Thank you!

Congratulations to Mayor Steve DiDonato and Deputy Mayor Tom Gribbin on their re-elections. And to Brooke Sacco on her election to Town Council. A very strong performance by Richard Alverio, for his first time running for elected office too.

The unofficial results, including the first review of the absentee ballots (without provisional ballots) are:

For Mayor:
DiDonato - 2,238
Pullia - 2,028
For Council (Top 3 Win):
Giralo - 2,234
Gribbin - 2,187
Sacco - 2,052
Colasurdo - 2,005
Catania - 1,957
Alverio - 1,801

Thank you to all the volunteers and supporters that make Hammonton First the longest running, most successful local independent party in America!

Your Candidates

Steve DiDonato

for Mayor

  • Wife: Debra (Perna) DiDonato
  • Children: Christina Dillon and Matthew DiDonato
  • Graduate: Hammonton High School

  • Mayor of the Town of Hammonton, First Elected in 2009
  • Former Hammonton School Board Member, Finance Committee Chairperson
  • President of DiDonato’s Family Fun Center and the Alley Bar & Grill
  • Owner KMD Construction — A Residential and Commercial Contractor
  • Chairperson of the Stockton—Hammonton Building
  • Committee Sponsor of Numerous Sports Teams, including Little League & Youth Soccer
  • Member & Past Trustee of the Hammonton Chamber of Commerce
  • Member of the Hammonton Planning Board
  • Past President of the Hammonton Education Foundation
  • Host & Sponsor of Special Olympics Tournaments with the Kiwanis Club
  • Former Member of the Hammonton Lions Club
  • Treasurer for Bowling Proprietors Association of America

Tom Gribbin

for Council

  • Wife: Sarah (Deyo) Gribbin
  • Children: Grace, Brynn and Paige
  • Graduate: Villanova University, B.A. in Political Science
  • Graduate: Duquesne University School of Law

  • Current Deputy Mayor of the Town of Hammonton
  • First Elected to Town Council in 2009
  • An Attorney with Offices in New Jersey and Philadelphia Experienced in
    Small Business and Labor Law
  • Certified New Jersey Land Use Law & Planning Official
  • Chairman of the Town of Hammonton Business and Industry Committee
  • Former Member of the Hammonton Zoning Board
  • Former Member of the Hammonton Planning Board
  • Named Top 40 Under 40 in 2015 by AC Weekly Magazine
  • Active Parishioner of St. Mary of Mt. Carmel Parish
  • Head Coach for the Hammonton Youth Soccer Association & Former Coach for the Hammonton Little League
  • Former Board Member of the Hammonton Swim Club

Brooke Sacco

for Council

  • Husband: Jim Sacco
  • Children: Elena and Greta
  • Graduate: Rutgers University, B.A. in English

  • Director of Marketing for Vinyl Brewing Company in Hammonton
  • Sales & Marketing Coordinator for an Industrial Supply Company
  • Former owner of Behind the Moon Children’s Shop in Downtown Hammonton
  • Vice Chairperson of the Hammonton Environmental Commission
  • Vice President of Hammonton Mothers’ Club
  • Named Top 40 Under 40 in 2017 by AC Weekly Magazine
  • Co-Chairperson of the Hammonton Independence Day Parade
  • Featured by NJMOM as an NJMomprenuer
  • Room Mom in the Early Childhood Education Center
  • Downtown Hammonton Social Media & Marketing Manager
  • Member of the Hammonton Food Truck Festival Committee
  • Former Hammonton Gazette Home & Family Columnist
  • Active Volunteer in Numerous Volunteer and Charitable Causes

Richard Alverio

for Council

  • Attended Hammonton Public Schools
  • Lifelong Hammonton Resident

  • Owner of Funky Cow Cafe
  • Founded First Business, RA Designs, at Age 17
  • Built Business on Event Planning and Interior Design and Grew this Enterprise Into a Well-Known and Respected Operation in the Tri-State Area and Beyond
  • Decorator of the Hammonton Town Christmas Tree
  • MainStreet Hammonton Outreach Committee Member
  • Hammonton Sesquicentennial Committee Member
  • Co-Chairperson of the Hammonton 150th Anniversary Gala
  • Member of the Third Thursday Steering Committee
  • Youth Volunteer with the Puerto Rican Civic Association in Hammonton
  • Sponsor and Volunteer of Numerous Charitable Causes and Events
  • Named Top 40 Under 40 in 2017 by AC Weekly Magazine

Hammonton First is a local organization comprised of Independents, Republicans and Democrats dedicated to improving the community of Hammonton and was formed in 2005.

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