Gearing up for new elections
Jan 25, 2015 | 3 3 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Candidates are popping up for the May municipal elections in West New York and possibly in North Bergen, promising a fun-filled silly season. With the shift of municipal elections from May to Novem...
Christie for president?
Jan 18, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
You have to wonder what Christopher Christie is going to do when he stops being governor in 2018. Regardless of how he pitched the State of the State address this week to make it look like he had a...
Sandra’s choice for Assembly candidate
Jan 11, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Insiders say the choice for who will get the Democratic nod for the other seat in the 31st state Assembly district will be left up to State Sen. Sandra Cunningham . The district has two Assembly se...
A bridge too far?
Jan 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
What is wrong with the governors of New York and New Jersey? In a joint veto, they undid legislation that would have begun the long-overdue process of reforming the Port Authority of New York and N...
First blood in West New York
Dec 21, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Count Wiley has unveiled the long-awaited opposition ticket that will challenge the still-to-be decided ticket of Mayor Felix Roque in West New York in May, 2015. Wiley’s ticket, known as West New ...
Will Zimmer resign early?
Dec 14, 2014 | 4 4 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Rumor has it that Dawn Zimmer plans to step down as mayor of Hoboken shortly, setting the stage for a special election that would likely coincide with the six City Council ward elections in Novembe...
Lucked out in Hoboken
Dec 07, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
When Mayor Dawn Zimmer decided not to push ahead with her rolling revaluation program in Hoboken, she did her opposition on the City Council a big favor. Although the council is split five to four ...
Who will get Garcia’s Assembly seat?
Nov 30, 2014 | 6 6 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Although nothing is official yet, many believe that Carmelo Garcia will be booted out of the state Assembly in next June’s Democratic primary. Garcia, who is currently suing Hoboken over being fire...
What’s next in Hoboken?
Nov 23, 2014 | 3 3 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
On the last warm Friday before November settled into a deep freeze, Mayor Dawn Zimmer was seen near First and Garden streets, apparently taking care of city business downtown. At the same time, Cou...
The next stage in Hoboken politics
Nov 16, 2014 | 3 3 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
With the Board of Education election out of the way for another year, Hoboken politicos can focus their attention on the upcoming mid-term municipal elections. Six of nine City Council seats will b...