In his first public appearance since being convicted of looting almost a million dollars in Hoboken Parking Utility quarters, John Corea attended last Thursday’s fundraiser and kickoff for second ward council candidate Peter Biancamano.
Asked about Corea involvement on his “team” to be elected to the second ward council, Peter Biancamano offered via text, “All I’m saying is, you have over 60 residents of the ward there and it was a great night.”
A phone interview with Freeholder Anthony “Stick” Romano confirmed he had not seen Frank “Pupie” Raia, the third ward council candidate who ran with Biancamano as council at-large candidates in 2013 at the event.
On the question of John Corea’s attendance, Romano said, “He’s a citizen… I have no comment.”
John Corea the former Hoboken Parking Utility head convicted and sentenced to prison for his role in the theft of almost $1,000,000 in Parking Utility quarters is seen (l) in this video of Peter Biancamano’s second ward kickoff/fundraiser. First Ward Councilwoman Terry Castellano is pictured right with Councilman Michael Russo behind Biancamano next to Corea.
Biancamano’s main rival for the second ward Tiffanie Fisher saw a declaration of war delivered by Freeholder Romano minutes before Biancamano spoke.
The Tiffanie Fisher campaign could not be reached for immediate comment.