Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Challengers came out swinging in the first matchup of BOE candidates.
A Board of Education Candidates' Night sponsored by the Par-Troy Council of Parent-Teacher Associations was held Monday night at Central Middle School. Five of the six hopefuls vying for the three open board seats on the Nov. 6 ballot were on hand to answer residents' questions during a spirited event that clearly evinced a heated battle not between individual candidates, but between political tickets representing the old guard and a new one. Moderator Kathy Damerel of the Morris County Council of PTAs set the ground rules at the beginning: Candidates were allowed three-minute opening statements and then would accept questions from the audience. Each candidate was given a strict two minutes to answer each question. At the end of the forum…
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Morris County residents hung out with Patch Tuesday night at Tiffany's Restaurant in Montville for presidential debate viewing party.
Here's at least one thing everyone from any political stripe could agree on: whomever they were voting for before Tuesday's night's presidential debate at Hofstra University was the same person they were voting for after the 90-plus minute town hall event was over. Almost a dozen Morris County residents hung out with Patch at Tiffany's Restaurant in Montville for the slugfest between President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, the second of three scheduled debates before America votes on Nov. 6. Most in attendance came in favor of Obama, while two registered Republicans held their own. It was a point Montville resident Truscha Quatrone, who is running for freeholder in Morris County, said was important. "We should not…
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Patch will be discussing the event live from our viewing party at Tiff's Restaurant in Pine Brook.
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Follow the second presidential debate with Patch as we live blog from our viewing party at Tiff's Restaurant in Pine Brook. Those attending the party already needed to RSVP, but that doesn't mean you can't join in the conversation from your computer or mobile device. We will be live blogging and sharing your tweets using "Cover It Live" (see above). During the debate, use the hashtag #PatchPolitics on your debate tweets. The viewing party begins at 8, and we'll begin our live discussion at 8:30 p.m. Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are scheduled to debate at 9 p.m., and afterward Patch editors will talk with some of the party's attendees regarding their impression of the debate. You'll also be able to watch the debate right here while you …