WATCHUNG, NJ - The Watchung Borough Town Council appointed Maria Alberto to fill the unexpired portion of Debra Joren’s term at the last meeting. The term expires at the end of 2018.

Joren retired earlier this year and due to the Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS) was required to resign from any public office within six months of her retirement. She resigned earlier this month after serving as council president in 2016 and 2017 and serving the residents of Watchung for almost 15 years.

Alberto was not present at the meeting due to a scheduled vacation.