GOP picks candidates for 38th district

Bergen County Republicans have picked their candidates for Senate and Assembly in the 38th district special election. Daisy Berger Ortiz, a former freeholder and council candidate from River Edge, will challenge State Sen. Joseph Lagana (D-Paramus).  Former Rochelle Park Mayor Jayme Oulette and retired teacher Gail Horton of Paramus will take on Assemblyman Christopher Tully (D-Bergenfield) and Assemblywoman Lisa Swain (D-Fair Lawn). The winner of the State Senate race will

ELEC files complaint against Walsh

The New Jersey Law Enforcement Commission filed a complaint late last month against Bernadette Walsh over a number of alleged campaign finance violations in the former candidate’s 2014 campaign for a Bergen County freeholder seat. Among the 12 counts ELEC levelled against Walsh are claims that the candidate and her then-treasurer,  Kathleen Jordan, failed to include addresses for certain campaign contributions and expenditures, as is required by law, filed several

Kazmark steps down from Elmwood Park post

Woodland Park Mayor Keith Kazmark announced today that he was stepping down as the Elmwood Park business administrator/municipal clerk amidst speculation that he will devote his full-time efforts to a political campaign this fall. Kazmark has served in Elmwood Park for nearly twelve years, joining the borough government when Richard Mola was mayor.  Mola was mayor for 45 years before his death in 2016. His resignation is effective August 31.