Asbury Park Man, Ocean Grove Woman, Indicted For Animal Cruelty

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Andre P. Parker, 31, of Sunset Avenue in Asbury Park, and Tara R. Robinson, 43, of Lawrence Avenue in the Ocean Grove section of Neptune Township, were indicted with multiple counts of animal cruelty and related charges by a Monmouth County Grand Jury today, according to an announcement by Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.

The indictment is the result of a joint investigation by the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office, Monmouth County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (MCSPCA), Asbury Park and Neptune Township police departments.

The investigation revealed that in January and February of this year, Parker caused a one- to two-year-old pit bull mix, known as Destiny, to become severely abused. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted: August 21st, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , , , | 3 Comments »

Don’t make same mistake, man who burned retina in 1962 eclipse warns

OREGON CITY, Ore. — A 70-year-old man who burned his retina by staring directly into the sun during a partial solar eclipse in 1962 has a warning for those planning to view the solar eclipse Monday afternoon. Don’t make the same mistake. Lou Tomososki, of Oregon City, told television station KGW.com in Portland that watching the… Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted: August 21st, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: News | Tags: , | 1 Comment »

New Jersey native Jerry Lewis, comedian, telethon host, dies at 91

LAS VEGAS — Jerry Lewis, the rubber-faced comedian and director whose fundraising telethons became as famous as his hit movies, has died. Publicist Candi Cazau says the Newark native passed away Sunday morning of natural causes at age 91 in Las Vegas with his family by his side. Lewis made a career unleashing his inner child,… Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted: August 21st, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: News | Tags: | 2 Comments »

President Reagan’s son: Learn when to shut up, Mr. President | Opinion

By Michael Reagan As we’ve said here before, Donald Trump has to learn to just shut up and let things go. The failure to do that is the worst Achilles heel of a president who seems to have half a dozen Achilles heels. Because he can’t think on his feet, because he doesn’t know how to… Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted: August 20th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Donald Trump, Opinion | Tags: , , | No Comments »

Coast Guard rescues three boaters near Highlands

A Coast Guard boatcrew from Sandy Hook Station pulled three people out the the Sandy Hook Bay near Highlands this afternoon, according to a press release by the USCG.

While on routine patrol at approximately 2:30 p.m., the crew aboard a 29-foot Response Boat-Small witnessed a nine-foot John boat overturn sending the passengers into the water.

The response boat immediately diverted to the scene and rescued the three people from the water. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted: August 19th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Highlands, Monmouth County News, Sandy Hook | Tags: , , , , , | 1 Comment »

Here’s what your next governor had to say about property taxes, Jersey jobs

MOUNT LAUREL — In dueling speeches at a Chamber of Commerce event Wednesday, New Jersey’s top gubernatorial hopefuls pitched their plans to boost the state’s economy to the business community. Democrat Phil Murphy and GOP Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno discussed the future, rattled off their campaign talking points and, despite not sharing the stage during the… Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted: August 17th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: 2017 Elections, 2017 NJ Gubernatorial Politics, Kim Guadagno, Monmouth County News, Phil Murphy | Tags: , , , , | 3 Comments »

Greg’s List: Things to Do in Monmouth County This Weekend, August 18-20, 2017

By Greg Kelly

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Friday, August 18

  • Goo Goo Dolls at PNC Bank Arts Center (Holmdel) – MORE INFO
  • F Theory by NJ Repertory Company (Long Branch) – MORE INFO
  • “The Boys Next Door” at Center Playhouse (Freehold) – MORE INFO
  • Family Friendly Campfire on Sandy Hook – MORE INFO
  • “The Fairy Plays” at JSAC (Ocean Grove) – MORE INFO
  • The Fantasticks at Algonquin Arts Theatre (Manasquan) – MORE INFO
  • Paula Poundstone at Count Basie Theatre (Red Bank) – MORE INFO
  • Happy Day Farm (Manalapan) – MORE INFO

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Posted: August 16th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Greg Kelly, Greg's List, Monmouth County, Monmouth County News, Things to do in Monmouth County, Things to do on the Jersey Shore | Tags: , , , , | No Comments »

Fort Monmouth memorabilia to go to public auction

OCEANPORT — The public can own a piece of military history when thousands of items from Fort Monmouth go to auction next month. Souvenirs and memorabilia from the closed military base will be offered for sale at a public on Sept. 23 as work continues to redevelop the 1,128-acre former Army post in Oceanport, Eatontown and… Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted: August 14th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Fort Monmouth, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , | No Comments »

10 passengers rescued after boat catches fire

MONMOUTH BEACH — Ten passengers aboard a 22-foot speed boat had to be rescued from the Shrewsbury River Sunday afternoon after the boat caught fire, police said. None of the passengers onboard the Sea Doo, a type of speed boat, were injured in the blaze, which was first reported to police at 2:51 p.m., said New… Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted: August 14th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , | 3 Comments »

McKenna Slams Singer’s Endorsement Of Flancbuam In LD 30 Race, Questions Candidate’s Qualifications

By Bob McKenna

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So there it is, finally out in the open. In his comments to MMM regarding his endorsement of Mr. Flancbaum for the LD 30 Assembly position, Senator Singer is quoted as saying, “ I had to defend my county “ ( Ocean ). I’m confused, I thought this Assembly seat, as well Senator Singer’s position, was about the representation at the state level of the residents, businesses and taxpayers of the 14 municipalities comprising LD 30, 12 of which are in Monmouth County.

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Posted: August 11th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: 2017 Elections, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, Opinion, Wall Township | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments »