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Montclair Opens New Skate Park

The attendees included Mayor Sean Spiller, MHS Skate Club president Antonello Terrana, Councilman Peter Yacobellis, Councilwoman Robin Schlager, and Shred.Co founder Evan Dittig. The skate club, together with Skate Essex, has campaigned for Montclair to have a skate park for the last year. This spring, the council gave its approval for Rand Park to become …

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Covid-19 Recovery Will Require Local Response

Peter Yacobellis, candidate for Montclair Councilor-at-Large, has released the following statement on Montclair’s recovery from the coronavirus crisis and a 7-point plan outlining COVID-19 recovery priorities at the municipal level.

Montclair Candidates Forum 2020

Forum Put together by League of Women Voters – Montclair Area, The Montclair Local, and Aging in Montclair (AIM). Forum was held via Webex.

In Praise Of Cuomo’s Leadership

These times of crises also serve to expose the fractures and weaknesses within our leadership, the catastrophic consequences of their failures, and the separate and stand-alone crisis of widespread fear, uncertainty and panic that results when we do not trust our leadership.

Victory Fund Endorses 18 LGBTQ Candidates For 2020

Today LGBTQ Victory Fund endorsed 18 more openly LGBTQ candidates for 2020 races. Among the endorsees is Marko Liias, running for Lieutenant Governor of Washington, who was made a Game Changer* candidate and would be the first openly LGBTQ statewide executive elected in Washington.

NJ LGBTQ+ Leaders Announce Support Of Biden Campaign

A prominent list of LGBTQ+ leaders from across New Jersey have announced their support of Vice President Joe Biden’s Presidential campaign, organized by Joe Forte, member of Biden’s LGBTQ+ Finance Council.