Local dildo scandal may put GOP seats in play

Mountainside (pop. 6,685) is one of the last Republican strongholds in Union County.  Donald Trump carried it with 56% and Leonard Lance with 63% in 2016.  That’s not far off from where the borough was a decade ago, when Lance won 64% and John McCain received 61%.  It’s been Republican almost forever: the GOP won borough council seats despite national Democratic wave elections, 1964 and 1974. It’s possible that the

Murphy orders flags lowered for Green

Gov. Phil Murphy has ordered flags to be flown at half-staff on Monday in memory of fourteen-term Assemblyman Jerry Green (D-Plainfield), who passed away last week at age 79. “I personally wish to thank the hundreds of friends, colleagues, and constituents of Jerry Green who have contacted us recently to express their sorrow at his recent passing,” said State Sen. Nicholas Scutari (D-Linden), the Union County Democratic Chairman.  “Jerry truly