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New Washington Twp. Council Members Named President, VP

Tom Sears and Peter Calamari, elected in November, will lead the township council in 2014.

Tom Sears and Peter Calamari. Photos: Jim Leggate.
Tom Sears and Peter Calamari. Photos: Jim Leggate.
Members of the Washington Township Council picked new Councilman Tom Sears as their 2014 president and Councilman Peter Calamari as their vice president during the annual reorganization meeting Monday night.

"My goal is to make this town whole, to bring solidarity," Sears said.

Both Calamari and Sears were elected to their first term on the council in November.

Mayor Janet Sobkowicz, who took her oath of office along with Calamari and Sears January 1, thanked the township's volunteers and employees.

"A lot has been accomplished in the Township of Washington in these four years," she said.

Officials' first task of the year will be working on the 2014 budget, according to Sobkowicz.

"Even though the cell tower is in, we have a lot of work to do," she said.
Peter m January 09, 2014 at 09:27 AM
People that live in glass houses Dana Your relative from neighboring town is no prize Beckmeyer I am sure is glad those 2 are gone but who are the normal guys Hrbeck and Cascio ? Dana get real or don't give your thoughts. All I want to know is why Beckmeyer did not get lead he deserves it
Peter m January 09, 2014 at 09:27 AM
Stanley Do you live in town Don't think so
Dana Egbert January 09, 2014 at 04:12 PM
Beckmeyer is a vert decent man. I could have sworn I saw Cascio mentioned, but it must've my eyes playing games on me. Regarding my ability to speak my mind, I think I will speak it when and where I want to without your explicit authorization. Caprice?
Stanley Sobkowicz January 11, 2014 at 09:38 AM
Pete M What difference does it make. I free up in the Township. I served on the first volunteer ambulance corp youth squad and later the senior corp, I played little league, minor league, and Babe Ruth baseball here. Delivered medicine to residents when I worked at Wildridge pharmacy when George and Ralph still owned it. My mom lived here until her passing last January and my sister is Mayor. I still very much care about this town. I was 5 years old when my parents moved here. So don't you dare to insinuate that since I don't live here I can not care about this town. You sir, are the joke of this town, not me!
Stanley Sobkowicz January 11, 2014 at 09:45 AM
Pete M By the way in terms of "since I was 5 years old", I am now 62 years old". So I kind of outrank you in terms of roots in this town!

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