Friday, August 25, 2017

Scrum of a spaghetti dinner

Last night the global cooling summer made for a perfect night at Hoboken's annual spaghetti dinner. Everyone was there and with the mayoral and council at-large campaigns ready to get into overdrive. The evening proved the perfect respite before the fate of campaign follies follow.

City Council President Jen Giattino strikes a pose with her council candidate Sal Starace


BoE scrum? From left: City Council President Jen Giattino, BoE trustee Sharyn Angley, BoE candidate Chetaili Khanna, BoE Trustee Irene Sobolov, Greg Bond, BoE candidate Melanie Tekirian, Second Ward Councilwoman Tiffanie Fisher, Fifth Ward Councilman Peter Cunningham, BoE trustee Sheillah Dallara. Did you get all that?


Freeholder Anthony "Stick" Romano arrives and made his presence felt across the length and breadth of the dinner.

Councilman Ravi Bhalla has a lighthearted moment as Director Leo Pellegrini stands nearby.


Councilman Mike DeFusco indicates this many Vote-by-Mails are being lined up right now.
The pile is apparently growing exponentially as he speaks. 

Ghosts of NHSA commissioners past?
Kurt Gardiner's spider sense kicks in as Frank "Pupie" Raia lurks nearby.

Councilman Dave Mello (l) greets Dan Tumpson.