Category Archives: Candidate Profile

Asbury Park’s Beaches Are Clean, But The Elections Are Dirty!

Last year, Asbury Park’s City Council race was plagued by what seemed like endless controversy. The non-partisan election saw members of both the A-Team and One Asbury tickets join the city’s governing body, but its outcome was fraught by divisiveness … Continue reading

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In Long Branch, Jeff Bell Appeals to Republicans

Long Branch is known for many things—the beaches, boardwalk, dining, and diversity—but being a bastion of Republicanism is not one of them. Indeed, with a Democratic Mayor in office for twenty-two years, and a voter registration profile that benefits the … Continue reading

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Jeff Bell is Back in Jersey

By Dennis “DJ” Mikolay Though minimal media attention has assured it has gone largely unnoticed, there is currently a race for United States Senate underway in the State of New Jersey. While punditry and press alike seem to have written … Continue reading

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In Asbury Park, Amy Quinn and John Moor to Seek Re-Election

By Dennis “DJ’ Mikolay Everybody who lives in New Jersey is familiar with the story of Asbury Park, its illustrious history, disheartening decline, and slow but steady rebirth. The small city by the sea’s long-awaited rejuvenation has been front-page news … Continue reading

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David Pizzo’s Plans for Long Branch

By Dennis “DJ” Mikolay Today is Election Day in New Jersey’s non-partisan municipalities, and while most of the attention has gone to the incredibly high profile Newark mayoral contest, residents in three Monmouth County municipalities—Highlands, Keansburg, and Long Branch—will take … Continue reading

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Avery Grant’s Pioneering Vision for Long Branch: “A Community.”

By Dennis “DJ” Mikolay When retired U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel Avery Grant, a veteran of the Vietnam War, first moved to Long Branch, he was taken not only by its natural beauty, but also the strong sense of community that … Continue reading

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Candidate Profile: Steve Lonegan (R-Senate)

By Dennis “DJ” Mikolay When the decision was made to hold a Special Election following the passing of Senator Lautenberg, one question plagued every political enthusiast: who on earth would be able to collect the one-thousand verified signatures necessary to … Continue reading

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