Adams and Lembrich win sweeping victory for TC seats

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The majority of Maplewood voters have again made clear that they want an all-Democratic Township Committee. Democratic incumbents Nancy Adams and Greg Lembrich won their seats back by a large margin, with Independent candidate Ileana Castillo in a distant third place. All results from the Nov. 6 election remain unofficial until certified […]

McCartney and Matute-Brown elected to Township Council

WEST ORANGE, NJ — With five candidates running for just two open seats on the West Orange Township Council, this election season was divisive and a true challenge for all candidates. On Nov. 6 though, West Orange voters chose who will represent them on the council for the next four years: Susan McCartney was re-elected […]

Maini, Cuttle, Farfan win seats on the BOE

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — In an intense election that saw eight candidates running, the voters decided Nov. 6 to re-elect Annemarie Maini, and elect Shannon Cuttle and Javier Farfan to the South Orange-Maplewood Board of Education. Cuttle was the top vote-getter, with Maini, who ran a joint campaign with Farfan, a close second. […]

Orange BOE election to be in November

ORANGE, NJ — Thanks to the actions of the Orange Board of Education in May, its next election will be Tuesday, Nov. 6, the same day as the statewide general election. “If a school board election is held in April, it is managed by the local school board. If the local school board decides to […]

After township doesn’t show, McDaniel and Morris set up second hearing

  IRVINGTON, NJ — Prospective 2018 mayoral candidate Elouise McDaniel and her at large Irvington Municipal Council running mate, Allison Morris, appeared before Newark Superior Court Judge Tom Vena on Friday, March 16, for a hearing. McDaniel is looking to have the nominating petitions Municipal Clerk’s Office decided were invalid be reconsidered, allowing them to […]

County clerk releases certified WOBOE election results

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The New Jersey gubernatorial election went as had been expected, but elections at the local level did offer some surprises in Essex County. A few weeks after the election, Essex County Clerk Christopher J. Durkin certified the results, making official the winners reported in the News-Record/West Orange Chronicle. In addition to […]