Category: Mercer County

UPDATE: Grewal seeks to stall sale of N.J. college to Chinese-owned company

PRINCETON, N.J. – Rider University’s hugely controversial decision to sell a respected music school to Kaiwen Education, a company party-owned by the Chinese government is receiving a challenge from the State of new Jersey. This week, the New Jersey Attorney General’s Read More

Yaede critic Schirmer won’t seek reelection in Hamilton

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. — Once considered a rising star in New Jersey Republican politics, Hamilton Township Councilwoman Ileana Schirmer is not seeking reelection this fall. “I have decided to not seek re-election,” said Schirmer in a late Wednesday press release. Read More

Hamilton PD: I’m retiring – not resigning – and it’s unrelated to my post comparing Dems to the KKK

HAMILTON, N.J. — More to the story? NJ.com reported on Thursday that Hamilton Township Public Defender Edward Gore had agreed to resign after posting “I haven’t seen this many Democrats in white since they created the KKK” on Facebook. _ Read More

Mercer, Hunterdon GOP orgs formally back Tibbetts for LD15

TRENTON, N.J. — An early jump of the 2019 cycle? Maybe, if the NJGOP gets lucky. Republicans needed a candidate to seek newly-minted Trenton Mayor Reed Gusciora’s vacated Assembly seat which was subsequently filed by Mercer County Freeholder Anthony Verrelli. It’s Read More

Why isn’t Phil Murphy’s gun control regime helping Trenton?

By Matt Rooney _ New Jersey’s tough gun laws have never been tougher than they are presently under Governor Phil Murphy and his Attorney General Gurbir Grewal, Save Jerseyans. We’ve got ammo restrictions, hardware bans, expanded powers for mental health Read More

VIDEO: Smith’s opponent Welle pledges to raise taxes on Fox Business

NEW YORK, NY — It’s a strange year for Democrats running in “red” districts. Josh Welle, the nominee in NJ-4 seeking to unseat long-time House veteran Chris Smith, says he’s running a “Central Jersey” campaign, the implication being that he’s Read More

NJ-12: Kipnis raises cash, rallies backers at Trump National

BEDMINSTER, N.J. — In his quest to unseat Bonnie Watson Coleman in New Jersey’s 12th Congressional District, Middlesex County attorney Daryl Kipnis got a little help from his friends on Wednesday night at President Donald Trump’s Bedminster golf club. A Read More

ANALYSIS: Trenton is America’s 30th ‘Worst’ City

TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey’s inability to retain residents is common knowledge in all 50 states. What’s perhaps less well-known is the plight of its capital city. According to the website 24/7 Wall Street — which examined U.S. cities according Read More

OPINION: Murphy’s New Gun Laws Will Set Back Mental Health, Do Nothing To Stop Trenton Violence

By Steven J. Uccio _ Last Wednesday, Governor Phil Murphy signed six new bills pertaining to firearms into law.  Some are more impactful than others.  The law pertaining to “armor piercing” rounds may be redundant and the one banning private Read More