UNION — The Union Township Committee candidates’ night, which will be held Oct. 22 in the Municipal Building, 1976 Morris Avenue, Union, has been moved up one hour so that audience members can get home to watch the presidential debate that evening.
The League of Women Voters of the Union Area, sponsor of the event, announced that the forum will be held from 7 to 9 p.m., with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. Manuel T. Figueiredo and Anthony Terrezza, Democrats, and Robert T. Deckert and Christopher Hackett, Republicans, have been invited to take part. They are running for the two seats to be filled this year.
The board of education forum will be held as originally scheduled at 8 p.m. Oct. 18 in the library of Union High School, 2400 North Third St., with doors opening to the public at 7:40 p.m. Candidates who have been invited to participate are David A. Arminio, Thomas J. Layden, Shawn P. Ramos, Guy A. Francis and Susana C. Cooley.
Myrna Wasserman will serve as moderator for both events, and both will be televised on Channel 34.
The candidates’ nights were arranged by Sydelle Hirsch and Michele Cerrato Mannino, voter service co-chairs for the Union Area League.
The League of Women Voters is a non-partisan organization open to all citizens 18 years of age or older. Further information on the League and its programs is available at www.lwvnj.org.