The seat has historically been held by Republican’s and in 2018, Rep. Kim capitalized on local anger over former Congressman Tom MacArthur’s votes for a tax overhaul and attempts to overturn the Affordable Care Act. Fuentes and Gross have picked up 9,082 and 6,671, respectively. Coles has been in the committee for 19 years, the last four of them as mayor. He served as a committeeman through 2009, having won the election in 2006 and 2009. “I want to thank the fine people of Monmouth, Ocean and Mercer Counties for sending me back to Washington, and I pledge to continue to fight for you. Gustavo Martínez Contreras covers Lakewood. The number of reported COVID cases continued to drop, but a significant number of cases remained. NJ 2020 election:Results for NJ Senate, House, ballot questions and local races by town, More:Here's how to track your ballot in NJ and what to do if your status doesn't say 'received'. Preliminary results reported by the Asbury Park Press gave Mr. Herman 8,678 votes to 7,858 for both write-in candidates together. Learn how your comment data is processed. NJ election 2020:GOP incumbents Vicari, Colabella lead in early Ocean County results. Current Lakewood Mayor Ray Coles will serve as Mayor for 2020, making it the sitting Mayor’s 4th consecutive year at the helm, TLS has learned. O’Leary took his council seat in 2013, while George won her seat in 2017. Many observers attributed their sudden resignations to pressures stemming from their involvement in a set of ordinances seen as intended to stunt the Orthodox community’s influx to Jackson. Lakewood Votes Against Marijuana Legalization, Despite Wide State-Wide Approval. One resident’s camera … Three coordinated aerial fireworks shows are set to be displayed in different parts of the city at the same time so that as many Lakewood residents as possible can watch from their front yard or nearby. Their candidacy was largely the result of discussions on social media from individuals opposed to the idea of a board member whose children attend private schools. The Expo will follow all COVID-19 guidelines. Mail-in ballots still in transit and provisional ballots cast on Election Day won't be counted until next week, at the earliest. Vaccinations will not initially begin as first come first serve. Deputy Mayor Menashe Miller will also be voted in again to continue in the capacity of Deputy Mayor. 104. While over 66 percent of New Jersey voters approved the measure, in Lakewood over 68 percent voted no. Rep. Smith, first elected in 1981, was declared the victor with 147,466 of the votes (56.86%) to Democratic challenger Stephanie Schmid’s 107,870 votes (41.59%). Please note that Orange County Breeze is an affiliate of both Amazon and Google AdSense. Lakewood COVID Numbers Continue to Decrease. Copying or reproducing our content is both against the law and against Halacha. In his weekly video on behalf of the Lakewood City Council, Mayor Todd Rogers discusses how the city has modified its traditional Tree Lighting event. This content, and any other content on TLS, may not be republished or reproduced without prior permission from TLS. Lakewood Update 11-20-20 with Mayor Todd Rogers, Weekly message from Neighborhood Church: Thanks, makes a difference, California Water Commission hosting Water Conveyance Workshops in December, January. Congressman Andy Kim (D-NJ) won a second term defeating Republican challenger David Richter. More officers, more Supervision. He will no longer serve on council, beginning in 2020. Duvi Honig, who sits on the Governor’s Board of the New Jersey Restart and Recovery Council, and is the founder of the Orthodox Jewish Chamber, stresses that the mission of this Expo is to help all businesses, and to foster business development, services, and jobs for everyone in Lakewood, Toms River, and the surrounding areas. Check out our Lakewood voter guide before you cast your ballot. Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer said Friday morning that it is applying to the FDA for emergency use authorization for its coronavirus vaccine which recently completed its Phase III trial and showed to be effective 95% of the time, including in older adults. Jackson Township voted in several new faces including the first member of the Orthodox community to serve in a public post-in this instance the district’s school board. Raitzik had 15,186. Congratulations to the reappointed Mayor and Deputy Mayor and the entire township committee. “Nobody’s going to say it’s OK," Lakewood Mayor Raymond Coles said. Election Day In Lakewood: When, Where To Vote - Lakewood, NJ - Tuesday is Election Day for the 2020 general election. Mr. Fleming and Mr. Chisolm were appointed to replace former members Robert Nixon and Barry Cologero who each gave up their posts mid-term. Lakewood NJ Mayor Announces hosting Orthodox Jewish Chamber of Commerce J-Biz Expo, at First Energy Park . ‹ Lakewood Mayor Ray Coles responds to your ‘Ask The Mayor’ questions: Multiple Traffic Issues — New Jersey Expects To Receive First Batch Of Vaccines In Late December Nov 20 2020 12:53 pm Jackson Elects first Orthodox School Board Member and Three New Town Councilmen. Lakewood Update 11-20-20 with Mayor Todd Rogers from CityTVLakewoodCA on Vimeo. Duvi Honig, who sits on the Governor’s Board of the New Jersey Restart and Recovery Council, and is the founder of the Orthodox Jewish Chamber, stresses that the mission of this Expo is to help. It is our hope that this Expo will foster business and create employment for everyone in Lakewood and thesurrounding communities.”. By Mordechai Wincorn. Kindly provide us with your name and email address in order to receive our Daily Overnight News Summary (DONS), a quick description of the last day's news and events with thumbnail photos. Still officials feel that the county’s reports represent a large part of Lakewood’s COVID picture and show a marked downward trend of infections. The matter will no go to New Jersey’s legislature which is charged with developing a regulatory system for the drug necessary to legalize its use. Committeeman Michael D'Elia led all candidates with 35.62% of the vote while Mayor Raymond Coles had 30.64%. Coles and Miller will be sworn in during the Reorganization meeting. Required fields are marked *. The 5-member Committee, comprised of two democrats and three republicans, selects the Mayor and Deputy positions among themselves. Mayor Ray Coles and Committeeman Michael D’Elia were far ahead of challengers. |, Lakewood Mayor Ray Coles announced that Lakewood Township and the Orthodox Jewish Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a, Anyone who would like to exhibit; offer workshops, presentations, or seminars, should contact Esther at. LAKEWOOD, NJ — Although the 2020 General Election is slated to be conducted primarily by mail and polling places have been reduced due to the coronavirus pandemic, there are still several options to make sure your vote is counted. Lakewood Briefs – November 18, 2020. Lakewood Voter Guide 2020: What You Need To Know - Lakewood, NJ - Voting for the 2020 general election has already begun. Check out our Lakewood … NJ Election Day 2020:The latest live updates, Who is winning in your town? Anyone who would like to exhibit; offer workshops, presentations, or seminars, should contact Esther at To be COVID-safe, there will be no in-person gathering for the Tree Lighting this year (that event normally draws over 5,000 people into a crowded setting). Produced by Orange County Breeze Newspaper LLC. Lakewood residents are invited to a two-part, fun-filled, COVID-safe evening to kick off the holiday season on Friday, Dec. 4 starting at 6:30 p.m. FIRST…Lakewood’s 24-foot-tall tree will be lit on Friday, Dec. 4 during a live broadcast of the annual tree lighting ceremony. Read Today's Print Edition The City of Lakewood is sponsoring this special “Holiday Aerial Fireworks Show” with funding that was not used for the July 3 fireworks show that was planned and paid for, and then had to be postponed. Despite predictions that the race was likely to be highly competitive and too close for pollsters to call, Rep. Kim bested his opponent by a wide margin taking nearly 55 percent of the vote to Mr. Richter’s 44 percent. © Orange County Breeze 2011-2020. Tzvi Herman ran unopposed but faced stiff write-in challenges from Allison Barocas and Mike Braun. I am absolutely committed to protecting people with pre-existing conditions, Lyme disease, Alzheimer’s; I will press on in the fight for funding for autism; I’ll continue to work around the clock to safeguard women and children from human traffickers; and, of course, continue to help local families dealing with COVID as we act to reopen the economy—there is so much yet to do,” said the Congressman in a statement.