Wednesday, August 8, 2012
Democrat Brian Froelich to take on longtime incumbent Chris Smith.
Spring Lake resident Brian Froelich is making his first foray into politics as he runs to represent the 4th District in congress. Having been interested in politics for as long as he can remember, Froelich said that interest has grown in recent years. "Now I'm interested, angry and involved," he said. After years of complaining to his friends about the political climate he said they were finally able to persuade him to run against Rep. Chris Smith in the November election. Froelich said his desire to run was spurned by what he sees happening in the Congress, specifically "all the name calling and not getting anything done." With no political record of his own, Froelich said in many ways he is running on Rep. Smith's record which he called…
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
Jay Taylor will seek re-election as a Democrat, instead of a Republican, in the primary election.
Cranbury Township Committee member Jay Taylor announced Tuesday night he will leave the Republican Party to run as a Democrat in the upcoming primary race. “While I am now a Democrat, I still respect the Republican Party,” Taylor said in an email. “Unfortunately, over the last year it became clear that some, not all, of the Republican Party leaders in town and I simply had a philosophical difference as to the role of a Township Committee person.” Taylor said he does not think party should play a role in decisions made, and the Township Committee should represent all of Cranbury. “Whether someone voted for me or against me is irrelevant when I am making a decision that impacts Cranbury,” Taylor said. “I tried over the last year to work with…
Sunday, November 13, 2011
A review of the week's top stories.
Sunday, November 13, 2011
Solar Farm Dispute Leaves Landowners in Limbo An East Windsor farm family is prepared to sell its property to a solar developer, but the township opposes the sale and wants to buy the property for open space. Click here to read more. Democrats Sweep in East Windsor, Cranbury and Hightstown Unofficial election results brought a sweeping win for Democrats in East Windsor, Cranbury and Hightstown. Click here to read more. Princeton Packet For Sale, Publisher Set to Retire The Princeton Packet, Inc. is for sale and longtime publisher Jim Kilgore says he plans to retire, according to an article posted on CentralJersey.com Thursday. Click here to read more. Voters Say Yes to Sports Betting in NJ Voters appeared to be overwhelmingly approving…