Tag: township

Democrat Committeewoman flips to the GOP in Wyckoff

WYCKOFF, N.J. – There’s one new elected Republican in Bergen County this week. On Tuesday, the Wyckoff Republican County Committee announced that Democrat Committeewoman Melissa Rubenstein was flipping from the Democrat Party to the GOP.  _ “This week I officially Read More

EHT GOP Taps Balles, Parker For First Post-McCullough Election Cycle

EGG HARBOR TWP., N.J. — Republicans are attempting to pivot in one of New Jersey’s largest GOP-controlled towns this cycle. After long-time Egg Harbor Township Mayor James “Sonny” McCullough and Committeman Frank Finnerty announced their retirement earlier this month, on Thursday, approximately 75 Read More

Ex-mayor admits to using $90K in state money for personal salary hikes

Lawrence Township reorganization meeting Thursday, Jan. 1, 2004. Newly sworn in Mayor Mark Holmes delivers his first speech as mayor.

The former mayor and councilman of Lawrence Township admitted Tuesday to stealing thousands of dollars from the Asbury Park Housing Authority while serving as its executive director for unapproved salary increases, trips to strip clubs and other lavish amenities on Read More

Kneeling for the National Anthem Violates School Bullying Policies

Posted with permission from Tommy De Seno / Ricochet — When NFL players break the nationwide community standard we codified on how to act during the National Anthem (and obscuring their cause in the process), they unfortunately influence the fecund Read More

Mosque finally gets N.J. town’s blessing after discrimination settlement

BERNARDS TWP. — The township committee voted unanimously Tuesday night to approve the construction of a mosque in a Liberty Corner neighborhood as part of a settlement agreement with federal authorities over allegations of discrimination. The settlement ended years of Read More

Cops arrest angry taxpayer accused of threatening mayor on Facebook

OCEAN TOWNSHIP — A 75-year-old Monmouth County man angry over a property tax increase threatened on Facebook to burn down the mayor’s house, authorities said. Arthur Morse was arrested and charged with making terroristic threats, Ocean Township police said in Read More