Barone: The great pretender

West Paterson Democrats are crying foul after the Republican campaign manager posed as a union official in a conversation with a local newspaper reporter. Phil Barone, who is running ex-Mayor Garry Colletti’s comeback bid against Democrat Pasquale Lepore, runs a real estate company and has no connection to the Passaic County Central Labor Council. Lepore, a Passaic County Freeholder, is demanding Barone’s resignation and says he may ask (here’s a seldom used tactic) the U.S. Attorney to investigate.

Barone: The great pretender