Goodbye Hoboken, hello Trenton?
Jun 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer became the talk of Hudson County on Tuesday with her last-minute decision not to seek reelection. Zimmer has already denied in media accounts that she will be taking a cab...
Osborne bows out of Ward E race
Jun 18, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
In a move that surprised nobody, Jersey City Ward E Council member Candice Osborne says she will not seek a second term, clearing the way for a heavy political battle to represent the wealthiest pa...
Stack’s little helpers
Jun 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
You have to hand it to Brian Stack , his civic association, and his campaign workers. They are a very helpful crew, which may explain why Stack running unopposed for state Senate still managed to g...
Battle for Hoboken begins
Jun 04, 2017 | 6 6 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
Now that Councilman Michael DeFusco has finally announced his candidacy for mayor, the long-expected battle for Hoboken can begin. Technically, this comes much earlier than would be traditional for...
DeFusco makes his move
May 28, 2017 | 2 2 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken Councilman Michael DeFusco made his run for mayor official last week, ending months of speculation. The move starts the campaign clock ticking and raises a number of issues: Will born-and-r...
Between the lines
May 21, 2017 | 6 6 comments | 67 67 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 | 88 88 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 | 111 111 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 | 65 65 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 | 109 109 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, ...