John Pallone misses victory celebration due to heart surgery

Long Branch Mayor-elect John Pallone

Long Branch Mayor-elect John Pallone did not show up Tuesday night to celebrate his landslide victory over incumbent Mayor Adam Schneider because he had heart surgery earlier in the day.

Councilwoman Mary Jane Celli, one of Pallone’s running mates who was reelected on Tuesday, shocked the enthusiastic crowd of supporters gathered at the Italian American Memorial Association clubhouse on West End Ave. with her announcement that the mayor-elect had been hospitalized earlier in the day, according to a source who was present at the party.

The seriousness of the mayor-elect’s condition and his expected recovery time were not announced. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: May 8th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: 2018 Elections, Long Branch, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , | 1 Comment »