Sacco, Prieto & Rodriguez swear in Roque, new commissioners in West New York


North Bergen Mayor/state Senator Nick Sacco (D-32), Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto (D-32) and Freeholder Caridad Rodriguez (D-7) came to West New York yesterday to swear in Mayor Felix Roque and his new board of commissioners.


Rodriguez swore in Commissioners Susan Colacurcio, Margarita Guzman and Gabriel Rodriguez (no relation), while Prieto swore in Cirillo and Sacco swore in Roque.

Each official said a few words to the crowd on hand, offering great praise to the community for allowing them the opportunity to serve.

The public swearing-in ceremony came one day after the formal event took place inside town hall.

Various elected officials on hand for the ceremony included Hoboken Freeholder Anthony Romano, former West New York Mayor Sal Vega, North Bergen Freeholder Anthony Vainieri, Hudson County Sheriff Frank Schillari, Weehawken Mayor Richard Turner and Assemblywoman Angelica Jimenez – among others.

Political operative Joey Muniz was the emcee of the event, while town hall employee Beatrice Oliveti gave the introduction.


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