Tag: somerset

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

Facebook Fail: Somerset Dems encourage those who ‘hate our country’ to run for office

SOMERVILLE, N.J. – The Somerset County Democrat Committee raised more than a few eyebrows over the weekend when they posted a meme to their official Facebook page encouraging those who “hate our country” to run for office. “If you hate Read More

GOP council president, county chair go to war in Bridgewater

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. – The Republican establishment in New Jersey is undergoing a makeover as of late. Long-time chairmen are retiring. The most influential of the bunch is presently on trial for tax fraud. There’s turnover among elected officials. Primaries are Read More

Trump’s Summer White House Will Be In New Jersey

Mar-a-Lago is warming up, Save Jerseyans, which means Bedminster, New Jersey is about to become President Donald Trump’s summer White House. Politico has the full story. Some residents are apprehensive given the expected traffic and other security-related issues that hand-in-hand with Read More

N.J. GOP candidates perform strongly in Burlington, Somerset

Somerset and Burlington counties have Republican governments but hardly ‘safe’ electorates in presidential cycles given Democrat voter registration trends. Nothing about tonight seems likely to change that. In Somerset County, Republican Sheriff Frank Provenzano leads Democratic challenger Darrin Russo by a little Read More

Big Govt stops N.J. teens from shoveling snow

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog We live in the People’s Republic of New Jersey, Save Jerseyans, as two Bound Brook teens just learned. “The two friends were canvasing a neighborhood near this borough’s border with Bridgewater early Monday Read More