Reader Critique’s Garrett Loss

Garrett’s major sin this election cycle was that he didn’t morph into something he wasn’t in response to recent waves of demands made by people living so-called “alternative” sexual lifestyles and by others, mostly young adults with a weak or misguided spiritual life or no connection at all to a traditionally organized religion, and who […]

By |November 11th, 2016|Bergen County|1 Comment

the Ridgewood Blog Endorses Scott Garrett

November 6,2016

PJ Blogger and the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, in a recent editorial in the Glen Rock Patch former Ridgewood Mayor Paul Aronsohn gave Congressmen Scott Garrett a Negative Endorsement .

What’s a  Negative Endorsement you ask ? A Negative Endorsement is a when a disreputable person with dubious motives supports a candidate making […]

By |November 6th, 2016|Uncategorized|4 Comments

Sheriff’s race emerges as most heated in Bergen County

Republican Manuel Alfonso


Among the otherwise quiet races for Bergen County offices this year, the sheriff’s contest has emerged as the most heated, with a challenger who has accused the incumbent of political cronyism in hiring and “double-dipping.”

It’s certainly been the most visible county election in 2016, with billboards along major […]

By |November 4th, 2016|Bergen County|0 Comments

Reminder : October 18th – last day to register to vote for the General 2016 Election

file photo Dana Glazer

October 16,2016


In a joint effort to accommodate constituents and encourage greater voter participation in the upcoming 2016 General Election, the Offices of the Bergen County Clerk, the Superintendent of Elections and the Board of Elections will be available during extended night and weekend hours.

The County Election […]

By |October 16th, 2016|2016|0 Comments

Sheriff elections across N.J. dominated by ‘double-dippers’

NJ SpotlightBy NJ Spotlight
on September 20, 2016 at 6:30 AM, updated September 20, 2016 at 5:03 PM

….In Bergen County, Sheriff Michael Saudino is opposed by Republican Manuel Alfonso, a chief investigator for the state Department of Corrections. Saudino was elected as a Republican, but switched his allegiance to the Democratic Party this year.

Saudino rakes in […]

By |September 21st, 2016|Bergen County|2 Comments

Gottheimer’s Principals : Raise Money who cares if Iran Builds a Bomb

Gottheimer’s Price Tag on his Principles: $462,520.00

September 20,2016

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Congressman Scott Garrett was an early and vocal opponent of President Obama’s nuclear arms deal, repeatedly announcing his concerns about the President’s framework in April 2015, voting against the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act of 2015 in May, and denouncing the […]

By |September 20th, 2016|Bergen County|8 Comments

Bergen County Sheriff Candidate Manuel Alfonso: The PoltickerNJ Interview

By Alyana Alfaro • 08/31/16 11:49am

Manuel Alfonso, 47, is the first Latino to pursue the position of Bergen County Sheriff and score a major party endorsement. The Cuban American Republican entered the race earlier this year after a January party switch by incumbent Sheriff Michael Saudino from Republican to Democrat left the GOP scrambling for […]

By |September 17th, 2016|Bergen County|0 Comments

Tax rates floated for 2 new casinos near New York City

Updated: SEPTEMBER 13, 2016 — 5:07 PM EDT

by WAYNE PARRY, The Associated Press

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) – State voters are being promised that millions of dollars in new funding will flow to programs for senior citizens and the horse racing industry and to help a struggling Atlantic City if they approve a ballot question authorizing […]

By |September 14th, 2016|Bergen County|9 Comments

Garrett: Debates Are Great Opportunity to Share Ideas – Too Bad Gottheimer Has None

photo Scott Garrett rail car safety in Bergen County 
August 25,2016
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Hackensack NJ, Garrett for Congress released the following statement regarding candidate debates for the 2016 congressional election:

“Rep. Scott Garrett is pleased to accept invitations from WRNJ Radio and Rabbi Steven Pruzansky to debate Democratic challenger Josh Gottheimer. This will be a […]

By |August 25th, 2016|Bergen County|0 Comments

Gottheimer/Clinton tax plan will Hit Bergen County Residents Especially Hard

August 23,2016

the staff of the Ridwood blog

Ridgewood NJ, As a professional political operative, Josh Gottheimer knows how to lie to voters in order to get what he wants. He helped Bill Clinton do it for years.

Now, Josh Gottheimer is lying to Fifth District voters about being a “fiscal conservative ” ,when in reality, he supports […]

By |August 24th, 2016|Bergen County|2 Comments