The after-effects of over-development still plague Marlboro, which became a feeding trough for numerous corrupt officials and in the process ballooned its population by double over 20 years.
Now with what little space is left, this town of 43,000 is trying to find the right place to satisfy its state COAH (Council on Affordable Housing) obligation - something the town’s so-called public servants in the past avoided. The biggest policy difference between Republican Mayor Robert Kleinberg and his Democratic challenger Jonathan Hornik is over where to build that glut of units.Read More >
The specter of terrorism has been raised in the 39th district State Senate race.
State Sen. Gerald Cardinale is alleging that the law partner and contributor to his Democratic opponent is a member and former president of a group he says is anti-semitic and sympathetic to terrorist organizations.
But Democrats say there is no tie between Joseph Ariyan and the organization, the New Jersey chapter of the Arab-American Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC), and accuse Cardinale of taking the campaign to a new low by fear mongering.Read More >
In arguably the most bitter senate campaign of the general election season, district 12 competitors Democratic Sen. Ellen Karcher and Republican Assemblywoman Jennifer Beck Wednesday evening made their closing arguments before a spill-over audience in Marlboro’s age-restricted Greenbriar Community.
Karcher said she lit a fire in her first term in office in Trenton, while over the past two years, Beck has kvetched and complained. Karcher contrasted herself as a big picture public servant against Beck, whom she portrayed as a private-interest opportunist whose past work has cost taxpayers millions.Read More >
Dems warn Christie will tack right if re-elected ATLANTIC CITY – Democratic Party officials came together in Southern Jersey Friday evening to rally behind the state lawmaker set to challenge Republican Gov. Chris Christie. Sen. Barbara Buono was surrounded in Atlantic City by top party officials who say it’s...
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By Tedford J. Taylor No topic is a less likely conversation-starter than our eventual deaths. Still, there is a lot to talk about. When polled, about 90 percent of people presented with end-of-life scenarios prefer the prospect of dying at home with... Read More >
"The frustration is she might as well have named Joe Cryan her choice for state party chair because Jason O'Donnell is simply a beard for Joe Cryan." - State Senate President Steve Sweeney (D-3).- PolitickerNJ.com
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