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Roxbury Council Urges School Closings on Election Days

August 15, 2018

ROXBURY, NJ – To ensure the safety of students, the Roxbury school district should close schools on Election Day and the state should require the same thing at schools statewide when schools are used as polling places, says the Roxbury Mayor and Council.

The council, on Monday, passed resolutions calling for those actions. It did so even as some on the panel acknowledged they don’t ...

Union School Board Election: Slate Set for November

UNION, NJ – The Union County Clerk drew the ballot positions for the Township of Union Board of Education 2018 election on Monday.

Ten Union residents have filed to run for the three three-year seats.  The ballot draws are:

Column:

1   Ronnie McDowell

2   Kalisha Morgan

3   Kim V. Ruiz

4   Eva S. Vieira

*5   ...

East Brunswick GOP Chairman Slams Democratic Council Candidates for Alleged Campaign Finance Violation

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ- East Brunswick Republican Municipal Chairman Jesal Amin has released a statement slamming the Democratic Council Candidates for an alleged campaign violation.  According to New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) regulations, campaign literature must contain both the name and address of campaign committees. Fliers distributed by the Democratic council ...

Hillsborough Committee Appoints Lipani to Fill Burchette’s Unexpired Term

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The Township Committee voted unanimously at its meeting Tuesday night to appoint Republican Shawn Lipani to fill the vacancy created by former Committeeman Greg Burchette, who resigned earlier this summer.

Immediately following the Township Committee vote, Lipani was sworn to office by former state Assemblyman and township resident Jack Ciattarelli as his wife stood by ...

Hat in the Ring: Lea Shave Running as Independent for Holmdel Township Committee

HOLMDEL, NJ - Local resident Lea Shave is running for Holmdel Township Committee. Shave is a 19 year resident. Her campaign was announced by a local citizens group called Save Holmdel Village. According to the release from Save Holmdel Village, Shave is a candidate that intends to cross party lines. 

Her platform is based on the theme, “Time for Change" ...

Harckham’s Late Entrance Forces Democratic Primary in District 40

Editor's Note: Read our previous interview with Robert Kesten here.

SOMERS, N.Y. – For eight months, it appeared to be a two-man race for 40th New York State Senate District, as Democratic challenger Robert Kesten announced in September that he would challenge two-term incumbent Sen. Terrence Murphy.

That was until Peter Harckham, a fellow Democrat from South Salem, announced his ...

Ballot Positions Determined for Edison Board of Education Election

As previously reported, seven individuals are vying for three Board of Education seats in Edison. On Monday, the Middlesex County Clerk conducted a ballot drawing to determine the ballot positions for each candidate.

Three candidates have bracketed together. Harish Verma, Ralph Errico, and Yunxia “Yuna” Chen will be running under the “Student Taxpayer Advocates” ...

Vice President Pence Comes to Local Area to Headline Webber for Congress Event

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Last week, the secret service determined that Baltusrol would not be secure enough for the Vice President of the United States, so the Webber for Congress event, headlining Vice President Mike Pence, was moved to a secret private location in Morristown.

Over 200 people attended the event which also included Senior Whitehouse Advisor Kellyanne Conway and several state and ...

Dan Chiariello Introduction for Sparta Town Council

My name Dan Chiariello, and I would like to introduce myself to you as a candidate for the Sparta Township Council.  There are a number of goals I would like to achieve if I am fortunate to be elected.  I will present these in brief posts and videos as we get closer to Election Day. I invite you to follow my campaign page and share it with your friends and neighbors: ...

Baltusrol Not Secure Enough for Vice President: Webber for Congress Event Moved to Secret Morristown Location

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Late yesterday, the secret service determined that Baltusrol would not be secure enough for the Vice President of the United States, so the Webber for Congress event, headlining Vice President Mike Pence, was moved to a secret private location in Morristown.

Over 200 people attended the event which also included Senior Whitehouse Advisor Kellyanne Conway and several state ...

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East Brunswick GOP Chairman Slams Democratic Council Candidates for Alleged Campaign Finance Violation

August 14, 2018

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ- East Brunswick Republican Municipal Chairman Jesal Amin has released a statement slamming the Democratic Council Candidates for an alleged campaign violation.  According to New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) regulations, campaign literature must contain both the name and address of campaign committees. Fliers distributed by the Democratic council ...

Dan Chiariello Introduction for Sparta Town Council

August 11, 2018

My name Dan Chiariello, and I would like to introduce myself to you as a candidate for the Sparta Township Council.  There are a number of goals I would like to achieve if I am fortunate to be elected.  I will present these in brief posts and videos as we get closer to Election Day. I invite you to follow my campaign page and share it with your friends and neighbors: ...

Locked Out

August 10, 2018

On Wednesday at 4 p.m., I attended my first Planned Parenthood rally outside of the office of Congressman Leonard Lance to oppose the Trump/Pence Gag Rule. The gag rule would make it illegal for health care professionals to inform their patients all of their reproductive health options.

It was hot (well over 90 degrees and humid) so I moved into the thin line of shade that ...