Wednesday, 25 Apr 2018
Category: Passaic County

Conlon ready for another primary battle in West Milford

WEST MILFORD, N.J. — As the 2018 primary season heats up, one municipal chairperson is nothing less than a seasoned veteran, Save Jerseyans.  That’s probably a good thing for Republicans because his town falls right smack in the hotly contested race in the 5th Congressional District. Between now and June? West Milford Republican Chairman Matt […]

Winter Storm Postpones Passaic Screening Until Next Wednesday

By Matt Rooney _ Tonight’s highly-anticipated Passaic County GOP screening committee vote has been postponed until next Wednesday, Save Jerseyans, in anticipation of today’s winter storm. What’s at stake?  New Jersey’s 11th Congressional District contains the Passaic towns of Bloomingdale, Little Falls, North Haledon, Pompton Lakes, Totowa, Wanaque, Wayne and Woodland Park. New Jersey’s 5th […]

NJ-05 PRIMARY: McCann joins Lonegan on NRCC ‘Young Guns’ list

Both GOP primary candidates in New Jersey’s 5th Congressional District can now boast a coveted designation on their respective roads to the nomination. On Monday, attorney and former Cresskill Councilman John McCann was added to the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) ‘Young Guns’ program list. The campaign of McCann’s intra-party opponent Steve Lonegan has frequently cited […]

Newly-seated Corrado debates Dem slate in LD40

Fresh off of her long-awaited oath of office on October 5th, Republican state Senator Kristin Corrado joined running mates Kevin Rooney and Christopher DePhillips on Tuesday night to debate the LD40 Democrat ticket consisting of Thomas Duch, Paul Vagianos, and Christine Ordway. Corrado relied heavily on her experience as Passaic’s lone GOP row officer in her […]

Today’s ignorant quote award winner: Paul Vagianos (D-40)

LD40 is reliably Republican red, Save Jerseyans, but Republican Kristin M. Corrado (who’s being sworn in today to replace former State Senator Kevin O’Toole) and her Assembly running mates, Christopher P. DePhillips and Asm. Kevin J. Rooney, haven’t faced a legislative general election to date. If Phil Murphy ends up winning a double-digit victory? Certain Democrat forces […]

Paterson mayor, 3 others plead guilty in overtime scandal

PATERSON – Mayor Jose”Joey” Torres and three department of public works supervisors accepted plea deals Friday on charges they acted as the mayor’s personal handymen while bilking the city for overtime. The four were due before Hudson County Superior Court Judge Sheila Venable at 1:30 p.m. for a hearing but negotiations delayed the start of […]

LD40’s Corrado becomes state senator-elect

New Jersey has a new state senator-elect tonight. On Wednesday night at the Barnyard Banquet Hall in Totowa, the assembled LD40 Republican committee members unanimously confirmed Kristin Corrado to fill the seat of retiring state Senator Kevin O’Toole. Corrado won a three-way primary battle back in June. O’Toole is filling a position at the Port […]

PCRRO Posts Vote of No Confidence in Chairman Traier

John Traier‘s grip on the Passaic County GOP has always been tenuous, Save Jerseyans, but tonight it got weaker when the 22-member executive committee passed a vote of non confidence by a 2-to-1 margin “You are 1 for 17 in countywide elections,” said Matt Conlon, West Milford GOP Municipal Chairman, in a statement released by […]

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 […]

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 […]