East Newark Appoints First Female Judge

A first for the borough of East Newark, as congratulations go out to its newly appointed Municipal Judge Candy Ley Velasquez.
Judge Velasquez makes history as the first woman and Latina judge ever appointed to the bench in East Newark. She previously served as the borough’s Municipal Prosecutor.  Mayor Dina Grilo stated in a Facebook post this afternoon, “I am so excited that she will continue her leadership in the borough.”
Photo Credits: Mayor Grilo via Facebook
In attendance at the ceremony were the Judge’s family, Council members, Jeanne Zincavage, Peter Lucas, Rose Evaristo, Ken Graham and Chris Reis.