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Determined Ciattarelli Kicks Off GOP Gubernatorial Campaign, Vows to Beat Cancer

January 20, 2017

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – GOP gubernatorial candidate and state Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli minced no words when he greeted hundreds of supporters at his kick-off reception last night, just two weeks after a Statehouse press conference where he announced that he was undergoing radiation and recovering from a Nov. 15 operation for throat cancer.

Standing behind the podium in the ballroom at the ...

Ciattarelli Announces Successful Throat Cancer Surgery, Scales Back Gubernatorial Campaign Temporarily

TRENTON, NJ - State Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli, R-16th, a candidate for the Republican nomination for governor, announced yesterday that he had undergone successful surgery for throat cancer in November, and will be curtailing his campaign schedule temporarily.

Gearing up for a primary campaign against several other Republicans who want to run for New Jersey, Ciattarelli, a Hillsborough ...

Hillsborough Army Vet Takes Care of His Brothers-in-Arms

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ  - James Ball, a young Army vet who lives with his wife and 1 ½-year-old-son Mason in Hillsborough, helped to organize and coordinate a packing event Saturday with the volunteers of Operation Shoebox New Jersey Saturday at Lincoln Tech.

A group of 40 students, staff and volunteers worked to assemble 300 personal care packages for US troops deployed around the ...

Clark Mayor Addresses Plainfield City Council After Basketball Puppet Incident

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Clark Mayor Sal Bonaccorso appeared at a Plainfield City Council meeting Monday night to address the incident that occurred before a varsity girls basketball game between A.L. Johnson High School and Plainfield High School on Saturday morning.

A black puppet, hanging by a string looped around its neck and hand, a basketball attached to one end, greeted players from the ...

New Jersey Picked As Demonstration State for Mental Health Program

Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today announced that New Jersey has been selected to participate in a demonstration program to expand access to community mental health services and strengthen the quality of care for those living with mental and behavioral health issues. The demonstration program was created under Lance’s Excellence in Mental Health Act, which was signed into law in ...

Lance Named Vice-Chairman of Communications and Technology Subcommittee

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) has been appointed Vice Chair of the Communications and Technology Subcommittee under the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee.  The influential panel has oversight over the United States digital economy, the Federal Communications Commission and rules and regulations effecting New Jersey’s many telecommunications ...

Plainfield Basketball Team Reportedly Greeted by Lynched Black Puppet in Arthur L. Johnson High School

CLARK, NJ – The picture shows a black puppet, hanging by a string looped around its neck and hand, a basketball attached to one end.  This puppet is reportedly what greeted players from the Plainfield High School girls basketball team when they arrived at the Arthur L. Johnson High School for a Saturday morning game, according to posts on a Plainfield community Facebook ...

Joseph Dugandzic, 52 of Cranford Found Dead in Rahway River

CRANFORD, NJ – Joseph Dugandzic, 52 of Cranford was identified as the man found dead in the Rahway River off of South and Centennial Avenues, Saturday morning, according to the Union County Police.

Dugandzic a teacher at Cranford High School is described as an active member of the community.

An investigation is ongoing into the cause of death. The County Police were assisted by ...

Ray Schramm a Long Time Springfield Resident and Veteran of Two Wars

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – Recently, due to a kind introduction by Township Administrator Ziad Shehady, I was fortunate enough to spend an hour with Ray Schramm.  He greeted me with a nice smile and a strong handshake.  While most of the short time was spent talking about his World War II experience on the USS Texas, thoughts about how much has happened and changed in his life were always ...

No Holiday from Violence in Plainfield: Homicide Task Force Investigates Another Fatal Shooting

PLAINFIELD, NJ - There has been no holiday when it comes to the violence in Plainfield’s East end as police investigate another murder. The shooting took place at the Seafood Rama restaurant at the 1000 block of East 2nd Street between Garfield Ave. and Netherwood Ave. TAPintoPlainfield has confirmed that the Homicide Task Force is investigating this latest act of gun ...

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