Between the lines
May 21, 2017 | 3 3 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Going too far The separation between politics and personal lives became an issue again last week. Republican Congressman Rodney Frelinghuysen , who sent out a campaign fundraising form letter to a ...
A new job for Governor Christie?
May 14, 2017 | 14 14 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
The firing of James Comey at the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation may provide new life to the waning career of Gov. Christopher Christie , as he has been named as a possible replacem...
Possible power vacuum?
May 07, 2017 | 4 4 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
The conviction of Dr. Salomon Melgen , a friend and campaign donor to Democratic U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez , looms heavily over the future of Hudson County politics. Melgen was convicted of Medicar...
What will happen in Ward A?
Apr 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
In what appears to be a problem area for Mayor Steven Fulop in the November municipal election, Ward A remains a mystery. Who will Fulop tap to help draw votes to his reelection bid? The field incl...
Who will run with Fulop?
Apr 23, 2017 | 8 8 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
The Jersey City municipal election poses some real challenges for everybody involved. All nine City Council seats are up for grabs. Four current council members claim they will run for reelection, ...
Resignation fever
Apr 16, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne and Hoboken have something in common this week. In both towns, someone asked for the resignation of a Board of Education trustee, over alleged in appropriate behavior. This is relatively ne...
Trouble for Democrats in Secaucus?
Apr 09, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
Seems like the best way to get a job working for Secaucus these days may be to draw petitions to run for office. This has become a huge problem for Secaucus Democrats hoping to find candidates to r...
Hamlet of Hoboken?
Apr 02, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
Anthony “Stick” Romano is running for reelection to his county Board of Freeholders seat. He may also be running for mayor of Hoboken in November, even if he wins the Democratic nomination for free...
Political jigsaw puzzle for Jersey City
Mar 26, 2017 | 2 2 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
Freeholder Junior Maldonado confirmed last week that he will run for county clerk in the upcoming Democratic primary and not seek to retain his freeholder seat. It appears that Jersey City Board of...
Another candidate drops out of governor’s race
Mar 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop and Hoboken Housing Authority chair Dana Wefer now have something in common – both have decided not to run for governor this year. Wefer, a lifelong Democrat, shocked...