Town Officials

John Mayor John Coiro

Elected: 1999 (Elected to Council in 1987)

John Coiro is a native of Totowa presently residing at 107 Liberty Ridge Trail with his wife, Marygrace, and their children, Alyssa and Matthew. John is a graduate of Memorial Grammar School and Passaic Valley High School. He continued his education at Seton Hall University where, in 1981, he graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Accounting. . .Read More

PhilCouncil President Phil Puglise

Elected: 1989

Philip Puglise has been a resident of Totowa since 1973 and resides at 99 Sutton Avenue in the Borough of Totowa along with his wife Cheryl.  They have two children, Kristin and Craig, who also reside in Totowa. Phil graduated from Paterson Technical and Vocational High School and attended Essex County College. . . Read More.

JohnWCouncilman John Waryas

Elected: 1998

Councilman John Waryas has resided in the Borough of Totowa for the past 43 years and presently lives at No. 287 Winifred Drive with his wife Donna and their son Kyle. John is a graduate of St. James Grammar School and Passaic Valley Regional High School. . . Read More.

LouCouncilman Lou D'Angelo

Elected: 2005

Louis D’Angelo has been a resident of Totowa for the past 21 years.  He and his wife Catherine and their two boys, Peter and Louis, reside at 89 Columbus Avenue. Lou was born in Italy and moved to the United States at age 13.  He graduated from P.S. 27 Grammar School where he learned to speak English and went on to graduate Dickinson High School in Jersey City. . . Read More.

CarolynCouncilwoman Carolyn Fontanella

Elected: 2009

Carolyn Fontanella has resided in the Borough of Totowa since 1974.  Along with her husband Al, she has raised their three children Jimmy, Christin and Alexa in our community.  Following her graduation from Seton Hall University School of Nursing in 1984, she began working at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center in Paterson.  She is currently employed as the office manager at her family business, Festa Memorial Funeral Home. . . Read More.

daCouncilwoman Debbie Andriani

Elected: 2011

Debbie Andriani has been a resident of the Borough of Totowa for the past 15 years.  She and her husband Frank reside at 474 Totowa Road, with their three boys Frankie, Nicholas and Patrick. Debbie is a graduate of Secaucus High School.  Upon graduation, she worked as a legal secretary until leaving to raise her boys. . . Read More

Councilman Anthony Picarelli

Elected: 2012

Anthony Picarelli grew up in the Borough of Totowa and resides at 13 Craig Court along with his parents, Domenic and Mary and brother Matthew.

Anthony attended Totowa Public Schools and Passaic Valley Regional High School.  While attending Passaic Valley Regional High School, Anthony was a Varsity Golfer read more..