Election 08 Category Archives
Dear Friends: We’d sincerely like to thank everyone who supported the Gatto team. Whether it was by working behind the scenes, going door to door, making phone calls, giving a donation or just giving us your vote, every one of you helped make it a great campaign. Although the outcome was not what we anticipated, [...]
Following two sets of extensive interviews, fact checking, and a full debate, the Courier News endorsed Robert Gatto for Mayor and made the following statements supporting the Local Republican Team. Breaking Story On : Robert Gatto Endorsed By The Courier News….. http://www.mycentraljersey.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2008810290316 “Gatto has a populist quality about him…..Gatto will bang some tables, and shake [...]
By MARK SPIVEY • Staff Writer • Courier News October 22, 2008 NORTH PLAINFIELD —Even in the shadow of a landmark presidential race, the borough’s election season is boiling down to a matter of local concerns. About 150 borough residents stuffed the Vermeule Community Center to standing-room-only for the “Great Debate of 2008” the evening [...]
By Mark Spivey Courier News NORTH PLAINFIELD —With the nation’s economy reeling, it comes as little surprise that the borough’s mayoral race is boiling down to a matter of dollars and cents. Both Republican candidate Robert Gatto and Democratic candidate Michael Giordano cited taxes and spending as two key issues they’re stressing leading up to [...]
By Council Member and Candidate Barbara Habeeb I’m having some trouble understanding what is going on when it comes to property taxes in North Plainfield. I was always under the impression that we are to pay them quarterly, and if we are delinquent, we get charged interest. If we are in arrears, the town has [...]
By Mayoral Candidate Robert Gatto In towns like North Plainfield Taxpayers fund the majority of basic Municipal services. The rest of the additional Boards, Committees, Positions (including the Mayor) and services are primarily driven by volunteers who donate their time and attention for the good of the community. This is why all North Plainfield residents [...]
By Mayoral Candidate Robert Gatto As residents I’m sure at one time or another we have all had an issue that compelled us to interact with Borough Hall. It is at that particular time that we try to engage a Borough employee to help us with a particular issue and we all experienced varying levels [...]
By Mark Williams, NPCCR Chair It is my pleasure to announce that both the Democratic and Republican Candidates for Mayor and Council have agreed to participate in an NPCCR-hosted debate on Tuesday, October 21st. The debate is scheduled for 7pm at the Vermeule Community Center.
By Frank D’Amore It took 410 days to build the Empire State Building. Construction started March 17, 1930. The official opening was May 1, 1931. The following information was obtained from submitting a series of OPRA requests.