NORTH HALEDON, N.J. -- Happy birthday to North Haledon resident Nelida "Nellie" Pou, New Jersey Senator for the 35th Legislative District. She will be 60 on Friday, May 20.
She has served in the state Senate since 2012. Previously, she represented the 35th District in the General Assembly. Pou was appointed to fill Bill Pascrell's seat in 1997, after he was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives.
Pou's district includes Paterson, Haledon, North Haledon, Prospect Park, Garfield and Elmwood Park.
Pou attended Kean College, Rutgers University and the University of Virginia. She's an assistant business administrator for the City of Paterson.
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