Bell to be sworn in tonight

NEWARK – Charles Bell, the former councilman who on Nov. 4th beat Eddie Osborne to succeed ousted Central Ward Councilwoman Dana Rone, will be sworn into officeat City Hall this evening.

In part with the financial backing of former Mayor SharpeJames, Bell defeated Osborne, the candidate endorsed by Mayor Cory Booker.

Theceremony is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m.