Opinion

New Jersey Democrats In Trouble

By Michael M. Shapiro New Jersey Democrats are basking in the glory of a solid national Democratic showing; however, closer to home, the prospects for this coming election are currently not looking rosy. They have good reason to be concerned.…

Young Man Goes The "Extra Mile" To Return Lost Wallet

Recently I attended an early evening meeting in downtown Perth Amboy where I unknowingly dropped my wallet. Semmon Rodriguez brought new meaning to the term Good Samaritan when he found it, and returned it to me at my house. The…

DeCroce Allegations: Serious and Irresponsibly Late in Coming

By Michael M. Shapiro Assembly Minority Leader Alex DeCroce (R-Parsippany) recently stated that Senate President and former Acting Governor Richard Codey (D-West Orange) attempted to strong arm him into discontinuing his efforts to investigate a legislative slush fund that was…

Woodbridge “Safe & Secure” Program at Work to Identify “Special Needs” Residents

By Mayor John E. McCormac The most important task we have in municipal government is to make sure that every Woodbridge Township resident with a “Special Need” is “Safe & Secure” during an emergency. As we have seen over the…

Lance Dance or Stender Spender?

Congressman Mike Ferguson survived a challenge from Democratic Assemblywoman Linda Stender two years ago by deluging local television with the chant, “Stender is a Spender”—which was fundamentally false and unfair because Ferguson was behind the expenditure of many trillions of…

Refueling New Jersey’s Economy

By Assemblyman Joseph Vas Over the past month, economic woes have become the central issue of concern, both locally globally, and of course nationally. With the interconnectivity of today’s global marketplace, this concern is more than justified.  What we do…