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Unbridled Heroes Project Founders Honored at Home Town Heroes Awards

photo courtesy of Ridgewood Mayor Ramon Hache

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Mahwah NJ,  Friday, December 14, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) hosted his third Hometown Hero Awards, honoring North Jersey residents who have made outstanding contributions to our community. Fifth District Hometown Heroes Awards were presented to community leaders, first responders, veterans, members of the business community, students, and seniors to recognize their dedication to improving the lives of their neighbors, families, and all Jersey residents.

Congressman Gottheimer (NJ-5) said, “Today’s awardees are bound by a shared sense of duty – to their families, their communities, and their country. They are our veterans, our firefighters, our first responders, our educators, and our family – our brothers and sisters and our sons and daughters. None of these people stood up because they sought recognition, they did it because they wanted to do what was right. That’s what Jersey Values are about and that’s what makes me certain that we live in the greatest country in the world. On behalf of the Fifth District, I couldn’t be more proud to honor these Hometown Heroes today.”

Mark and Amy Steppe were honored as 5th Congressional District Hometown Heroes for their military service and their Unbridled Heroes Project. The Steppes founded The Unbridled Heroes Project as a way of helping other veterans. The organization rescues abused mustangs and pair them with veterans in need of healing at their Allendale facility.

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Gottheimer Accepts Money from Infamous Wife Beater

Josh Gottheimer

May 18,2016

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Ridgewood NJ, It turns out, there is something on which Hillary Clinton and Scott Garrett agree: You can tell a lot about someone by the company they keep.

While @HillaryClinton ’s  hypocrisy sparked a backlash on twitter, she inadvertently outed one of her “family” members – Josh Gottheimer – for his questionable associations.

As more comes to light about Gottheimer’s circle of associates, constituents in the Fifth District are growing more and more worried about his efforts to push his way into Congress.

The latest member of the “Gottheimer Cartel” to be publicly identified is the son of a billionaire Saudi businessman, and infamous wife beater Ibrahim Al-Rashid. Even Harry Reid won’t take Al-Rashid’s money, yet political insider Josh Gottheimer has embraced Al-Rashid, to the disgust of residents of the Fifth District.

Just how low will Gottheimer sink to get what he wants?


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$50 grand for wi/fi for 4 people ?


Tedesco unveils a very expensive initiative to bring Internet to low-income high schoolers in Bergen County

JULY 15, 2015, 7:29 PM    LAST UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, JULY 15, 2015, 9:18 PM


Bergen County Executive James Tedesco on Wednesday unveiled an initiative aimed at providing basic broadband Internet service to low-income families with children who are starting high school this fall.

Tedesco announced he will provide a $50,000 grant from a discretionary fund in his budget to Jersey On, a non-profit that aims to connect more low-income families to the Internet.

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The organization is headed by Josh Gottheimer, a Microsoft executive who is a Democratic candidate for the 5th Congressional District seat now held by Republican Scott Garrett.

The $50,000 will provide a pocket-sized Wi-Fi hotspot device good for up to five wireless devices at no cost to 531 freshmen within the county whose families are eligible for the free or reduced-cost lunch program, starting this fall.

Those families also will receive free wi-fi for the four years that their student is in high school.