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County Dem Leader: ‘Judicial Review’ Of Rodriguez And Prasad Underway

County Dem Leader: ‘Judicial Review’ Of Rodriguez And Prasad Underway

Actions taken by a Township Councilman and Municipal Court Judge are being reviewed in a “judicial investigation,” according to an email sent by a top Somerset County Democratic Committee official. An email set out Oct. 1 by Somerset County Democratic Committee executive director Max Blum said that there is an “ongoing judicial investigation” into township […]

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(Updated) Somerset County GOP: Deputy Mayor Robinson Should Release All Emails Concerning Monument Park

(Updated) Somerset County GOP: Deputy Mayor Robinson Should Release All Emails Concerning Monument Park

Updated with comment from Deputy Mayor Robinson and statement from the Somerset County Democratic Committee. The chairman of the Somerset County Republican party Sept. 18 called on Deputy Mayor Shanel Robinson to release all of her emails concerning the “Peace and Nonviolence” monument park issue. GOP chairman Al Gaburo said Robinson, who is running for […]

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League Of Women Voters Sponsors High School Essay/Video Contest

League Of Women Voters Sponsors High School Essay/Video Contest

Submitted By The League of Women Voters. The League of Women Voters of the Greater New Brunswick Area is sponsoring an essay and video contest, “Y VOTE”, for high school students to share their thoughts on the importance of voting. All students in the participating high schools of Somerset and Middlesex County are eligible to […]

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Election 2018: Kipnis, Watson Coleman Spar Over Tweets On Trump, Congress

Election 2018: Kipnis, Watson Coleman Spar Over Tweets On Trump, Congress

The two major candidates for the 12th U.S. Congressional District seat sparred recently over tweets one made criticizing Pres. Donald Trump and the Republican-led Congress. Republican challenger Daryl Kipnis took exception to an Aug. 22 tweet posted by the Democratic incumbent, Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman, in which she wrote, “For a Congress so full of […]

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Six Candidates Vie For Three School Board Seats

Six Candidates Vie For Three School Board Seats

Six candidates have filed for the three Board of Education seats up for contention in November’s election. In addition to incumbent Laurie Merris and former board president Ed Potosnak, former board member Pat Stanley has submitted an application to run. Potosnak and Stanley lost their bids for re-election in 2017. Also throwing hats in the […]

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Election 2018: Rep. Watson Coleman Thanks AFL-CIO For Endorsement

Election 2018: Rep. Watson Coleman Thanks AFL-CIO For Endorsement

Twelfth Congressional District Representative Bonnie Watson Coleman today released the following statement thanking the New Jersey State AFL-CIO for their endorsement of her campaign for re-election and vowing to continue fighting side by side with working families throughout the district. “I am proud to have earned the New Jersey State AFL-CIO’s endorsement of our campaign […]

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Township GOP Elects New Executive Committee

Township GOP Elects New Executive Committee

The Franklin Township Republican Committee picked its leaders at its annual meeting on June 11. Retained as President was Bob LaCorte. Voted in as First Vice President was Beverly Lawson, Second Vice President is Jim Heffernan, Secretary is Agnes Messanio and Treasurer is Pat Stanley.  

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Election 2018: Unhinged Left Adopts New Strategy: America Must Fail

Election 2018: Unhinged Left Adopts New Strategy: America Must Fail

By Daryl Kipnis, Republican candidate for U.S. Congress from the 12th District. The irrational and desperate hatred displayed by apoplectic Hollywood leftist elites like Bill Maher and Robert DeNiro in the face of the historic foreign and domestic policy accomplishments of President Donald J. Trump and the Republican leadership in Washington, D.C., demonstrate that the […]

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Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman Faces Tough Questions From FHS Students

Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman Faces Tough Questions From FHS Students

U.S. Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-12) spent about an hour with a group of Franklin High School students June 12, taking questions from them on a range of subjects from gun violence to the state of national politics. Watson Coleman came at the invitation of the school’s Junior Statesmen of America club, an organization whose […]

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Township Republicans Hold Annual Kentucky Derby Fund Raiser

Township Republicans Hold Annual Kentucky Derby Fund Raiser

Township Republicans gathered May 5 at a Van Cleef Road home for their annual Kentucky Derby fund raiser. The event has become something to which party members look forward every year, said GOP Chairman Bob LaCorte. “Every year, people call and ask, are you having it?” he aid. This year’s event drew between 50 and […]

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