up early Wednesday morning. 

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - The Town Council is continuing its stance against the legalization of marijuana and taking the next step, by drafting an ordinance prohibiting the sale of marijuana in Cedar Grove. Councilwoman Kerry Peterson, who has spearheaded the movement to ban the sale in Cedar Grove, ...

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The Department of Public Works is continuing to remove snow, assist with downed trees, and direct the restoration of power-lines. This is a massive undertaking and we appreciate your patience and understanding with our efforts. For those without power, the Verona Community Center will open at 2 ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Due to pending inclement weather, Cedar Grove is asking that residents place all garbage, recycling and bulk pick up scheduled for Wednesday at the curb by Tuesday night.  It will be picked up between 4 and 5 a.m. Wednesday. 

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LIVINGSTON, NJ – A sold-out crowd of concerned citizens from all over the 11th Congressional District heard from NJ 11th For Change member Cori Menkin, Esq., on the topic of gun violence at an open forum hosted by the Livingston Town Team of NJ 11th for Change on Saturday. Menkin, an expert on ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - The Cedar Grove Board of Education hosted a joint meeting with the Town Council on Tuesday.  Topics discussed included school safety, shared services and the new multi purpose field.  

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - The Cedar Grove Board of Education and the Cedar Grove Town Council will hold a joint meeting on Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the North End School Media Center.  The meeting is part of a continued effort by both governing bodies to work together for the betterment of the township and ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ - On Sunday night at Temple B'nai Abraham in Livingston, five survivors from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shared their hearts and minds, telling a standing room only crowd of more than two thousand men, women and children, that it is time to end gun violence now.  The rally ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Throughout the year, TAPinto Verona/Cedar Grove will be sitting down with our community leaders to find out more about their vision for our community.  We recently sat down with Cedar Grove Councilman Harry Kumburis to learn more about his service on the township council and his ...

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NEWARK, NJ – Cedar Grove and Verona were both awarded money through the Community Development Block Grant program,  Essex County officials announced on Wednesday. Cedar Grove was awarded $52,920 for the reconstruction of Bowden Road and Verona was awarded $106,563 for the reconstruction of Linn ...

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