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Primary Election Endorsements: Puschel For Sheriff

Puschel For Sheriff Williams, Reynolds & Cascone For Freeholder After 36 years in office, voters should fire Sheriff Ralph Froehlich. We would have said to ‘retire’ him but Froehlich has been secretly collecting an $85,000 pension on top of his…

Christie Credits Crooks, Costing Taxpayers $23 million

STATE — The Christie administration spent about $23 million providing unemployment benefits, Medicaid coverage and other financial assistance to more than 20,000 state prison or county jail inmates, according to a report issued by state Comptroller Matthew Boxer. “These are…

Perth Amboy Democrat Urges Voters To Support Party

by Leslie Dominguez-Rodriguez Each passing day yields more insight into the maneuverings and motivations behind the alliances being developed by Perth Amboy’s distracted mayor. Even with this insight, the most recent endorsement of Mayor Diaz’s slate of candidates by Albio Sires…


Bob Ingle Bashes Assemblyman Joe Cryan

Gannett News columnist Bob Ingle not only says Assemblyman Joe Cryan lost respect and credibility as state party chairman under former Gov. Jon Corzine, and he calls Cryan “the poster child for double-dippers” — then  declares that he’s is not seen as a champion on women’s issues: “Can you say emails, boys and girls?”

Ingle says a top state Democrat once told him, “The biggest mistake we ever made was making Cryan our party chairman.”  

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DeFilippo calls it quits

UNION COUNTY — Union County Democratic Chairwoman Charlotte DeFilippo announced that she would retire as executive director of the Union County Improvement Authority (UCIA) effective Aug 1 and said she will not seek another term as chairwoman of the political machine.

Cristian Checo Promoted to Cadet CPO

LINDEN — Linden High School Naval Science Instructor Mark Velez, a retired US Navy Chief Petty Officer, promoted Cristian Checo to the rank of Cadet Chief Petty Officer. The Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (NJROTC) is one of several…

Sanders would break up big banks

Sen. Bernie Sanders proposed legislation that would break up the big banks and financial institutions that crashed the economy. The ending of ‘too big to fail’ would also open the door to criminal prosecutions of corporate criminals who have up…

FBI seeking public’s help

BOSTON — The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is seeking help from the public in identifying two individuals who appear in surveillance photos taken near the bombing sites at the Boston Marathon on April 15. “For more than 100 years,…