Meet the Candidates Night


PARSIPPANY — The Puddingstone Community Club will be hosting a “Meet the Candidates Night” on Tuesday, May 23 from 7:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

There are four candidates running for Mayor and eight candidates running for the two open Township Council Seats.

Democrats and Republicans will be discussing their qualifications and platforms as well as taking questions from the audience.

Republican candidates for Mayor are James Barberio and Robert Peluso. Candidates for Township Council are Brian Stanton; Christopher Martino and Casey Parikh (Peluso Team); and Louis Valori and Vincent Ferrara (Barberio Team).

Democrat candidates for Mayor are Michael Soriano and Thomas Fulco. Candidates for Township Council are Janice McCarthy and Emily Peterson (Soriano Team); and Katherine Cassidy.

The Puddingstone Community Club is located at 24 High Ridge Road.

For additional information and RSVP please call Phil Eden at (862) 251-0281 or email at or Tom Williams at (973) 540-9691 or email at

The primary will be held on Tuesday, June 6. To find your voting location, click here.