Passaic Freeholder survives bid to oust him

There are reports of peace in Passaic County: sources say that Democratic County Chairman John Currie agreed to back Freeholder Pasquale Lepore for re-election during a meeting with key party leaders on Monday night. Currie had considered dumping Lepore, reportedly because the incumbent would not give up his post as Mayor of West Paterson to comply with Currie's ban on dual officeholding.

Passaic Freeholder survives bid to oust him