Tuesday, May 8, 2012
Your guide to today's Township Council election.
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
UPDATED ELECTION RESULTS: Two Council Newcomers, Incumbent Mayor Win Teaneck Council Seats Teaneck voters head to the polls today to select who will fill three seats on the Township Council. Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. The Township Clerk's Office has advised residents to check their polling location by visiting the state Division of Elections website or reviewing the sample ballot. The clerk's office will be open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Election Day and anyone with questions can call 201-837-1600, x1025. Click here for the Division of Elections search website. For a review of past candidate forums, visit the links below: Sign up for Patch e-mail alerts to receive immediate notification as results come in. Also, follow us on …
Thursday, May 3, 2012
Collaboration with the school board also at issue.
With days left before the municipal election, the six council hopefuls detailed some of their ideas to boost Teaneck’s business climate and handle development at a candidate forum this week. Incumbents Monica Honis, Mohammed Hameeduddin and Barbara Toffler, along with council election newcomers Alexander Rashin, Mark Schwartz and Henry Pruitt, have recently faced questions on how they would spur economic development in a town where residents have voiced concerns about the tax burden and shuttered storefronts. At the Teaneck Community Charter School’s forum Tuesday, Schwartz pointed to the need for increased foot traffic. Schwartz, a planning board member and real estate consultant, said the Cedar Lane and Queen Anne Road business areas …
Website available to help residents find polling places.
Residents could have to vote in a new location after redistricting shifted some of Teaneck's polling places. Residents should check their sample ballots for the correct voting location, Clerk Jaime L. Evelina said. The clerk's office will be open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Election Day and anyone with questions can call 201-837-1600, x1025. The state's Division of Elections also offers an online search site for voters to look up their polling place. Access the search here. Teaneck's non-partisan election will be held May 8. Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. A map of Teaneck's new districts and polling locations is attached in PDF format, as provided by the clerk's office. Follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter
Tuesday, May 1, 2012
Tuesday event scheduled for 7 p.m.
Two more forums are planned for the six candidates vying for three seats on the Teaneck Township Council this week. The Jewish Center of Teaneck will host a forum at 8 p.m. Monday. The forum will include prepared questions for the candidates from the Teaneck Clergy Council as well as a question and answer session with the audience and candidates. Rabbi Lawrence Zierler will moderate the forum. The Center is located at 70 Sterling Place, near Cedar Lane. On Tuesday, the Teaneck Community Charter School will hold a forum at 7 p.m. The school is located at 563 Chestnut Avenue, between Kipp and Terhune streets. Incumbents Monica Honis, Mohammed Hameeduddin and Barbara Toffler, along with council election newcomers Alexander Rashin, Mark …
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Four-day workweek for town employees could change in union negotiations.
Residents quizzed the six Township Council candidates on issues ranging from diversity to the town’s four-day workweek during the Northeast Teaneck Block Association’s candidates forum at the Richard Rodda Center Monday night. Incumbents Monica Honis, Mohammed Hameeduddin and Barbara Toffler, along with council election newcomers Alexander Rashin, Mark Schwartz and Henry Pruitt are vying for three seats on the town’s governing body. While there was little back and forth between the candidates, one of the more debated issues was the town’s current four-day work schedule for most township offices. One resident questioned if closing on Fridays had saved any money. “There is no cost saving to the four-day workweek. We are not furloughing …
Monday, March 26, 2012
Public invited to Teaneck council candidates forum at the Rodda Center.
Monday, March 26, 2012
The following item was submitted the North East Teaneck Block Associations: The North East Teaneck Block Associations is sponsoring a candidates forum to be held on Monday, March 26, 2012 , 7:30 PM at the Rodda Center. Candidates are: Mr. Mohammed Hameeduddin Ms. Monica Honis Dr. Henry J. Pruitt Dr. Alexander Rashin Dr. Barbara Ley Toffler Mr. Mark J. Schwartz The public is invited to come out, meet the candidates and hear their views and visions for our community. There will be a question and answer period.
Thursday, March 22, 2012
Late hours scheduled for April 17
Thursday, March 22, 2012
The following item was released by the Teaneck Township Clerk's Office: Township Clerk, Jaime L. Evelina, RMC reminds eligible voters that the Voter Registration Office in the Municipal Building is open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays; and is open from 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesdays for persons interested in applying to register to vote. In addition, the Township Clerk’s Office will remain open until 9:00 p.m. on the evening of Tuesday, April 17, 2012 for those interested in applying to register to vote in the May 8, 2012 Non-Partisan Municipal Election. Voter Registration ends on April 17, 2012 for the May 8, 2012 Non-Partisan Municipal Election.
Monday, February 27, 2012
Volunteer firefighter, TVAC member says he is close to finishing the required petition.
Planning Board and Teaneck Volunteer Ambulance Corps member Mark J. Schwartz announced Sunday night he is seeking a seat on the Township Council. In an e-mail, Schwartz said he was close to finishing the required nominating petition to appear on the May ballot. The township requires at least 251 signatures from registered Teaneck voters. “Many have encouraged me to run, and I believe I have what it takes to help make a difference in our town. I use the word "help," because it takes more than one council member or even the entire council to make a difference - it takes all of you, my fellow Teaneck residents,” the e-mail said. Since 2006, Schwartz has been a member of the town’s Planning Board. He has been with the Teaneck Volunteer …
Thursday, February 16, 2012
Pruitt cites need for more communication between school board and town council.
Teaneck Board of Education trustee Henry Pruitt said Thursday he would launch his first bid for township council. In an interview Thursday afternoon, Pruitt said his experience on the school board could help bring new ideas to the town’s governing body. He noted the need for more communication between the two bodies. “I think if I get elected to council there’s a better chance for there to be a more pragmatic relationship between the township and the school district,” he said. Several projects taking place in the district, including the installation of solar panels and an energy audit might be useful for the township to explore, he said. Pruitt will step down from the Board of Education if elected to council. His school board term expires …