Candidate Statements

November 7, 2022

Our team is ready to serve our community and schools! However, we can only do that if you GET OUT AND VOTE! Get on Board! VOTE IN-PERSON on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov 8th VOTE by mail, must be post marked by Tuesday, Nov 8th  On behalf of the BALL, EPSTEIN & ADAMS campaign, we wanted to ...

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November 7, 2022

Dear Friends, As our campaign comes to a close tomorrow, we want to thank you for giving us the opportunity to listen to you over the past six months. Knocking on more than 4,000 doors over the spring, summer and fall gave us the chance to learn about what truly matters to you when it comes to ...

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November 7, 2022

November 6, 2022

We thank you all so much for this wonderful opportunity to share visions and plans for New Providence, listen to your concerns, and hear your ideas during this campaign. We feel so tremendously grateful for your support and for your encouragement. There has been no greater honor for us than serving ...

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November 6, 2022

November 6, 2022

Every election introduces the possibility of change. I am a change manger and I manage programs and projects that include both technology change and people and process change. I understand first-hand how change can be difficult for many and why people resist change. It’s unsettling and ...

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November 6, 2022

November 6, 2022

As election season is coming to a close, I wanted to take the opportunity to thank all of the New Providence residents who have taken the time to speak with me on the issues they are most concerned about in our schools. I also hope over the last few months that the people have begun to see my motto ...

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November 6, 2022

November 6, 2022

Instead of saying let's try and figure it out..:.regardless if I am voted in or not, here is the solution:   1. Each bus receives a transmission device that provides live data as to where the bus is. 2. The only people that would be able to access said information while the bus is in ...

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November 6, 2022

November 6, 2022

NEWTON, NJ: Newton residents currently benefit in a big way from already established shared municipal services that keep high quality town services intact while stretching the taxpayer dollar. Local officials look to explore new and alternative approaches to sharing services for the future. The ...

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November 6, 2022

November 6, 2022

Thank you Chatham Township for listening during our campaign for Township Committee! We are encouraged to have spoken to so many residents at events and at their doors, made so many statements and sent out so many messages in all mediums. It is now time to vote, please don’t miss your ...

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November 6, 2022

Thank you to everyone for your energy toward, and support of, our campaign for Borough Council this year. We have heard your concerns and calls for better representation in our local government leadership here in Chatham Borough, and if elected WE WILL DELIVER! Change comes through the power of ...

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November 6, 2022

November 6, 2022

"The Putting Kids First Team of Courtney King, Inieka Stafford and me - Nancy Salgado-Cowan - are deeply honored to be endorsed by Dr. Atif Nazir, a former member of the Board of Education. We are grateful for his leadership and his commitment to our community," said Nancy Salgado-Cowan.  "I am ...

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November 6, 2022

"It's only the beginning!" Dear Summit Neighbors, I hope that those of you who have been following my campaign have enjoyed the ride and for those who are just tuning in now will reach out.  It's at been an absolute honor learning more about you, your neighbors, and topics that you are ...

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November 6, 2022

November 5, 2022

NEWTON, NJ - During the last 15 years, Newton has re-energized what was once a limited grant award program into a robust pursuit which has translated into millions of dollars generated for improvement projects and infrastructure support throughout the community. And town officials say they are far ...

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November 5, 2022

Connection is at the heart of the human experience. A feeling of connection with family, friends, and community enriches our lives, overcomes distance and space, and allows us to experience the richness of relationships. A vital tool for maintaining connection today is the cellular phone.  At ...

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November 5, 2022

As a follow-up to our last statement on the NJEA injecting itself into local school board elections, we would like to highlight the following: 1. The Students First team is pro-teacher and supportive of union workers. There is nothing wrong with employees being part of the unions. In fact, two ...

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November 5, 2022

November 5, 2022

Ron Rubino and Dawn Flynn have earned the backing of many local leaders who represent our community, our county and our region. "It is a real honor to run for Township Committee in Chatham Township.  To earn the endorsement of so many elected officials is equally welcome and humbling."  - Ron ...

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November 5, 2022

November 5, 2022

Dear Friends, It has been my honor to serve as your Ward 1 representative on Common Council the last 3 years and I am humbly asking for your vote to serve another term. I am so proud of where we are as a City and the progress we have made. We are fortunate to live in a very safe and more ...

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November 5, 2022

November 4, 2022

NEWTON, NJ: Newton officials are working hard to make the town a place to play, gather and shop with recent investments geared toward fostering a more vibrant and healthy community and bustling local economy. The Newton First team of Councilmembers Sandra Lee Diglio, Matthew Dickson, and ...

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November 4, 2022

Hi, I’m Helene Elbaum, and I’m running for Randolph Township Council. My family moved to Randolph Township over 40 years ago and I am a third-generation resident. I graduated from Randolph High School and Drew University Madison. I am currently the Executive Vice President of Newmark ...

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November 4, 2022

November 4, 2022

CAROL A. SCHENECK  “She is extremely supportive of the district...has been a fantastic board president… is extremely knowledgeable on how school boards work” – Roxbury Register,10/27/22 Lifelong resident. BA Math; K-12 Math certification, JD Seton Hall Law School Attorney in private ...

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November 4, 2022

November 4, 2022

Dear Editor and Scotch Plains Neighbors: I hope you will vote to reelect Tom Malinowski to the U.S. Congress.  I first met Tom when I ran for Township Council. I found him to be intelligent and eager to bring a fresh, common-sense manner to governing.  Tom’s values, especially being ...

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November 4, 2022

A letter to the Editor struck me as extremely odd.  The letter is titled   A Group of Sparta Students Opinion on the BOE Election (Tap Into: November 3, 2022 at 6:21 PM) It is signed: By STUDENTS FROM THE CLASSES OF ‘26, ‘25, ‘24, ‘23, AND ALUMNI FROM THE CLASS OF ‘22 It not only endorses ...

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November 4, 2022

November 4, 2022

As we set our sights on Thanksgiving and the array of end-of-the-year holidays celebrated across our wonderfully diverse town, the Township Council is already focused on strategic planning for the coming year. There are a number of exciting initiatives underway, as we collectively work to keep ...

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November 4, 2022

November 3, 2022

We understand that the Sparta Education Association (“SEA”) has decided to endorse the “Advocating for All” candidates for the November 8, 2022, Sparta Township Board of Education (“Board”) election. As a matter of full disclosure to the public, the SEA previously invited all candidates to ...

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November 3, 2022

There is a lot of misinformation being spread about the Board of Education.  Surprisingly the Sparta Administrators’ Association, Sparta School District Association weighed in by saying “As far as our members can recall, we have never felt the need to issue a statement regarding the election of ...

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November 3, 2022

November 3, 2022

We are just days away from Election Day.  It has been an interesting four months for my family and I. During that time, I have learned that campaigning is not for the faint of heart.  Nonetheless, I wouldn't change a thing.  Some may ask why.  It's because the children of Randolph deserve the best ...

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November 3, 2022

November 3, 2022

The funding and support of campaigns have been a big topic this year for the elections. Let us give you a transparent view of how successful campaigns are run and why we do not accept political or out-of-town endorsements designed to buy our elections. Firstly, let's talk about the real heroes ...

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November 3, 2022

November 3, 2022

Downtown Scotch Plains is once again adorned with banners featuring many township residents who have served in the Armed Forces.  Our town celebrates our veterans every day, but the upcoming Veterans Day holiday, always on November 11, gives everyone a reason to pause to specifically thank a ...

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November 3, 2022

Berkeley Heights is at a tipping point. We are completing our 7 redevelopment projects that are part of our state-mandated affordable housing settlement dating back to 2017. But going forward, we need to use every channel and avenue available to manage development in our community’s favor. That ...

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November 3, 2022

November 3, 2022

As a BHPS parent and Board Member, I am aware that there has been a lot of criticism of the Building Thinking Classrooms' math initiative. I hear you!  As a member of the Board of Education, I am responsible to have the best interests of all students top of mind.  To that end, as the Curriculum ...

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November 3, 2022

November 3, 2022

Nobody knows everything – not even the experts.  As a young child, I had developmental delays to go along with being legally blind, and if my parents had simply listened to the experts, I would not be where I am today.  Of course, my parents did not know everything either.  It was by working ...

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November 3, 2022