Category: Mercer County

OPINION: Why I can’t endorse Kelly Yaede for another term in Hamilton | Schirmer

By Ileana Schirmer _ As a current sitting councilwoman and as a Republican, I feel it is important to share with the residents of Hamilton Township why I personally cannot support Mayor Kelly Yaede for re-election.    Mayor Yaede has demonstrated Read More

Caliguire, Madrid nab Assembly nods in LD16

PRINCETON, NJ – Mark Caliguire and Christine Madrid are officially the Republican nominees for State Assembly in New Jersey’s 16th Legislative District, generating a monster margin in Somerset County and even winning in Hunterdon County where Roger Locandro (the third Read More

Mercer Republican Chair explains why Hamilton’s GOP Mayor Yaede was denied the line

HAMILTON TWP, N.J. – As entertaining as intense state-wide Democrat infighting might be at the moment, Murphy vs. Norcross has nothing on the Mercer GOP vs. Kelly Yaede war in terms of hot rhetoric and extremely personal attacks. It’s gotten Read More

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