Tag: Mark Sokolich

Bridgegate: Baroni says he did not know lane closures were revenge plot

NEWARK -Former Port Authority executive Bill Baroni, charged with using the world’s busiest bridge as a tool of political retribution, took the stand in his own defense Monday, maintaining he knew nothing about a plot to punish the mayor of 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

Fort Lee Hosts Contrite Christie

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Governor Chris Christie hit the road after Thursday’s dramatic, 107-minute long Bridgegate press conference to apologize in person to Fort Lee Mayor Mark Sokolich (D): httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-qtRLiJrFkE Not everyone feels… conciliated? Fox Business spoke to a number Read More

Bergen Mayors: “Enormous” and “Venomous”

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Most of the party’s leaders are staying quiet tonight, avoiding the cameras and waiting for more information, Save Jerseyans, but Mayor Norman Schmelz (R-Bergenfield) is one of a few GOP’ers weighing in on today’s release Read More