Category: Atlantic County

Van Drew leads Pro-Trump boat parade in Atlantic County’s waters

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – President Trump’s supporters amassed a South Jersey flotilla on Sunday and, led by Congressman Jeff Van Drew (R-2), paraded their boats in the waters off of Atlantic County, New Jersey. The boats gathered at the mouth Read More

Freeholder candidate keeps posing with an upside down American flag

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – Atlantic County freeholder candidate Celeste Fernandez is developing a disconcerting habit, Save Jerseyans: posing with an upside down American flag. A quick primer in proper flag etiquette might be in order. The U.S. Flag Code is Read More

Councilman facing recall draws bipartisan censure after storming out of meeting

GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP, N.J. – Atlantic County’s Galloway Township became a focal point of political drama this year after Councilman Robert Maldonado (formerly an “R” but who became an independent right before a now-infamous reorg meeting) joined the three Democrats on Read More

GOP councilman helps Democrats defy voters’ will, seize control in Galloway

GALLOWAY, N.J. – It’s been 15 years since Democrats controlled Galloway Township’s government. Last November, Galloway Republicans won three seats with the lowest vote-getting GOP candidate besting the top vote-getting Democrat by well over 1,000 votes. The GOP maintains a Read More

NJ-02: Newly-minted Republican Van Drew attends Ventnor City’s Menorah lighting

VENTNOR CITY, N.J. – Congressman Jeff Van Drew hasn’t fully engaged the GOP event circuit quite yet, but he is making the rounds in his home district this holiday week.  Van Drew – who formally defected to the Republican Party Read More

UPDATE: LD2 Assembly race is still too close to call (but the GOP isn’t optimistic)

By Matt Rooney _ There’s always that race where one party or the other says on Wednesday morning, “man, if only we had put a little more cash in.” Welcome to the 2nd Legislative District. – Contained entirely inside Atlantic Read More

South Jersey Republican mayor heroically helps apprehend alleged burglar

GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP, N.J. – Leading a town of nearly 40,000 residents and running for reelection is enough work for almost everyone, but the incumbent Mayor of Galloway Township – Anthony “Tony” Coppola, Jr. (R) – still found time on Wednesday Read More