Kopacz won’t give up his freeholder seat
Jul 26, 2015 | 3 3 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Ken Kopacz will not resign as the Bayonne member of the county Board of Freeholders, despite rumors that he would step down now that he has been appointed assistant superintendent of schools in Bay...
The Torch has a torch for his old seat
Jul 19, 2015 | 6 6 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Reports suggest that former U.S. Sen. Robert Torricelli (known as “The Torch”) may want to regain his seat if Sen. Robert Menendez steps down as a result of federal charges filed against him. Torri...
Walking on egg shells
Jul 12, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
West New York was remarkably quiet in anticipation of the arraignment of Mayor Felix Roque which was scheduled to take place around press time. That was probably due in part to the fact that the in...
Christie announces run for president
Jul 05, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
With plummeting poll numbers, Gov. Christopher Christie announced his intention last week to run for president of the United States. Christie is the 14th Republican to announce after Jeb Bush, Ben ...
In Tune with June
by June Sturz
Jul 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
My family was surprised when I told them that one of my favorite TV series from 2004 to 2011 was – gasp! - “Entourage.” The HBO sitcom concerned the suddenly-risen film star, Vince Chase, as he nav...
Not dead yet
Jun 28, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
Former Commissioner Count Wiley was relaxing outside his West New York home earlier this month when several people passed by. Some of the kids kept calling him “Mayor Wiley” even though his ticket ...
Chaos continues among Hoboken Democrats
Jun 21, 2015 | 8 8 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Newly-elected Hoboken Democratic Chairman Anthony Romano isn’t having the best of starts for his two-year term in office. Elected in a tumultuous reorganization meeting on June 9, Romano is caught ...
Not ready for prime time in Hoboken?
Jun 14, 2015 | 3 3 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hoboken Democrats who are opposed to Mayor Dawn Zimmer gave a good example last week of why they may not be ready to lead the city into the new century. In a power grab that was described as “u...
Fulop’s kitchen cabinet
Jun 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
Everybody was a winner at the Chandelier catering hall in Bayonne after the polls closed on Tuesday, June 2. The laughing, hugging, handshaking, and tears were all part of a vast political celebrat...
Takes two to tango
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
At the recent debate at Lincoln High School for candidates running to become the next Assembly members in the 31st District (serving Bayonne and Jersey City), Bruce Alston appeared to call out Nich...