Thursday, May 16, 2013
Morris County Women's Republican Club hosting annual forum on May 21 in Morristown.
Looking for answers from Republican Morris County Freeholder and County Clerk candidates before heading to the polls? Now you’ll have a chance to lob your queries at all of them in one place. On Tuesday, May 21, the Morris County Women’s Republican Club, along with the Morris Township Republican County Committee, will join forces to host a night with all the candidates. “The public will have the opportunity to write questions on postcards that will be asked by the moderator to all candidates in the appropriate category,” the Women’s Republican Club said in a statement. The event will be held at the Masonic Lodge in Morristown at 39 Maple Avenue at 7 p.m. Candidates will make themselves available after the forum as well, the statement said.
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Parsippany's James Vigilante again accuses fellow township resident Ann Grossi of publicly disrespecting his Air Force service.
Morris County Clerk Republican Party candidate James Vigilante says his U.S. Air Force service was attacked again by fellow candidate Ann Grossi. Vigilante, a nine-time decorated Air Force veteran and current Air Force reservist from Parsippany, appeared at a candidates' debate held at the Montville Senior House late last week. He claimed Grossi’s campaign manager, Steve Roman, sat among the audience and fired questions at Vigilante regarding his military service. According to the candidate, Roman asked Vigilante about the $125 per day he earns as a reservist first sergeant and then criticized him for accepting pay from the military while also trying to run for a government position. Vigilante recently announced that if he wins the clerk's…
Monday, April 8, 2013
County clerk candidate says he is 'leading by example'; his crosstown opponent says he's got it wrong.
Morris County clerk candidate and Parsippany resident James Vigilante says that if he wins election, he will "lead by example" by taking a salary reduction of 10 percent. And he challenged his opponents to do the same. Vigilante made the announcement before last Wednesday's meeting of the Randolph Republican Club. "We are asking our workers to do more with less and contribute more to their benefits while they are making less," he said." As Morris County clerk, my salary cut of 10 percent will set the tone." The candidate is running against Freeholder Ann Grossi (also of Parsippany), Jefferson Township Council member Michael Sanchelli, Denville accountant Zbigniew Nowacki and Chester attorney Laurie Bogaard in the June 4 primary. One …
Saturday, January 19, 2013
Days before the fields vote, some voters are concerned about not being informed prior to Tuesday's special election.
Prior to any election, the Morris County clerk's office is expected to mail sample ballots to residents in hopes of making them informed voters. But just days before the Tuesday Parsippany Board of Education fields referendum, some voters have yet to receive the document. One of those residents is Michael Espejo, who told Patch that he and many of his neighbors in the Brooklawn Drive area did not receive that ballot. "No one on Brooklawn Drive that I know got it," said Espejo. He called the county clerk's office where he said an employee told him that whether the sample ballots arrive or not, the election will go forward Tuesday from2-9 p.m. as scheduled. "I'm concerned," said Espejo. "The sample ballot is the only way some people are …
Sunday, January 13, 2013
Michael Sanchelli says he's 'ready' for challenges of position, plans aggressive campaign.
Monday, January 7, 2013
Parsippany lawyer steps away from county freeholder board to make a bid for clerk's position.
Parsippany resident Ann Grossi has had a number of titles: lawyer, councilwoman, Morris County freeholder. Now, she is giving up her freeholder seat to run for another position: Morris County Clerk. With Joan Bramhall's Friday announcement that she will not run for a fourth term, three area Republicans have indicated interest: Morristown Assemblyman Michael Patrick Carroll, county Freeholder Douglas R. Cabana, of Boonton, and Grossi. A fourth candidate, Jefferson Township Councilman Michael Sanchelli, also expressed interest, Morris County GOP Chairman John Sette told PolitickerNJ. "It's a different focus than being an elected official in a legislative or policymaking capacity," Grossi said of the shift between freeholder and clerk. "I …