A pair of township residents are seeking to continue the local conversation on equality by organizing a Black Lives Matter rally for Saturday at Hillside Park.
Bipartisan-Sponsored Bill to Replace ‘Freeholder’ Title with ‘County Commissioner’ Clears Legislature, Heads to Governor
New Jersey remains the only state in the country to still use the colonial-era public office title of ‘freeholder’. Dating back to before the American Revolution, the title was used at a time when only white male owners of debt-free land could hold office. Today, it is a term often derided because of its inability to capture the actual duties of elected county officials.Read more