Category Archives: Politics and Elections

Jersey City Campaign Buttons And Graphics

by Some Campaign Buttons From The Kenny Era Another Kenny Button Shown Actual Size John R. Longo Was Jailed Over What Was Generally Considered To Be A Fabricated Charge A Glimmer Of A Forgotten Scandal? A Set From The Late … Continue reading

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2012 Emails from Michael Galdieri

by Here are some emails that I received from Michael Galdieri in 2012: If you are asking who  I think wrote ‘we the people” letter.  I think it might have been Jack Hill.  I remember telling him when they first … Continue reading

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Fr. Azzarto — political conspirator?

by Back in 2003, some sore losers tried to overturn the election of then Jersey City Mayor Glenn Cunningham to the State Senate. One of the votes called into question was that cast by one Fr. Anthony Azzarto, S.J. — … Continue reading

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Jersey City Political Campaign Buttons (1929 to 1961)

by Pictures are by Joseph M. Murray. The Campaign Ribbons at the top left are the anti-Hague Fusion Tickets, 1929 and 1933 respectively. Hudson County campaign buttons from the Kenny era Jersey City political campaign buttons from the late ’60s … Continue reading

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JAMES F. MURRAY, JR.

by By Joe Murray James F. Murray, Jr. (1919 – 1965) was Democratic New Jersey State Senator for Hudson County from 1954 -1958. He also served as a leading member of Jersey City’s municipal government, first as President of the … Continue reading

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Rear view mirror: The William Macchi vs. Robert Janiszewski race for County Executive

by One jackanape who thought that history was being made actually kept a diary! – – – . . . Wednesday 9/26/95 Dead, Dead, Dead. There was hardly any work here today. It did start to pick up around 4:00. … Continue reading

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Urban Times News: Earl the Hat Morgan is supporting Acting Mayor L. Harvey Smith

by Inside County Lines Urban Times News October 1, 2004 – October 7, 2004 According to the Jersey Journal editorial staff, the newspaper does not take a political position. Of course that is the furthest thing from the truth. Earl … Continue reading

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Lou Manzo ran five times for Mayor of Jersey City.

by The Lou Manzo follies The first trip on the merry-go-round was in the ’92 special election held after Gerry McCann got the gong from Michael Chertoff. With the Hudson County Democratic Organization’s backing, Lou appeared poised to win. But, … Continue reading

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Bernard Kenny: The Urban Times has regularly printed personal attacks.

by On NJN TV, State Senator Bernard Kenny blamed Hudson County’s problems on GET NJ and the Urban Times News. State Senator Bernard Kenny: Mayor misled me on getting weekly to end its attacks Thursday, September 25, 2003 Letters to … Continue reading

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Cure for cancer discovered by prominent supporter of Jersey City Mayor Jerramiah Healy!

by It’s therapeutic and yet it’s denied us Dear Editor: For more than 3,500 years, cannabis has been the most widely used plant for medicine. Should it be decriminalized, it would replace 20 percent of all pharmaceutical drugs. It has … Continue reading

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