Maplewood Dem Candidates Square Off at Forum Saturday Morning May 16

by The Village Green
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Those wishing to get a closer look at the three candidates vying for two spots in the Democratic primary for Maplewood Township Committee can catch the first candidates forum of the race, hosted by Maplewood Senior Share, this Saturday morning, May 16, at 9:30 a.m. at Les Saisons on Elmwood Avenue.

The three Democratic candidates — Nancy Adams, Greg Lembrich and Jerry Ryan — have all committed to attending. Republican candidate Phyllis Scalera, who is running unopposed, has declined the invitation to participate, but will be in attendance.

The forum will include a short period to socialize with the candidates one on one, followed by a Q&A period where the candidates will answer prepared questions, followed by questions from the audience.

The forum will take place at at Les Saisons, 304 Elmwood Avenue, on Saturday, May 16, at 9:30 a.m. will be videotaping the forum, to be posted on this website as well as broadcast on SOMAtv. We will post the broadcast schedule when it is announced.

And, just in case you miss the first forum, you’ll have another chance on Thursday, May 21, when the Hilton Neighborhood Association sponsors a Candidates Forum for the three Democratic candidates at DeHart Community Center, 120 Burnett Ave. The meeting is free and open to the public.

The candidates will respond to questions they receive prior to the meeting, followed by a question and answer session.

Village Green will also be working with SOMAtv to record the May 21 forum on video.

The primary election will take place June 2. The general election will take place November 3.

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