Candidate Statements

April 12, 2024

My name is Julie Steinberg and I am running for Westfield Board of Education. Mental health needs have sky-rocketed here as well as nationwide. Students and staff are overwhelmed and the full scope of the problem is still being assessed.  Here in Westfield, we are lucky to have a district ...

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April 12, 2024

I have dubbed my record as Commissioner a Golden Record. Each week, I will discuss in more detail one aspect of my achievements and/or accomplishments as Commissioner to highlight how I have worked for you over these last four years. The next track (pun intended) off of my golden record is my ...

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April 11, 2024

I am a candidate for reelection to the Nutley Board of Commissioners and hope to return to my current role as the Commissioner for the Revenue and Finance Department. I am a lifelong resident of Nutley and a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with over 40 years of experience and deep expertise to ...

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April 11, 2024

April 10, 2024

Managing growth with costs is a concern I take seriously not only as a BOE candidate, but as a Westfield resident, home owner and taxpayer.  As a financial services professional with more than 20+ years of experience, six of which were spent with a Big 4 accounting firm, I am not afraid of ...

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April 7, 2024

My fellow Nutley residents, as we near the election, let's remember to keep an open mind. Let's not be swayed by flashy ads or empty promises. I encourage you to focus on the consistent actions of your candidates.  You should demand integrity, accountability, and transparency from those who seek to ...

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April 7, 2024

April 5, 2024

I have dubbed my record as Commissioner a Golden Record. Each week, I will discuss in more detail one aspect of my achievements and/or accomplishments as Commissioner to highlight how I have worked for you over these last four years. The next track (pun intended) off of my golden record is a little ...

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April 3, 2024

My fellow residents,  I am running for Commissioner because I care deeply about Nutley, its residents, and our future. I believe in the potential and promise that our town holds, and I am committed to ensuring that we are successful.  I am also here because I am disappointed in the manner in ...

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April 3, 2024

April 2, 2024

My name is Julie Steinberg and I am running for the Westfield Board of Education. Many moons ago, I was a Director for my kid’s Jefferson Jubillee performance. We all had a great time dancing to Everything is Awesome from The Lego Movie. So many of the kids loved the theme because truly, ...

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April 2, 2024

March 30, 2024

Fellow residents of Nutley, We stand at a crossroads in our township. The decisions we make today will shape the future for generations to come. We must have leaders we can trust, leaders who value integrity and transparency, and leaders who are unafraid to make tough choices in the face of ...

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March 30, 2024

March 29, 2024

I have dubbed my record as Commissioner a Golden Record. Each week, I will discuss in more detail one aspect of my achievements and/or accomplishments as Commissioner to highlight how I have worked for you over these last four years. The next track (pun intended) off of my golden record is how I ...

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March 27, 2024

My Name is Julie Steinberg and I am running for the Westfield Board of Education, election April 16.  As a parent, the point of entry into your child’s educational experience can be both exhilarating and terrifying. The excitement of the first day of school combined with the bittersweet ...

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March 25, 2024

Hi, my name is Julie Steinberg and I am running for the Westfield Board of Education. One improvement I would like to propose is to increase dual credit in our public schools. Dual credit is a policy that NJ and other states have been encouraging that allows students to: Earn high school ...

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March 25, 2024

March 23, 2024

My name is Lindsay Bezalel, and I am running for the Westfield Board of Education.  Eight years ago, my husband, JJ, and I moved to Westfield. We’ve had the pleasure of watching our boys Noah, age 10, and Ezra, age 8, thrive at Lincoln and now, Franklin Elementary School, both in the classroom ...

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March 23, 2024

March 22, 2024

I have dubbed my record as Commissioner a Golden Record. Each week, I will discuss in more detail one aspect of my achievements and/or accomplishments as Commissioner to highlight how I have worked for you over these last four years. The next track (pun intended) off of my golden record is how I ...

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March 20, 2024

My name is Julie Steinberg and I am running for the Westfield Board of Education. My husband and I have lived in Westfield for 12 years and raised two children, aged 15 and 18 today. Both of our children benefited from Westfield schools Jefferson, Edison, Westfield High School. My mom, a ...

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March 19, 2024

Fellow residents of Nutley, I write to you today not just as Maria Hamlin, a candidate for Nutley Commissioner. I also write to you as a United States Air Force Veteran, Mother, retired Nutley Law Enforcement officer, and a Nutley resident, who truly cares about the future of our community. I bring ...

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March 19, 2024

March 15, 2024

From the desk of Mauro G. Tucci, Commissioner, PARKS, RECREATION, PUBLIC PROPERTY....... Please allow me to thank you all for the great support and encouragement that our community has given us at The Department of Parks, Recreation and Public Property. Each time that I hear how beautiful and ...

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March 15, 2024

March 15, 2024

I have dubbed my record as Commissioner a Golden Record. Each week, I will discuss in more detail one aspect of my achievements and/or accomplishments as Commissioner to highlight how I have worked for you over these last four years. The next track (pun intended) off of my golden record is how I ...

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March 7, 2024

I have dubbed my record as Commissioner a Golden Record. Each week, I will discuss in more detail one aspect of my achievements and/or accomplishments as Commissioner to highlight how I have worked for you over these last four years. The next track (pun intended) off of my golden record is how I ...

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March 1, 2024

I have dubbed my record as Commissioner a Golden Record. Each week, I will discuss in more detail one aspect of my achievements and/or accomplishments as Commissioner to highlight how I have worked for you over these last four years. The next track (pun intended) off of my golden record is how I ...

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February 22, 2024

I have dubbed my record as Commissioner a Golden Record. Each week, I will discuss in more detail one aspect of my achievements and/or accomplishments as Commissioner to highlight how I have worked for you over these last four years. The next track (pun intended) off of my golden record concerns my ...

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February 18, 2024

Over the past few weeks, I've had the privilege of speaking with many of you and have listened to your thoughts, ideas, and concerns.  And let me tell you, the passion and value within our community is truly inspiring. You want change. You want improvement. You want a fresh perspective and ...

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February 18, 2024

February 14, 2024

I have dubbed my record as Commissioner a Golden Record. Each week, I will discuss in more detail one aspect of my achievements and/or accomplishments as Commissioner to highlight how I have worked for you over these last four years. The second track (pun intended) off of my golden record is how I ...

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