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DECEMBER 4, 2013: MAYOR LUIS A. QUINTANA, SANTA CLAUS, AND CITY OF NEWARK TO LIGHT CITY CHRISTMAS TREE
DECEMBER 2, 2013: MAYOR QUINTANA, DEPUTY MAYOR MUNIZ, LET'S MOVE! NEWARK AND NESTLE TO RECOGNIZE 2013 GRADUATES OF EARLY CHILDHOOD PROGRAM
DECEMBER 2, 2013: MAYOR LUIS A. QUINTANA TO MARK HANUKKAH WITH ANNUAL MENORAH LIGHTING CEREMONY ON TUESDAY, DECEMBER 3, AT 4:30 P.M.
NOVEMBER 26, 2013: MAYOR QUINTANA TO HOST THANKSGIVING LUNCH WITH SANITATION WORKERS TODAY AT 1:30 P.M.
NOVEMBER 26, 2013: MAYOR QUINTANA REMINDS RESIDENTS: BE PREPARED FOR FLOODING DURING STORM
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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: