Scutari holds sell-out fundraiser at Citi Field

State Sen. Nicholas Scutari (D-Linden) had to turn people away at a sold-out $1,500-per-person fundraiser at Citi Field last night. Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin was among the special guests in two luxury boxes that will help boost Scutari’s coffers for his 2021 re-election campaign.  Former All-Star pitcher Doc Gooden  was on hand to sign autographs. Scutari’s annual baseball fundraiser has become one of the premier fundraising events of the political

Ten mayoral primaries to watch

Ten primaries for mayor worth watching: Berkeley Heights: Mayor Robert Woodruff faces a GOP primary challenge from Tom Maciejewski. Chester: Mayor Janet Hoven faces a Republican primary challenge from councilman Tim Iverson. Englewood: Mayor Frank Huttle is not seeking re-election.  The Democratic primary features former mayor Michael Wildes against Huttle’s candidate, Democratic municipal chairman Phil Meisner. Garwood: Three-term mayor Charles Lombardo faces a Democratic primary challenge from three-term councilwoman Sara