Mr. Kramer, 71, joins fellow Democrat and city Councilman Steven Stegman, 53, on the June 8 primary ballot.
also has been active in the community for many years.He has been a member of the Lambertville Area Chamber of Commerce since 1986.He is the organization's vice-president and has served as president.This year marks the 16th year Mr. Stegman has served as chairman of the Shad Festival.
direction, this 23-year-old event has been recognized for excellence by the Governor's
Conference on Tourism three times: in 1995 as Best Event and in 2000 and 2003 as Best Eco-Tourism Event.Mr. Stegman has been a member of Lambertville's City Council for four years.He is also a member of the city's Planning Board and the Historic Preservation Commission.Mr. Stegman
has worked on many public safety programs, including the Route 29 truck ban, the Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Improvement Grant and improvements to Ely Field and Cavallo Park.
The improvement of Lambertville's infrastructure has been a high priority for Mr. Stegman
."Improved drainage on the northern section of our city now minimizes the chance of local flooding," he
said."Delaware Avenue, North and South Franklin streets have been rebuilt."Mr. Stegman
also has worked closely with the council to institute a redevelopment plan for Connaught Hill, which will include a new park."Plans are under way to install new drainage on Connaught Hill," he
...Mr. Stegman is a 1973 graduate of Ithaca College, Ithaca, N.Y., and holds a bachelor's of science degree in communications.He
moved to Lambertville from the Bronx, where he
grew up, in 1986.He
opened a small collectibles business on Church Street called the 5 & Dime.As the business grew, Mr. Stegman
moved it to North Union Street where he
turned the 5 & Dime into a pop culture collectible emporium.Mr. Stegman
ideals and visions for improved quality of life to the state level in 2003 as deputy director of the New Jersey Office of Travel and Tourism