SOMADEMS to host Murphy, Brennan at candidates forum

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — SOMADEMS will host Democratic gubernatorial candidates Phil Murphy and Bill Brennan at the group’s third “Meet the Governor” candidates forum on Tuesday, April 25, from 7 to 10 p.m. at The Woodland, 60 Woodland Road in Maplewood. RSVP to “We are pleased to welcome New Jersey’s Democratic candidates to the Maplewood […]

Gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy addresses ‘black agenda’

NEWARK, NJ — New Jersey Democratic Party gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy stopped by the People’s Organization for Progress weekly meeting at Abyssinian Baptist Church in Newark on Thursday, April 6, a month after P.O.P. members had met to start crafting a black agenda for New Jersey. P.O.P. Chairman Larry Hamm said the meeting on Saturday, […]

Hoatson drops out of race

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Robert Hoatson of West Orange announced March 9 that he would be dropping out of the N.J. gubernatorial race. Hoatson was running in the primaries in the hope of snagging the Democratic endorsement. Hoatson’s name was bandied about much in the past few months as he brought lawsuits against the Bergen […]

Bergen Dems fire back, saying Hoatson lacks ‘any evidence’

WEST ORANGE, NJ — A New Jersey Superior Court justice denied a West Orange gubernatorial candidate’s request for a temporary restraining order against the results of the Bergen County Democratic Committee’s Jan. 26 convention during a Feb. 15 hearing. Judge Menelaos Toskos ruled that Robert Hoatson would not be immediately harmed by not restraining the […]

Hoatson files lawsuit against allegedly unfair conventions

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange native running as a Democratic candidate for governor of New Jersey has filed a civil motion against the Bergen County Democratic Committee in the chancery division of New Jersey Superior Court seeking to nullify the committee’s convention results after he was not invited to participate. Robert Hoatson wrote […]

Irvington well-represented at East Orange’s reorganization

Irvington well-represented at East Orange’s reorganization

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Irvington Township was well-represented at the East Orange City Council’s annual reorganization meeting Monday, Jan. 2, inside Council Chambers in East Orange, where 3rd Ward Councilman Ted Green was once again chosen by his council colleagues to serve as chairman. The presence of so many Irvington elected officials and township employees […]

EO reorganization meeting brings some changes

EO reorganization meeting brings some changes

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The East Orange City Council welcomed in the new year with its annual reorganization meeting Monday, Jan. 2, in Council Chambers. Third Ward Councilman Ted Green and 2nd Ward Councilman Romal Bullock were re-elected by their peers to serve as chairman and 1st vice chairman, respectively, in 2017. Former U.S. Ambassador […]