Voters Head To The Polls For School Elections

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STATE– New Jersey voters will head to the polls today in most municipalities to elect members of their local Board of Education and weigh in on the school budget.

By law, polls must be open from 5-9 p.m. tonight; however many municipalities offer extended voting hours.

The following candidates are running in Middlesex and Union counties:
(Incumbents are marked with an asterisk)

MIDDLESEX COUNTY

CARTERET

THREE 3-YEAR TERMS
Dennis Cherepski*
Jack Engel*
Denise San Filippo*

PROPOSED TAX LEVY INCREASE
2.75 percent

CRANBURY

THREE 3-YEAR TERMS
Michael Ferrante
Wendi Patella*
Kathleen S. Wasson

PROPOSED TAX LEVY CHANGE
5.2 percent decrease

DUNELLEN

THREE 3-YEAR TERMS
Peter Buccino*
James Cody*
John Paul Osborn*

PROPOSED TAX LEVY INCREASE
6.2 percent

EAST BRUNSWICK

THREE 3-YEAR TERMS
Holly M. Howard*
Scott J. Luxenberg*
Andrew Baharlias
Brad J. Cohen
Curt Philipczak
Sungchang Tai

ONE 1-YEAR UNEXPIRED TERM
Laurie Lachs*

PROPOSED TAX LEVY INCREASE
3 percent increase

EDISON

THREE 3-YEAR TERMS
Ralph Errico*
Rosemary Meade*
Susan Scerbo*
Lori Bonderowitz
Veena Iyer
Theresa E. Ward

PROPOSED TAX LEVY INCREASE
8.6 percent

HIGHLAND PARK

THREE 3-YEAR TERMS
Rochelle V. Gray*
Jerri Aversa
Anne Sherber

PROPOSED TAX LEVY INCREASE
3.9 percent

JAMESBURG

THREE 3-YEAR TERMS
William Cicoria
Patrice Faraone*
Daniel Hansen

PROPOSED TAX LEVY INCREASE
Less than 1 percent

METUCHEN

THREE 3-YEAR TERMS
Benjamin Small*
Rosemary de Vries Schifano*
James Jaques
Jonathan Lifton

PROPOSED TAX LEVY INCREASE
3.85 percent

MIDDLESEX

THREE 3-YEAR TERMS
Andrew De Luise*
Donato Scudiero*
Glenn D. Dickey
James B. Green Jr.
Justin Panzanaro

PROPOSED TAX LEVY INCREASE
4 percent

MILLTOWN

THREE 3-YEAR TERMS
Linda Harold*
Philip Paladino*
Barbara Pietanza*

ONE 2-YEAR UNEXPIRED TERM
Dawn Milburn*

PROPOSED TAX LEVY INCREASE
8.5 percent

MONROE

THREE 3-YEAR TERMS
Amy Antelis*
Lewis Kaufman*
Ira Tessler*
Louis C. Masters

PROPOSED TAX LEVY INCREASE
9.2 percent

NORTH BRUNSWICK

THREE 3-YEAR TERMS
George Callan
David Higham*
Richard Liguori*

PROPOSED TAX LEVY INCREASE
4.6 percent

OLD BRIDGE

THREE 3-YEAR TERMS
Abhishek K. Desai*
Eugene “Gino” Donofrio*
Andrew Gonzalez
Daniel Kerwin
Frank Piccillo
Linda Seiler
Silvia Zega

PROPOSED TAX LEVY INCREASE
3.2 percent

PERTH AMBOY

THREE 3-YEAR TERMS
Mark Carvajal
Kurt Rebovich Jr.
Israel Varela

ONE 1-YEAR TERM
Eric Rodgers

PROPOSED TAX LEVY INCREASE
10 percent

PISCATAWAY

THREE 3-YEAR TERMS
Catherine Sucher Greeley*
Thomas Mosier*
Russell Stoddard*
Jacqueline Littlejohn
Atif Nazir
Jasmine Lawrence-Lewis-Ileks

PROPOSED TAX LEVY INCREASE
1.9 percent

PLAINSBORO-WEST WINDSOR

TWO 3-YEAR TERMS
Ellen Walsh*
Harshad Tanna

PROPOSED TAX LEVY INCREASE
4 percent

SAYREVILLE

THREE 3-YEAR TERMS
Daniel Balka
Helen Bruno-Racciua
Thomas Biesiada*
Curtis L. Clark III*

PROPOSED TAX LEVY INCREASE
3 percent

SOUTH AMBOY

THREE 3-YEAR TERMS
Kevin S. Riley*
Cindy Zammit*
Elizabeth DeLucca*

PROPOSED TAX LEVY INCREASE
6 percent

SOUTH BRUNSWICK

THREE 3-YEAR TERMS
Harry J. Delgado*
Deborah Taylor*
Anna Tupe*
Daniel J. Boyle
Patrick Del Piano
Deven M. Patel

PROPOSED TAX LEVY INCREASE
0 percent

SOUTH PLAINFIELD

THREE 3-YEAR TERMS
Deborah “Debbie” Boyle*
Christopher J. Hubner
Gary S. Stevenson

PROPOSED TAX LEVY INCREASE
4 percent

SOUTH RIVER

THREE 3-YEAR TERMS
Cynthia A. Urbanik*
Vera Silva-Adelino
Cheryl Beck
Karl Haider
Kevin J. Nielsen

PROPOSED TAX LEVY INCREASE
4 percent

SPOTSWOOD-HELMETTA

TWO 3-YEAR TERMS
Jerry Hook*
John Lavelle*
Ronald Dittman

PROPOSED TAX LEVY INCREASE
3.5 percent

WOODBRIDGE

THREE 3-YEAR TERMS
Brian F. Small*
Scott Brescher
John Golden
Thomas E. Maras
Debra Reinhart
Jonathan Triebwasser

PROPOSED TAX LEVY INCREASE
4 percent

UNION COUNTY

BERKELEY HEIGHTS

THREE 3-YEAR TERMS
Helen Kirsch*
John Sincaglia*
Denis Smalley*

PROPOSED TAX LEVY INCREASE
5.43 percent

CLARK

THREE 3-YEAR TERMS
Lorraine Aklonis*
Thomas Lewis*
Sheri Sandler*

PROPOSED TAX LEVY INCREASE
1 percent

CRANFORD

THREE 3-YEAR TERMS
Jerald Baranoff*
Lisa Patella
Mary Catherine Sudiak*

PROPOSED TAX LEVY INCREASE
3.2 percent

ELIZABETH

THREE 3-YEAR TERMS
Eddie Branquinho*
John Donoso
Marie Munn*
Carlos Trujillo*

PROPOSED TAX LEVY INCREASE
not available

GARWOOD

THREE 3-YEAR TERMS
Thomas Evelina
Susan Groning*
Brendan McDermott
John Sullivan*

PROPOSED TAX LEVY INCREASE
4 percent

HILLSIDE

THREE 3-YEAR TERMS
George Cook III*
Orlando Cortez
Nancy Mondella

PROPOSED TAX LEVY INCREASE
0 percent

KENILWORTH

THREE 3-YEAR TERMS
Genean Braun*
Anthony Laudati*
Livio Mancino*

ONE 2-YEAR TERM
Joseph Lospinoso

PROPOSED TAX LEVY INCREASE
10.8 percent

LINDEN

THREE 3-YEAR TERMS
Dawn Beviano*
Judith L. Dudash
Dylan Frank
Sandra Hardy
Susan L. Hudak*
Lisa Ormon*
Michael C. Puzio

ONE 2-YEAR TERM
Manuel K. Donelson*

PROPOSED TAX LEVY INCREASE
5 percent

MOUNTAINSIDE

THREE 3-YEAR TERMS
Marilyn Atlas-Berney
Lauren Elmblad
Christopher Minks
James Ruban, Jr.
Carmine Venes*

PROPOSED TAX LEVY INCREASE
Not available

NEW PROVIDENCE

TWO 3-YEAR TERMS
Robert W. Betz*
David Hasenkopf
Gail Libertucci
Susan Vogel

PROPOSED TAX LEVY INCREASE
4.68 percent

PLAINFIELD

THREE 3-YEAR TERMS
Rasheed Abdul-Haaq
Mary E. Burgwinkle
Jaclynne Callands
Wilma G. Campbell*
Martin P. Cox*
Catherine Crittendon
Christian Estevez*
Danielle Fletcher
Mahogany Hendricks
Renata A. Hernandez

ONE 1-YEAR TERM
Keisha Edwards
Carmencita Pile
Denise Riley
Clayton L. Tucker Sr.

PROPOSED TAX LEVY INCREASE
10 percent

RAHWAY

THREE 3-YEAR TERMS
Bryan Des Rochers
Roy Eastman Sr.*
Richard Trocciola*
Justin Tupik*

PROPOSED TAX LEVY INCREASE
5.16 percent

ROSELLE

THREE 3-YEAR TERMS
Reginald Atkins
Denise Edwards*
Margaret Irwin
Jessica Perez
Celeste Sitarski
Deauwand Thomas
Carla Walker*

PROPOSED TAX LEVY INCREASE
0 percent

ROSELLE PARK

THREE 3-YEAR TERMS
Loren Harms
Jeff Parrell*

PROPOSED TAX LEVY INCREASE
3.1 percent

SCOTCH PLAINS-FANWOOD

TWO 3-YEAR SCOTCH PLAINS TERMS
Nancy Bauer*
David Gorbunoff*

ONE 3-YEAR FANWOOD TERM
Michael Lewis
Christopher Pflaum
Amy Winkler*

ONE 1-YEAR FANWOOD TERM
Rob O’Connor*

PROPOSED TAX LEVY INCREASE
7.2 percent (Fanwood)
4.3 percent (Scotch Plains)

SPRINGFIELD

THREE 3-YEAR TERMS
Irwin Sablosky*
Scott Silverstein
Patricia Venezia*

ONE 1-YEAR TERM
Steven Wolcott*

PROPOSED TAX LEVY INCREASE
3.97 percent

UNION

THREE 3-YEAR TERMS
Linda Gaglione*
Richard Galante
Versie McNeil*
Kenneth Meisch

PROPOSED TAX LEVY INCREASE
Not available

SECOND BALLOT QUESTION
Renovate Central Five School at a cost of $23 million, paid with bonds, capital funds and state grants

WESTFIELD

Three 3-YEAR TERMS
Ginny Leiz*
Mitchell Slater
Richard Solomon*
Julia Walker*

PROPOSED TAX LEVY INCREASE
4 percent

WINFIELD

THREE 3-YEAR TERMS
Adam Koomer*
Fred Viteka*

ONE 1-YEAR TERM
Caroline Gerhart*

PROPOSED TAX LEVY INCREASE
0 percent


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  • aem910

    When will the proposed tax levy increase be available for the towns listed in the article as “not available?”