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Guest JEFF WHELAN & JOSH MARGOLIN

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2002/03/10

Sunday JEFF WHELAN

Pg 021, 1064 words

Governor's backers get slice of the pie -- McGreevey hands out lucrative deals to political contributors

... Authority of New York and New Jersey and is expected to be McGreevey's choice to become the next chairman. "I supported him because I like him and I'm friends with him," said Kushner. "It wasn't because Jim McGreevey was ever going to be a governor." Carl Goldberg of Short Hills was among McGreevey's top fund-raisers and helped raise $1 million for the Democratic campaign last year. McGreevey tapped Goldberg earlier this month to serve on the Sports and Exposition Authority. He...

2002/03/07

Thursday

Pg 019, 597 words

$1.3 million fails to cover Governor's inaugural tab

JOSH MARGOLIN ... for events to kick off her second term in 1998. The report of Inaugural 2002 Inc. shows that McGreevey's top campaign contributors chipped in to celebrate their candidate's success. Some of them, including developers Charles Kushner of Florham Park and Carl Goldberg of Short Hills, have recently gotten appointments from the new administration. Kushner, his family and business associates donated a total of $5,000 to the inauguration. Kushner was McGreevey's top campaign donor and...

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Guest MATTHEW FUTTERMAN

2005/12/14 Wed

Pg 035, 561 words

Developer seeking deals along Hudson -- Plans residential buildings

MATTHEW FUTTERMAN ... Hudson River waterfront to take advantage of the simmering residential-real-estate market on New Jersey's so-called Gold Coast, executives with knowledge of the deals said. In recent weeks, the Secaucus-based company has closed in on a deal with Roseland Property for a major residential building at one of Hartz's sites in Jersey City. Hartz is also seeking deals for another residential building in Jersey City and one at a site near the Lincoln Tunnel in Weehawken. The deals come...

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Guest STEVE CHAMBERS

2005/10/30 Sunday

Pg 013, 1024 words

ON TRACK TO A REBORN CITYSCAPE -- The Hudson-Bergen Light Rail line proves a boon for older urban areas.

STEVE CHAMBERS ... fares range from $1.75 for adults to 85 cents for children and seniors. No developer has benefited from the new line more than Carl Goldberg and his Roseland Properties. A new stop opened yesterday at his massive townhouse development, Port Imperial in Weehawken; the train already stops behind his 40-story Jersey City apartment building, Marbella; and he is part of a consortium that is remaking the Bayonne peninsula. Goldberg said it is difficult to sort out the influence of light...

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Guest MATTHEW FUTTERMAN

2006/01/20 Fri

Pg 043, 1239 words

LOFTY EXPECTATIONS -- What once was thought of as the wrong side of the tracks has become the right place to build, urban developers say

MATTHEW FUTTERMAN ... never been on anyone's list of destinations for luxury housing, Khaghan and Eshaghoff's largest lofts are more than 4,000 square feet. One is under contract for $1.27 million. In Harrison, where the school district has long been on the state's neediest list, Roseland Property of Short Hills and Millennium Homes have begun fetching several hundred thousand dollars for three-story townhomes and one-bedroom apartments on land recently dominated by warehouses and old manufacturing...

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Guest RONALD LEIR

2005/12/16 Fri

Pg 20, 357 words

First new homes expected

RONALD LEIR, JOURNAL STAFF WRITER

... the former Military Ocean Terminal's revival as the "Peninsula at Bayonne Harbor." A developer predicts the first new homes at the mini-city will begin appearing along with the flowers of spring, but city officials have adopted a wait-and-see approach. Carl Goldberg, of Roseland Properties, a partner with Fidelco Bayonne Realty and S/K Bayonne Associates, said his company will seek site plan approval from the city Planning Board next month to start building the Harbor Station district;...

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Guest MATTHEW FUTTERMAN,

2005/07/21 Thu Pg 5, 194 words

New stadium plans

MATTHEW FUTTERMAN,

NEWHOUSE NEWS SERVICE ... to divide the stadium's costs and revenues, the project and the proposed retail and entertainment center around it have been plagued by everything from local opposition from the city's restaurant owners to changes atop the MetroStars organization. Carl Goldberg, chairman of the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority, said the state was waiting for the MetroStars to finish the deal with Harrison and the Hudson County Improvement Authority to acquire the land on the Passaic river...

CAN YOU SAY CONFLICT OF INTEREST

OYE! WHO IS DAT NEW AG?

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Guest Matthew Futterman

2005/04/05 Tue

Pg 1, 894 words

Conflict of interest in soccer stadium talks? Matthew Futterman, Newhouse News Service ... in Harrison residential project A high-ranking state official overseeing a negotiation that would bring a professional soccer stadium to Harrison owns a company that plans to build hundreds of townhouses and apartments near the facility. Since November, Carl Goldberg, chairman of the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority, has supervised talks with the MetroStars for $40 million in state subsidies to help pay for the proposed 25,000-seat stadium on the Passaic River in Hudson...

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2004/04/12 Mon

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Sires' ethics bill omits 'pay-to-play' Jeff Whelan, and Joe Donohue, Newhouse News Service ... again tapped West New York contractors to bring cash to the coffers. Among town contractors who made donations to Assembly Democrats: DeCotiis Fitzpatrick Cole and Wisler ($70,000), K. Hovnanian Companies ($15,000) and Schoor DePalma ($21,500). Carl Goldberg, a developer who has done extensive work in West New York, was one of a select group that pledged to raise $100,000 for the Assembly Democrats. Two years ago, the Senate passed legislation to sharply limit campaign contributions...

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2000/04/14 Fri

Pg 1, 574 words

Kearny war off for now ... to choose sides in this fight, it would probably go against Santos. [solid box] The appearances of baseball greats Orlando Cepeda and Tony Oliva highlight tonight's Meadowlands racetrack fund-raiser for Rep. Robert Menendez, D-Union City. According to Carl Goldberg, Menendez's finance chairman, special baseballs had to be obtained for Oliva and Cepeda to autograph because they played in different leagues. There's no charge for the autographs, but it will cost you $1,000 to attend...

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1999/10/16 Sat

Pg 10, 612 words

Legal brew foams over ... between Menendez and Garcia, vying for political supremacy in Union City for more than a year, reached a low point in July when Garcia dumped Scarinci as Union City counsel. Further fueling tea-leaf reading is the fact that Roseland principal Carl Goldberg has been a major fund-rais er for Menendez. Then there's Lesniak's role earlier this year in helping ice Me nendez's short-lived hopes of succeed ing U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg next year. And there's everyone's relation ship...

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Guest RonHine@aol.com

2002/03/15

Friday

Pg 024, 425 words

DOT chief says rise in gas tax is possibility

JONATHAN SCHUPPE

...something they believe would have helped avoid cost overruns and other problems in the E-ZPass electronic toll system and the privatized auto inspection program. The Judiciary Committee approved several other McGreevey appointments yesterday, including: Carl J. Goldberg, a developer and one of the Governor's top fund-raisers , to the state Sports and Exposition Authority. Frank Spencer, treasurer of the state carpenters union, to the South Jersey Transportation Authority. Jeffrey...

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Guest 2smart4u
1999/10/16 Sat

Pg 10, 612 words

  Legal brew foams over  ... between Menendez and Garcia, vying for political supremacy in Union City for more than a year, reached a low point in July when Garcia dumped Scarinci as Union City counsel. Further fueling tea-leaf reading is the fact that Roseland principal Carl Goldberg has been a major fund-rais er for Menendez. Then there's Lesniak's role earlier this year in helping ice Me nendez's short-lived hopes of succeed ing U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg next year. And there's everyone's relation ship...

And I should care because ..........

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2smart4u,

This is my filing cabinet, when I need to look up historical facts it's nice and easy; for me and the dca, though friends with goldberg, she'll have to answer to the AG (friends with Menendez), but their are few ties to the FBI. :lol: Goldbergs business in Harrison, make the Mayors last string of power still strong, but not vulnerable.

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Guest JEFF WHELAN

2001/08/29 Wed Pg 001, 1400 words Lesniak's links to McGreevey stir criticism

JEFF WHELAN ... 10 years ago, one of his first official acts was to appoint a key political ally and powerful fund-raiser to run the township's large and growing legal department. During the following decade, the arrangement proved lucrative for state Sen. Raymond Lesniak and his Roseland law firm, Weiner-Lesniak. Meanwhile, the two men's political relationship also blossomed, and when McGreevey mounted a long-shot bid for governor in 1997, he named Lesniak as chairman of his campaign. Now, as...

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Guest TED SHERMAN

2000/09/13 Wed Pg 001, 3897 words

RAY LESNIAK: PORTRAIT OF A POWER BROKER -- As his candidates prosper, so does his law firm

TED SHERMAN ... Public records show Weiner Lesniak billed at least $457,452 in legal fees in Woodbridge last year. The firm also presided over a $1.7 million legal budget that provided for payments to a number of other politically connected law firms, including Wolff & Samson of Roseland - the law firm of Bergen County Democratic Chairman Joseph Ferriero, who unexpectedly backed McGreevey over Torricelli in their brief power struggle. 'ARTFUL' CONTRIBUTIONS Weiner Lesniak is "a very aggressive...

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Guest JOHN P. MARTIN

2005/01/28 Fri Pg 021, 724 words McGreevey fund-raiser gets 2-year sentence -- D'Amiano fined $15,000 for extorting $40,000 from FBI informant

JOHN P. MARTIN ... 'swagger' of politics," U.S. District Judge William Walls told D'Amiano, a mulch salesman who lives in Edison. "Unfortunately, in this case, that swagger caused you to walk on the path of greed." D'Amiano's indictment last July brought a long-simmering corruption case to a raging boil, and launched what proved to be a season of undoing for McGreevey. Weeks before his resignation in August over an extramarital homosexual affair, the governor admitted D'Amiano introduced him in early...

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2005/12/11 Sun Pg 029, 1653 words

A power list they do not want to be on -- Dealings with former Sen. Lynch are coming back to haunt dozens

JOHN P. MARTIN, JOSH MARGOLIN AND SULEMAN DIN ... luxury housing development in New Brunswick. Highlands at Plaza Square New Brunswick Built by a partnership consisting of Applied Co., Roseland Properties, Matrix and the Prudential Insurance Co. Roseland Properties Short Hills Headed by Carl Goldberg, chairman of the state’s sports authority. The firm is among the state’s top developers, with deep political ties. Cooperating with federal investigators. Matrix Development Cranbury Headed by Joseph Taylor, the firm develops and...

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Guest JOSH MARGOLIN

2005/08/07 Sun Pg 020, 1308 words WHERE ARE THEY NOW? -- A year after the McGreevey resignation

JOSH MARGOLIN ... guilty to tax fraud, making illegal campaign contributions and retaliating against an FBI witness - his sister. William Lawler: The white-collar defense lawyer from Washington, D.C., who represented McGreevey, remains a partner at the 700-attorney Vinson & Elkins. On his official biography, the top entry under the heading of "representative experience" is: "Represented Governor of New jersey in broad public corruption, bribery and false statements investigation." Raymond Lesniak:...

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Guest 2smart4u
2005/08/07 Sun Pg 020, 1308 words WHERE ARE THEY NOW? -- A year after the McGreevey resignation 

JOSH MARGOLIN ... guilty to tax fraud, making illegal campaign contributions and retaliating against an FBI witness - his sister. William Lawler: The white-collar defense lawyer from Washington, D.C., who represented McGreevey, remains a partner at the 700-attorney Vinson & Elkins. On his official biography, the top entry under the heading of "representative experience" is: "Represented Governor of New jersey in broad public corruption, bribery and false statements investigation." Raymond Lesniak:... 

Your last 6 posts, minutes apart and signed with different names sure fooled me. Lay off the Kool-Aid.

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Your last 6 posts, minutes apart and signed with different names sure fooled me. Lay off the Kool-Aid.
Those are the authors of the articles.

My favorite Kool-Aid would be the fruit punch. I specifically like to eat it right of the can.

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