Princeton vacancy

The Princeton Borough Council will need to appoint a new Mayor to replace Joseph O’Neill, who passed away today after a brief illness. O’Neill, 74, won the post in 2003, following the retirement of Mayor Marvin Reed; he defeated Assemblyman Reed Gusciora in the Democratic primary by a vote of 411-328. Possible candidates include Gusciora, Councilwoman Peggy Karcher (the mother of State Senator Ellen Karcher and wife of the late Assembly Speaker Alan Karcher), Councilwoman Wendy Benchley (the wife of author Peter Benchley), and Councilman Andrew Koontz, the Democratic Municipal Chairman.

Princeton vacancy