NORTH ARLINGTON DEMOCRATIC COUNTY COMMITTEE TO MEET

    NORTH ARLINGTON DEMOCRATIC COUNTY COMMITTEE TO MEET FEBRUARY 27TH AT ARLINGTON DINER, 7PM

The North Arlington Democratic Municipal Committee will meet on Wednesday, February 27th at the Arlington Diner beginning at 7PM according to local Democratic leader and Municipal Chairman Nick Antonicello.

Clinton Calabrese

The committee will be meeting to discuss the recruitment of candidates for borough council as well as filling vacancies on the committee that currently exist. The committee will also discuss the upcoming legislative races for the New Jersey General Assembly where incumbents Gary Schaer of Passaic City and Clinton Calabrese will be seeking reelection come November.

Calabrese, the grandson of the iconic Cliffside Park mayor and Bergen County freeholder Gerald Calabrese was appointed to the legislature last year to fill the vacancy of Marlene Carride who took a position in the cabinet of New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy.

The committee will also discuss this year’s freeholder contest and county convention to be held in March.

There will be three seats on the ballot for borough council and one will be for the unexpired term of Mayor Dan Pronti that was temporarily filled by Councilman Kirk Del Russo.

Mark Yampaglia

Del Russo has unsuccessfully ran for the council in 2011 losing to incumbent Councilman Mark Yampaglia who is expected to run for a fifth term.

All registered Democrats interested in volunteering on the campaign or running for office should submit a resume to Antonicello at nantonicello@aol.com or contact him direct at (201) 937-4277. All interested candidates will meet with the party’s search committee and will be offered to the full committee for recommendation on the June Primary ballot under the slogan, “Bergen County Democratic Committee.”

Invited guests include Bergen County Freeholder Steve Tanelli and the two Democrats serving currently, Councilman Mark Yampaglia and Councilwoman Jean Williams.

For more information, visit the Democrats on their Facebook page.