Candidate Statements

November 3, 2018

Reflecting upon the past eight months, campaigning for New Providence Borough Council has been a tremendous experience.  I am grateful for the opportunity to have met so many thoughtful, talented and generous people.  So many wonderful people including residents who quietly give back in their own ...

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This is the second position paper from Rupa Kale and John FX Keane articulating their point of view regarding safety in the Borough. Their position is based on conversations with residents and studying the issue including best practices from neighboring towns. Rupa and John recommend that the ...

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I have been privileged to serve the New Providence community on the Board of Education since 1999.  I am seeking re-election to the Board because I want to use that experience to maintain and continue the successes and excellence that this community expects from its schools.  With your support, I ...

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As we approach Election Day on November 6th, Rupa Kale and John FX Keane want to articulate their positions on key issues. This is the first in a series of position papers. During their conversations with residents, Rupa and John have frequently fielded questions regarding the new household ...

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This past summer marked 20 years from the time when my wife Mary and I purchased our home in New Providence.   Our story is likely similar to yours. We were initially drawn to the community due to its great schools, proximity to the city, quaint downtown and beautiful homes.  I recall Mary and I ...

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Matthew Cumiskey and Peter DeSarno have the skills, experience and years of service to the community that make them the perfect choice to fill the two soon to be open seats on the New Providence Borough Council.  Matt and his wife Deana have four children and are 12 year residents in New ...

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There has been no greater honor than to serve you as Mayor of our great community. The past four years have been stellar for New Providence. We have made great strides and accomplished many great things together. We are a growing and changing community with a proud tradition of excellence that has ...

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New Providence Democratic Borough Council candidates, Rupa Kale and John F.X. Keane will bring their experiences and ideas to benefit New Providence--a town they are proud to call home. As your representatives on the New Providence Borough Council, they aim to bring growth, while providing ...

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Hello New Providence Community Members.  My name is Rebecca Coniglio and I am running for the New Providence Board of Education. I have been a resident of New Providence for thirteen years along with my husband, Brian. We have a daughter, Lily, who attends Allen W. Roberts Elementary School.  I ...

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