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Einstein is standing out in this fall’s crowded Hoboken council field

Election season has been relatively unexciting in most of New Jersey this fall, it’s true, but one of the few lively races this cycle is up in creepingly gentrified Hoboken where former Save Jersey contributor and Republican State Committeeman Joshua Einstein is running for City Council. Up for grabs next Tuesday is not just the […]

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Freehold Boro Councilman Jaye Sims, a Democrat, endorses Senator Jennifer Beck

Freehold Boro Councilman Jaye Sims announced his support for Senator Jennifer Beck’s reelection in the 11th legislative district. An eleven year veteran of the Boro’s all Democrat governing body, Sims pointed to Beck’s record of success in delivering results for Freehold Borough and its overcrowded, underfunded schools as the main reason for his across-the-aisle endorsement. “Senator […]


OPINION: Muslim Republican Paramus Council Candidate Reda embodies GOP’s path forward

Adapt or die. It’s a common phrase in business practice, but it’s premise is no less applicable to the political world. Political parties or movements which fail to adapt to changing demographics and the needs of citizens will lose power and fade away. Republicans may be at a high point of seats nationally; we certainly […]

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Former ‘Save Jersey’ Contributor Einstein Running for Hoboken Council Seat

Republican State Committeman and grassroots activist, Joshua Einstein, declared his candidacy for Hoboken City Council on Thursday June 29th in a letter addressed to Hoboken and published at HudsonTv news site. Mr. Einstein is a former contributor to this blog and has been involved in Republican and commonsense conservative circles for over a half dozen […]

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Op-Ed: Proposed A.C. Charter School is Desperately Needed

I am very excited to announce my support for The Frederick Douglass Charter School for Boys, a new school that our community desperately needs. If approved by the New Jersey Department of Education, this innovative educational institution would be the first single-gender charter school in the state and has plans to open in August 2018. […]

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Inganamort Announces Run For Chester Township Council

Veteran N.J. GOP politico Mike Inganamort is running for Chester Township Council, Save Jerseyans. “Talking with more than 50 residents about this opportunity—one at a time, often at their kitchen tables—has taught me a lot about our community and what we all expect from town hall and each other. It also helped bring into focus the […]

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Montferrat Announces Bid for Term Two in Hightstown

Connor Montferrat (R-Hightstown) is ready for round #2, Save Jerseyans. “After much discussion with my family, friends, as well as many residents in Hightstown, I have decided to run for re-election for Hightstown Borough Council! Thank you for all your support over the last three years. We have a lot more work to do,” the […]

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REPORT: Resigning Roseland Councilmen Reverse Course, Bolt GOP Instead

Remember those Roseland councilmen who were planning to resign, under pressure, after their very politically incorrect text message exchange came to light? No more. According to The Progress, the same paper that initially broke the story swirling around Thomas Tsilionis and Peter Jacobs, the men changed their minds this week, informing party leaders that they were […]

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UPDATE: Tsilionis, Jacobs Resign from Roseland Council

Two members of the all-Republican council in Roseland, New Jersey have resigned, Save Jerseyans, after New Jersey’s state-level GOP leadership called on them to step aside over a slur-laden text message chain. The Sunday resignations of Thomas Tsilionis and Peter Jacobs were first reported by The Progress, the same local online news source that broke the text message […]

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UPDATE: N.J. GOP Leaders Drop the Ax on Embattled Roseland Council Members

WEST LONG BRANCH, NJ – The long knives are out this weekend in NJ GOP-land, Save Jerseyans, after a politically incorrect text message chain featuring racial/ethnic slurs between the all-Republican council membership and mayor came to light. The messages were first reported by a local paper, The Progress. In one particular textual exchange reportedly from May 2016, […]

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Donald Trump: ‘Russian connection non-sense’ is cover for Hillary Clinton’s ‘many mistakes’

President Trump said Wednesday that new reports saying his associates had contact with Russian officials during last year’s campaign are “non-sense” and accused the U.S. intelligence community of illegally leaking information to news outlets. “This Russian connection non-sense is merely an attempt to cover-up the many mistakes made in Hillary Clinton’s losing campaign,” Mr. Trump […]


McGreevey says no council hopes after move to Journal Square area

JERSEY CITY — Former Gov. Jim McGreevey broke some news on Saturday when he appeared on WFMU variety show “Prove it All Night!” — the ex-governor is a new resident of the Journal Square area. McGreevey last year moved to Jersey City from Plainfield, picking an apartment on Kennedy Boulevard near Saint Peter’s University. McGreevey […]


Atlantic City set for historic citywide school choice vote this November

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Atlantic City’s MUA debacle (part of the larger state takeover debate) overshadowed a major development at Wednesday night’s council meeting, Save Jerseyans. This November, when voters in A.C. head to the polls, they’ll pass judgment not only on the state-wide casino gaming referendum but also a pair of city-specific […]

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As power brokers play games, frosh councilman Kurtz champions real reform

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Everything you’re seeing relating to Atlantic City’s fate right now is naked power politics, Save Jerseyans. In its purest and most unadulterated form. Most of these politicians couldn’t give less of a damn about the people caught in the middle of this ‘game of thrones.’ A notable […]

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UPDATE: Kurtz’s crusade against A.C. council cars results in formal ban

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Newly-minded 31-year-old Atlantic City Councilman Jesse Kurtz (R) took a stand against Atlantic City’s habit of handing out cars to public officials like candy and it’s continuing to play dividends as the embattled resort struggles to achieve solvency. After Jesse led a voluntary surrender of city council’s […]

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Doherty: Belmar’s new pay to pay law has nothing to do with his Freeholder campaign

By Art Gallagher | MoreMonmouthMusings.com The Mayor and Council of Belmar has introduced an ordinance that would remove the current restrictions on the Borough’s liquor license holders, real estate developers, professionals and vendors from contributing to the campaigns of Borough elected officials seeking higher office. Mayor Matt Doherty told MoreMonmouthMusings that the ordinance has nothing to do with […]