Hilton and Clarke elected in close race

Election too close to call as fewer than 25 votes separate Schnall and Saeed

Hilton and Clarke elected in close race

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Following a rather quiet election season, the people have elected incumbent Walter Clarke and challenger Karen Hilton to fill two of the three open seats on the South Orange Board of Trustees in a very close race. The race was so close, in fact, that it is still unclear who will […]

Luciano submits petition signatures for re-election

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Freeholder Leonard M. Luciano recently filed petition signatures seeking reelection to his third term. “I am humbled to serve as freeholder since 2011 representing the 11 North and West Essex communities,” Luciano said. “During my tenure, Essex County parks continue to blossom, our recreation and service programs for children, […]

Gill files petitions for re-election bid

MONTCLAIR, NJ — Essex County Freeholder Vice President Brendan Gill recently filed petition signatures in seeking re-election. Currently serving as freeholder at large, he represents the Essex County’s 22 municipalities. With strong grassroots support, he filed more than 300 signatures with Essex County Clerk Christopher J. Durkin.   “As our President continues to support policies […]

County honors Murphy, Durkin and O’Hara Roth

County honors Murphy, Durkin and O’Hara Roth

NEWARK, NJ — Essex County hosted its 13th annual Irish Heritage Celebration on Wednesday, March 8. During the afternoon ceremony, County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. recognized Mary K. Murphy, executive director of the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority, as the 2017 Essex County Irishwoman of the Year and Essex County Clerk Christopher J. Durkin as […]

Orange BOE keeps mum about status of bond referendum

ORANGE, NJ — Although the Tuesday, Jan. 31, deadline has passed, there is still no word as to whether the Orange Board of Education has decided to add a referendum to the March 14 special election ballot that will ask voters for permission to bond for $2.5 million that BOE President Cristina Mateo has said […]