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Rooney, Jepsen Win Wyckoff Committee Seats

Democrat Eileen Avia defeated

Incumbent Kevin Rooney and newcomer Haakon Jepsen have been elected to 3-year terms on the Wyckoff Township Committee, according to unofficial numbers provided by town hall on Tuesday night.

Rooney was the highest vote-getter with 4,562 votes, Jepsen was close behind with 4,245 votes and Eileen Avia earned 3,131 votes.

The terms of Wyckoff Committeemen Kevin Rooney and current-Mayor Chris DePhillips are set to expire at the end of the year. 

Avia ran on the Democratic ticket.

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qdogPa November 08, 2012 at 08:16 PM
I apologize for the comment about Rooney's wife's post about Obama...Agree it has nothing to do with him , though i still believe what he did was deplorable...i removed my comment
qdogPa November 08, 2012 at 08:18 PM
JR, i seriously doubt a resident would be upset if he/ she wasn't fiven preferential treatment in obtaining gas..i do believe a Wyckoff resident,myself included, would be angered if we drove to Waldwick for much needed gas and were turned away because we are not Waldwick reisdents
NLTITAN November 08, 2012 at 09:52 PM
Thank you qdogPa! Some people put words in other people's mouths! We know Rooney doesn't OWN the gas station - he rents it! Yes, I know all about his relatives but that has nothing to do with limiting gas to Wyckoff people. Yes, I am a resident but I think about it and say to myself, "if I went to another town and they refused me gas" I would be upset too! That's all we are saying! And yes, he is charging more for gas then even stations on Rt. 17. Forget LukeOil in Wyckoff - they are always hi priced and they DID charge their price and made it higher during the hurricane. They should be reported!!! (Says Christie)
JR November 08, 2012 at 09:57 PM
Once again Linda, you are incorrect. He owns that station.
NLTITAN November 09, 2012 at 12:30 PM
JR - do you have a problem in life?? Every time you comment it is NEGATIVE. Who cares if he owns it, rents it, etc., what he did was WRONG!!!!!

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