Two incumbents and one former Board of Ed. president fill three vacant seats in East Windsor Regional School District
East Windsor and Hightstown voters have decided between four candidates for three open seats on the Board of Education. Incumbents Kennedy Paul and Paul Connolly, as well as Alice Weisman, a former Board of Education president, won the election. Terms for board of education members are for three years, and the newly elected members will begin their terms in January. Below are the unofficial results: Board of Education Candidate Results Alice Weisman 3,722 Lilia V. Gobaira 2,666 Kennedy D. Paul 3,370 Paul Connolly 3,014 -- Follow East Windsor Patch on Facebook, Twitter and sign up for the daily newsletter.
The Department of Education extended the deadline to Jan. 27.
Board of Education Vice President Kennedy Paul went for his criminal background check and is able to participate next meeting. East Windsor Regional School District Superintendent Edward Forsthoffer said Paul went for fingerprinting last Friday, but the results were not back yet. Forsthoffer said although Paul recused himself from last week’s Board of Education meeting, he could participate in the Jan. 23 meeting given the extension from the state. “I certainly don’t think it was the legislatures intent to disrupt boards or to have good board members sent away, but coupled with that the board members had an obligation to get it done,” Forsthoffer said. “He was a little bit late as were about 350 others, so I’m glad they extended the final …