Category: Salem County

N.J. resident criminally charged for 30+ person gathering in Salem County

PENNS GROVE, N.J. – One of the first (if not the first) people to be charged for violating Governor Phil Murphy’s “stay at home” order allegedly held a 30+ person gathering on Monday in the tiny 5,000-resident Salem County town Read More

RESULTS: Salem County GOP holds strong, maintains county control

SALEM, N.J. – New Jersey’s least populous county is still in Republican hands after Tuesday night. Republican Dale Cross, a former freeholder, had defeated Democrat Beth Timberman by 654 votes when the dust settled in a three-way county clerk contest Read More

PSEG Nuclear Subsidy Bill Passes N.J. Senate, Assembly

TRENTON, N.J. — An approximately $300 million a year subsidy bill, designed to keep three New Jersey nuclear reactors in operation, passed both the New Jersey Senate and the General Assembly on Thursday evening. The Public Service Enterprise Group Inc (PSEG) Read More

EDITORIAL: If the people matter more to her than power? Salem’s DeCastro should resign.

Salem County Freeholder Melissa DeCastro of Carneys Point was elected as a Republican. Until she switched parties shortly before Christmas? On December 20th? Republicans continued to lead Salem County’s governing body; they have since 2012 because Salem County voters continued to vote Read More

POST-CHRISTIE REALITY: GOP freeholder switches parties, gifts Salem County to the Democrats

Another elected “leader” is jumping ship as New Jersey Republicans head into the wilderness, Save Jerseyans. Down in Salem County, Republican Freeholder Melissa DeCastro of Carneys Point has announced that she’s switching parties and joining up with the regional Democrat Machine, Read More

LD3: LoBiondo endorses Sweeney’s opponent

Congressman Frank LoBiondo hasn’t said much about this year’s surprising 3rd Legislative District battleground, Save Jerseyans, until this morning.  On Wednesday, the veteran South Jersey Republican endorsed challenger Fran Grenier for State Senate. “South Jersey needs a voice in Trenton like Read More

Booker (D-Twitter) discovers South Jersey during #JerseyRoadTrip (but is still clueless about the ACA)

Since late July, Save Jerseyans, Senator Cory Booker (D-Twitter) has been touring the state on what is being called the “21 county Jersey road trip.” In typical Booker form, he and his staff are extensively chronicling his moves on social media. They’ve even created Read More

Retired Teacher, Coach Scott Griscom Joins Salem County Freeholder Board

After a split decision in 2016, Save Jerseyans, the Salem County GOP maintained its 6-1 control of the freeholder board. The road ahead is less certain. Long-time Republican board leader Julie Acton resigned and the rural South Jersey county’s voters decided to shrink Read More