Tag: council

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

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 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

Township Council Passes Marijuana Resolution; 3-2

PARSIPPANY – Parsippany-Troy Hills Township Council passed Resolution R2018-044 on Tuesday, March 20. … the Recreational Use of Marijuana in the State of New Jersey,” was passed 3-2. Councilwoman Emily Peterson and Council Vice President Janice McCarthy voted against the Read More