Essex County Executive Launches 2018 Re-Election Campaign

December 12, 2017

NEWARK, NJ — Amid a sea of supporters from Washington, D.C. to Trenton, from Newark City Hall to the outer reaches of West Essex, Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo formally announced his re-election campaign in Newark on Monday morning at Essex County Veterans Memorial Park.

DiVincenzo, a Newark native who now lives in Roseland, is seeking his fifth ...

Caldwell Council Discusses Borough's Hydraulic System

CALDWELL, NJ – After Ann Marchoni of the Caldwell Environmental Commission presented awards to citizens during the council meeting on Tuesday, including Councilman Kris Brown and Phyllis Kent, for his service to the environmental group, crew engineers presented a study on the hydraulic system in the borough that would determine whether water is properly flowing to ...

Fairfield Police Department Thanks Community for Support in Charitable Endeavors

FAIRFIELD, NJ — On behalf of the Fairfield Police Department (FPD), Fairfield Township Mayor James Gasparini extended the department’s gratitude to everyone who helped to make the FPD’s many charitable events a “huge success.”

In November, the FPD served as a collection point for the St. Thomas Moore food pantry. Due to the generosity of the community, the shelves ...

North Caldwell Council Supports Proclamation Condemning Efforts to Delegitimize the State of Israel

NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — A resolution requesting funding from Essex County for the design and construction of a turf field at the Borough of North Caldwell’s Mountain Avenue Field was adopted during Tuesday’s borough council meeting, where the mayor and council also unanimously supported a proclamation condemning “all efforts to delegitimize the State of Israel and the ...

North Caldwell Engineer Adds Borough Administrator to Municipal Duties

NORTH CALDWELL, NJ—The man who has served as North Caldwell Borough Engineer since 1986 was unanimously appointed by the borough council on Tuesday to become North Caldwell’s new borough administrator, effective as of Wednesday.

Frank Zichelli succeeds Mel Levine, who retired in September after seven years as the borough’s chief administrative official. Zichelli’s new ...

West Caldwell Council Discusses 2 Percent Cap on Property Taxes

WEST CALDWELL, NJ – In recapping his meeting with the League of Municipalities in Atlantic City last week regarding the 2 percent cap, West Caldwell Mayor Joseph Tempesta stressed the importance of renewing the 2 percent cap for property taxes during Tuesday’s council meeting.

“We got to meet with the new governor and lieutenant governor and he informed us that he ...

Caldwell Borough Goes Out to Bid on Parking Deck Reparations & More

CALDWELL, NJ – After much deliberation on Tuesday night, the Caldwell Borough Council authorized the borough engineer to go out to bid to repair the parking deck near the community center without exceeding $100,000.

Councilman Thomas O’Donnell stated that the town cannot afford to lose the second-story parking lot for a year, a sentiment also echoed by Councilman Richard ...

West Caldwell Resident Re-Elected as Essex County Freeholder

ESSEX COUNTY AREA, NJ — Leonard Luciano, a 1999 Livingston High School graduate and current West Caldwell resident, earned nearly 64 percent of the public’s vote to maintain his seat on the Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders, representing District 4.

Pulling ahead of Republican challenger Adam Kraemer, Luciano tallied 21,871 votes compared to Kraemer’s 12,523 votes ...

Caldwell Borough Council Election Results Are In

CALDWELL, NJ — According to the unofficial election results provided by the Essex County Clerk’s Office, Jonathan Lace and Henderson Cole will replace John Cascarano and Kris Brown on the Caldwell Borough Council.

The unofficial results determined that Lace and Henderson Cole, with 1161 votes (27.55 percent) and 1130 votes (26.82 percent), respectively, pulled ahead of ...

Roseland Borough Council Election Results Are In

ROSELAND, NJ — According to the unofficial election results provided by the Essex County Clerk’s Office, Republican councilwoman Michelle Tolli will maintain her seat on the Roseland Borough Council for another term and will be joined by newcomer Christopher Bardi.

The unofficial results determined that Bardi, who will replace current Council President Mark Vidovich on the ...

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