Tag: Bergen

NJ-05: Lonegan’s opponents continue full-court press over alleged slur

HACKENSACK, N.J. — Whether Steve Lonegan called a councilman a “fundamentalist faggot piece of shit” twelve years ago is suddenly a much-discussed topic with about seven weeks left to go before Primary Day. Over the weekend, Bergen County Republican Organization freeholder Read More

This 24-year-old GOP candidate may become New Jersey’s youngest elected woman

WESTWOOD, N.J. — The age of #MeToo activism and anti-Trump hyperbole has Republicans running scared (rightly or wrongly) in many of New Jersey’s bedroom suburban enclaves. Can a group of new millennial GOP candidates affect a reset? One such candidate is Read More

Schmelz Launches Underdog Bergen Executive Campaign

By Matthew Gilson _ Standing in front of a crowd of around 150 (including many children), Bergenfield Mayor Norman Schmelz announced his bid for Bergen County Executive on Sunday. Schmelz is a two-term Mayor of the heavily Democratic town where Read More

Schmelz launching Bergen Executive campaign on Sunday

By The Staff _ Bergenfield Mayor Norman Schmelz will formally launch his anticipated run against incumbent Bergen County Executive James Tedesco on Sunday March 4th. Bergen Republicans haven’t held the executive position since Tedesco, a former Paramus Mayor, defeated Kathleen Read More