Hillside school board president Dahlia Vertreese will become the next mayor of Hillside after beating her opponent, former councilman Jorge A. Batista.
“I’m extremely humbled and grateful. It’s not a title grabber for me. I really want to work for my people. I’m one of the few candidates that invested in this working class community,” Vertreese said.
“Any mistakes that I make, and there will be some, you will know that it’s not coming out of greed, malice or some wacky political agenda,” Vertreese said. “It would be made truly trying to do the best for people of Hillside.”
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Source: NJ.com Union