“Kane in Your Corner” reports on USB drive scandal in Belleville

News 12’s “Kane in Your Corner” features citizen activist Lee Dorry of Essex Watch for his work in uncovering the USB drive scandal involving a sitting Belleville Councilman. NJFOG congratulates Lee on this well-deserved recognition and welcomes him as the Continue Reading →

Part II: Citizens challenge Nutley Zoning Board’s video recording policy

Saul Qersdyn of NJFOG and Lee Dorry of Essex Watch brought their video cameras to the Nutley Zoning Board’s August 17 meeting. The following post reflects their account of discussion with the board’s attorney. -NJFOG   by NJFOG and Essex Continue Reading →

Police Report Links Belleville Councilman to USB Flash Drive Scandal

This is a compelling example of how citizens can root out abuses by accessing public records. Great work by ESSEX WATCH !  -NJFOG EssexWatch.com August 26, 2015 posted by Griff (Full article here.) BELLEVILLE, NJ — Belleville residents have been so Continue Reading →

Nutley Planning Board seeks to block video-recording

NUTLEY, NJ — Just prior to the start of the July 1 Planning Board meeting in Nutley Township, Board attorney Barry Kozyra told Township resident Pennie Landry, who had a camera set up and running, that she couldn’t video-record the Continue Reading →