Tag: council

Former Galloway Mayor vows to be a watchdog after fellow GOP’er hands control to the Democrats

GALLOWAY TWP., N.J. – Republican Councilman Robert Maldonado caused an uproar on Thursday by voting against the elected GOP council majority to help elect a Democrat mayor in Galloway. The now-former mayor – Anthony Coppola, whose hectic fall included reelection and Read More

GOP councilman helps Democrats defy voters’ will, seize control in Galloway

GALLOWAY, N.J. – It’s been 15 years since Democrats controlled Galloway Township’s government. Last November, Galloway Republicans won three seats with the lowest vote-getting GOP candidate besting the top vote-getting Democrat by well over 1,000 votes. The GOP maintains a Read More

VIDEO: Triumphant Phillipsburg GOP celebrates its total takeover at reorg

PHILLIPSBURG, N.J. – It’s reorganization day in New Jersey when many local governments gather to swear in new governmental body members and appoint municipal professionals.  Republicans relished a big night in Phillipburg as the local GOP formally took control of municipal Read More

Sager Defiant As Democrat Leaders Pull Support From Cop Bashing, Pro-Drug Candidate | Gallagher

By Art Gallagher _ Jeana Sager is defiantly continuing her campaign for Middletown Township Committee. The Chairmen of the Monmouth County and Middletown Democrat organizations have condemned the anti-police comments of Middletown Township Committee candidate Jeana Sager reported by MMM yesterday. Read More

Yaede critic Schirmer won’t seek reelection in Hamilton

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. — Once considered a rising star in New Jersey Republican politics, Hamilton Township Councilwoman Ileana Schirmer is not seeking reelection this fall. “I have decided to not seek re-election,” said Schirmer in a late Wednesday press release. Read More

REPORT: Murphy just hired an ex-councilman who did jail time for bribery

TRENTON, N.J. — Crime apparently pays, and pretty well, at least in the administration of Governor Phil Murphy, Save Jerseyans. On Monday night, Politico New Jersey‘s Matt Friedman reported that former Democrat Passaic City Council member Marcellus Jackson has landed a $70,000 position Read More

Frank Pallone’s brother ousts Christiecrat, wins Long Branch mayoralty

LONG BRANCH, N.J. — The brother of long-time North Jersey Congressman Frank Pallone is now the mayor-elect of Long Branch. John Pallone soundly defeated 28-year incumbent Adam Schneider on Tuesday, 62%-32%, a rematch of a 1994 contest in the Monmouth Read More