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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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Finally, a Change of Direction….

For a very long time now, I have pondered how to make the jump from blogging solely about news and politics to also documenting less-divisive, more inspiring matters. Until now, such a development has yet to come to fruition, as … 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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Special Feature: Specter of Eminent Domain Haunts Long Branch Mayoral Race (Part III)

By Dennis “DJ” Mikolay Initially, it didn’t appear that the courts would provide relief for residents of MTOTSA, the quaint oceanfront community slated for demolition after Long Branch partnered with a private developer as part of an all-encompassing redevelopment plan. … Continue reading

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Middletown: 350 Years in the Making, But What’s on the Horizon?

By Dennis “DJ” Mikolay January is at hand, and while to many that simply means the season of snowplows and disastrous weather is nigh, to those in local government, the first month of the year represents a time of great … Continue reading

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Did Jesse Ventura Just Campaign in New Jersey?

By Dennis “DJ” Mikolay Those familiar with Governor Jesse Ventura’s lengthy and unconventional public career will likely be aware that he very rarely has anything nice to say about the government, politicians, or special interest groups. Skepticism of elected officials, … Continue reading

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Never Forget (9-11-01)

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