Doherty to head MVC?

Belmar Mayor Matt Doherty is slated to become the Chairman and Chief Administrator of the NJ Motor Vehicle Commission, according to multiple unsourced reports.

Governor Murphy has not yet nominated Doherty for the position, which requires the advice and consent of the Senate, according to the Legislature’s website.

Doherty is in the final year of his second term as mayor of the borough.

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Posted: January 23rd, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Belmar, Matt Doherty, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, NJ MVC | Tags: , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

Phony Pallone votes against reopening the government

Congressman Frank Pallone

Despite his rhetoric against the U.S. government shutdown, Congressman Frank Pallone voted against the continuing resolution which reopened the government after giving ‘non-essential’ federal employees an unscheduled three day weekend.

Pallone issued a statement on Monday blaming President Trump and the Republicans in Congress for the shutdown which started on Saturday morning:

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Posted: January 23rd, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Frank Pallone, Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: , , , | 3 Comments »

Monmouth GOP launches women’s leadership initiative

The Monmouth County Republican Party is inviting women who want to make a difference in their communities and get involved in government to participate in a GOP Women’s Leadership Initiative.

The first event will take place on Saturday, February 24, 9am, at Monmouth Republican Headquarters, 20 Route 537 in Colts Neck. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted: January 23rd, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Republican Committee, Monmouth GOP, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , , | No Comments »

Government shutdown ends. Booker and Menendez vote to keep it closed

WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans and Democrats reached a deal Monday to reopen the government, with an end to the three-day shutdown expected by the end of the day. Most Senate Democrats agreed to fund the government through Feb. 8 after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., agreed to bring a separate bill allowing unauthorized immigrants brought… Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted: January 22nd, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Bob Menendez, Cory Booker, New Jersey | Tags: , , , | 2 Comments »

Monmouth County Gets $1.6 million in federal funds for road safety projects in Holmdel and Upper Freehold

Freeholder Director Tom Arnone speaks at the NJTPA Board Meeting – Jan 22, 2018

Monmouth County has been awarded $1.6 million in federal funds from the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority (NJTPA) for the design and construction of road improvements in Holmdel and and Upper Freehold, according to an announcement by Freeholder Director Tom Arnone. The award was approved at a NJTPA meeting in Newark this morning.

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Posted: January 22nd, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, Tom Arnone | Tags: , , , , , , | No Comments »

ArtG and Tommy G on the radio this afternoon

MMM publisher Art Gallagher will be Tommy G’s guest this afternoon at 4:06 PM on the best afternoon drive time radio show in New Jersey.

Tommy invited Art on to talk about the U.S. government shutdown.

Tommy’s show is always good for laughs and provocative conversation about local, state and national news.   Tune in!

The Tommy G Show is broadcast Monday through Friday from 3pm – 6pm in Central New Jersey on AM WCTC, on the Internet by clicking this link , on iHeartRadio, and via the TuneIn app on your smartphone.

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Posted: January 22nd, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: , , , | No Comments »

Homeless to be counted on Weds Jan 24

photo courtesy of Minister Steven Brigham

A team of trained volunteers and Monmouth County employees will be in Asbury Park, Freehold, Keansburg and Red Bank on Wednesday, January 24 to conduct the County’s NJ Counts 2018 survey of citizens without a permanent residence and those at risk for becoming homeless.  The point in time survey is part of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s annual effort to get an accurate snapshot of the homeless in America.

The surveys will be conducted at the following locations:

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Posted: January 22nd, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

Menendez: I plan to run for re-election despite retrial

U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez said Friday he intends to run for re-election this year even though federal prosecutors revealed earlier in the day that they plan to retry the New Jersey Democrat on corruption charges. “Senator Menendez fully expects to be vindicated and has every intention of running for re-election, continuing to fight Donald Trump’s policies… Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted: January 20th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: 2018 Elections, Bob Menendez, New Jersey | Tags: , , , | 7 Comments »

Senator Menendez to face retrial in corruption case

Dr. Salomon Melgen, left and Senator Robert Menendez

Federal prosecutors say they intend to retry U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez on political corruption charges. The trial of the New Jersey Democrat ended in a mistrial in November after jurors were unable to reach a verdict. The Department of Justice had been facing a deadline later this month to retry the case or drop the charges.… Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted: January 19th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Bob Menendez, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , | 2 Comments »

Mike ‘The Situation’ Sorrentino admits he’s guilty of tax evasion

Michael ‘The Situation’ Sorrentino, known for his role on the “Jersey Shore” TV show, admitted Friday to not paying the full amount of taxes for 2011. The reality television star pleaded guilty to one count of tax evasion in federal court in Newark before Judge Susan D. Wigenton as part of a plea deal in the… Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted: January 19th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Jersey Shore, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , , , | No Comments »