Neptune City parents indicted for allegedly abducting their 8-year-old son

assetContentSOMERSET — Michael and Amy Streko, the Neptune City couple charged with taking their 8-year-old son from his grandmother, his legal guardian, have been indicted on second-degree interference with custody in Somerset County Superior Court. The pair were extradited from New York and taken to the Somerset County Jail on Aug. 6. Each parent is being… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: August 27th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , , , | No Comments »

Trump Is Gone From Atlantic City But Not Forgotten

atlantic-city-casinoNo single figure has been more associated with Atlantic City casinos than Donald Trump, now the Republican presidential frontrunner. WNYC took a trip down to Atlantic City to find out more about his history there, and his legacy. Our guide was Reuben Kramer, who covers the casino industry for The Press of Atlantic City. Reuben Kramer… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: August 27th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: 2016 Presidential Politics, Atlantic City, Donald Trump | Tags: , , | No Comments »

John L. Montgomery Care Center Resident Requests for the Conditions of the Sale of Their Home

By Jennifer Gregory

JLMAs we approach the next phase in the process of privatizing of the long embattled Monmouth County Care Centers, the following items were submitted to the Freeholders, on behalf of the residents and family members of John L. Montgomery, to be included in the Request for Proposal and the Conditions of the Sale of their home:

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Posted: August 26th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County, Monmouth County Board of Freeholders, Monmouth County News, Opinion | Tags: , , , , | No Comments »

Greg’s List: Things to do in Monmouth County this weekend, August 28-30, 2015

By Greg Kelly

 

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Friday, August 28

  • Fair Haven Firemen’s Fair – MORE INFO
  • Fall Home & Lifestyle Show at Monmouth Mall (Eatontown) – MORE INFO
  • WFAN’s Mike Francesa & Southside Johnny at Bar A (Lake Como) – MORE INFO
  • Nobody’s Girl by NJ Repertory Company (Long Branch) – MORE INFO
  • How to Succeed In Business Without Really Trying (Spring Lake) – MORE INFO
  • Gregg Allman & The Doobie Brothers at PNC Bank Arts Center (Holmdel) – MORE INFO
  • Sips & Serendipity Art Class: Sunrise Sail (Ocean Grove) – MORE INFO
  • Campfire on the Beach at Sandy Hook – MORE INFO
  • Jersey Shore Civil War Round Table Yard Sale (Manasquan) – MORE INFO

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Posted: August 25th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Greg Kelly, Greg's List, Monmouth County News, Things to do in Monmouth County, Things to do on the Jersey Shore | Tags: , , , , , , | No Comments »

N.J. judge approves controversial Christie, Exxon settlement

assetContent (60)TRENTON — A New Jersey judge on Tuesday approved a controversial settlement between the Christie administration and ExxonMobil over contamination at its old industrial sites in North Jersey. Superior Court Judge Michael Hogan, in an 81-page decision, called the deal “fair, reasonable, in the public interest, and consistent with the goals of the Spill Compensation and… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: August 25th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Chris Christie, Environment, Exxon Mobil, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , , | No Comments »

How Parkway Exit 105 will change after $20M project gets approval

assetContentNow that the first phase of a project to untangle traffic exiting from the Garden State Parkway to Route 36 or commercial areas of Tinton Falls is complete, the second part was given a green light Tuesday by the New Jersey Turnpike Authority commissioners. The authority’s board approved a $20.1 million contract with Earle Asphalt Company… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: August 25th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , | No Comments »

Jersey Shore beach closed for high bacteria levels

Photo by Paul Scharff

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SANDY HOOK – One of Sandy Hook’s beaches closed on Tuesday because of high bacterial levels in the ocean water. Testing of the water off Beach D yielded results that showed high levels of bacteria, prompting staff to close that beach and the adjacent parking lot, said John Warren, a spokesman for Sandy Hook. Beachgoers are… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: August 25th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, Sandy Hook | Tags: , , , , | No Comments »

Trump may be ‘impossible to take down,’ top FoxNews pollster says

assetContentALEXANDRIA, Va. — A new focus group commissioned by GOP pollster Frank Luntz shows Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump is virtually invulnerable to attack by rival 2016 candidates and the media, leading Luntz to say that it is now “totally conceivable” that Trump will become the Republican Party’s nominee for president. “The Republican leadership needs to… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: August 25th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: 2016 Presidential Politics, Donald Trump | Tags: , , , | No Comments »

Ride catches fire on Jersey Shore boardwalk, reports say

assetContent (6)Firefighters responded to an amusement park at the Jersey Shore Monday after a ride caught fire, reports say. Smoke was seen billowing from the Gravitron at Keansburg Amusement Park just before 1 p.m., ABC 7 reports. Photos of the plume were posted to social media shortly after showing smoke coming from the ride on the Keansburg… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: August 24th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Keansburg, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , | No Comments »

Spurned Belmar waitress’ ‘LOL’ receipt goes viral

LOL ReceiptBELMAR — After a server at D’Jais Bar & Grill shared an image of her receipt on Facebook, thousands have weighed in on tipping etiquette in the restaurant industry. The Asbury Park Press reports that on Aug. 17, Jess Jones was waiting on a party of eight at the seaside restaurant and nightclub. The diners’ bill… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: August 24th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Belmar, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , , , | 2 Comments »