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Arnone Report: County supporting business and education, keeping the roads safe and clean

By Tom Arnone, Monmouth County Freeholder Director

Freeholder Director Tom Arnone

I hope everyone is having a happy holiday season! It’s hard to believe the first day of winter is right around the corner when it feels like we just celebrated the end of summer!

As liaison to the department of public works and engineering, I want to ensure everyone that our employees have been preparing for any potential storms during the upcoming winter season. We have the best crews around who all have the same goal in mind – to keep our residents safe during any inclement weather. Our number one priority always has been and always will be safety.

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Posted: December 10th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County, Monmouth County News, Tom Arnone | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | No Comments »

Tracey Abby-White Elected To Chair Brookdale Community College Trustees

Tracey Abby-White

Tracey Abby-White was elected to lead the Brookdale Community College Board of Trustees for the 2019-2020 academic year at the Board’s annual reorganization meeting on November 27, according to an announcement by the college.

A resident of Atlantic Highlands, Abby-White has served on Brookdale’s Board for six years.  She is a former Atlantic Highlands Councilwoman and served for seven years on the Henry Hudson Regional Board of Education.  She began her career as a teacher in the Middletown school system before entering the corporate sector in finance and technology where she continues to excel. She replaces Dr. Carl Guzzo as Chairman.

Guzzo led the college through the difficult process of reform and reorganization after the scandal involving former president Peter Burnham.  He is credited with restoring stability to the college and positioning Brookdale for an exciting future serving the students and communities of Monmouth County.

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Posted: December 7th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Brookdale Community College, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , | 2 Comments »

Remembering the sacrifices of the greatest generation

Posted: December 7th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , | No Comments »

Video: “Somebody is dead here” –Colts Neck 9-1-1 call

Posted: December 6th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , | No Comments »

Greg’s List: Things to Do in Monmouth County This Weekend, December 7-9, 2018:

By Greg Kelly

Courtesy of Teddy Bears by the Shore

Friday, Dec. 7

  • Christmas Lantern Tours at Allaire Village – MORE INFO
  • Scrooge (Spring Lake) – MORE INFO
  • A Christmas Carol: The Musical at Algonquin Arts Theatre (Manasquan) – MORE INFO
  • Holiday Spectacular & Train Display at InfoAge (Wall Twp.) – MORE INFO
  • August Wilson’s King Hedley II at TRT (Red Bank) – MORE INFO
  • “The Outsiders” by Shore Players at SRHS (WLB) – MORE INFO
  • Wreath Making Class at Sickles Market (Little Silver) – MORE INFO
  • Colonial Holiday Bazaar (Shrewsbury) – MORE INFO
  • Historic Lantern Tour at Allen House (Shrewsbury) – MORE INFO

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Posted: December 5th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Greg Kelly, Monmouth County News, Things to do in Monmouth County | Tags: , , , , | No Comments »

Hornik will seek fourth term as Marlboro mayor

Marlboro Mayor Jon Hornik

Jonathan Hornik will run for a fourth consecutive term as Mayor of  Marlboro Township.

The mayor announced his candidacy on the Tommy G Show Tuesday afternoon during MMM publisher Art Gallagher’s guest appearance on popular drive time radio show.

First elected in 2007 when he defeated incumbent Republican Dr. Robert Kleinberg in a race that got statewide attention when Kleinberg incurred the pubic wrath radio personality Jim Gearhart and Asbury Park Press columnist Bob Ingle by falsely claiming Gearhart’s endorsement.  Kleinberg then went on the air with Gearhart the day before the election to argue with the host and defend his campaign mail.

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Posted: December 5th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Jon Hornik, Monmouth County News, News | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

Pearl Lee considering LD 11 Assembly bid

Pearl Lee

Pearl Lee, the Republican candidate for Red Bank Mayor last month, told MMM that she reached out to Monmouth Republican Chairman Shaun Golden to express her interest in challenging Democrat Assembly Members Eric Houghtailing and Joann Downey in the 11th legislative district next year.

Lee, 64, a retired small business owner, had never sought elected office before securing the Republican nomination for Red Bank Mayor last year as a write-in candidate in the June primary.  She sought the nomination after learning that  the local party failed to field a candidate to challenge Democrat Mayor Pat Menna.

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Posted: December 4th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, News | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

Tune into the Tommy G Show 3PM on Tuesday

Art Gallagher is back on the Tommy G Show on Tuesday afternoon, December 4 at 3 PM.

Tommy’s show is always good for laughs and provocative conversation about local, state and national news.  On the agenda on Tuesday afternoon is a discussion about the horrific murders in Colts Neck late last month and some of the big changes coming to New Jersey courtesy of Governor Phil Murphy and Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal.

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Posted: December 3rd, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, New Jersey, News | Tags: , , | No Comments »

Welle mulls a run for Assembly in LD 13

 

Josh Welle marching in Asbury Park with Sen Bob Menendez and Congressman Frank Pallone

NewJerseyGlobe is reporting that Josh Welle said he is considering as run for State Assembly in from the 13th Legislative district.

“It’s something I’m taking a look at,” Welle told the New Jersey Globe.  “I’m going to take the next few weeks to see if that makes sense and see if it’s the best way for me to serve.”

Welle, who is registered to vote in Virginia, did not say if he would seek the Democrat or Republican nomination for Assembly.   He’s been a registered Democrat for less than two years, declaring himself a D after he was turned down for a White House Fellowship in the Trump Administration in 2017.  Shortly thereafter he started running for the Democrat nomination for Congress from New Jersey’s 4th district.

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Posted: December 3rd, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County | Tags: , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments »

President George H.W. Bush Speaks At Trenton-Robbinsville Airport, October 22, 1992

https://www.c-span.org/video/?33449-1/bush-campaign-speech

Posted: December 3rd, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Chris Smith, New Jersey | Tags: , , , | No Comments »