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 »

Greg’s List: Things to Do in Monmouth County This Weekend, January 19-21, 2018

By Greg Kelly

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Friday, January 19

  • Men’s College Basketball: Monmouth U. vs. Iona (WLB) – MORE INFO
  • Vintage Hitchcock: A Live Radio Play by Spotlight Players (Matawan) – MORE INFO
  • The Calling by NJ Repertory Company (Long Branch) – MORE INFO
  • El Coqui Espectacular and the Bottle of Doom at TRT (Red Bank) – MORE INFO
  • Harbor Yacht Club Boat Display at Monmouth Mall (Eatontown) – MORE INFO
  • Shore House Art Exhibit (Red Bank) – MORE INFO

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Posted: January 17th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Greg Kelly, Greg's List, Monmouth County News, Things to do in Monmouth County | Tags: , , , , | No Comments »

Trump talked to Murphy on Sunday. Here’s what they discussed

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump spoke to incoming Gov. Phil Murphy on Sunday, two days before the Democrat will be sworn in to succeed Chris Christie. Though Murphy has been critical of Trump, the two men agreed to try to work together and both expressed a desire to improve the nation’s public works, White House spokeswoman… Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted: January 15th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Donald Trump, New Jersey | Tags: , , , | No Comments »

Phil Murphy among 10 speakers to appear at the Women’s March on N.J.

New Jersey’s incoming governor and first lady will be among the speakers cheering on thousands of marchers expected to attend next week’s Women’s March on New Jersey in Morristown, organizers said. The Jan. 20 march will be one of the first large events for Gov.-elect Phil Murphy after the Democrat takes office Tuesday. Sheila Oliver, the… Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted: January 12th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: New Jersey, Phil Murphy | Tags: , , | 3 Comments »

If you prepaid your 2018 property taxes, you can’t deduct them on your 2017 NJ tax return

New Jerseyans who rushed to pay their 2018 property taxes before Dec. 31 won’t be able to deduct the expense from their 2017 state income taxes, the New Jersey Society of CPAs advised Thursday. While the IRS issued instructions last month that some 2018 prepayments are deductible from federal income taxes in 2017 if you’ve already… Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted: January 11th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: New Jersey | Tags: , , , | 2 Comments »

Guadagno bids tearful farewell to NJ-Israel Commission

Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno receives a “Woman of Valor” plaque from Mark Levenson, chair of the New Jersey-Israel Commission. Photo by Robert Wiener Eleven days before leaving office, Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno bade a tearful farewell to members of the New Jersey-Israel Commission (NJIC). At its Jan. 5 meeting in Newark, she told the group that… Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted: January 11th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Kim Guadagno, Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , | 1 Comment »

Greg’s List: Things to Do in Monmouth County This Weekend, January 12-14, 2018

By Greg Kelly

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Friday, January 12

  • Proper Grocery Shopping with a Doctor (Shrewsbury) – MORE INFO
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Soul Food Dinner (Long Branch) – MORE INFO
  • Light of the Day ’18: Asbury Angels at The Stone Pony (Asbury Park) – MORE INFO
  • Kologi Famliy Fundraiser at Monmouth Park (Oceanport) – MORE INFO
  • Winter Solstice: Artisan Crafts Holiday Market (Belmar) – MORE INFO
  • Atlantic Cinemas Movie Night (Atlantic Highlands) – MORE INFO

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Posted: January 11th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Greg Kelly, Greg's List, Monmouth County, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, Things to do in Monmouth County | Tags: , , , , , | No Comments »

Governor Brendan T. Byrne 1924-2018

Governor Chris Christie On The Passing Of Governor Brendan T. Byrne:

 “It is with great sadness that I inform all New Jerseyans that Governor Brendan T. Byrne has died today. Governor Byrne was 93 years old.

Governor Byrne had an extraordinary career of public service.  He served as counsel to Governor Meyner, Deputy Attorney General, Essex County Prosecutor, Superior Court Judge and two-term Governor of New Jersey. He did each of those jobs with integrity, honesty, intelligence, wit and flair. He cared deeply for the state’s environment, led the charge for the development of the Meadowlands Complex and for the establishment of casino gaming in Atlantic City. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted: January 4th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: New Jersey | Tags: , | 2 Comments »