Articles Posted in the " Jersey Shore " Category

  • Hanlon confirmed as Monmouth Clerk

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Republican Christine Giordano Hanlon was confirmed on Monday afternoon as Monmouth County Clerk by the State Senate, Save Jerseyans. Hanlon, an attorney at Archer & Greiner, had been sworn in as acting clerk back in March as the replacement for M. Claire French who had served since 1997. “We congratulate Christine […]


  • O’Scanlon: When pumping gas, DON’T SET YOURSELF ON FIRE

    By Art Gallagher | MoreMonmouthMusings.com Assemblyman Declan O’Scanlon is offended by the argument that New Jerseyans are not capable of pumping their own gas without setting themselves on fire.  But in order to get his legislation that would decriminalize consumer gas pumping passed he in inserting language into the bill that would require signs on […]


  • Desiderio, Pagliughi re-elected on the Jersey Cape

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Cape May County voters showed no signs of discontent with their local leadership at the polls on Tuesday, Save Jerseyans. In the resort town of Sea Isle (and your Blogger-in-Chief’s second home), Mayor Leonard Desiderio was reelected with 480 votes along with Councilmen William Kehner (462 votes) and Frank […]


  • Incumbents Sweep In Ocean Township

    By Art Gallagher | MoreMonmouthMusings.com Mayor Chris Siciliano and his One Ocean Team easily fought off a challenge by Ocean Together in a non-partisan municipal election in Ocean Township. Siciliano was the top vote getter with 3,001 ballots cast for him.  Deputy Mayor William Garofolo earned 2, 793 votes. School Board member Robert Acerra, the only non-incumbent […]


  • The Real Campaign: LD2 GOP slate fires back at Sweeney

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Assemblyman Chris Brown and Freeholder Will Pauls will face Assemblyman Vince Mazzeo and Atlantic County Freeholder Colin Bell on the LD2 ballot this fall, Save Jerseyans, but if we’re being honest, Senate President Steve Sweeney is the one that’s going to come in heavy and do everything he can (read: […]


  • LD1 race turns into a chase as GOP team demands debate via e-mail

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog LD1 isn’t so much a race as a chase thus far in the Election 2015 cycle, Save Jerseyans. The GOP Assembly ticket in this rare partisan-split district of Assemblyman Sam Fiocchi and Cumberland County Freeholder Jim Sauro is spoiling for a fight. Assemblyman Bob Andrzejczak and his Democrat running mate, […]


  • MacArthur helps rescue KC-10 (and joint base) from retirement

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog As promised, Save Jerseyans, freshman Rep. Tom MacArthur (R, NJ-03) led the charge on behalf of thousands of his constituents employed by the Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst on Wednesday night, securing language in the Fiscal Year 2016 National Defense Authorization Act safeguarding the KC-10 refueling tanker from efforts to retire it and, […]


  • Sweeney’s North Jersey casino plan is a complete fantasy

    By Ed Sheppard | The Save Jersey Blog State Senate President Steve Sweeney gave an interview to PolitickerNJ last week, Save Jerseyans, and his comments about Atlantic City and gambling have me questioning the man’s state of mind. “Look, it’s not the most popular thing to talk about casinos in Northern New Jersey, but the […]


  • Guadagno draws approx. 400 for PAC kick-off

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog At first impression, Save Jerseyans, the “We Care About NJ Political Action Committee” is off to a strong start. The mobbed $100 per head event headlined by Lieutenant Governor Kim Guadagno at the Eagle Oaks Golf & Country Club in Farmingdale attracted close to 400 attendees on Tuesday evening […]


  • Christie signs horse race simulcasting legislation

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Simulcasting of horse races in Atlantic City should continue for now, Save Jerseyans, after Governor Chris Christie signed S-2626/A-3972 on Monday. At the moment, the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa is the only horse racing simulcast facility left in Atlantic City. This new law will permit A.C. casinos to freely negotiate signal fees […]



  • LD2 belongs to the people, NOT Steve Sweeney

    By Irwin Fletcher | The Save Jersey Blog So I was reading a story in last Sunday’s Press of Atlantic City, Save Jerseyans, and the last three paragraphs really got my blood boiling. Take a read: Sweeney said on Wednesday that he will be actively engaged and will “do everything I can” to help Mazzeo and Bell […]


  • Lucas Sentencing Postponed Till May 1

    By Art Gallagher | MoreMonmouthMusings.com Former Manalapan Mayor Andrew Lucas’s sentencing on federal fraud charges has been postponed for a third time, according to the Asbury Park Press. Convicted of obstruction of justice and falsifying tax returns and loan application documents last September, Lucas was to have been sentenced on January 20, but the government […]