Friend stole $7K from Sarah Stern after strangling her, new documents reveal

NEPTUNE CITY — The man accused of strangling Sarah Stern went with her to the bank where she retrieved a safety deposit box filled with at least $7,000 before the pair returned to her Neptune City home where Liam McAtasney allegedly robbed her, new documents obtained by NJ Advance Media reveal. McAtasney, 19, of Neptune City,… Read the rest of this entry »

Click here for reuse options!
Copyright 2017 MoreMonmouthMusings
Posted: February 23rd, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , | No Comments »

Missing Asbury Park Girl Returns Home Safely

America Rice aka Serenity, the 14 year old girl who yesterday was reported missing since Sunday, February, 19, has returned home safely, according to a report in The Asbury Park Press.

Police said that Serenity returned home safely on Wednesday evening.

Click here for reuse options!
Copyright 2017 MoreMonmouthMusings
Posted: February 23rd, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Asbury Park, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , | No Comments »

Opinion: The Coming Federalization of NJ Pension and Benefits Crisis

Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff Prediction: Sometime in the foreseeable future, the federal government will step in to address the self-inflicted crisis in state and local government pension and health-benefits funding. The only real question for us in New Jersey is whether it will happen soon enough to save us from ourselves. How and why? Let’s review where we… Read the rest of this entry »

Click here for reuse options!
Copyright 2017 MoreMonmouthMusings
Posted: February 23rd, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Opinion | Tags: , , , , , | No Comments »

$435M Powerball jackpot winner sold in Indiana; $2M ticket bought in N.J.

After more than nine weeks without a top prize winner, someone has finally hit the Powerball jackpot. It wasn’t won in New Jersey, though one ticket sold in the Garden State for Wednesday’s drawing is worth $2 million. The jackpot winning ticket for Wednesday’s $435.3 million jackpot was sold in Indiana, Powerball officials said. An Indianapolis… Read the rest of this entry »

Click here for reuse options!
Copyright 2017 MoreMonmouthMusings
Posted: February 23rd, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , | No Comments »

Trump ends transgender bathroom protections in schools

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Wednesday ended federal protections for transgender students that instructed schools to allow them to use bathrooms and locker rooms matching their gender identities. Stepping into an emotional national debate, the administration came down on the side of states’ rights, lifting federal guidelines that had been issued by the Obama administration… Read the rest of this entry »

Click here for reuse options!
Copyright 2017 MoreMonmouthMusings
Posted: February 23rd, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: News | Tags: , , , , , | No Comments »

14 year old Asbury Park girl is missing

The Asbury Park Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a 14 year old city girl who was last seen on Sunday, February 19th.

America Rice aka Serenity, is African American, 5’2″, 145 lbs with brown eyes, red/auburn hair, light brown complexion.

Anyone with information about Serenity’s whereabouts is asked to call Detective April Bird at 732-774-1300.

Click here for reuse options!
Copyright 2017 MoreMonmouthMusings
Posted: February 22nd, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Asbury Park, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , | No Comments »

Police in standoff with man at Long Branch house

LONG BRANCH – A man has barricaded himself inside a house Wednesday morning in Long Branch, prompting a large police presence including members of the SWAT team. Police have blocked off a section of Ludlow Street. A woman who lives in the home said the man, who said he was homeless, showed up two days ago… Read the rest of this entry »

Click here for reuse options!
Copyright 2017 MoreMonmouthMusings
Posted: February 22nd, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Crime, Long Branch, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , | No Comments »

Greg’s List: Things to do in Monmouth County this weekend, February 24-26, 2017

By Greg Kelly

Like this?

Friday, February 24:

  • Jim Breuer at Count Basie Theatre (Red Bank) MORE INFO
  • David Duchovny at The Stone Pony (Asbury Park) – MORE INFO
  • College Men’s Basketball: Monmouth U. vs. Siena (WLB) – MORE INFO
  • Seussical at Spring Lake TheatreMORE INFO
  • The Laramie Project at BCC (Lincroft) – MORE INFO
  • A Raisin in the Sun at Algonquin Arts Theatre (Manasquan) – MORE INFO
  • “Drones by Karina Aguilera Skvirsky” Photo Exhibit at Monmouth U. (WLB)MORE INFO
  • AARP Tax-Aide Program (Wall Twp.) – MORE INFO

Read the rest of this entry »

Click here for reuse options!
Copyright 2017 MoreMonmouthMusings
Posted: February 22nd, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Greg Kelly, Greg's List, Monmouth County News, Things to do in Monmouth County | Tags: , , , , | No Comments »

Guadagno, Walker, Call On NJ Dem Gubernatorial Candidate To Apologize For Comparing Trump To Hitler

Following a Save Jersey post that exposed the New Jersey Democratic establishment’s candidate for governor comparing President Donald Trump to Adolf Hitler, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and New Jersey Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno called on Phil Murphy of Middletown to apologize for the “inexcusable” and “shameful” comments.

“Phil Murphy’s comparison of the President of the United States to Nazi Germany and Adolf Hitler is repulsive and inexcusable,” said Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno. “His stunning lack of judgement and sensitivity is insulting to those whose families suffered, died or fought during World War II. It diminishes the slaughter of six million Jews and he should apologize to the people of New Jersey immediately.”

Read the rest of this entry »

Click here for reuse options!
Copyright 2017 MoreMonmouthMusings
Posted: February 21st, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: 2017 NJ Gubernatorial Politics, Kim Guadagno, Monmouth County News, Phil Murphy | Tags: , , , , , | No Comments »

Booker to campaign in Montana next month

Welcome to conservative cartoonist Rob Smith, Jr. robsright.com

Senator Cory Booker is slated to travel to Montana next month (h/t The Auditorto raise money for local Democrats.

Booker is considered a frontrunner for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020, despite his denials of interest in the office. We can expect him to make quite of few trips to Iowa and New Hampshire over the next couple years.  But Montana?  Montana’s 3 electoral votes have gone to the Republican candidate in each presidential election since 1952 when General Dwight D. Eisenhower defeated Illinois Governor Adlai Stevenson, except 1964 and 1992. President Trump beat Hillary Clinton in Montana by over 20%.

Read the rest of this entry »

Click here for reuse options!
Copyright 2017 MoreMonmouthMusings
Posted: February 21st, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Cartoons, Cory Booker, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , , , | 1 Comment »