The right time to leave
Apr 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
A number of people were surprised last week when they discovered Don DeLeo’s name was not going to be on the June Democratic Primary ballot. For the first time in almost 25 years, someone else’s na...
Battle for control of the county
Apr 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Six of nine freeholder seats are being contested in the June Democratic primary. Two freeholders have decided (supposedly of their own volition) not to run for reelection. Three incumbents are bein...
Silly season gets sillier
Mar 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
For candidates running for municipal office in the May election in Bayonne, the St. Patrick’s Day Parade on March 23 was a kind of litmus test of popularity. In something resembling an old-fashione...
Putting pols out to pasture
Mar 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Political shenanigans never cease. In what looks to be the largest reconfiguring of the Hudson County Board of Freeholders in more than two decades, freeholders Jeff Dublin, Anthony Romano, Doreen ...
Mason’s in the hot seat
Mar 16, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken Councilwoman Beth Mason may face fines for election finance reporting violations. Mason is well-known for her deep pockets among those seeking to use her wealth to further their local polit...
Bayonne race heats up
Mar 09, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne’s municipal election race heated up last week as anti-administration groups filed petition signatures for a ballot referendum in the May election to approve an elected school board and to r...
Redistricting helps Anthony Romano
Mar 02, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Like the Sword of Damocles, redistricting of freeholder districts has been hanging over the head of Freeholder Anthony “Stick” Romano since he learned that Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer planned to supp...
Three’s a crowd in Hoboken freeholder race
Feb 23, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Perry Belfiore says he isn’t running for the Board of Freeholders to punish anyone, but to make sure that Hoboken gets its fair share of county resources. He says this has not been the case in the ...
Smith unveils his ticket in Bayonne
Feb 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Members of the Bayonne mayoral campaign staff of James Davis say they have obtained the services of West New York Town Manager Joe DeMarco to manage the campaign. DeMarco, who is also a councilman ...
Doing the freeholder shuffle
Feb 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
All hell is expected to break out this year in the races for freeholder as new candidates emerge to unseat some long-standing office holders. Part of this upcoming Democratic primary battle has to ...