The Legacy of Longo

September 11, 2017 Griff

  You’d be hard pressed to find someone in Belleville who doesn’t already know At-Large Councilman Joseph V. Longo, or his rather colorful political history. For those of you who have been mercifully free of […]


Frantantoni: Rebuttal to Councilman Rovell’s Letter

April 6, 2016 Griff

  In response to Councilman Steve Rovell’s outrageously deceptive and hypocritical letter to the Belleville Times last week, consummate community advocate and masterful public debater Vincent Frantantoni submitted his own letter to the Watch. His […]


2015 BUC Candidates Forum Video

October 23, 2015 Griff

  This is video coverage of the Belleville United Coalition’s second annual Candidates Forum, held on Wednesday, October 21st, 2015, for the upcoming Belleville Board of Education election in November. Five candidates — four challengers and one incumbent […]


Elmwood Park Thanks Departing State Monitor Egan

December 27, 2014 Griff

  The following newspaper article appeared in the December 22, 2014 edition of The Record. The story talks about State Monitor Thomas Egan having completed his work of fixing the Elmwood Park school district’s budget, and getting […]