Zimmer and Murphy – perfect together?
Feb 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Mayor Dawn Zimmer will kick off her reelection campaign on April 17 with an appearance by Phil Murphy , a prominent Democratic candidate for governor. This dispels the wishful thinking in the anti-...
Doom and gloom for Michael Yun?
Feb 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Perhaps the most anticipated endorsement of the upcoming political season was scheduled to be delivered on Saturday, when state Senator and Union City Mayor Brian Stack was expected to endorse the ...
Shoring up their base
Feb 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Hudson County legislators have jumped into the “sanctuary city” movement with both feet. This is a safe move politically for many of the municipalities, such as Jersey City, Union City, and West Ne...
Don’t mess with Cunningham
Feb 05, 2017 | 7 7 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
A telephone poll conducted in Jersey City and Bayonne in mid-January was apparently paid for by South Jersey political boss George Norcross in an attempt to evaluate state Sen. Sandra Cunningham ’s...
Everything old is new again
Jan 29, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
The legendary rock band The Kinks certainly didn’t have Jersey City in mind when they sang, “It’s a mixed up muddled up shook up world,” but the lyric certainly fits the strange changes occurring o...
Guadagno runs for governor, and away from Christie
Jan 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
Lieutenant Governor Kim Guadagno kicked off her long expected campaign for the Republican nomination for governor last week, and like so many Republicans before her, she said she would seek to save...
Three tickets in Hoboken?
Jan 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 83 83 recommendations | email to a friend
As Yogi Berra once said, “It’s déjà vu all over again.” That’s how the upcoming mayoral election looks in Hoboken these days, suggesting it will be a repeat of 2013. Mayor Dawn Zimmer has already a...
The ups and downs of paying taxes in Union City
Jan 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 85 85 recommendations | email to a friend
The old saying is that you can’t escape death or taxes. But based on a recent experience in Union City, paying taxes may be a greater chore than you’d expect. After we bought a house in Union City ...
Hold the presses!
Dec 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 101 101 recommendations | email to a friend
At a time when a greater number of people get their news via the internet, posting public notices to a website instead of in print media makes sense and could save government entities money. At lea...
Getting even with the media
Dec 18, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 110 110 recommendations | email to a friend
There is an old adage, sometimes attributed to Mark Twain, warning politicians who go after the press for writing unflattering stories: “Never argue with someone who buys their ink by the barrel.” ...