Before Trump Broke Up Biz Council, Johnson & Johnson CEO Resigned

August 16, 2017

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — The head of Johnson & Johnson decided to step down from President Donald Trump's Manufacturing Council today, prior to its disbandment, according to the company.

Alex Gorsky, chairman and CEO of the New Brunswick-based Johnson & Johnson, announced his exit in a statement, following reports published yesterday, Aug. 15., which said he planned to remain ...

President Trump Returns to Bedminster with "Summer of Resistance" in his Wake

BEDMINSTER NJ - The township's most famous part-time resident is returning for an extended stay.  President Donald J. Trump will spend the better part of three weeks at the golf club bearing his hame.  The President's wake carries with it left-leaning protests.

Summer of Resistance

On Saturday, August 5th, activists will protest Donald Trump’s stay in New Jersey ...

Franklin Township Board of Education: Six Candidates Vie for Three Seats

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ – Franklin Township Board of Education election will be a contested race in November with six people running for three seats. 

Current Board of Education President Ed Potosnak and Patricia E. Stanley are the only incumbents seeking re-election. The other four candidates are  Michelle L. Shelton, Nishita Desai, Michael J. Smith, and Andre T.

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy taps Newark native Sheila Oliver as running mate

On the day she was officially named the Democratic lieutenant gubernatorial candidate, Assemblyman Sheila Oliver's mind went back to Bock Avenue, the one-block street in Newark's South Ward where she grew up and where her political awakening began. 

"It was a very multicultural and multiethnic neighborhood when I grew up there," said Oliver, 65, a 13-year state ...

JFK Club of Franklin Township Hosts Annual Democrats Picnic

SOMERSET, NJ - Hamburgers, hot dogs, homemade pizza, and a side of environmentalism were on the menu Saturday afternoon during the JFK Club of Franklin Township annual Democrats Picnic at Colonial Park.

“As Franklin goes, so goes Somerset County, that means when you guys win, we win,” Somerset County Democratic Chair, Peggy Schaffer said. “For the first time in ever, I ...

Franklin Township: State Resolution Opposes Northeast Supply Enhancement Project

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Assemblymen Joe Danielsen introduced resolution AR280, which would allow the New Jersey legislature to formally oppose the proposed Northeast Supply Enhancement Project (NESE), according to release from NJ Sierra Club. 

"This issue is of paramount importance to me, and I have been working on opposition to the proposed compressor station for the last 18 ...

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LD17 Assembly Candidate Robert Quinn discusses why he is running

August 23, 2017

                 I had never truly considered running for office until I was asked several years ago in the midst of the Study Commission sessions*. Do I need the attention, prestige, or glamor in my life? No. Public service is an important duty, but the toll that comes with it dissuades many. During my recent door knocking, some of the public ...