Category: Essex County

ELECTION 2021: Ciattarelli backs Essex’s water crisis bond deal with Newark

NEWARK, N.J. – 2021 gubernatorial candidate Jack Ciattarelli opined on the ongoing Newark water crisis this week.  The former assemblyman joined his fellow ex-legislator (Democrat John Wisniewski) to discuss the issue as part of a new weekly segment hosted by Read More

REPORT: Booker confidant allegedly told Newark Watershed’s executive director to solicit political contributions

NEWARK, N.J. – Cory Booker’s starring role in Newark’s lead water crisis was bad enough based upon what we already knew, Save Jerseyans. It just got worse.  On Thursday, Politico reported that “a longtime friend and adviser to former Mayor Read More

ROONEY: No more expensive studies of Newark’s water; replace the pipes now!

TRENTON, N.J. – As Newark’s water crisis continues to deepen and Governor Phil Murphy refuses to declare a state of emergency, Save Jersey‘s Matt Rooney returned to the Chasing News A+ Panel on Wednesday night to inject some much-needed common sense Read More

Heavily-subsidized Newark, N.J. plans to experiment with ‘universal basic income’

By Matt Rooney _ It failed spectacularly in Finland and Canada. It fails everywhere it’s tried. Newark, New Jersey is ready to give ‘universal basic income’ a go all the same, Save Jerseyans, and you’ll be footing the bill. _ Mayor Read More

‘Say No to Menendez’ truck sighted cruising Newark’s streets

NEWARK, N.J. — Bob Hugin’s campaign isn’t expecting to win Essex County. Not even Chris Christie pulled that off in 2013 (he lost Essex and Hudson despite winning the other 19 counties). But New Jersey doesn’t elected statewide candidates in Read More

NJ-11: Webber drops new endorsements as Primary Day closes in

PARSIPPANY, N.J. — With Election Day less than one week out, Assemblyman Jay Webber (R-26) tried to solidify his frontrunner status on Wednesday by dropping a new round of municipal endorsements. “The strength of our campaign is our people, and Read More

VIDEO: N.J. Board of Ed Member Unloads On Policeman, Calls His Boss “Skinhead” During Traffic Stop

SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. — A New Jersey local Board of Education member is in hot water today, Save Jerseyans, after she was recorded exclaiming “skinhead cop” during a recorded traffic stop.  As reported by outlets including Fox News and NJ 101.5, Read More

Nutley closes all schools Friday due to threat in Instagram video

The Nutley School District has closed all schools on Friday as police investigate a security threat posted to social media. “Because of the nature of the world in which we live, there was no other decision to be made,” Superintendent Read More

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 Read More