Jones, Glover Spar Over Employee Health Benefits at Scotch Plains Council Meeting

September 22, 2016

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The opening salvo came during public comments when Scotch Plains resident Frank Festa went to the microphone at the township council meeting on Tuesday evening and asked if council members were full-time employees.

Township attorney Bob Renaud responded that the issue is "complicated."

Festa followed up by asking if any council members received health ...

And Then There Were Three: Why Rev. D. Keith Owens is Running for Mayor of Scotch Plains

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Why would an individual with no party backing for his mayoral candidacy want to take on the established political party candidates? Former Mayor Nancy Malool has dropped her independent campaign. However, the Reverend D. Keith Owens, who has served for nearly 23 years as pastor of Salem Baptist Church in Jersey City, continues his.

"I see these exchanges at council ...

Malool Drops Independent Candidacy for Scotch Plains Mayor

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Former Scotch Plains Mayor Nancy Malool has decided to withdraw her campaign for mayor this November.

The former mayor announced her candidacy in the spring, but has shown little visibility since. She set up a Nancy Malool for Mayor Facebook page that had been updated just once since June 12 -- a "Happy Fourth of July" message  -- until today. Today ...

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Lance Takes Immediate Action: More Terror Funds in Wake of NJ Bombing

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) tonight supported H.R. 5859, the Community Counterterrorism Preparedness Act, which passed the U.S. House on the heels of three acts of terror that struck the United States over the weekend.

“We saw great bravery in New Jersey this week.  Police, fire and other emergency response professionals need more tools to ...