Sheriff’s Officers, Middletown PD, Locate Missing Middletown Man With Project Lifesaver Technology

Monmouth County Sheriff’s Officers and Middletown Police Officers located an elderly Middletown man who wandered from home last night through the use of the Sheriff’s Office’s Project Lifesaver technology, according to an announcement by Sheriff Shaun Golden.

The 69 year old man was located and returned to safety by Sheriff’s Officers Kurt Kroeper and Ralph Irizzary as well as Detective Al Scott and Sgt. CJ Higgins of the Middletown PD.

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Posted: August 17th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , , | No Comments »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Greg’s List: Things to Do in Monmouth County This Weekend, August 3-5, 2018:

By Greg Kelly

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Friday, August 3

  • Manasquan Fireman’s Fair – MORE INFO
  • Keyport Fireman’s Fair – MORE INFO
  • Highlands Clamfest – MORE INFO
  • Jersey Shore Film Festival (Asbury Park) – MORE INFO
  • Boy George & Culture Club at The Stone Pony (Asbury Park) – MORE INFO
  • 50th Annual House Tour (Ocean Grove) – MORE INFO
  • The School of Rock: The Next Generation by Spotlight Players (Matawan) – MORE INFO

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Video: Monmouth County launched drug treatment program for inmates

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Posted: July 31st, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on Video: Monmouth County launched drug treatment program for inmates

O’Scanlon: “This is a crtical moment for our children’s future”

By Senator Declan O’Scanlon

Senator Declan O’Scanlon

So. This is what it’s come to. Incredibly, we just passed one of the largest tax increases in the history of the state…and we’re no more than one, infinitesimal, step closer to sustainable solvency than we were the day before. And trust me, we are very ($ billions) far away. We don’t need infinitesimal steps, we need bold leaps…and we need bold leadership willing to make them.

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Posted: July 28th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Declan O'Scanlon, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, New Jersey State Budget, Opinion, Pensions | Tags: , , , , , , | 7 Comments »

Atlantic Highlands Man Arrested For Kiddie Porn Possession and Distribution

Brian Foley photo via social media

Brian Foley, 60, of Asbury Ave in Atlantic Highlands, was arrested yesterday and charged with possessing and distributing images and videos which depict the sexual exploitation or abuse of a child, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced this afternoon.

Foley is charged with one count of second degree Endangering the Welfare of a Child (Distribution) and one count of second degree Endangering the Welfare of a Child (Possession).

The State’s investigation and initial forensic examination of Foley’s devices revealed evidence that he has possessed and distributed images and videos which depict the sexual exploitation and abuse of a child.

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Posted: July 27th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Atlantic Highlands, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , , | Comments Off on Atlantic Highlands Man Arrested For Kiddie Porn Possession and Distribution

Super Pooper Flushes His Job

The Kenilworth Schools Superintendent accused of serial pooping at the Holmdel High School track quit his job yesterday, according to a report at NJ.com

Dr. Thomas Tramaglini of Matawan resigned from the Kenilworth School System effective September 30.  An announcement to district staff was made via email and voicemail, accord to the report.

“Based on events unrelated to his service for Kenilworth, it has become clear to both Dr. Tramaglini and the Kenilworth Board of Education that his continued service as Superintendent of Schools has become too much of a distraction to the main mission of the district,” the email states.

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Posted: July 27th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , , , | 2 Comments »