Donovan Requests and Achieves Restoration of Bergen’s Blue Laws (VIDEO)

Kathe Donovan

Back on October 28th, at the request of Bergen County Executive Kathleen Donovan, Governor Chris Christie signed Executive Order 109, immediately suspending Bergen County’s “blue laws” owing to the effects of Hurricane Sandy. Some wondered whether Christie’s extraordinary act was the prelude… Continue Reading

Bergen Freeholder Debate has GOP on Top at Korean Community Center in Englewood

Bergen Freeholder Debate

At last week’s debate hosted by The Record, Save Jerseyans, we witnessed not so much a debate, but an opportunity for candidates from both sides to state their positions on the issues. The debate was hosted by the Friends of… Continue Reading

Bergen Freeholder Race: GOP Spars with Democrats in Rigid Format at BCC Paramus

Bergen Freeholder Debate

The Record hosted and moderated the fourth debate between Republican Freeholder Robert Hermansen, Former River Edge Mayor Margaret “Peg” Watkins, Democratic team of North Arlington Councilman Steve Tanelli and former Municipal Court Judge Tracy Zur. Monday’s forum wasn’t anything like… Continue Reading

Hispanic Republican Association Launches in Bergen County (AUDIO)

Fernando - Hispanic Association

President Bush accumulated 35% and 44% in 2000 and 2004, respectively.  In a recent poll, President Obama leads Governor Romney among Hispanic voters by a margin of 70%-20%, representing a staggering reversal in favor of the Democratic party.   We addressed this… Continue Reading

Save Jersey Interviews Bergen County Freeholder Rob Hermansen

Bergen County Seal

Over the weekend Save Jerseyans, we had the pleasure of sitting down at One Bergen Plaza in Hackensack with Bergen County Freeholder Robert Hermansen (R-Mahwah). Freeholder Hermansen took the time to reflect on the first year of pay-to-play reform, and… Continue Reading

Things Just Got Very Real (Again) in Bergen County

Hermansen (far left) during his Freeholder term.

This afternoon, Freeholders Maura DeNicola and Robert Hermansen called an atypical presser at the Bergen County Law & Public Safety Institute in Mahwah. The topic? What they’ve graphically described as “a disgusting abuse of power on behalf of political bosses of Bergen County”… Continue Reading