Monday, April 1, 2013
Tom O'Donnell and newcomer Pasquale Capozzoli seek two open council seats in November election. Challengers will be Democrats Maureen McNish and Grace Kerrigan.
Caldwell Councilman Thomas O'Donnell will have a new running mate in the 2013 municipal elections. O'Donnell, a Republican, filed his petition to be included on the June primary ballot with Pasquale Capozzoli of Parkway West, according to the borough clerk. The deadline to file was Monday at 4 p.m. Councilman John Coyle, O'Donnell's running mate in 2010, will not seek a second term. O'Donnell seeks a second, three-year term on the Caldwell Council. The Republicans will be challenged by Democrats Maureen McNish and Grace Kerrigan. The New Jersey primary will be held on Tuesday, June 4. Related Stories —Republicans Unopposed in West Caldwell —Attorney Seeks Council Seat in North Caldwell
Incumbent councilmen Joseph Cecere and Stephen Wolsky running for third and second terms, respectively.
The West Caldwell Council race appears to be uncontested in 2013. Republican incumbent Councilmen Joseph Cecere and Council President Stephen Wolsky are the only two candidates to have filed petitions to appear on the June primary ballot by the 4 p.m. deadline on April 1, according to the township clerk. A release Monday from the West Caldwell Republicans confirmed the two will seek re-election. It will be the third, three-year term for Cecere of Joseph P. Cecere Landscaping based in West Caldwell. Wolksy, general manager of Mountain Ridge Country Club in West Caldwell, seeks re-election to a second term. The candidates, lifelong residents of the township, were running mates in 2010. "With their many combined years of experience and …
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
The Democrats represent the 27th District, which includes Caldwell, Essex Fells and Roseland.
Wednesday, March 6
Assembly Members John F. McKeon and Mila M. Jasey (D-27th) will seek re-election to the New Jersey General Assembly, according to an announcement made this week. Assemblyman McKeon, a resident of West Orange, was first elected to the General Assembly in 2001. He previously served 12 years as mayor of West Orange, and six years on the township council. McKeon is a member of the Assembly Financial Institutions and Insurance, Judiciary and State Government committees. "Serving the people of the 27th District has been my distinct honor and privilege,” McKeon said in his announcement that he would seek another two-year term on the Assembly. “With their support, I will continue to work with Governor Codey and Assemblywoman Jasey to further …
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Former Board of Education president and retired Lincoln School secretary endorsed by Caldwell Democratic Committee.
Wednesday, February 20
Democrats Maureen McNish and Grace Kerrigan have declared their candidacy in the November Caldwell Council elections, the Caldwell Democratic Committee announced Tuesday. McNish, a former Caldwell-West Caldwell Board of Education member, and Kerrigan, a retired employee of the school district, were endorsed by the Caldwell Democratic Committee Monday night. The Democrats will vie for two open seats on the council currently held by Republicans Tom O’Donnell and John Coyle. The Republicans have not formally announced their candidates, although O'Donnell has stated he intends to seek re-election. McNish, a resident of Ravine Avenue, served three terms on the Caldwell-West Caldwell Board of Education, where she was appointed president for one…
Thursday, February 14, 2013
Parsippany's Joseph Raich has stated his intention to run for Assembly.
The state legislators representing the 26th Legislative District — Sen. Joe Pennacchio of Pine Brook, Assemblyman Jay Webber of Morris Plains and Parsippany resident Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce — announced their plan to run for re-election as a ticket Thursday. “I look forward to running with our team and serving the constituents of the 26th Legislative District," said Pennacchio. "It has been an honor to represent our constituents but more importantly to advocate and fight for what is in the best interests of the people we serve.” “I serve, and hope to continue to serve, so that our Garden State keeps moving toward an affordable and prosperous future as great as our state’s citizens," Webber stated. "I am committed to pursuing policies…