Man shot to death in Asbury Park

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ASBURY PARK — Authorities on Saturday asked for information from the public as they investigate the shooting death of a 32-year-old man found lying on an Asbury Park street. Police responded to a 9-1-1 call around 8 p.m. Friday and found Dexter Dunston wounded by gunfire on 3rd Avenue, between Main and Bond streets, according to… Read the rest of this entry »

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Adopted people can start getting N.J. birth records revealing their parents next month

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TRENTON — A law passed after 34 years of relentless lobbying that will allow adopted people to obtain their original birth certificates containing information about their parents, their medical history and identity will take effect in January. State Health Commissioner Cathleen Bennett released an announcement late Friday as a reminder that birth parents who wish to… Read the rest of this entry »

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Marletta Gets Seven Years For Hit and Run Death

Toni Ann Marletta addresses Danielle Procopio-Adams, mother of hit and run victim Marissa Procopio, during her sentencing hearing. Photo by Tom Costello, APP.com

Toni Ann Marletta addresses Danielle Procopio-Adams, mother of hit and run victim Marissa Procopio, during her sentencing hearing. Photo by Tom Costello, APP.com

Freehold- Toni Ann Marletta, the 51 year old Leonarado woman who admitted to the hit and run death of Marissa Procopio, 15, of Atlantic Highlands, was sentenced to seven years in State Prison today by Judge Ronald Reisner in Monmouth County Superior Court.  The seven year sentence for leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident that resulted in a death runs concurrent to her four year sentence for Endangering the Welfare of a Minor.

Marletta was taken into custody at the conclusion of her sentencing hearing.

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Posted: December 2nd, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , | 3 Comments »

Trump picks retired Gen. James Mattis as defense secretary

gen-mattisWASHINGTON — President-elect Donald Trump has chosen James N. Mattis, a highly respected retired Marine four-star general, to head the Defense Department, filling in a critical national security position in the emerging Cabinet. Mattis served 44 years in the Marine Corps before he retired in 2013. He headed U.S. Central Command in his final three years… Read the rest of this entry »

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The Arnone Report: Shop Monmouth this holiday season

By Monmouth County Freeholder Director Tom Arnone

walk-the-line-arnoneBelieve it or not, the holidays are upon us. We’ve been extremely fortunate as the weather has been mild thus far, allowing many of us to continue to enjoy the outdoor activities we love to do throughout our beautiful county – from the beaches and parks, to local tree and menorah lightings, to shopping in our beautiful downtowns and local shopping centers.

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Posted: December 1st, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County Board of Freeholders, Monmouth County News, Taxes | Tags: , , , , , , , | No Comments »

Congressman Smith Announces Congressional App Challenge Winners

photo-76-630x472Four Monmouth County high school students enrolled in Communications High School in Wall Township were named the winners of the Congressional App Challenge from New Jersey’s 4th District, Congressman Chris Smith announced on Wednesday.

“The App Challenge encourages school students to become active in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) fields, computer science and programming by creating and exhibiting their software applications,” said Smith. “This challenge is an important step to inspire creativity, career skills and teamwork, which can help participating students to be poised for high-tech jobs of the future.”

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Neptune woman accused of stabbing boyfriend to death makes tearful court appearance

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FREEHOLD – Monique Moore walked into a Monmouth County courtroom on Tuesday with her hands shackled in front of her and tears in her eyes. The 24-year-old Moore was charged with first-degree murder and third-degree weapons offense after she allegedly stabbed her boyfriend to death during an argument at her apartment, authorities said. Shortly after 11… Read the rest of this entry »

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Trump reaches deal with Carrier to stop factory jobs from moving to Mexico

assetcontent-76WASHINGTON – Air conditioning company Carrier Corp. says it has reached a deal with President-elect Donald Trump to keep nearly 1,000 jobs in Indiana. Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence plan to travel to the state Thursday to unveil the agreement alongside company officials. Trump confirmed the meeting on Twitter late Tuesday, promising a “Great deal… Read the rest of this entry »

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This buoy named Melville has been tracking whales off N.J. for months

assetcontent-6The recent high-profile sightings of whales that have been making a splash along the Jersey Shore and around New York City have come as no surprise to Melville the buoy. The Wildlife Conservation Society and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute launched the buoy in June to serve as an underwater listening post for whale calls. Since… Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted: November 30th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Environment, Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , , | No Comments »

Greg’s List: Things to do in Monmouth County this weekend, December 2-4, 2016

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By Greg Kelly

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Friday, December 2

  • Historic Four Corners Lantern Tours (Shrewsbury) MORE INFO
  • A Christmas Carol at Count Basie Theatre (Red Bank) MORE INFO
  • “A Christmas Carol” at Allaire Village MORE INFO
  • Scrooge at Spring Lake Theatre MORE INFO
  • Winter Solstice: Artisan Crafts Holiday Market (Belmar) MORE INFO
  • “Seeing Stars: Every Flag Tells A Story” (Highlands) MORE INFO

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Posted: November 30th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Greg Kelly, Greg's List, Monmouth County News, Things to do in Monmouth County | Tags: , , , , | No Comments »