Trouble in paradise?
Aug 23, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
The last few weeks have showed significant turmoil behind the scenes in the administration of Mayor Steven Fulop . One of the key signs has been the change of official spokespeople for Jersey City....
The game is afoot in Hoboken
Aug 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
This November’s midterm City Council elections in Hoboken are heating up, even though it is not yet the end of summer. Traditionally, campaigns really do not kick off until after Labor Day. For Hob...
Indictments are a way of life in Hudson County
Aug 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Legal troubles for local politicians have become so routine that ordinary people may soon come to believe that indictments are the preferred way of removing an elected official rather than the ball...
School board races start their engines
Aug 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
While some people may be surprised, election season officially kicked off on July 27 when candidates around the county filed for this fall’s school board races. With the exception of North Bergen a...
Kopacz won’t give up his freeholder seat
Jul 26, 2015 | 3 3 comments | 19 19 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 | 22 22 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 | 28 28 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 | 29 29 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 | 31 31 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 | 34 34 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 ...