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Republican Laurie Albee Seeks GOP Endorsement to Run for Bernards Township Committee

February 22, 2018

 

BERNARDS TWP., NJ –  Laurie Albee, a resident of Bernards Township, has formally announced her candidacy for one of two open seats on the Bernards Township Committee.

Albee plans to seek the GOP Municipal Committee endorsement for a three-year term when the organization holds its annual candidates screening meeting on March 19.

“There are two clear messages ...

At Democrats’ Springfield Candidate Forum, Mandelblatt Endorses Malinkowski and Drops Out of Race

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – At the beginning of the night’s forum, there were seven people running for the opportunity to run as the Democrats’ candidate for District 7 in New Jersey.   It is expected the winner will face the incumbent Congressman Leonard Lance (R) in November.

Half way through the opening statements, candidate Lisa Mandleblatt of Westfield made her opening ...

Wall St. Journal Features Fanwood Mayor Mahr Among Women Reshaping NJ Politics

FANWOOD, NJ -- In an online version of a Wall Street Journal story that will appear in print on Wednesday, reporter Kate King examined the rise of women in New Jersey politics and highlighted Fanwood Mayor Colleen Mahr's campaign for Union County Democratic Committee (UCDC) chair. against two male candidates.

To get more women elected to state government, they need to tackle a ...

Cranford Democrats to Host Meet & Greets with Congressional Candidates for District 7

CRANFORD, NJ – The Cranford Democrats will host two meet and greets with the seven democratic candidates running for Congress in New Jersey’s 7th district.

Local voters will have the opportunity to speak with the candidates and ask questions on two separate dates.

“We want to give voters an opportunity to ask questions of all the candidates and also to speak with them ...

NJ Governor-Elect Murphy Calls For End to PARCC Testing, Unpopular in Bernards and Elsewhere

TRENTON, NJ. - He called for its end during his campaign for New Jersey's governor -- and now Governor-Elect Phil Murphy has placed PARCC testing for the state's students on the ropes for real.

This past Friday, the Governor-Elect announced that Asbury Park School District Superintendent Lamont Repollet will lead the State Education ...

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Bernards Democratic Committee Seeking Candidates for Township Committee

February 9, 2018

BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ, - The Bernards Township Democratic Committee (BTDC) is dedicated to bringing transparency and integrity to our local government. For far too long, we have endured single party, closed-door practices within the Bernards Township Committee.

If “good enough” government is not good enough for you, please join us at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 7, at Cedar ...