Incumbents handle challengers in Belleville

BELLEVILLE – Incumbent councilmen, running matesSteve Rovell and John Notari turned back challengers Mario Drozdz and Thomas Salzano inwards 3 and 4 respectively.

In Ward 1, Councilwoman Marie Strumolo Burke defeated challenger Peter Zangari.

Rovell was the town’s highest vote-getter tonight. He received 710 votes, or 61% against Drozdz, who got 447, or 39%.

Notari beat Salzano, 625 to 211 votes, while Strumolo-Burke defeated Zangari by a 72-28% margin, 612 to 237 votes.

Incumbents handle challengers in Belleville