Jack Terhune, a former Bergen County sheriff and state corrections commissioner, acknowledged that he has been approached about running for county executive, but downplayed the possibility.
“Several people have approached me, but that’s not in the cards. At least not on New Year’s Eve,” said Terhune, who is currently the borough administrator of Leonia – a heavily Democratic town. Terhune would not rule a run out entirely, however.
Bergen County Executive Dennis C. McNerney plans to seek re-election in 2010, and Republicans, fresh from defeating two incumbent Democratic freeholders in November, think they have a good shot against him.
Bergen County Clerk Kathleen Donovan is expected to announce her candidacy for the post in early January. She has already filed a certificate of organization with the Election Law Enforcement Commission, designating Republican State Commiteewoman Eleonore Nissley as her campaign chair and Fair Lawn Councilman Edward Trawinski as her treasurer.
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One night in Clifton: Pascrell town hall crystallizes New Jersey's side of Arab-Jewish divide CLIFTON – It was the typical crowd with black yarmulkes and leopard-patterned hijab sprinkled among uncovered bald heads – Ukrainian, Turkish, Polish – Spanish Flamenco-style hair pulled back and framed by loop earrings and at...
By MICHAEL W. KLEIN In his weekly radio address on August 16, President Obama challenged colleges “to do their part to bring down costs” and lighten the tuition burden on students. The state colleges and universities in New Jersey have... Read More >
“Israelis don’t want peace more than the Palestinians, Palestinians don’t want peace more than the Israelis, but I do know one thing: Hamas is a terrorist organization.” - U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-9), Paterson.- PolitickerNJ
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