Newest legislator takes oath

The newest member of the New Jersey State Assembly, Britnee Timberlake (D-East Orange), was sworn in today to represent the 34th district. A former Essex County Freeholder, Timberlake fills the vacancy created earlier this month when Sheila Oliver resigned to...

Weber will get Essex Line

Democratic congressional candidate Linda Weber will have the organization line in Essex County, according to sources familiar with the Essex Democratic organization decision-making process.  Essex could make that announcement as early as today. The Essex portion of New Jersey’s seventh...

Essex solid for Menendez

Essex County Democrats weighed in heavily for Bob Menendez tonight, with Essex County Democratic Chairman LeRoy Jones, Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo and Senate President Pro-Tempore Teresa Ruiz endorsing the Senators’ re-election campaign. Jones said that Menendez has “the full...

Timberlake headed to Assembly

Sheila Oliver’s successor in the State Assembly will be Britnee Timberlake, an Essex County Freeholder from East Orange.  Passaic County Democrats signed off on her candidacy tonight, which means she’ll likely be unopposed in a special election convention for the...

In show of force, Ramos runs

Councilman Anibal Ramos Jr. announced his re-election bid for a fourth term on the Newark City Council Thursday to a packed crowd at the Waterfront, a gleaming new recreation facility that he helped bring to fruition. Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo, Sheriff...