In Tune with June
by June Sturz
Jul 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 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 | 5 5 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 | 10 10 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 | 17 17 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 | 22 22 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 | 22 22 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...
Battle for control
May 24, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Despite a threat from Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop ’s camp of an all-out war, Hoboken Democrats are still fighting over who – if anyone – should replace Jamie Cryan as chairperson of the Democrat...
Not a year for anti-incumbents
May 17, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
Former state Senator Bernard Kenny once pointed out that any election is really two elections: the one that happens before election day, the other on election day itself. In the first part, candida...
Pick a side in Hoboken
May 10, 2015 | 6 6 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hoboken bloggers who generally support Mayor Dawn Zimmer appear to be outraged by a rumor that Councilman Tim Occhipinti might run for reelection in November with Zimmer’s support. The bloggers...
Wiley wins his day in court
May 03, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
An old political maxim says, “Never run in an election you can avoid.” This means that if you can convince the opposing candidate not to run or find a way to invalidate him or her, do it. Unfortuna...