As Monmouth County Democratic Chair Vic Scudiery (at left) looks on, Freeholder Candidate Glenn Mason concedes defeat at Democrataic Headquarters in Freehold on Tuesday. Rep. Frank Pallone (D-NJ) (right) was reelected to the House of Representatives and Mason's running mate, Amy Mallet, (left) was projected to win the freeholder slot by a slim 18 vote margin.
MIDDLETOWN - The Republican Party notched
a decisive victory in Middletown on Tuesday night as Deputy Mayor Pamela Brightbill and running mate Tony Fiore beat out Democratic candidates Patricia Walsh and Jim Grenafege for the two open seats on the Township Committee.
ATL. HIGHLANDS - Republican incumbents Jack Archibald and Peter Doyle handily won new terms on the governing body, easily defeating Democrat newcomers
Paul Cavise and Elizabeth VanDeventer by wide margins.
HIGHLANDS - Jubilant Democrats Rebecca Kane and Christopher Francy ousted incumbent Republicans Frank Nolan and Nancy Thomas-Burton in an election that leaves the borough with a Republican Mayor and four Democrat council members after a record turnout at the polls Tuesday.
MIDDLETOWN - As the duo, "Down Melody Lane" performed such hits as "The Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy of Company C," the Johnnie Mercer tune "Accentuate the Positive," and the a capella "Praise The Lord and Pass The Ammunition," at Brookdale Community College last Sunday, it evoked nostalgic images of the 1940s.
HIGHLANDS - Watching the democratic process at work in a small town is always exciting. Being a new bride is always exciting, too. Being a new bride in a new country is always exciting. Putting them all together is mind boggling!
RED BANK - In Red Bank, Democratic candidates Juanita Lewis and Ed Zipprich were victorious in challenging Republican incumbent Grace Cangemi and her running mate, John Tyler, for the two open seats on the borough council, winning by wide margins.
RUMSON - After the polls closed in the borough Tuesday night, incumbent Republican Councilmen Robert Kammerer and Shaun Broderick won reelection with votes of 2,516 and 2,537, respectively, according to the unofficial tallies provided by the county's Board of Elections.
FREEHOLD - A tough fought race for the two Board of Chosen Freeholder seats, which would determine which party controls county government, culminated with a too-close-to-call finish and now could take weeks for a resolution.
RED BANK - The Borough Council has the right to revoke the license of a west side neighborhood liquor store that has been cited for numerous violations of liquor laws, Administrative Law Judge Joseph F. Martone ruled recently.