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Pedro Tavares Announces Intention to Run for Bloomfield's Third Ward Council Seat

February 20, 2017

BLOOMFIELD, NJ  - Pedro Tavares Jr. has announced his intentions to run for Bloomfield's Third Ward council seat.

Tavares is known within Bloomfield and across the region as an advocate for parental equality and unmarried fathers' rights. Tavares' motivation for running for office in Bloomfield is his strong belief that the Third Ward of Bloomfield has been underrepresented by ...

Councilwoman Michelle Harris Announces Plans to Run for Mayor of Morristown

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Councilwoman Michelle Dupree Harris announced her plan to run for Mayor of Morristown at the Morristown Diner. Harris will be running against Incumbent Mayor Timothy Dougherty.

Running alongside Harris are three other residents who are hoping to earn a position on council as well. Running for Council at Large are Esperanza Porras-Fields, Jenna Gervasio and Maria ...

Council Chairman Ted Green Makes Major Announcement Tuesday

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Amidst wide speculation, conjecture and just old fashion guessing, many East Orange residents are anxiously awaiting an announcement from Councilman Ted Green regarding his intention to run in the upcoming mayoral election. 

Yesterday, the Councilman posted on his Facebook page he would be making a major announcement Tuesday afternoon at 12:00 noon on the corner of ...

Melvyn Tanzman Launches Bid for Yorktown Supervisor

YORKTOWN, N.Y. - Mohegan Lake resident Melvyn R. Tanzman announced Friday that he will seek the Democratic nomination for town supervisor.

Tanzman, who has lived in Mohegan Lake for 26 years, will look to unseat three-term incumbent Michael Grace, who is seeking reelection. Tanzman is scheduled to interview with the Yorktown Democratic Committee next week, said Co-Chair Ron ...

Voting Concerns Tax Levies, Staffing, Funds for East Brunswick's Fire Districts

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - East Brunswick voters can decide proposed tax levies and elect candidates for the boards that oversee the township's fire districts on Saturday, February 18th.   The balloting also includes a vote for Fire Commissioner for the township.

Historically, fire district elections have had poor turnouts, yet the questions pertaining to taxes, funding, and staffing ...

Ciattarelli Calls Sanctuary City Legislation “Reckless and Irresponsible”

 SOMERVILLE, NJ – Republican gubernatorial candidate Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli (R-16) slammed, as reckless and irresponsible, Democrat-sponsored legislation in Trenton that forces state taxpayers to financially support New Jersey cities that choose to defy federal law and, in so doing, encourage illegal immigration.
 
Ciattarelli, a frequent critic of Governor ...

Ciattarelli Calls Sanctuary City Legislation “Reckless and Irresponsible”

 
SOMERVILLE, NJ – Republican gubernatorial candidate Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli (R-16) slammed, as reckless and irresponsible, Democrat-sponsored legislation in Trenton that forces state taxpayers to financially support New Jersey cities that choose to defy federal law and, in so doing, encourage illegal immigration.
 
Ciattarelli, a frequent critic of Governor ...

Ciattarelli Calls Sanctuary City Legislation “Reckless and Irresponsible”

Republican gubernatorial candidate Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli slammed, as reckless and irresponsible, Democrat-sponsored legislation in Trenton that forces state taxpayers to financially support New Jersey cities like Newark that choose to defy federal law and, in so doing, encourage illegal immigration.
 
Ciattarelli, a frequent critic of Governor Christie, applauded him for promising ...

Ciattarelli Calls Sanctuary City Legislation “Reckless and Irresponsible”

 
SOMERVILLE, NJ – Republican gubernatorial candidate Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli (R-16) slammed, as reckless and irresponsible, Democrat-sponsored legislation in Trenton that forces state taxpayers to financially support New Jersey cities that choose to defy federal law and, in so doing, encourage illegal immigration.
 
Ciattarelli, a frequent critic of Governor ...

UPDATE: Franklin Township Fire District 3 Election Today

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Today voters of district 3 will be asked to vote on the 2017 budget and to elect two commissioners for three-year terms. 

Polls will be open at 138 Schevchenko Avenue between the hours of 2 p.m. and 9 p.m. Feb. 18. You must be listed on Franklin Township Registry of Voters to vote. If you are qualified to vote, but not registered you can file an application to ...

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Summit Municipal Democratic Committee To Meet on Feb. 28

February 19, 2017

The Summit Municipal Democratic Committee will be holding its monthly meeting on Tuesday, February 28 from 7 -9 p.m. in the Whitman Room at City Hall.

The committee will introduce local Democratic candidates for the November 2017 elections. The committee will also discuss the follow up to the February 15 "Stand Up/Speak Out" citizen activism event.  All Summit ...

Congressman Rodney Frelinghuysen

February 15, 2017

To the Editor:

There has been much discussion recently about representatives in our government who pretend to represent their constituents, but who have been corrupted by special interest groups or blind self-interest. Unfortunately, in the 11th District, we have one such politician who, by his actions, is a significant part of the problem that we have in the federal government.