North Jersey

Shades of Shundler in this fall’s Hoboken Mayoral Election?

What was looking like a competitive but sleepy election in Hoboken was set on fire by this week’s announcement by incumbent Mayor Dawn Zimmer (who had the backing of Brian Stack) that she would not seek re-election. Zimmer, the mayor famously could not figure out when, where and if she discussed disaster relief funding with […]

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FBI, U.S. Attorney joining probe of fiery Jersey City crash

JERSEY CITY – The Federal Bureau of Investigation and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for New Jersey is joining the Hudson County Prosecutor’s probe into a fiery crash that critically injured an innocent bystander. The agencies are lending resources to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez as her office continues to investigate the crash, which has led […]


Fulop plays judge (and jury) after release of controversial Jersey City police video

Should the Mayor of Jersey City, or any city, demand the heads of police officers while an investigation is still ongoing? Is that appropriate? Is it helpful? Steven Fulop (D) clearly believes it’s politically expedient; here’s what the almost gubernatorial candidate tweeted after video surfaced of an alleged bystander being “beaten” by police officers subsequent to a […]

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Corrado Overcomes DiGaetano in LD40

One of this season’s roughest primaries goes to Kristin Corrado, Save Jerseyans. We can now project that the Passaic County Clerk will overcome former Assemblyman and incumbent Bergen GOP Chairman Paul DiGaetano in the LD40 State Senate Republican Primary to replace the retiring Kevin O’Toole. Corrado, known for her tenacious campaigning style, started the evening […]

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Paramus’s Democrat Mayor Falls Victim to Fake Compliment from Miley Cyrus

This is the era of “fake news,” Save Jerseyans, and misinformation is rampant. We cannot expect every site to have the same high-quality as Save Jersey, but some sites contain a full-blown disclaimer stating that every article is false. One of these sites is WBN12.com. The website contains mostly a copy/paste article of celebrities claiming […]

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: In LD26, Hank Lyon Can’t Be Bought By Special Interests

A famous American by the name of Paul Revere cried through the streets “The Red Coats are Coming! The Red Coats are Coming!” Today a new battle cry can be heard in the streets during the LD26 assembly primary, and that cry is, “[t]he special interests are coming! The special interest are coming” For you see, […]

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What does Wayne mean for the LD40 race?

LD40 is one of the places where New Jersey political observers will have their eyes glued on Primary Election Night, Save Jerseyans. Partisan control of the district is unlikely to change hands in November. This battle is for control of the Northeastern New Jersey Republican party following the imminent retirement of long-time LD40 legislator Kevin […]

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TRAIN WARS: Kean, Langschultz Troll Hapless Gordon with Early Morning NJ Transit Trip

Senator Bob Gordon (D-38), Chairman of the New Jersey State Senate’s Legislative Oversight Committee, rode with invited guests to tour the tunnel to Penn Station this Friday morning. His 2017 opponent thinks he’s acting a little bit too much like a passenger.  Before Gordon’s trip got underway, Kelly Langschultz, Gordon’s Republican challenger in NJ’s 38th legislative district, was […]

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OPINION: Assemblywoman DeCroce isn’t a conservative

The other day, I received a campaign flier from Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce in which she argued she’s a conservative. Her mailer attacks Morris County Freeholder and Assembly Candidate Hank Lyon as being a fraud and a person who isn’t capable of fighting the Democrats in Trenton. I find this flier humorous because Assemblywoman DeCroce is […]

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LD40 VIDEO: Robertson Rails Against Passaic County Ballot in Wayne as Assembly Opponent Looks On

I had the pleasure of visiting Wayne, New Jersey on Wednesday night, Save Jerseyans, a key Passaic County battleground in this spring’s bare-knuckle GOP brawl for control of LD40’s legislative seats. The North Jersey Regional Tea Party (good folks – check’em out here) invited me to talk about the state of New Jersey politics in 2017, […]

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ANOTHER PETITION PUSHING MATCH: Gubernatorial Hopeful Singh Accuses Passaic Clerk of Petition ‘Mischief’

Politics makes for strange bedfellows, Save Jerseyans. This morning? In LD40? Atlantic City’s Hirsh Singh made the long trip up to Paterson for a court house steps press conference. According to a press release obtained by Save Jersey, the long-shot Republican gubernatorial candidate will criticize Passaic County’s Republican clerk, Kristin Corrado, concerning the way in which […]

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Fort Lee is Marketing a Phil Murphy Town Hall Meeting

Should local government promote a partisan political event? It’s not unusual for politicians to host town hall meetings or rallies in public spaces  (like high school football stadiums or gymnasiums). It’s a little more unusual when the town actively promotes the event. Here’s the Fort Lee, New Jersey official website notice AND e-mail blast for an […]

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Trump’s Summer White House Will Be In New Jersey

Mar-a-Lago is warming up, Save Jerseyans, which means Bedminster, New Jersey is about to become President Donald Trump’s summer White House. Politico has the full story. Some residents are apprehensive given the expected traffic and other security-related issues that hand-in-hand with presidential visits. Back in December, Rep. Leonard Lance (R, NJ-07) sought federal aid to help his district […]

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Jersey City Wants to Give IDs to Illegals

Declaring ‘sanctuary city’ status back in February wasn’t enough for Jersey City. Nope. Next up? On Wednesday night, City Council approved a municipal ID program in a 7-0 vote, mirroring actions taken by other liberal city centers including Newark and Union City. If the plan clears a second upcoming vote, then ANY Jersey City resident age […]

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