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JoAnn Merklinghaus

Community Advisor

JoAnn Merklinghaus is a lifelong area resident, growing up in East Rutherford and raising her family in Rutherford.A former newspaper advertising director and publisher, she was owner and publisher of the Leader Newspapers until it was sold in 2010.A personal trainer and marketing consultant, JoAnn and her husband Jim, a wealth management consultant, have two children. Ryan is in security and their daughter Cassandra and her wife Ashley work in the field of psychology.

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  1. VIDEO: Ice Cream Trend Rolls Into Lyndhurst

    VIDEO: Ice Cream Trend Rolls Into Lyndhurst

    LYNDHURST, N.J. — Lyndhurst business owner Miguel Cosme planned on becoming a police officer or firefighter someday.He was 18 when he saw a YouTube video of a man making rolled ice cream for children. It changed his life.Cosme might not be fighting crime or fires but — four years after seeing the video — the Belleville native feels he’s found a new way to make the world a better ...

  2. Democratic Newcomers To Run For Rutherford Borough Council

    Democratic Newcomers To Run For Rutherford Borough Council

    RUTHERFORD, N.J. --  Tom Mullahey and Mark Goldsack will be on the ballot this November as the Rutherford Democratic Candidates for Borough Council. Mullahey and Goldsack ran for Council for the first time in 2015. Mullahey holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Caldwell University and a Master's Degree Administration and Supervision from St. Peter's University. He is also the ...

  3. Rutherford Native Pens Retirement Financial Planning Book

    Rutherford Native Pens Retirement Financial Planning Book

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — East Rutherford native James Merklinghaus has lent some of his 30 years of experience as a financial services professional to help co-author a book on financial planning for retirement.“What You Don’t Know About Retirement Income Can Hurt You!” features two chapters by Merklinghaus, titled “Lifetime Assurances Are Possible,” and Required Minimum Distributions ...

  4. Tractor-Trailer Wedged Beneath Train Trestle In Lyndhurst

    Tractor-Trailer Wedged Beneath Train Trestle In Lyndhurst

    LYNDHURST, N.J. -- An 18-wheeler got wedged beneath a New Jersey Transit train trestle on Delafield Avenue in Lyndhurst Thursday afternoon.No injuries were reported in the 2:10 p.m. mishap, which ripped part of the roof from the trailer like a metal can, Police Chief James O'Connor told Daily Voice. A tower unhitched the trailer and pulled out it from behind.Lyndhurst and NJ Transit ...

  5. Kings Court In Lyndhurst Offers 'Lunch And Learn' Event

    Kings Court In Lyndhurst Offers 'Lunch And Learn' Event

    LYNDHURST, N.J. — Find out the secrets to incorporating fitness into your everyday life at a free "Lunch and Learn" event Tuesday, Jan. 12 at Kings Court in Lyndhurst.You’re invited to find out how the power of fitness can change your life. The event is for human resource professionals — or anyone who can rally people at work. The program takes place from noon to 1 p.m.  It ...

  6. Rutherford Eye Doctor Visits Haiti To Provide Ocular Care

    Rutherford Eye Doctor Visits Haiti To Provide Ocular Care

    RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Before Vittorio Mena became an eye doctor at Family Care Vision Center in Rutherford, he spent a week in Port Au Prince, Haiti putting his optometry skills to the test.He says he traveled to Haiti after graduating from the Pennsylvania School of Optometry in August, 2014 partly to expose himself to more challenging ocular issues."There are things over there that ...

  7. Rutherford Mayor Removes Christmas Lights Display, Says It Violates Law

    Rutherford Mayor Removes Christmas Lights Display, Says It Violates Law

    RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Rutherford Mayor Joseph DeSalvo ordered a Christmas lights display attached to an American flagpole on Park Avenue be taken down citing concerns that it disrespected the flag."Out of respect for the American flag. I believe nothing of decoration should be on the flag pole," DeSalvo told the Daily Voice.The display was was set up by Chris and Mike Schule, of ...

  8. Rutherford Designer Gives Brides Red Carpet Moment

    Rutherford Designer Gives Brides Red Carpet Moment

    RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Lyndhurst wedding dress designer Angel Rivera has opened his first flagship location on the main drag in Rutherford.Angel Rivera Bridal Atelier opened its doors on Park Avenue last month and will be presenting its fall 2016 collection Oct. 9 and 10.“I was designing bridal gowns since I was 5 years old,” said Rivera, an Ohio native. “I knew when I was old enough, I ...

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