Meet the Local Activist Group that Started Long Before Trump’s Rise

March 11, 2017

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Terrorists had just attacked the World Trade Center, killing thousands and shattering what was perhaps a naïve sense of American invincibility, when the resistance began.

Some of its founders gathered near Livingston Avenue and George Street on a day shortly after 9/11. Sam Friedman, a Highland Park resident who works in AIDS research, made sure he was there. He ...

Ciattarelli Runs Away with Somerset County GOP Endorsement


SOMERVILLE, NJ  - GOP gubernatorial hopeful Jack Ciattarelli, who has spent his entire life living and working in Somerset County and several decades representing the residents of central New Jersey towns, easily won the endorsement of the Somerset County Republican Organization at Tuesday night's county convention.

Ciattarelli, a state Assemblyman (R-16th) and resident of ...

Protests, Boisterous Crowd at Leonard Lance's Town Hall Meeting

BRANCHBURG, NJ – Rep. Leonard Lance of the state’s 7th Congressional District held his 41st Town Hall at Raritan Valley Community College Wednesday evening, fielding questions ranging from the Affordable Care Act to Russia, from investigating Donald Trump’s taxes to the environment.

As Lance promised, the event began promptly at the official start time of 7 p.m.

But hours ...

Somerville: Mayor Gallagher Seeks GOP Nod as County Freeholder Candidate

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Longtime Republican Mayor Brian Gallagher trusts his instincts, and his instincts tell him the time is right to move on and seek higher office.

Gallagher confirmed on Monday that he is lobbying members of the Somerset County Republican Committee to be selected as the candidate who will replace veteran Somerset County Freeholder Director Peter Palmer, who is retiring at the end ...

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 ...

Franklin Township: Gas Compressor Opposition Task Force On the Move

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - This was a busy week for the Franklin Township Task Force about compressor Station 206 (FTTF). 

This Tuesday it will be formally adopted by the Franklin Township Mayor and Council as an official committee whose mission will be to make recommendations to the township council and to inform the public of activity regarding the Williams/Transco Northeast ...

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