Between the lines

Up to their usual dirty tricks? Hoboken bloggers have been posting misinformation in the weeks going into the school board elections. This has a lot to do with character assassination rather than actual policies. It appears to serve multiple purposes, both to affect the election this year and to damage Freeholder Anthony Romano ahead of …

Trading places

As many as 20 Jersey City police officers will be indicted shortly, according to sources close to Mayor Steven Fulop. But the indictments, despite the rumors, did not figure into Fulop’s decision to drop out of the governor’s race earlier this month. The pending indictments, which were confirmed also by people inside and outside the …

Won’t be denied

Freeholder Bill O’Dea is absolutely convinced he has the heads up in the upcoming election for mayor of Jersey City. This is a long-held dream, a kind of jigsaw puzzle he’s been working on for years. And now he’s on the verge of getting the last of the pieces in place. O’Dea’s is an old-style …

Is Fulop desperate?

Some people claim that the power brokers behind Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop’s campaign for the Democratic nomination for governor have taken the gloves off to bring local political bigwigs into line. Apparently they are particularly concerned about two African-American leaders, State Sen. Sandra Cunningham of Jersey City and Rep. Donald Payne of Newark. Fulop’s …