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MARCH 6, 2014: MAYOR QUINTANA TO PRESENT STATE OF THE CITY ADDRESS ON THURSDAY, MARCH 13, 2014, AT 6 P.M. AT NEWARK CITY HALL
MARCH 6, 2014: CITY OF NEWARK REMINDS RESIDENTS: CHECK YOUR SMOKE ALARMS WHEN YOU CHANGE YOUR CLOCKS THIS WEEKEND
FEBRUARY 28, 2014: MAYOR QUINTANA, ACTING POLICE DIRECTOR COLEY, AND NEWARK POLICE DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCE RESULTS OF GUN AMNESTY/BUY BACK HELD LAST WEEKEND
FEBRUARY 26, 2014: MAYOR QUINTANA GREETS NEWARK FIREFIGHTERS DURING DEPARTMENT’S SURFACE ICE RESCUE TRAINING IN BRANCH BROOK PARK
FEBRUARY 25, 2014: CITY OF NEWARK REMINDS RESIDENTS: STREET SWEEPING IS SUSPENDED TOMORROW, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 26, DUE TO EXPECTED SNOWFALL
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Mayor Quintana has dedicated years of public service to the residents of Newark. He was elected to his first term as council member-at-large in the June 1994 run-off election. He is the first person of Hispanic descent to be elected to an at-large position in the Newark Municipal Council.
Actively involved in his community, Mayor Quintana became a Democratic County Committee member in 1981. In 1985, he was appointed as an aide to then South Ward Councilman Sharpe James. In great part due to his dedication and performance as an aide, Mayor Quintana was named a deputy mayor for the City of Newark in 1986.
Mayor Quintana’s early work as a youth counselor at the North Ward Center in Newark helped to develop him into an advocate for urban youth. As a result of his interest, the Mayor has worked with projects and programs related to young people for many years, including the following: