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Five Questions with… Lori Hieger and Lucy Tullo

May 29, 2017

MONTVILLE, NJ – The Montville Township Committee will have two openings at the end of December. There are five candidates for the positions, and TAPinto Montville will be speaking with all five. We recently spoke with candidates Lori Hieger and Lucy Tullo, who are running together on the Democratic ticket.

1. Name one item you would reduce or cut in the township budget and explain ...

Plainfield's League of Women Voters Holds Forum in Advance of Primary Election

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The League of Women Voters of Plainfield will hold a Candidates Forum that will round out those forums already held by the Plainfield chapter of the NAACP and Shiloh Baptist Church as the primary election nears.

Each candidate that will participate on Wednesday was required, in advance, to submit a biography and provide answers to questions asked by the League for ...

Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Phil Murphy Greeted By Enthusiastic Supporters at Rally

ELIZABETH, NJ – Democratic gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy was greeted with a thunderous welcome May 28 when he entered a rally at the Snyder Academy on Broad Street.

Taking the podium. Murphy called the election “the most consequential gubernatorial election in this state in 70 years. This is due to poor leadership. We need a leader to get us out of the mess left by Chris ...

Former Vermont Governor Touts Would-be New Jersey Governor in Newark Church

NEWARK, NJ - The Rev. Ronald L. Slaughter stood before 100 people at his regular weekly noontime service at St. James AME in Newark, providing a message that was both spiritual and political. 

"Politicians come and go, but God will keep you from falling," said Slaughter, with cries of "Amen" resounding from the pews. "You need to make a choice to affirm who you ...

Former Vermont governor touts would-be New Jersey governor in Newark church

NEWARK - The Rev. Ronald L. Slaughter stood before 100 people at his regular weekly noontime service at St. James AME in Newark, providing a message that was both spiritual and political. 

"Politicians come and go, but God will keep you from falling," said Slaughter, with cries of "Amen" resounding from the pews. "You need to make a choice to affirm who you are ...

Former Vermont governor touts would-be New Jersey governor in Newark church

NEWARK, NJ - The Rev. Ronald L. Slaughter stood before 100 people at his regular weekly noontime service at St. James AME in Newark, providing a message that was both spiritual and political. 

"Politicians come and go, but God will keep you from falling," said Slaughter, with cries of "Amen" resounding from the pews. "You need to make a choice to affirm who you ...

Former Vermont governor touts would-be New Jersey governor in Newark church

The Rev. Ronald L. Slaughter stood before 100 people at his regular weekly noontime service at St. James AME in Newark, providing a message that was both spiritual and political. 

"Politicians come and go, but God will keep you from falling," said Slaughter, with cries of "Amen" resounding from the pews. "You need to make a choice to affirm who you are ...

Former Vermont governor touts would-be New Jersey governor in Newark church

The Rev. Ronald L. Slaughter stood before 100 people at his regular weekly noontime service at St. James AME in Newark, providing a message that was both spiritual and political. 

"Politicians come and go, but God will keep you from falling," said Slaughter, with cries of "Amen" resounding from the pews. "You need to make a choice to affirm who you are ...

Ciattarelli Will Debate School Funding Reform with NJ Assembly Speaker

SOMERVILLE, NJ – State Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli, R-16th has accepted a challenge from Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto to debate school funding reform and suggested two debates immediately after Memorial Day.

Ciattarelli, a Republican candidate for the GOP Gubernatorial nomination, has made school funding reform a major component of his campaign.

He issued the following ...

Former Vermont Governor Touts Would-be New Jersey Governor in Newark Church

NEWARK, NJ - The Rev. Ronald L. Slaughter stood before 100 people at his regular weekly noontime service at St. James AME in Newark, providing a message that was both spiritual and political. 

"Politicians come and go, but God will keep you from falling," said Slaughter, with cries of "Amen" resounding from the pews. "You need to make a choice to affirm who you ...

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Union County Clerk Extends Office Hours, June 3rd for Last-Minute Mail-In Primary Election Voters

May 28, 2017

Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi will open her offices in Elizabeth and Westfield on Saturday, June 3rd from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. for voters seeking last-minute mail-in ballots.  The offices at the Union County Courthouse, 2 Broad Street room 113 in Elizabeth, and the office at the Colleen Fraser Building, 300 North Avenue East in Westfield, will open as a public service for voters who ...

Separating Fact from Fiction: Affordable Housing is State Mandated Not Optional

May 26, 2017

As Township Council President and lead negotiator in the unprecedented litigation against our Town by developers and affordable housing advocates, I felt compelled to set the record straight regarding the TAPinto Berkeley Heights’ election series answer published response by Republican Primary candidate Tom Foregger to Question 4. 

This is not my opinion, these are the ...

Edge and Fortgang for Assembly

May 26, 2017

To the Editor:

Over these past weeks, I have had the opportunity to observe and evaluate the agendas of the various candidates running for the Democratic nomination for the 26th Assembly district. To me, Bill Edge and Laura Fortgang have stood out as the candidates with a clear agenda to getting Trenton back on track. New Jersey has fallen from first place in so many national categories to ...