Middletown Pedophile Gets 46 Years

Gary Wolchesky

Gary Wolchesky, 28 of Middletown was sentenced to 46 years in state prison today for his conviction last November on 21 counts related to the sexual assaults of the boys, including two counts of first degree Aggravated Sexual Assault and four counts of second degree Endangering the Welfare of a Child by Manufacturing Child Pornography, according to a statement by Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.

The sentence was imposed by Judge Richard W. English who could have sent Wolchesky away for 61 years.

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Posted: April 28th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , | No Comments »

Coast is cleared for 2 new artificial reefs for Jersey waters

TRENTON — Recreational fishermen in New Jersey are a step closer to getting artificial reefs of their own in state waters. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers gave New Jersey permission to build two artificial reefs – one off the Manasquan Inlet and one in the Delaware Bay, state Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin said Thursday.… Read the rest of this entry »

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Menendez donor, Fla. eye doctor guilty on all counts of Medicare fraud

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — A prominent Florida eye doctor has been convicted on all counts in his Medicare fraud trial, raising the possibility he could be pressured to testify in the bribery trial of New Jersey Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez. Jurors announced their verdict Friday for Dr. Salomon Melgen. He effectively faces a life sentence… Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted: April 28th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Bob Menendez, Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: , , , | No Comments »

Angry Christie wants more control of Horizon’s board, profits

Governor Chris Christie  (Governor’s Office/ Mykwain Gainey)

JERSEY CITY — Gov. Chris Christie is done asking Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey to pay big bucks to expand drug treatment in New Jersey. Now, he’s telling. Christie on Thursday announced he was proposing legislation giving future governors the ability to appoint four new directors to Horizon’s 15 member board, require greater… Read the rest of this entry »

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Sheriff Golden Hosts Heroin Forum with Students, Educators and Law Enforcement

Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun Golden brought college and high school students from throughout the County to Freehold on Tuesday for the second annual Student Ambassadors For Heroin Use Prevention forum.

The unique program that Golden launched last October brings student leaders together with educators, law enforcement officials and other government and non-profit drug abuse agencies to share information–both ways–to empower the students to lead their peers away from heroin use and to support the adults in improving their drug abuse prevention efforts.

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Posted: April 27th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Heroin, Monmouth County, Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Sheriff's Office, Shaun Golden | Tags: , , , , , | No Comments »

Ciattarelli aging rapidly?

Running against Lt. Gov Kim Guadagno must be a daunting task.

Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli, one of Guadagno’s four opponents in the GOP primary for Governor, looks as though he’s aged more in a week than Barack Obama aged over 8 years in the White House, if his campaign mail is to be believed.

If you’re a Republican primary voter, you likely received two pieces of campaign mail from Ciattarelli in the last week.   The photo on the left is from the first piece.  The photo on the right is the second piece.  If Jack loses to Kim on June 6, he could have a future as Just for Men model.

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Posted: April 26th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: 2017 Elections, 2017 NJ Gubernatorial Politics, Kim Guadagno, NJ GOP, NJ Politics | Tags: , , , , , , | 9 Comments »

Greg’s List: Things to do in Monmouth County this weekend, April 28-30, 2017

By Greg Kelly

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Friday, April 28

  • Spring Home Show at the Shore (Asbury Park) – MORE INFO
  • New Jersey Marathon Weekend – MORE INFO
  • “Private Lives” by Monmouth Players (Navesink) – MORE INFO
  • Jersey Shore Restaurant Week – MORE INFO
  • Englishtown Swap Meet & Auto Show – MORE INFO
  • The Women of Padilla at TRT (Red Bank) – MORE INFO
  • “Murder on the Nile” at Center Playhouse (Freehold) – MORE INFO
  • Atlantic Cinemas Movie Night (Atlantic Highlands) – MORE INFO

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Posted: April 26th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Greg Kelly, Greg's List, Monmouth County News, Things to do in Monmouth County | Tags: , , , , | No Comments »

Gopal Blames Beck For Air Pollution, Says He Will Fix It

Former Monmouth Democrat Chairman Vin Gopal blamed Senator Jennifer Beck for air pollution on his facebook page earlier this week.  He said that if he is elected Senator from the 11th District instead of Beck come November 7, that he will “..make sure the air we breath and water we drink is safe for every Monmouth County resident.”  Gopal said he would do that by sponsoring legislation and fighting.

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Posted: April 26th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: 11th Legislative District, 2017 Elections, Jennifer Beck, Monmouth County News, Vin Gopal | Tags: , , , , , , , | 2 Comments »

Man, 25, killed during police pursuit in Howell, cops say

HOWELL — A 25-year-old Marlboro man died after he crashed his car early Sunday while trying to evade authorities, police said. Brian Fani was pronounced dead at the scene after he ran his 2009 Subaru Legacy off the road at a bend in the road on Southard Avenue near the Howell Golf Course, side-swiped a utility… Read the rest of this entry »

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Sheriff Golden to Trenton: Stop ripping off the 9-1-1 fees

With New Jersey lawmakers busy in Trenton working on the next fiscal year’s State Budget, Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun Golden is calling on the legislature and Governor Christie to stop the diversion of $120 million per year that cell phone users pay for the express purpose of maintaining and upgrading 911 emergency infrastructure throughout the state.

Golden first raised the issue last summer, days after the current fiscal year budget took effect.   Yesterday, the Sheriff highlighted the issue in an interview with NJTV’s Brenda Flanagan.

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Posted: April 25th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Sheriff's Office, New Jersey, News, NJTV, Shaun Golden | Tags: , , , , , | No Comments »