Category: Bergen County

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

John Stossel continues feud with Bergen town’s mayor over developer lawsuit

EDGEWATER, N.J. – Legendary investigative journalist John Stossel is once again at war with recently reelected Mayor Michael McPartland (D-Edgewater) over local development controversies and alleged corruption in local government. Stossel’s investigation began following the filing of a federal lawsuit reported Read More

ELECTION 2020: fourth candidate enters NJ-05 GOP primary

BOGOTA, N.J. – The race to take one two-term Democrat Josh Gottheimer is becoming a bit crowded. On Sunday, New Jersey Globe was first to report that Bergen County resident Paul Duggan plans to enter the 2020 Republican primary in Read More

Holly Schepisi and Bob Auth: Voices of Sanity and Reason for Bergen and Passaic (OPINION)

By Michael Schnoll _ The residents of the 39th Legislative District have a clear choice to make on Tuesday, November 5, 2019. Assemblywoman Holly Schepisi and Assemblyman Bob Auth represent 23 towns throughout northern Bergen and Passaic counties. I support Read More

Syrian GOP House candidate celebrates Al-Baghdadi’s death

MONTVALE, N.J. – The death of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi at the hands of U.S. Special Forces was welcome news to most Americans including members of the Syrian-born community. Among the celebrants: Montvale Mayor Mike Ghassali, one of the Read More

‘American Dream’ mall finally opens. Sort of. And N.J. taxpayers invested over $1 billion.

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – North Jersey politicians and Trenton elites led by Governor Phil Murphy are spending today and much of the weekend celebrating the soft opening of ‘American Dream,’ the decades-in-the-making Meadowlands mega mall. It’s been a financial boondoggle Read More