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Somerville: Mayor Gallagher Seeks GOP Nod as County Freeholder Candidate

February 21, 2017

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 ...

Simon and Caliguire Challenge Zwicker to Denounce Affordable Housing Ruling

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Republican 16th District Assembly challengers Donna Simon and Mark Caliguire have challenged incumbent Democrat Andrew Zwicker to join them in denouncing last week’s affordable housing ruling by the NJ Supreme Court, and to support Sen. Kip Bateman’s legislation that would allow towns to administer their own affordable housing obligations, providing ...

Thousands March in New Brunswick, Calling for Revolution and Justice in Trump’s America

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — A cry for revolution boomed through Rutgers University’s College Avenue Campus and the streets of New Brunswick Tuesday evening, as an estimated 2,000 protesters marched against President Donald Trump’s immigration policies.

Many of the protesters were university students or faculty members, but people from all sorts of backgrounds joined them. They ...

Ciattarelli Releases List of Endorsements by GOP Supporters in Six Counties

SOMERVILLE, NJ – State Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli (R-16th) who is seeking the GOP nomination to run for governor has released an extensive list of key Republican leaders that span six counties who have endorsed his candidacy for Governor.

The list includes Somerville Mayor Brian Gallagher and Somerville GOP Municipal Chairman Rich Reitman. 

"New Jersey ...

Franklin Township Resident Joins Protesters in New Brunswick

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Linda Powell of Franklin Township joined protesters in New Brunswick this weekend rallying against President Donald Trump’s ban on immigrants from seven Muslim-majority countries, joining a resistance movement whose influence has spread across the globe.

Powell along with others were also there protesting environmental issues such as the Supply ...

GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Jack Ciattarelli Releases 5-Point Contract with Republicans, Pledges to Rebuild Party

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Republican gubernatorial candidate Jack Ciattarelli unveiled his five-point contract with state Republicans, pledging to help rebuild the party's strength and increase the number of GOP elected officials across the state.

"Upon announcing my candidacy for Governor, I pledged to take our state and our party in a new direction," he said. "First, ...

Fired Up and Ready to Go: East Brunswick Women Trek to DC Rally

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - They started to arrive around 5 am on Saturday morning, armed with cases of water, big boxes of granola bars, and dozens of rolls of toilet paper and paper towels.  They were loud; they were proud, and they were ready.  One could almost say "fired up."

106 women and 1 man boarded a bus in the J.C. Penney parking lot at the Brunswick Square Mall to ...

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