Rabid Pitbull May Have Infected Puppies, County Health Department Seeks Info On Cliffwood Pitbull Pups

lacting pitbullTwo of the four pit bulls that were in contact with the rabid dog that bit three people during the last three weeks in the Cliffwood section of Aberdeen Township are lactating, which indicates that they may have may have passed on rabies to their puppies.  The Monmouth County Health Department is asking that anyone who may have acquired, purchased, adopted or come into contact with pit bull puppies in the Cliffwood section of Aberdeen in the past three weeks contact them immediately.

The Monmouth County Health Department phone number is 732-431-7456, ext. 8580. After regular business hours, call 732-845-2004.

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Posted: February 5th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Aberdeen, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , | No Comments »

Bridgegate Defendants Can Subpoena Christie’s Documents

Bridget Ann Kelly, texting, with Governor Chris Christie and Michelle Brown at Seaside Park fire, September 12, 2013, photo by Phil Stilton

Bridget Ann Kelly, texting, with Governor Chris Christie and Michelle Brown at Seaside Park fire, September 12, 2013, photo by Phil Stilton

NEWARK–A federal judge gave the green light to lawyers for defendants in the George Washington bridge scandal to subpoena documents from the law firm hired by Gov. Chris Christie’s office to investigate the lane closures in 2013. During a hearing over pretrial motions Friday in federal court, U.S. District Judge Susan Wigenton rejected a defense request… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: February 5th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Bridgegate, Chris Christie | Tags: , , , | 1 Comment »

Christie’s mop hand-delivered in N.H. | The Auditor

assetContent (59)Apparently some people would like to see Chris Christie use a mop. New Hampshire’s Ken Dennis, who’s in charge of building maintenance for the Village of Newport, tried to hand deliver Christie a mop on Thursday following one of his campaign events. Christie sparked a controversy a few weeks ago with his response to a young… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: February 5th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Chris Christie | Tags: , , | 1 Comment »

Driver who hit cop directing traffic was high on drugs, police said

assetContentFREEHOLD –The 21-year-old driver of a car that hit and seriously injured a West Long Branch police officer directing traffic at a high school football game was high on drugs at the time of the incident, authorities said on Thursday. Michael Reyes of Oceanport was under the influence of heroin and marijuana when he hit West… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: February 5th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Prosecutor | Tags: , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

Portable heaters sold at Bed, Bath & Beyond recalled for fire risk

assetContent (58)There’s hot, and then there’s too hot. Small portable heaters that sold for about $20 at Bed Bath & Beyond have been recalled because at least four of them have caught fire. About 28,000 of the items, made in China, were sold at the stores between August and October of 2015. They were also sold through… Read the rest of this entry »

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First N.H. poll after Iowa caucus doesn’t look pretty for Christie

assetContent (57)WASHINGTON — In a poll taken before and after the Iowa caucuses, only one Republican presidential candidates lost support among likely New Hampshire primary voters: Gov. Chris Christie. Christie’s support fell by more than half, to 4 percent after the caucuses from 9 percent before them in the CNN/WMUR poll released Thursday. Before the caucuses, the… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: February 5th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: 2016 Presidential Politics, Chris Christie | Tags: , , , | 1 Comment »

Christie in N.H.: ‘I’m not going to increase the gas tax’ in N.J.

assetContentSALEM, N.H. — Speaking on the campaign trail in New Hampshire, Gov. Chris Christie said he has no plans to raise New Jersey’s gas tax. The governor, fielding a heated question from a former New Jersey resident angered for being forced to leave the Garden State because he said the cost of living was too high,… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: February 5th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Chris Christie, Gas Tax | Tags: , , , | 2 Comments »

Rabies confirmed in Aberdeen dog

UPDATE: Health Department Officials are looking for pitbull puppies bought or adopted in the last three weeks.  Anyone who has come in contact with a pit bull puppy from the Cliffwood section of Aberdeen is urged to call the Monmouth County Health Department at 732-432-7456 ext. 8580. After business hours, call 732-845-2004.

angry-pit-bull-2-teeth-92f1240bfd113053Monmouth County officials have confirmed that an Aberdeen dog that bit at least three people in the past three weeks tested positive for rabies.

MoreMonmouthMusings has confirmed that the dog, a 2 year old black male pit bull with a white neck, is from the County Road area of the Cliffwood section of the Township.  The dog was three feet tall and weighed 90 pounds.

The dog did not have a current rabies vaccination. The Monmouth County Health Department (MCHD) is urging area residents who may have been bitten by a dog in the past three weeks to contact the health department at 732-431-7456, ext. 8580 immediately.

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Posted: February 4th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Aberdeen, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , | 8 Comments »

Greg’s List: Things to do in Monmouth County this weekend, February 5-7, 2015

By Greg Kelly

 

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Friday, February 5

  • William Shatner at Count Basie Theatre (Red Bank) – MORE INFO
  • College Men’s Basketball: Monmouth U. vs. Fairfield (WLB) – MORE INFO
  • To Be Young, Gifted and Black at Algonquin Arts Theatre (Manasquan) – MORE INFO
  • Substance of Bliss by NJ Repertory Company (Long Branch) – MORE INFO
  • Lives of Reason at TRT (Red Bank) – MORE INFO
  • Rumors by South Street Players (Spring Lake) – MORE INFO
  • NJ State Council on the Arts Fellowship Exhibit (WLB) MORE INFO
  • 19th Century New Jersey Chairmaking Exhibit (Freehold) – MORE INFO
  • Radio Technology Museum Open at InfoAge (Wall Twp.) – MORE INFO

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Posted: February 3rd, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Greg Kelly, Greg's List, Monmouth County, Monmouth County News, Things to do in Monmouth County | Tags: , , , , | No Comments »

IRS phone scams on the rise as tax season begins

assetContentWith tax season under way, the IRS and police departments across the state are again warning people to hang up on anyone claiming they’re from the agency and demanding immediate payment. In recent days, police have been reporting an increase in the number of residents who have found themselves on the end of a scam call.… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: February 3rd, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: News | Tags: | No Comments »