Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Reception held at Springfield Library's Donald Palmer Museum for newly elected Freeholder.
Newly Elected Union County Freeholder Bruce Bergen and his wife Jodi celebrated his election and his more than 30 years of activity in County politics at a recent reception at the Springfield library. In the photo, the Bergens stand by a timeline showing Bergen's positions in government and other significant life events.
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Former Springfield Township Attorney takes County Office.
On Sunday, Jan. 6, Bruce Bergen was sworn into the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders. Bergen, a Springfield resident and a partner in the Cranford law firm of Krevsky, Silber & Bergen, has practiced law in Union County for 32 years. A lifelong resident of Union County, he has been active in leadership and elected positions with the Union County Democratic Committee since 1979. Bergen was Springfield's township attorney for 17 of the past 19 years. Among other accolades, Bergen was recently picked by the Springfield B’nai B’rith to receive its 2012 International Citizenship and Civic Award. Last year, he was appointed as a Trustee of the Board of Directors of the New Jersey Institute of Local Government Attorneys, the state-wide …
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Bergen received award at Temple Beth Ahm Yisrael this month.
Bruce H. Bergen of Springfield was recently honored by the Springfield B’nai B’rith. In presenting Bergen with the lodge’s prestigious Citizenship and Civic Affairs Award at the group’s 56th annual dinner dance at Temple Beth Ahm Yisrael in Springfield B’nai B’rith president Joseph Tenenbaum characterized Bergen as “dedicated and compassionate.” Bergen was recently nominated by the Union County Democratic Party as a candidate for Union County Freeholder. Bergen, a Springfield resident and partner in the Cranford law firm Krevsky, Silber & Bergen, was the Township Attorney for Springfield for 17 of the last 19 years. In 2010 he served as attorney to the Springfield Board of Health, as he previously did in 1987. In 1993 he was the …
Thursday, March 15, 2012
The former Springfield Township Attorney likely to take retiring Freeholder Deborah P. Scanlon’s place on ballot.
Former Springfield Township Attorney Bruce Bergen wouldn’t comment on whether he is running for Union County Freeholder. His social media network is a different matter, however. Last week, the website Union County Watchdog reported that Bergen would be "appointed" a Freeholder following the retirement of Deborah Scanlon. There has not yet been an official announcement about Bergen's candidacy. When contacted at his Cranford law office, Bergen declined to comment. Nonetheless, the Union County Democratic Committee’s Facebook page lists him as one of three Democrats vying to be elected Freeholder in 2012. A Facebook post from March 3 reads “the Union County Democratic Committee has nominated the team of Bruce Bergen, of Springfield, …
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Deputy Mayor Jerry Fernandez and former Township Attorney Bruce Bergen argue about support and politicization of turf project.