Freeholder says county receives notice of first check for $1.5 million.
An Essex County freeholder said the county received the first federal government check to reimburse it for Superstorm Sandy costs, according to a Montclair Times report Friday. Freeholder Brendan Gill, who represents Montclair, said the county has received notice of a $1.5-million payment coming from Washington, D.C. "It's a big win for the county," Gill told the paper. "It's the first step with what will be a series (of payments)." The $1.5 million will be used to reimburse the county for costs in the wake of Sandy, which struck the area in late October and early November last year, Essex County Administrator Ralph J. Ciallella said. Those expenditures include the removal of debris from county parks and roads, repairs to county buildings…
Indira Bailey named Essex County Teacher of the Year
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Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Bloomfield Tech teacher Indira Bailey has been named the 2012-13 Essex County Teacher of the Year by the New Jersey Department of Education. The commercial illustration teacher, who was honored last month by the Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders, also earned county Vocational School District Teacher of the Year honors. Bailey has taught students how use creativity to express their ideas at Bloomfield Tech for 12 years and started the district's first National Art Honor Society. The Pratt Institute and Kean University grad has also racked up accolades – she's received Fulbright-Hayes Fellowships to study in South Africa and Morocco, a Fulbright Memorial Scholarship to study in Japan and was the first co-recipient of the inaugural “…
Lived in Livingston, two-time board member who lobbied for women's and senior's rights, mental health issues.
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Tuesday, April 24, 2012