Articles Posted in the " Jersey Shore " Category

  • Golden Era: Monmouth Sheriff’s brother poised to replace Flood?

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog New Jersey’s sports media is mulling former Miami football coach Al Golden as a replacement for the fired Kyle Flood today, Save Jerseyans, but because they’re sports writers and not political nerds, no one has explored the familial human interest story behind this potential move. Golden, a […]

  • Sen. Jennifer Beck calls for Tax Administrator’s suspension

    By Art Gallagher | Senator Jennifer Beck today called for Monmouth County Tax Board Administrator Matthew Clark to step down or being suspended, pending the outcome of a reported Monmouth County Prosecutor’s investigation to his relationships with vendors of the the controversial Assessment Demonstration Program that creates new assessments of Monmouth County properties for […]

  • MacArthurs celebrate wedding anniversary at People’s Pantry

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Thanksgiving week is officially underway, Save Jerseyans, and while football, turkey, and shopping will soon occupy everyone’s minds, many of you will remember that it’s our first duty – forever and always – to serve those who can’t take those things for granted. Our friend Congressman Tom MacArthur (R, […]

  • UPDATE: GOP prevails in Red Bank recount

    By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog The tight contest between Democrat Councilman Michael DuPont and Republican newcomer Michael Whelan is officially over, Save Jerseyans. Whelan increased his narrow single-digit victory margin in a Friday morning recount initiated by DuPont who told MoreMonmouthMusings he does not intend to proceed with any further challenges to the Election 2015 result. Republicans […]

  • DiSomma: sore loser Red Bank Dems “try to make 2+2=5”

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Despite a historic albeit close loss on Election Day, Save Jerseyans, Red Bank Democrats (who’ve lost consecutive municipal elections in a clear rejection of their governing tenure by the voters) have decided to subject the borough to a recount ordeal. The chief culprit is 3-term Councilman Michael […]

  • Christie vetoes Democracy Act, A.C. PILOT program, gun control bill

    By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog Governor Chris Christie acted on a host of bills on Monday, Save Jerseyans, notably by issuing a veto of the so-called Democracy Act designed to help Democrats buy more elections and a conditional veto of the A.C. PILOT program that factored into this year’s contentious LD2 Assembly contest. Consistent with his […]

  • Red Bank GOP set to take control for first time since ’89

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Updated 3:52 p.m. If the final count holds, Save Jerseyans, Republicans Michael Whelan has defeated incumbent Democratic Michael DuPont in Red Bank, putting an exclamation mark at the end of one of last Tuesday’s closer municipal races and giving the Red Bank Republican Party control of borough council for the […]

  • Gopal vs Beck in 2017?

    By Art Gallagher | From PolitickerNJ: Vin Gopal Long hailed as one of the most talented up and comers in New Jersey politics, the Monmouth County Democratic Chairman from Long Branch appears poised to run against state Senator Jen Beck (D-11) in 2017. Beck will be a very tough out, but Gopal is a […]

  • Team Point Pleasant continues undefeated streak

    By William G. Kuncken | The Save Jersey Blog Former Chair of the New Jersey Young Republican Federation, Michael Thulen Jr., secured his first victory as a councilman in Point Pleasant on Tuesday with 60.24% of the vote after being appointed to fill a vacancy, Save Jerseyans. The 30-something councilman will now be able to continue […]

  • 31-year-old Republican Jesse Kurtz wins A.C. council race

    By William G. Kuncken | The Save Jersey Blog Two years ago, Save Jerseyans, Atlantic City elected its first Republican mayor in over two decades despite a 10-1 registration disadvantage: Don Guardian. This year, the struggling oceanfront resort decided it was time for further reform and elected Jesse O’Leary Kurtz to Council with a 70%+ majority vote in […]

  • LD11 SHOCK: Casagrande likely defeated, Angelini too close to call

    By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog It’s a huge blow to the NJ GOP… A late surge of Super PAC cash appears to have has sunk two of this cycle’s most surprising causalities, Save Jerseyans: veteran Assemblywomen Mary Pat Angelini and Caroline Casagrande… We’re told by those crunching numbers (and watching which towns are coming in) that […]

  • LD2 Update: Democrats angry over Democrat clerk’s screw up

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Never a dull moment on Election Day… POLITICO New Jersey is reporting that provisional ballots weren’t at the polls when Atlantic County voters (which encompasses battleground LD2) when to the polls this morning, Save Jerseyans. Provisionals might prove consequential. In 2013, then-Assemblyman John Amodeo lost to this cycle’s incumbent […]

  • Long-time Democrat abandons Hornik in fierce Marlboro contest

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Is the tide turning against Democrats in a key Monmouth community? Former Marlboro Democrat Club President Patrick Kelly made waves this week when he endorsed a Republican, John Dwyer, in this year’s hotly-contested municipal race: The News Transcript op-ed was years in the making. Sources in Marlboro tell […]