Articles Posted in the " North Jersey " Category

  • WNYC Radio: Rooney, Katz & Moran talk ExxonMobil and Christie “Pivots”

    By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog Our Blogger-in-Chief Matt Rooney joined WNYC Radio‘s David Furst and Matt Katz as well as arch-liberal Star Ledger editorial page editor Tom Moran on this week’s edition of the Christie Tracker Podcast, Save Jerseyans. The topics? A forthcoming ExxonMobil settlement and Governor Chris Christie’s alleged “pivots” on key issues. Listen:


  • Christie: “I’m not gonna kill PARCC before we even take PARCC”

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Despite moderating his rhetoric in support of the Common Core curriculum standards, Save Jerseyans, Governor Chris Christie defiantly refused to condemn controversial PARCC testing at Wednesday’s town hall appearance in Fair Lawn. “We are going to have to test,” Christie declared, frustration apparent in his tone. “We need to know […]


  • Matt Gilson’s 70-Town Tour of Bergen County’s GOP

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Regular readers know how we like to keep you up-to-date on candidates, leaders, and friends of Save Jersey (most of whom are under 40) doing big things in Garden State politics. If we’re ever going to “save” this state, folks, these individuals are going to have to play […]


  • RNC Co-Chairwoman Sharon Day to Address NJYR Convention

    By Gary LaSpisa | The Save Jersey Blog Save Jerseyans, I am thrilled to announce that Republican National Committee Co-Chairwoman Sharon Day will address the NJ Young Republican Convention in Morristown this May!  It is a tremendous honor for us to have such an experienced Republican Leader join us for this convention!  The Young Republican […]


  • Greats Falls of Paterson turn to ice

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Paterson was our country’s first planned industrial city, and a thriving late-18th century community of mills and manufacturers proliferated around the Great Falls of the Passaic River. Eventually, this city would produce everything from silk to locomotives. Today? The “Paterson Great Falls” is a National Historic Park… and chock-full of […]


  • 2015 Republicans starting to run against the gas tax

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog As Trenton Democrats and some Republicans, too, continue to weigh increasing the state gas tax to shore up the transportation trust fund, down-ballot Republicans are beginning to do what we’ve been advocating for months, Save Jerseyans: running AGAINST the gas tax. Among those higher-profile candidates who appreciate […]


  • UPDATE: Feds deny existence of new Christie criminal probe

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog How sad is it when MSNBC needs to throw cold water on a Chris Christie scandal rumor, Save Jerseyans? Reports of a new alleged federal criminal probe emerged this week, reported by the International Business Times, surrounding the Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office. The rub: it’s not true. “Any […]


  • More Menendez stink as Ferriero gets a day in court

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Disgraced former Bergen Democrat overlord Joe Ferriero is back in court today, Save Jerseyans, giving everyone actually paying attention a clear reminder of his party’s unparalleled record of corruption in Northeastern New Jersey. Newsflash: North Jersey Democrats are so corrupt that it’d make the mob blush… Assuming, […]


  • Bergen GOP facing convention battles for Assembly, Freeholder slots

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog While the words “unity” and “strength” were on everyone’s lips Atlantic City on Monday, Save Jerseyans, including those of Bergen County GOP Chair Bob Yudin, his organization appears headed for another round of potentially contentious intraparty contests. It’s sort of a tradition up there! There won’t be a convention for the […]


  • Big Govt stops N.J. teens from shoveling snow

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog We live in the People’s Republic of New Jersey, Save Jerseyans, as two Bound Brook teens just learned. “The two friends were canvasing a neighborhood near this borough’s border with Bridgewater early Monday evening, handing out fliers promoting their service,”  explained a report on MyCentral Jersey.com, “when they […]


  • Throwing money at students who throw teachers?

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Keep in mind before watching this video, Save Jerseyans: This is the same $20,454 per student high school where a retired teacher recently complained of “chaos” in the student body including sex in stairwells. This week? WPIX 11 is reporting that a freshman at Paterson’s John F. Kennedy High […]


  • No-Bid Newsletter Scam Uncovered in Union County

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog For every bridge lane maliciously closed by a Republican, Save Jerseyans, there are probably 100 instances of corrupt behavior committed by a Democrat in this state on a daily basis. It’s a matter of sheer numbers! Though it’s not just here (as Sheldon Silver was kind enough […]


  • Mess at the Meadowlands

    By Toni Marie D’Alessandro | The Save Jersey Blog The New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority (NJSEA) announced last week that they will be closing Izod Center (aka Continental Airlines Arena, aka Meadowlands Arena, aka Byrne Arena) at the end of the month.  Almost immediately, Governor Christie’s detractors began blaming Christie for the loss of this […]