Monday, April 29, 2013
Marianne Coyle was told by the state Election Law Enforcement Commission that an association she had with a political action committee was improper.
Gloucester Township school board member Marianne Coyle has been issued a letter of correction from the state Election Law Enforcement Commission. The action was triggered by a complaint filed by Joshua Berry, a self-described "local good government watchdog." Berry alleged that Coyle was treasurer of a political action committee that raised thousands of dollars while she was a candidate for township school board in 2011 and that she continued in that position until last month. ELEC agreed with Berry's claim and issued a letter of correction to Coyle dated April 23, 2013. Coyle did not immediately return a call for comment Monday. A copy of a letter sent to Berry states: "At its meeting on April 9, 2013, the Commission determined to issue a…
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
The incumbents are joined by a 2011 Gloucester Township Council candidate.
Three incumbent Gloucester Township Public Schools Board of Education members will face but one challenger in the November school election. Incumbents Felicia Reid, Raymond J. Carr III and William Fontanez filed nominating petitions with the Camden County Clerk's Office in advance of Tuesday's 4 p.m. deadline. They were joined in doing so by Teddy Liddell, who ran for Township Council in the November 2011 election. The four candidates are competing for three full three-year terms. Fontanez joined the board in December. He is completing the unexpired term of Edna Ceccanecchio, who stepped down for personal reasons. The election will be held on Tuesday, November 6. School elections historically have been held in late April in New Jersey. A …
Wednesday, April 27, 2011
While both boards have uncontested races, the Black Horse Pike Regional School District and Gloucester Township Public Schools are asking voters to approve their proposed 2011-12 budgets.
The finish line is in sight for school board candidates and school budgets. Voters across New Jersey will head to the polls today to cast their ballots. It's all about budgets here in Gloucester Township. Polls are open from 3 to 9 p.m., and a full list of polling locations, as well as information on each school district's proposed budget, is available here for Black Horse Pike Regional School District and here for Gloucester Township Public Schools. The board races for Black Horse Pike Regional School District and Gloucester Township Public Schools are uncontested. For the BHPRSD board, incumbents Kevin Bucceroni, Joyce Ellis and Ben Zanghi all are seeking re-election for three more years. For the K-8 district, incumbent Andrew Lalli …
Sunday, April 24, 2011
The president of the New Jersey School Boards Association penned a letter to the editor to encourage people to vote in school board elections Wednesday.
Sunday, April 24, 2011
To the Editor: On Wednesday, April 27, citizens throughout New Jersey will have a voice in charting the direction of their hometown schools. That is the date of this year's annual school election, when voters in more than 90 percent of New Jersey school districts will select among 2,222 candidates vying for 1,612 school board seats. In addition, voters will decide whether to approve their local school board's proposed operating budget for the year. New Jersey is one of the few states that afford its citizens the opportunity to vote on their school budgets. New this year: School budgets must operate within a 2-percent property tax cap, plus any adjustment allowed by law for things such as growing enrollment. These budgets reflect difficult …
Tuesday, April 19, 2011
The board vice president, a retired educator, is seeking her second term.
Editor's Note: Gloucester Township Patch will share profiles of each candidate in the Black Horse Pike Regional School District (BHPRSD) and Gloucester Township Public Schools board elections who responded to our request for answers to a handful of queries. The candidates' responses will be published in their original, unedited form, as they were submitted by the candidates. A new profile will be published each day this week, through Saturday, beginning at noon. Today, we feature BHPRSD Vice President Joyce Ellis. Board President Kevin Bucceroni's profile appeared on Monday. School board elections will be held next Wednesday. Name: Joyce Ellis Residence: Sicklerville's Ashford Glen development, where she has lived since 1999 Relevant …