Honored by the freeholders

Yep, that was the story today for myself and reporter Mike Daigle. Both of us were victims of Gannett budget cuts and the freeholders gave us both resolutions thanking us for our service to the newspaper and the county.

That was nice.  The vote was 4-3. 🙂 

Actually, the vote was unanimous. 

Anywho, the curious thing is that the freeholders, who merely preside over a budget of $300 million plus are no longer being covered by any newspaper. The Ledger stopped coverage a few months ago and with Daigle gone, there will no longer be any Daily Record coverage. It is true that some of what the freeholders do is routine, but still, no coverage at all is pretty sad.


About fsnowflack
Fred Snowflack was editorial page editor and a political columnist for the Daily Record of Morristown for almost 12 years. He has won numerous awards for editorial and column writing from the New Jersey Press Association and has written a blog on county and state politics for the last three years. He lives in Ledgewood in Morris County.

One Response to Honored by the freeholders

  1. Ted Doty says:

    The way I figure, you’re still here keeping an eye on things. And congratulations the honor bestowed on you and Daigle was well deserved.

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