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South Brunswick: Township Reeling From Mayor Frank Gambatese’s Passing

March 25, 2017

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – Colleagues, friends and political rivals expressed shock, sympathy and respect following the death of Mayor Frank Gambatese early Saturday.

“Mayor Gambatese will be remembered as a tireless advocate for the Township. In the 20 years since he was elected to office, he worked diligently to improve the quality of life for the residents of South Brunswick ...

South Brunswick Mayor Frank Gambatese Dies

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – Township officials announced Saturday morning that Mayor Frank Gambatese, 81, died after a brief illness.

Gambatese was the longest serving mayor in the history of the township, taking office in 2002. He was also only the second directly elected mayor since the township changed its form of government in 1997.

Township Manager Bernard Hvozdovic announced his ...

South Brunswick Mayor Frank Gambatese Dies

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – Township officials announced Saturday morning that Mayor Frank Gambatese, 81, died after a brief illness.

Gambatese was the longest serving mayor in the history of the township, taking office in 2002. He was also only the second directly elected mayor since the township changed its form of government in 1997.

Township Manager Bernard Hvozdovic announced his ...

Woodland Park Cub Scouts Get Insight Into Life As A Mayor

WOODLAND PARK, NJ -  Cub Scout Pack 31 welcomed Mayor Keith Kazmark as a visitor at a recent meeting. The boys had prepared questions to ask the mayor, to learn about him and his job running their town.

Kazmark noted to the boys that he initially studied to be a teacher before becoming involved in politics, first being elected to the Borough Council in 2002, serving three terms for nine ...

VIDEO: Union County Freeholders Recognize Local Family for 'Wall of Love'

ELIZABETH, NJ — The Union County Freeholders held their regular meeting Thursday night, and a special resolution was introduced to recognize and commend Westfield couple Valerie Latona and David Contract for creating their "Wall of Love."

Latona had posted her first “love trumps hate” sign before the Presidential election, and it was vandalized.  Her ...

Activists Gather at Rodney Frelinghuysen's Office Upon Announcement that the Vote on the American Health Care Act Was Postponed.

MORRISTOWN, NJ -- Moments after House Speaker Paul Ryan announced the vote on the American Health Care Act was postponed, activists gathered at Rep. Frelinghuysen’s office in Morristown urging him to vote against the bill. Residents across New Jersey gathered at Republican congress member's offices to celebrate landmark health care law and urge these lawmakers to vote against ...

Hikers Meet Mountain Bikers in Public Comment at Union County Freeholders Meeting on March 23

ELIZABETH, NJ - The Union County Freeholders regular meeting on March 23rd attracted a large crowd who were there to comment on the county’s plan to allow mountain bikes in Watchung Reservation.

Chairman Bruce Bergen gave a short statement before allowing anyone to speak, indicating that in February 2016, the board had adopted a Trails Master Plan to bring up to seven miles of dual use ...

$700K Worth of Changes Coming to Chatham Township Shunpike Shopping Corridor

CHATHAM, NJ - Chris Vitz, Morris County engineer, came to the Chatham Township Committee meeting Thursday night to explain the upgrades planned for the Shunpike Shopping Corridor between Southern Boulevard and Green Village Road.

The project is budgeted at $700,000 with $600,000 of it paid for by Morris County and up to $90,000 covered by Chatham Township.

The right-turn "slip ...

Florham Park to Name Municipal Building after Unparalleled Civil Servant and Former Mayor, Ralph Loveys

FLORHAM PARK, NJ- It was a sad day for all of Florham Park when Ralph A. Loveys passed away back in late February of this year.

Florham Park has been blessed with many exceptional civil servants and volunteers over the years, but amidst this sea of jewels, Loveys shined brighter than most. In recognition of his years of exemplary service, Mayor Mark Taylor and the Councilmen of the Borough of ...

Kenilworth Mayor DeLuca's April Newletter

KENILWORTH, NJ - Spring is here! But at the time of this writing we have a little snow to melt first! While we had a mid-March storm that brought icy sleet and snow it was far less than the 24” that was expected. Kudos to the DPW and Police for doing a good job as always. This was a difficult storm to plow as because it iced very quickly, hampering efforts to get snow moved off the ...

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Lance Statement on the American Health Care Act

March 25, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) issued the following statement after the vote on the American Health Care Act was canceled:

“Greater choice and competition will be the free-market forces that lower health care costs for all Americans.  The legislation Congress was considering this week missed that mark and did not meet my goals for an Obamacare replacement ...

Frustration in Flemington

March 24, 2017

To the editor:

I am stubborn. In many ways, when I was accepted into a Flemington family 12 years ago, this made me fit right in. Uncompromising. Loyal. Passionate. These are all things I admire about my wife and her family and are all offshoots of our stubbornness. As the two of us have aged, thankfully, our stubbornness has softened and we have avoided imploding our relationship.

As I ...