Allen appointed to fill Summit Common Council Ward 2 vacancy

Allen appointed to fill Summit Common Council Ward 2 vacancy

SUMMIT, NJ — At its meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 17, the Summit Common Council voted unanimously to approve the appointment of Lisa K. Allen as Ward 2 Common Council member. Allen replaces 2nd Ward representative Stephen Bowman, who resigned earlier this month pending an out-of-state move. Summit Mayor Nora Radest swore in Allen via Zoom. […]

Delay of County Committee elections met with opposition

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in so many delays that the Union County Democratic Committee voted in a virtual convention recently to delay its elections until 2023. Citing safety concerns, the committee and all municipal chairpersons agreed to extend the terms for all members from two to four years. This decision […]

State audit addressed at Roselle’s town hall meeting

State audit addressed at Roselle’s town hall meeting

ROSELLE, NJ — Numerous attendees took part in the question-and-answer session about the state audit at Roselle’s virtual town hall on Friday, Feb. 5, following a presentation on the topic by acting Borough Administrator Everett Falt. Falt said the presentation was based on the audit report presented to them by the Office of the State […]

Students and teachers in Cranford address the challenges of school during the pandemic

Students and teachers in Cranford address the challenges of school during the pandemic

CRANFORD, NJ — When the COVID-19 pandemic began last spring, parents got to experience firsthand the challenges of being full-time teachers. Now, four months into the 2020-2021 school year, teachers from Cranford High School have experienced a whole new set of challenges themselves to which they have been forced to adapt. “This year, I decided […]

Roselle hosts a virtual reorganization meeting

Roselle hosts a virtual reorganization meeting

ROSELLE, NJ — At Roselle’s annual reorganization meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 6, held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Assemblyman Jamel Holley administered the oath of office to 3rd Ward Councilwoman Cynthia Johnson and 1st Ward Councilman Richard Villeda, both for three-year terms. According to newjerseyglobe.com, although Villeda defeated 1st Ward Councilwoman Isabel Sousa in […]