Members of the three-man "Standing Up for Port Chester Taxpayers" ticket in the March 19 Port Chester elections were cheered on by about 85 supporters Thursday night in a fundraiser at The Willett House.
The coalition includes incumbent village Board of Trustees members Saverio Terenzi and Bart Didden, with mayoral candidate Neil Pagano. Pagano is challenging incumbent Mayor Dennis Pilla and Terenzi and Didden are two of 10 candidates running for six trustee seats.
The entire board is up for election in the March 19 balloting, which also includes advance balloting that is scheduled to begin March 12.
Terenzi and Pagano said the election campaign has picked up a lot of motion, and Didden noted that the candidates from now until the elections are focusing on getting supporters out to vote.
Here's the list of candidates in the election:
Running for trustee seats are:
Gregory Adams, D
Incumbent Daniel Brakewood, D
Gene Ceccarelli, Pride in Port Chester
Incumbent Bart Didden, C, I
Rico Dos Anos, C
Frank Ferrara, R
Incumbent Joseph Kenner, R
Incumbent Luis Marino, D
John Reavis, Coalition
Incumbent Saverio Terenzi, R, C, I
Running for mayor are:
Dennis Pilla, D
Neil Pagano, R, C, I
Over the past two weeks, the sponsored candidates night forums for the public to hear from the two mayoral candidates and 10 candidates for trustee seats. Click here to watch the videos of the mayoral event and the trustee event.
For more information on the Port Chester election, check out http://www.portchestervotes.org