Category: North Jersey

Monmouth County bows to Murphy’s park closures; Sussex freeholder pens protest letter

FREEHOLD, N.J. – In most cases? New Jersey residents concerned that Phil Murphy has gone a bit (or a lot) too far with his draconian COVID-19 emergency orders can’t look to local Republican officials for leadership. On Tuesday, after the Read More

South Jersey accounts for only 3% of the state’s total COVID-19 deaths

By Matt Rooney _ North and South Jersey has long been separated by media markets, culture, demographics, and of course sports teams. Now there’s a new point of contrast: severity of the COVID-19 epidemic. – Everyone draws the dividing line Read More

NJ-05: Ghassali suspends campaign, endorses McCann

MONTVALE, N.J. – Mayor Mike Ghassali (R-Montvale) has suspended his NJ-05 congressional primary campaign. The Mayor’s decision came mere days after deciding to suspend his online advertising and less than 24 hours after candidate John McCann was awarded the Bergen Read More

Bergen gives its line to McCann, Mehta without a committee-wide vote

HACKENSACK, N.J. – Bergen County used to have one of the state’s most open, democratic Republican primary conventions. Not in 2020. On Thursday, according to a source with knowledge of Bergen County Republican machinations, Save Jersey learned about a Wednesday Read More

UPDATE: Bergen’s top official backs down from business-closing order, compares self to Bible’s Noah

By Matt Rooney _ Bergen County’s Democrat Executive Jim Tedesco had cited his “moral authority” to shutter businesses and enact draconian COVID-19 emergency measures earlier this week. On Thursday, Tedesco finally backed off of his order (previously delayed until Saturday Read More