Teacher also ran in 2011 for District 16 Assembly spot.
Thursday, February 16, 2012
Friday, January 20, 2012
Wins 63 percent of votes at GOP convention; Spadea vows primary fight.
Readington Township Committeewoman Donna Simon swept to an easy victory Thursday night, when Republicans in the 16th Assembly District selected her to fill the seat of the late Peter Biondi. Simon received 155 votes—63 percent—of the 254 Republican committee members from Hunterdon, Somerset, Middlesex and Mercer counties at the convention held at the Hillsborough Municipal Building. Coming in second, with 52 votes, was Princeton real estate executive Bill Spadea and in third place, with 38 votes, was South Brunswick resident John Saccenti. Raritan Township animal rights activist Barbara Sachau, who entered the race this week after the ballots were printed, got 0 votes. Simon will serve in the Assembly until a special election on November’s…
Wednesday, December 14, 2011
The Township Committee unanimously approved a motion to rename the Municipal Complex.
The Hillsborough Municipal Building will now be called the Peter J. Biondi building, in honor of the late township mayor, county freeholder and state assemblyman. The Township Committee unanimously approved a motion to rename the building, after Committeeman Anthony Ferrera moved to renaming it during the committee’s Tuesday meeting. “All of us had talked up here individually, and I had the opportunity to speak with Joan Biondi, the assemblyman’s wife, and we were unanimously looking at renaming the municipal building here the Peter J. Biondi building,” he said. “I couldn’t think of a better person to name the building after.” The Township Committee only needed a motion and resolution in order to change the building name, Township …
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
President of the New Jersey State Local Boards of Health Association John Saccenti, a resident of South Brunswick for 42-years, is seeking the Assembly seat vacated by the death of Peter Biondi.
John Saccenti, President of the New Jersey State Local Boards of Health Association, has announced that he is seeking the Assembly seat recently vacated by the untimely death of Peter Biondi. “I am pursuing this seat in order to offer my expertise and experience to the people of District 16,” Saccenti said. “It would be an honor to serve our residents and continue the value system that I shared with Peter.” Saccenti has both state and national experience. In his role as President of the National Association of Local Boards of Heath, he has advised the White House and Surgeon General on public health policy. His experience in the Division of Criminal Justice, as an educator and as a small business founder and owner gives him a unique …