Tag: county

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

In 2019 results, Burlington GOP sees the seedlings of a comeback

By Matt Rooney _ Burlco Republicans aren’t feeling as blue as the county-level results might suggest. Not at all. Democrats will have a 5-0 majority on the Burlington County Freeholder Board next year as Democrat Linda Hynes overcame incumbent Republican Read More

RESULTS: Somerset GOP loses sheriff’s post but freeholder fight remains tight

SOMERVILLE, N.J. – Democratic challenger Darrin Russo is the sheriff-elect in Somerset County, vanquishing Republican Bill Parenti in a result that’s no surprise to pundits. On the freeholder front? Where control of the board hangs in the balance? Democrat Melanie Read More

Camden County, N.J. bans plastic straws at its facilities, events

HADDON HEIGHTS, N.J. – The Democrat-controlled Camden County Board of Chosen Freeholders voted Thursday evening to ban single-use plastic straws at county facilities (including its jail and college campuses) as well as county events. The ban will take effect on Read More

Houghtaling and Downey Stand With Radical Cop Hating Freeholder Candidate | Gallagher

By Art Gallagher _ Monmouth County Democrats, LD 11 Assembly members Eric Houghtaling and Joann Downey in particular, must think Moira Nelson, the Democrat freeholder candidate who views law enforcement officers as trigger happy racist slave masters, represents the character and value Read More

Warren County backs Ocean’s legal challenge to Murphy’s Sanctuary State

BELVIDERE, N.J. – Another New Jersey county is declaring against the Phil Murphy Sanctuary State. Last week before the Labor Day holiday weekend, Warren County’s Board of Chosen Freeholders voted unanimously to endorse Ocean County’s lawsuit against the Murphy Administration. Read More

Cape May’s NAACP is complaining about this Save Jersey op-ed, and that’s a real shame.

By Matt Rooney _ Everything is racist in 2019, Save Jerseyans,and there’s a real danger that the word is losing its meaning for newer generations of citizens who are decades removed from the noble struggle for American civil rights. Our Read More

Sussex legislators challenge Grewal to visit county, defend Murphy’s Sanctuary State

NEWTON, N.J. – The Murphy Administration’s legal battle with Sussex County over its Sanctuary Statehood directive has been simmering all summer, Save Jerseyans. First? The County asked U.S. Attorney General Barr for help after N.J. Attorney General Gurbir Grewal tried to Read More