In Memoriam

Alfred Hurley, the brother-in-law of the late Bayonne Mayor Dennis Collins, passed away on April 21.  He was 89.  He served in the U.S. Army Reserve and was a member of the Bayonne Democratic Club.

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

Peruvian group formed to back Sayegh

Leaders of North Jersey’s Peruvian community have formed a group to help Andre Sayegh win his bid to become the next mayor of Paterson. Peruvians for Andre is being run Kat Esquiche, as well as Peruvian religious leaders Arturo Sanchez and Rodolfo Romero, and former Peruvian Parade presidents. Mario Lopez and Dr. Carlos Tello, “Much like an Inca warrior, Andre is a proven fighter who has endured hard fought battles.

Jois collects data during tele-town hall

Expect Goutam Jois to run as an outsider. In a tele-town hall on Sunday that Jois, who is running for the Democratic nomination to challenge Rep. Leonard Lance for the seventh district’s congressional seat, said was heard by more than 4,500 callers, the candidate flaunted his progressive positions while collecting data on where the district’s voters stand on certain issues. The call broached a variety of topics, with Jois fielding