Category: Bergen County

Retail epicenter Paramus embraces N.J. plastic bag ban fad

PARAMUS, N.J. – Banning plastic products is all the rage right now in New Jersey. Jersey City and Hoboken have enacted bans. Now Paramus – the Bergen County retail epicenter which posts $6 billion in retail sales annually – is Read More

Bergen Republican legislators, candidates split with county GOP over Saudino

HACKENSACK, NJ – The Bergen County GOP’s curious decision to embrace its turncoat former Sheriff Mike Saudino – forced to resign for bigoted statements after his defection to the Democrat Party – drew a major backlash on Thursday from the Read More

Back in the Bergen GOP fold, Saudino also donated to the 2019 Morris Democrat sheriff candidate

HACKENSACK, N.J. – Former Bergen Sheriff Mike Saudino abandoned the GOP for the Democrat Party; then he was forced to resign in disgrace after being caught on tape using bigoted slurs. This week he was publicly re-embraced by the Bergen Read More

UPDATE: Glen Rock Council unanimously votes down Indigenous Peoples’ Day

GLEN ROCK, N.J. – An effort backed by outside activists to replace Columbus Day with ‘Indigenous Peoples’ Day’ in Glen Rock has failed, at least for now. The Bergen County borough’s council voted 7-0 against the proposed borough calendar change Read More

Wednesday night: Glen Rock resumes debating scrapping Columbus for ‘Indigenous Peoples Day’

GLEN ROCK, N.J. – The contentious debate over whether one of Bergen County’s tree-lined suburbs will abandon Columbus Day for ‘Indigenous Peoples’ Day’ may reach a climax at tonight’s council meeting. Mayor and council in the formerly Republican but currently Read More

NJ-05: Possible Gottheimer challenger Ghassali defends himself against DCCC smear

MONTVALE, N.J. – National Democrats are taking shots at one of Democrat Congressman Josh Gottheimer’s possible 2020 challengers in battleground NJ-05. The target didn’t take the attack lying down. _ “Disappointing tactics with 100% wrong information, just to smear and Read More

Democrat Committeewoman flips to the GOP in Wyckoff

WYCKOFF, N.J. – There’s one new elected Republican in Bergen County this week. On Tuesday, the Wyckoff Republican County Committee announced that Democrat Committeewoman Melissa Rubenstein was flipping from the Democrat Party to the GOP.  _ “This week I officially Read More

Election 2019: GOP’s Cericola announces Bergen freeholder campaign

HACKENSACK, N.J. – Millennial Republican Katie Cericola will run for Bergen County freeholder this cycle. Known to some Save Jersey readers for her Millennial Minute guest video posts and her recent co-authored millennial ‘response’ to AOC, Cericola – age 24 Read More

NJ-05: Republican Pallotta exploring 2020 challenge to Gottheimer

MAHWAH, NJ – Frank Pallotta is taking a look at next year’s 5th District congressional race. Late Tuesday night, the former Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley banking executive announced the formation of an exploratory committee. _ “I have decided to Read More