Haledon
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About Haledon

Haledon (pronounced HALE-dun) is a borough in Passaic County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2000 United States Census, the borough population was 8,252.

Geography

Haledon was incorporated as a borough by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on April 8, 1908, replacing the now-defunct Manchester Township, based on the results of a referendum held on May 21, 1908.

Haledon is located at 40°56′08″N 74°11′12″W / 40.935598°N 74.186621°W / 40.935598; -74.186621 (40.935598, -74.186621).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 1.2 square miles (3.0 km2).1.2 square miles (3.0 km2) of it is land and some of the area is covered with water. (The Passaic River inlet known as Molly Ann's Brook.)

Government

Local government

Haledon is governed under the Borough form of New Jersey municipal government. The mayor is elected directly by the voters to a four-year term of office. The Borough Council consists of six members elected to serve three-year terms on a staggered basis, with two seats coming up for election each year.

As of 2011, the Mayor of the Borough of Haledon is Domenick Stampone. Members of the Haledon Borough Council are Council President Maha Kandis, Mounir Almaita, Michael Johnson, Reynaldo Martinez and Michael Tirri.

Federal, state and county representation

Haledon is in the 8th Congressional district and is part of New Jersey's 35th state legislative district.  New Jersey's Eighth Congressional District is represented by Bill Pascrell (D, Paterson). New Jersey is represented in the United States Senate by Frank Lautenberg (D, Cliffside Park) and Bob Menendez (D, Hoboken).

35th District of the New Jersey Legislature, which is represented in the New Jersey Senate by John Girgenti (D, Hawthorne) and in the New Jersey General Assembly by Elease Evans (D, Paterson) and Nellie Pou (D, North Haledon). The Governor of New Jersey is Chris Christie (R, Mendham). The Lieutenant Governor of New Jersey is Kim Guadagno (R, Monmouth Beach).

Passaic County is governed by a seven-member Board of Chosen Freeholders, who are elected to staggered three-year terms office on an at-large basis, with two or three seats coming up for election each year. As of 2011, Passaic County's Freeholders are Freeholder Director Bruce James (D, term ends December 31, 2011; Clifton), Freeholder Deputy Director Pat Lepore (D, 2013; Woodland Park), Deborah E. Ciambrone (R, 2012; Wayne), Terry Duffy (D, 2013; West Milford), Greyson P. Hannigan (D, 2011; Paterson), Michael Marrotta (R, 2012; Wayne) and Edward O'Connell (R, 2012; Wanaque).