Tag: fort lee

26-year-old Di Piazza embraces role as Paramus’s new taxpayer watchdog

Newly-minted Republican Councilman Chris Di Piazza is wasting no time in getting to work to improve Paramus. In his first business meeting on the Paramus Council, the 26-year-old Di Piazza cast a dissenting vote against Democrat Mayor Rich LaBarbiera‘s choice Read More

Fort Lee is Marketing a Phil Murphy Town Hall Meeting

Should local government promote a partisan political event? It’s not unusual for politicians to host town hall meetings or rallies in public spaces  (like high school football stadiums or gymnasiums). It’s a little more unusual when the town actively promotes Read More

Mayor admits he changed story about Bridgegate motive

NEWARK — For days, Fort Lee Mayor Mark Sokolich said he tried working behind the scenes to end the nightmare of gridlocked traffic that had crippled his town, blocking ambulances, delaying school buses and angering commuters. He sent calls, letters, Read More

New Jersey man pleads guilty to conspiring to help ISIS

By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog ISIS is among us on this coast, too, Save Jerseyans. On Thursday, just a week after the San Bernardino terror attacks in California, 20-year-old Nadar Saadeh, formerly of Rutherford and Fort Lee who reportedly holds Read More

POLL: How will Bridgegate wrap up?

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog On Friday night, Save Jerseyans, the Wall Street Journal cited sources familiar with the federal investigation and reported that last January’s Bridgegate scandal is finally coming to a head in the next few weeks. Read More

ABC Report: Feds “Interrogated” Christie Last Month

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog “Questioned” might have been a better word to use, Save Jerseyans, but ABC is reporting that “Christie met with federal prosecutors and FBI agents last month during a secret session at the New Read More