Most Essex towns vote blue in election, keeping Democratic incumbents

Most Essex towns vote blue in election, keeping Democratic incumbents

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Nov. 2 election in New Jersey saw some major upsets, low voter turnout and the Democrats losing ground. The biggest upset was Republican challenger Edward Durr seemingly defeating Democratic incumbent Senate President Stephen Sweeney in the 3rd Legislative District; as of press time, the results of the race had not […]

County clerk warns of passport scams

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Clerk Christopher J. Durkin recently warned residents to be wary of scams related to passports. “Due to the COVID-19 crisis and the current delay in passport services, it has been brought to my attention that there are multiple online scams that are using these unprecedented times as an opportunity […]

Nearly 2K pieces of WO mail found behind dumpster

Nearly 2K pieces of WO mail found behind dumpster

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Mail that was addressed to be delivered to residents in West Orange was found in and behind dumpsters in North Arlington and West Orange, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced on Oct. 7. A mail carrier from Kearney, Nicholas Beauchene, was arrested and charged with one count of delay, secretion or detention […]

Bloomfield municipal clerk releases voting information

Bloomfield municipal clerk releases voting information

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Per Gov. Phil Murphy’s Executive Order No. 177, voting in the upcoming election will be conducted primarily by mail-in ballot. All active registered voters should receive a personalized ballot in the mail. Bloomfield residents are encouraged to vote early by using the secure ballot drop box located at Bloomfield Firehouse No. 3 […]

Bloomfield Library receives $5,000 grant from NJ Council for the Humanities

Bloomfield Library receives $5,000 grant from NJ Council for the Humanities

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Bloomfield Public Library has received $5,000 in grant money from the NJ Council for the Humanities. The money will be used to fund events to encourage Bloomfield residents to vote, learn information about local elections and learn why it is important to be involved in local government.  “Our municipal government is […]

Results are in for Irvington City Council election

Results are in for Irvington City Council election

IRVINGTON, NJ — The wait is over. Three days after Essex County election officials stopped counting votes in Irvington after signs of ballot tampering, final results in the race for four ward City Council seats provided Irvington Mayor Tony Vauss with a decisive sweep, as each of the candidates he backed was elected. All results […]

Warren wins re-election by a landslide

Warren wins re-election by a landslide

ORANGE, NJ — In the election on Tuesday, May 12, Orange Mayor Dwayne Warren won reelection against his five opponents by a landslide. Additionally, Councilwoman Adrienne Wooten won reelection, and challengers Clifford Ross and Weldon Montague III won the remaining two open seats on the Orange City Council. These results are unofficial and will remain so […]

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