Candidate Statements

April 17, 2020

It’s unfortunate that we are forced to run a campaign in the midst of a global crisis. I hope everyone is staying safe and healthy during these difficult times. To those who lost loved ones, I am deeply sorry for your loss.Thank you to our doctors, nurses, pharmacists, other medical professionals, ...

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Dwayne D. Warren, Esq., was elected Mayor of the City of Orange Township in 2012, after serving as an Orange Municipal Court Judge and City Council Legislative Research Officer. Mayor Warren was also an Adjunct Professor in Para-Legal Studies at Essex County College and has lectured at William ...

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I am truly thankful for the community that I have called home for the last 15 years. Many of our residents and businesses have stepped up in this unprecedented time to provide in many ways for others. Among the many acts are: Our first responders doing drive by parades to provide a ray of ...

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I hope everyone had as wonderful an Easter or Passover as the current situation allows.  It was my intention to not post anything political this past weekend to respect everyone’s personal observance. I’m running for commissioner in Nutley because I believe I can be a valuable asset to the ...

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In the wake of the global health crisis, and with an influx of questions posed to him regarding taxes, changes to the Board of Commissioners election/voting process, and more, Commissioner Tom Evans is inviting Nutley residents to ask questions live and direct via Zoom. Space is limited due to ...

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I’d like to wish everyone a healthy and Happy Easter and Passover. These holidays are meant to be a time of reflection, renewal, hope and new life. Let us take this time to be grateful for our everyday blessings, to enjoy the time we have to spend with one another, and to cherish every ...

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My name is Frank Contella. I am an educator, local business owner, husband, and father of three children attending Nutley Public Schools. I have been a proud and active member of the community for over 25 years. My involvement includes youth sports coach, continued Little League sponsor , ...

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Daniel Carnicella wishes everyone a happy holiday weekend and remains grateful to our frontline workers during this time. 

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I believe that our local government needs to do more to promote civic engagement and in doing so create more transparency into how our government works. To accomplish this, I am proposing that the commissioners do the following: Host Quarterly Town Hall Meetings While attending the Board of ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- David Timpanaro is a candidate for Randolph Township Council and is asking for your support this November, 2020. David previously ran for Township Council in 2018 and for Morris County Freeholder in 2019. Dave lives in Randolph with his wife of 12 years and their 7-year-old son.

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Old Bridge, NJ—Russ Cirincione, a New Deal Democrat, filed to run for Congress in New Jersey’s CD-6 (Middlesex and Monmouth). Cirincione is challenging 32-year incumbent Congressman Frank Pallone in the Democratic primary election on June 2, 2020. Russ Cirincione is a 32-year-old father and ...

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My name is Maria Hamlin and my family and I have lived in Nutley for over 16 years. I am a retired Nutley Police Officer, Veteran, and Chief Master Sergeant of the United States Air Force. I am currently seeking a position as a Commissioner in our upcoming township municipal election on May 12, ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ – Mayor Chris Carey, Deputy Mayor Joanne Veech and Councilman Lance Tkacs announce that they have submitted a petition to the Randolph Township Clerk seeking re-election to the Randolph Township Council.  Carey, Veech and Tkacs are running for re-election based on their experience, ...

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Nutley needs to rein in spending to bring much needed relief to our homeowners. Too many senior citizens and families are struggling to keep up with the ever-growing burden of property taxes. Many people say that is not possible to lower and/or stabilize taxes and that it is a New Jersey problem.

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To the Nutley Community, This is Sam Fleitell, owner of Trio Jewelers at 301 Franklin Avenue.  Due to the current medical emergency, all of the town’s non-essential businesses are closed.  Unfortunately, some may not be able to re-open.  No one can predict what will happen, yet as businesses, we ...

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I am running for re-election to the Township Committee for a number of important reasons. The Township is facing too many unfinished challenges to walk away from. I ask the voters for their support to continue to work on solving these issues, ranging from our ongoing and difficult obligation to ...

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Dear Friends, I hope this letter finds you and your family safe and healthy. We are currently facing a public health emergency like none of us have ever experienced in our lifetimes, nor could most have us even imagined possible. This crisis highlights the crucial role of our leaders at the ...

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To start, I want to say that I sincerely hope that you and yours are healthy at home. Let me take this opportunity to thank everyone who has embraced the many challenges we have faced as a township, state and nation over the course of the past few weeks. I’d also like to thank those who have truly ...

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My name is Christopher Cullari and I am running for commissioner. Before I get into why I am running, I just wanted to say thank you to all those nurses, doctors, medical support staff and our first responders that are putting themselves in danger every day to get us through this unprecedented ...

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Hello I'm Sanford Fleitell . I'm running for the office of Commissioner in Nutley. Many of you know me as Sam the owner of Trio Jewelers at 301 Franklin Ave. I would like to tell you who I am. I believe you need to put your faith in the person, that all decisions will be made with ...

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Dear Fellow Nutley Residents, As I write this my sincere hope is that you and yours are well. My thoughts are with those who are ill and all the amazing individuals in the medical and research communities who are working tirelessly to treat the sick and eradicate this virus. My name is Maria ...

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My name is Daniel A. Carnicella and I have decided to run for a position as a Township Commissioner in our upcoming municipal election on May 12. This decision to seek the role of Commissioner was certainly one made with great thought and discussion. Generations of families that have called Nutley ...

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This Saturday, February 15th from 2 PM-9 PM, vote to re-elect both Vivian Cottrell & Douglas Krushinski for Fire Commissioners of Fire District #3 at 138 Shevchenko Avenue (behind the BP Gas Station on Hamilton Street) Vivian Cottrell is a 71-year resident of Franklin Township, and is ...

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I'm a very civic-minded, community-oriented person. I love our community and will do whatever I can to protect it and keep us safe. I will work diligently to protect your hard-earned tax dollars. My goal is to make sure tax dollars are distributed equally, fairly and appropriately. When the ...

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