September School Board Elections Rescheduled For October 2

In New Jersey we have regularly scheduled “Special Elections” and as of today we have September Special Elections that are held in October.  It’s all very confusing, by design by the evil geniuses in Trenton, who want to suppress voter participation and still call what happens here “democratic.”

Monmouth County Clerk Christine Giordano Hanlon announced today that date of the September Special School Board elections originally scheduled for September 25 has been changed to October 2.

The New Jersey State Department of Education made the change due to the fact that the second day of Sukkot, a Jewish holiday, falls on September 25. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: August 15th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , | No Comments »

Super Pooper Scoops $100K

The former Kenilworth schools superintendent on trial in Holmdel Municipal Court for serial pooping on the Township’s high school track will collect $100,000 from taxpayers of Kenilworth, according to multiple published reports.

Under the terms of his separation agreement with the Kenilworth Board of Education, Thomas Tramaglini, 42, will receive his full pay from the until his resignation becomes effective at the end of September. He will receive two months severance pay and $20,000 for unused vacation days.  The school district will not oppose his application for unemployment benefits.

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Posted: August 15th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

Greg’s List: Things to Do in Monmouth County This Weekend, August 17-19, 2018:

By Greg Kelly

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Friday, August 17

  • “International Drift” Art Show by Michael Short (Lincroft) – MORE INFO
  • 42nd Street at Spring Lake Community Theatre – MORE INFO
  • Family Friendly Campfire on Sandy Hook – MORE INFO
  • Bayshore Hooks & Needles (Hazlet) – MORE INFO
  • The Castoffs (Howell) – MORE INFO
  • WWE Presents NXT Live (Asbury Park) – MORE INFO
  • Fern Hill by NJ Repertory Company (Long Branch) – MORE INFO

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Posted: August 15th, 2018 | 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 »

Aaron Davis, Long Branch Man Charged With Leaving Caged Dog To Drown, Will Remain In Custody Till Trial

Aaron Davis, the Long Branch man charged with leaving River, a pit bull mix, caged on the banks of the Shrewsbury River in Highlands last month, will remain in the custody of the Monmouth County Correctional Institution pending his trail, according to a social media post by the Prosecutor’s Office.

Superior Court Judge James J. McGann ruled this afternoon that Davis, who surrendered to authorities on August 7, remain in custody. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: August 13th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , | No Comments »

Welle proclaims “deep, strong, progressive convictions” –Video

When Josh Welle, the Democrat trying to unseat Congressman Chris Smith in New Jersey’s 4th district, was competing with former Asbury Park councilman Jim Keady for the Democrats’ organizational support (and favorable ballot position in the primary election) he proclaimed his deep, strong, progressive convictions–and bemoaned that the 4th is not a progressive district.

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Posted: August 13th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: 2018 Elections, Chris Smith, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments »

Steny Hoyer, career politician, will raise campaign cash for Welle

Steny Hoyer and Nancy Pelosi during President Trump’s first State of the Nation address. photo via Zimbio

Congressman Steny Hoyer, the #2 Democrat in the House of Representatives behind Nancy Pelosi, will be in New York City on Thursday to raise campaign cash for Josh Welle, the Democrat running against Congressman Chris Smith in the 4th congressional district of New Jersey, according to an invitation to the fundraiser obtained by MMM.

Hoyer entered the House in 1981, the same year as Smith.

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Posted: August 11th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: 2018 Elections, Congress, Monmouth County, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments »

Keansburg Man Charged in Keyport Murder

John Curtin, 19, of Woodland Avenue in Keansburg, was arrested last night and charged with the murder of Evan Smutz , 20, of Center Street in Keyport, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher Gramiccioni announced.

Keyport police responded to a 911 call reporting the shooting at 12:48 p.m. at 2 Center Street. Police arrived to find Smutz with a gunshot wound. He was pronounced deceased at 1:21 p.m.

“It was hard work and determination by detectives in our Office and at the Keyport Police Department who quickly solved this murder and brought Mr. Curtin to justice for this crime,” Gramiccioni said. “This is a great credit to all of law enforcement and the community.” Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: August 10th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , | No Comments »

Greg’s List: Things to Do in Monmouth County This Weekend, August 10-12, 2018

By Greg Kelly

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Friday, August 10

  • Fern Hill by NJ Repertory Company (Long Branch) – MORE INFO
  • “Titanic” by Premier Theatre Company (Lincroft) – MORE INFO
  • A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum at Algonquin Arts Theatre (Manasquan) – MORE INFO
  • Jersey Shore Film Festival (Asbury Park) – MORE INFO
  • IAATO Italian Festival (Ocean Twp.) – MORE INFO
  • Monmouth Film Festival ’18 at TRT (Red Bank) – MORE INFO

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Posted: August 9th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Greg Kelly, Greg's List, Monmouth County News, Things to do in Monmouth County | Tags: , , , , , | 2 Comments »

Arnone: “Monmouth County Will Not Tolerate Substandard Work”

Freeholder Director Tom Arnone Meeting

The East End Ave Bridge which connects Neptune City with the Shark River Hills section of Neptune Township will be closed next Weds., August 15 from 7 a.m. till 5 p.m. while faulty pavement is repaired.

The bridge was closed for 8 months, October 2017 through May of this year, for a $3.5 million refurbishment project.

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Posted: August 8th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , | 2 Comments »

Monmouth County Launches Mobile Addiction Recovery Service

Ocean County Prosecutor Joe Coronado, Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun Golden and Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher Gramiccioni celebrate the launch of HOPE One

Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun Golden and Prosecutor Christopher Gramiccioni unveiled HOPE One on Monday evening during the National Night Out gathering in Asbury Park.

The mobile unit staffed with a sheriff’s officer, a certified peer recovery specialist and a licensed clinician that will travel to targeted communities in the county connecting individuals with substance use disorder and family members, to immediate services, treatment facilities and Naloxone training is the latest innovation in the County’s ongoing efforts to combat the opioid addiction epidemic.

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Posted: August 8th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Prosecutor, Monmouth County Sheriff's Office | Tags: , , , , , | 1 Comment »