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New Jersey mayor freaks out over getting crying Jordan’d

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Death and Taxes

"T his needs to be treated with the seriousness it warrants," he somehow said with a straight face.

Former Perth Amboy mayor finishes corruption prison term

A former New Jersey mayor is getting out of prison after serving his sentence for corruption charges. Corrections Department spokesman Patrick Lombardi tells The Home News Tribune ( ) former … Click to Continue...

Mayor charged with corruption hosts cruise to pay legal fees

A New Jersey mayor facing corruption charges has hosted a cruise to raise money for his legal fees. ( ) reports that Paterson Mayor Joey Torres charged $150 to … Click to Continue »

New Jersey mayor pleads not guilty to corruption charges

A New Jersey mayor who is facing corruption charges has pleaded not guilty. Paterson Mayor Jose "Joey" Torres entered the pleas Monday during his arraignment. Three city public works officials … Click to Continue »

New Jersey mayor turns himself in to face corruption charges

A New Jersey mayor who is facing corruption charges has turned himself in. Paterson Mayor Jose "Joey" Torres walked into the state police barracks in Totowa on Monday and remained … Click to Continue »

The Latest: New Jersey mayor is charged in overtime scheme

PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on charges against the mayor of Paterson, New Jersey, (all times local):

New Jersey mayor charged with corruption in warehouse scheme

Mayor Jose "Joey" Torres and three supervisors in the city's Department of Public Works were named in a state grand jury indictment unsealed on Tuesday charging them with conspiracy, official misconduct, theft, falsifying public records and other offenses. Show More Summary

The Latest: New Jersey mayor is charged in overtime scheme

The Latest on charges against the mayor of Paterson, New Jersey, (all times local): 4:35 p.m. The mayor of Paterson, New Jersey, and three public works employees have been charged … Click to Continue »

Paterson, New Jersey, mayor facing corruption charges

New Jersey authorities said Tuesday that Paterson's mayor and three supervisors in the city's public works department are facing corruption charges. Details will be made public later in the day, … Click to Continue »

New Jersey mayor, NFL consultant won't run for governor

The mayor of a New Jersey township who moonlights as a kicking consultant for the NFL's Baltimore Ravens has decided against running for governor of the Garden State. Evesham Township … Click to Continue »

'Mass Hysteria' At NJ Mall After Food Court Furniture Gets Knocked Over

Shoppers panicked and rushed out of a New Jersey mall on Monday evening after a chair and some tables slammed to the ground in the food court, according to Elizabeth, New Jersey Mayor Chris Bollwage and local police. Nearby mall patrons thought the slamming was a gunshot and said as much, prompting the hysteria. [ more › ]

New Jersey Mayor Wants State Worker Fired After Woman's Hijab Is Yanked Off

6 months agoNews : Huffington Post

The mayor of Newark is demanding that a New Jersey state worker be fired and criminally prosecuted after the Labor Department employee was accused of tearing off the hijab of a woman in the office and throwing it to the ground. The employee...Show More Summary

New Jersey Mayor Temporarily Removes Display Honoring Christian Soldiers After Humanists Sue

A lawsuit filed by the American Humanist Association’s Appignani Humanist Legal Center has pressured Roselle Park (New Jersey) Mayor Carl Hokanson to temporarily remove a display featuring a soldier kneeling in front of a Christian cross from the local library.

Testimony: Chris Christie laughed when told of bridge closures

9 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Earlier this year, Chris Christie appointee David Wildstein pleaded guilty to ordering lane closings on the George Washington bridge in 2003 to punish a New Jersey mayor for not supporting Christie's gubernatorial bid. Wildstein is now...Show More Summary

NJ mayor says he lied when he wrote Bridgegate wasn’t political retaliation

A Democratic New Jersey mayor says it was political retaliation after all. Fort Lee Mayor Mark Sokolich testified Wednesday at the trial of Bill Baroni and Bridget Kelly. They’re charged with causing traffic jams near the George Washington Bridge in 2013. On cross-examination Wednesday, Sokolich admitted he lied in a letter to the editor of [...]

Mayor: 5 Devices Found at NJ Train Station

A New Jersey mayor says one of five devices found in a backpack near a train station has exploded while a bomb squad robot was attempting to disarm it. Elizabeth Mayor Christian Bollwage said that the device exploded shortly after 12:30am Monday, the AP reports. The FBI is leading...

New Jersey Mayor Approves Library Display Honoring (Only) Christian Soldiers

A couple of weeks ago, the city of Roselle Park (New Jersey) put up a display just outside the public library featuring a soldier kneeling in front of a Christian cross. The American Humanist Association’s Appignani Humanist Legal Center says that's an illegal promotion of religion and they're asking the Mayor to reconsider the display before it becomes the focus of a lawsuit.

Don't Mess With Kelly Clarkson. Just Don't

11 months agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Yesterday was the first day of the Democratic National Convention over in Philadelphia, where we heard speeches from New Jersey Mayor Cory Booker, Eva Longoria, Sarah Silverman (who seemed as if she wanted to lean into the microphone and yell...

The Book of Judges

Back in the summer of 2013, I found myself outraged over the rhetoric of progressive radio host Sam Seder, who was relentlessly slamming then-Newark, New Jersey mayor Cory Booker, one...

Chris Christie Apologizes to One Critic — But Only One

Gov. Chris Christie apologized Tuesday for having labeled a New Jersey mayor as “crazy” after the mayor suggested the flooding from last weekend’s blizzard had been worse than during Hurricane Sandy.

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