Murphy gets sworn in as governor
Jan 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Will Rogers once said, “I don’t belong to an organized party, I’m a Democrat.” New Jersey Democrats appeared to live up to this irony in the waning days of GOP Gov. Christopher Christie , as downst...
Battle for the heart and soul of the HCDO
Jan 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
The swearing in of a Union City police lieutenant as a county undersheriff has set off a firestorm of speculation about whether State Sen. and Union City Mayor Brian Stack will emerge as the most p...
Political coup in council presidency
Jan 07, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
Some people wondered why Councilman Rolando Lavarro met with newly-elected Ward E Councilman James Solomon in the Central Avenue office of Ward D Councilman Michael Yun just after Christmas. After ...
Santa’s grab bag for 2018
Dec 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
Not everybody is going to get what they want for Christmas this year. In fact, many of the gifts that might have been bestowed on political people were settled with the recent elections, and others...
Christie’s questionable legacy
Dec 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
Governor-elect Phil Murphy must be wondering if he did something wrong, because the man he will replace when sworn in on Jan. 16 approves of his selection of a new attorney general. Murphy nominate...
Got to get a message to you
Dec 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
If there is one thing evident from the Dec. 5 Jersey City runoff election, it’s that people in Ward E are clearly unhappy with Mayor Steven Fulop , their former councilman. In what many consider a ...
Stack’s turn on top?
Dec 03, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 80 80 recommendations | email to a friend
Hudson County lost a lot of political clout on the state level when Assemblyman Vincent Prieto was dumped as speaker of the State Assembly. Prieto could possibly lose chairmanship of the Hudson Cou...
Facing Menendez’s wrath
Nov 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
The Greek poet, Homer, might well have created the story that is unfolding in the aftermath of the federal corruption trial of U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez . In the Odyssey, the great hero Odysseus is...
DeFusco’s rage at midnight flyer
Nov 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 96 96 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken Councilman Michael DeFusco’s call for an investigation into the source of a racist midnight flyer allegedly issued by his campaign that appeared around town a few days before the mayoral el...
Dividing the Hoboken pie
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 98 98 recommendations | email to a friend
Let’s face it. This was not a good year to be a Republican in Hoboken. But despite claims by some of the pundits, Ravi Bhalla ’s mayoral victory was less about national politics than basic math. Yo...