Tag: Norman Schmelz

Schmelz Launches Underdog Bergen Executive Campaign

By Matthew Gilson _ Standing in front of a crowd of around 150 (including many children), Bergenfield Mayor Norman Schmelz announced his bid for Bergen County Executive on Sunday. Schmelz is a two-term Mayor of the heavily Democratic town where Read More

OPINION: Oakland’s uninspiring Schwager proves ‘weak mayor’ system doesn’t work

By Matthew Gilson | The Save Jersey Blog Democrats are blissfully hard to find in northwest Bergen County, Save Jerseyans. It’s one of the reasons Northwest Bergen is an enticing place to live. But every once in awhile, a Democrat happens Read More

POLL: Who is Central Bergen’s best GOP mayor?

By Matt Gilson | The Save Jersey Blog The freeholder contest will naturally get most of the attention, Save Jerseyans, but in Bergen County this fall, no less than 40 of the 70 towns in New Jersey’s most populous county Read More