PATERSON – Passaic County Sheriff Jerry Speziale jumped into Patersonmunicipal politicsover the weekend, publicly endorsing Ward 2 Councilman Aslon Goow, chair of the council's public safety committee and a vocal critic of Mayor Jose "Joey" Torres.
Speziale's picture and declaration of confidence appeared on a Goow mail piece that hits the streets in Ward 2.
"Goow is the only (council) candidate the sheriff is endorsing," saidGoow campaign spokesman Ryan Yacco.
Yacco saysthe endorsement issignificant, particulalry in the Hillcrestsection of the ward.
A two-term concilman, Goow is running againstJohn Larko and Elizabeth Rosado.
Rosado has the public support of Mayor Torres.