By Darryl R. Isherwood | November 1st, 2012 - 8:28pm
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The staff of PolitickerNJ would like to offer our sincere condolences to Pete McDonough and his family on the death of Pete's brother-in-law, William Sword Jr.

Sword died Monday, a victim of a tree felled by Hurricane Sandy.  Sword was a lifelong Princeton resident and managing director at investment firm Wm Sword & Co.  Sword is survived by his wife Martha and three children, Gretchen, Hope and Will.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, November 3rd at the Nassau Presbyterian Church, 61 Nassau Street, in Princeton, NJ. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Princeton First Aid and Rescue Squad, Centurion Ministries or the Princeton Community Foundation.

 

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Legislation needed for publicly financed gubernatorial elections

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"After not responding to messages all week seeking an interview about the campaign, Garrett’s spokeswoman said on Friday afternoon that she would try to set one up, but did not respond further. Garrett has not released any announcements of where he would be campaigning, though he has posted pictures on social media on Sept. 8 from the Greenwood Lake Air Show in West Milford and on Sept. 14 from the Hackettstown Street Fair. Garrett has not agreed to any debates so far." - columnist Herb Jackson

- The Bergen Record

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