O’Scanlon and DiMaso: Don’t tax summer rentals

As part of their compromise with Governor Phil Murphy over how many taxes to raise and by how much in the new state budget, the Democrat leaders of the legislature have proposed taxing seasonal rentals of vacation homes and Airbnb rentals.

Senator Declan O’Scanlon and Assemblywoman Serena DiMaso came out against a seasonal rental tax, which will have a disproportionate impact on Jersey Shore property owners, in a statement issued this afternoon.

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Posted: June 28th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Declan O'Scanlon, Jersey Shore, Monmouth County News, New Jersey State Budget, Serena DiMaso | Tags: , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments »

Greg’s List: Things to Do in Monmouth County This Weekend, June 8-10, 2018

By Greg Kelly

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Friday, June 8

  • Oh What a Night of Doo Wop & Rock N Roll at Count Basie Theatre (Red Bank) – MORE INFO
  • Canterbury Fair (Rumson) – MORE INFO
  • Disney’s Newsies: The Broadway Musical at Axlerod PAC (Deal) – MORE INFO
  • Doo-Wop and Rock N’ Roll at Count Basie Theatre (Red Bank) – MORE INFO
  • Bayshore Greek Fest (Holmdel) – MORE INFO
  • Denis Coughlin & Belmar Blvd. (Belmar) – MORE INFO
  • Bluegrass Mini Golf at MP (Oceanport) – MORE INFO
  • Simulcast Racing at Monmouth Park (Oceanport) MORE INFO

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Quick Action by Congressman Smith and Mayor Reid Keeps Manasquan Inlet Open This Summer

Pt. Pleasant Beach officials; Councilman Andy Cortes, Mayor Stephen Reid, Council President Bob Santanello meet with Congressman Chris Smith and Ray Bogan, legal counsel for the Marine Trades Association of New Jersey, Recreational Fishing Alliance, and United Boatmen of New Jersey, at the Manasquan Inlet. June 1, 1018

Quick action by Pt. Pleasant Beach Mayor Stephen Reid and Congressman Chris Smith will ensure that the Manasquan Inlet remains navigable for commercial and recreational marine traffic this summer.

Unexpected shoaling that threatens to block marine traffic has developed in the inlet since January when the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers performed their regularly scheduled survey.  Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: June 3rd, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Chris Smith, Jersey Shore, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, Ocean County | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

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 »

Posted: January 19th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Jersey Shore, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , , , | Comments Off on Mike ‘The Situation’ Sorrentino admits he’s guilty of tax evasion

35 swimmers saved during weekend in Belmar, officials say

BELMAR — Thirty-five swimmers were saved this weekend in the borough as Tropical storm Jose created life-threatening rip currents along the Jersey Shore. Belmar Mayor Matt Doherty said the 35 were pulled from the water along the borough’s 1.3-mile long coastline by lifeguards, police, the U.S. Coast Guard and the Belmar Water Rescue Team. Police rode… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: September 25th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Jersey Shore, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , , | Comments Off on 35 swimmers saved during weekend in Belmar, officials say

Coast Guard Busts Recreational Fisherman For No Permits

U.S. Coast Guard officers from Station Barnegat Light and Manasquan Inlet recently caught three recreational fishing crews in the Atlantic fishing without the correct permits.  One fishing party was fishing for bluefin tuna without a Highly Migratory Species (HMS) fishing permit, according to an announcement by U.S, Coast Guard 5th Detachment PA in Atlantic City.

Fishing for bluefin tuna without a HMS fishing permit subjects the offender to a $500 fine for the first offense and $750 for subsequent offenses.

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Posted: August 3rd, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Jersey Shore, Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , , , | 12 Comments »

Coast is cleared for 2 new artificial reefs for Jersey waters

TRENTON — Recreational fishermen in New Jersey are a step closer to getting artificial reefs of their own in state waters. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers gave New Jersey permission to build two artificial reefs – one off the Manasquan Inlet and one in the Delaware Bay, state Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin said Thursday.… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: April 28th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Jersey Shore, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, News | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on Coast is cleared for 2 new artificial reefs for Jersey waters

WATCH: Humpback whale spotted off Jersey Shore

assetcontentSEASIDE PARK — A videographer using a drone captured an awe-inspiring sight this week — a humpback whale gracefully plying the waters off the Jersey Shore. The video, uploaded to social media Wednesday, was shot by Eric Wojciechowski, who has posted panoramic Shore videos in the past. In 2014, he captured a rare water spout forming.… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: October 30th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Jersey Shore, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , | Comments Off on WATCH: Humpback whale spotted off Jersey Shore

Greg’s List: Things to do in Monmouth County this weekend, August 26-28, 2016

By Greg Kelly

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Friday, August 26

  • Fair Haven Fireman’s FairMORE INFO
  • WFAN Day with Mike Francesa at Bar A (Lake Como) – MORE INFO
  • Oliver! at Spring Lake Theatre – MORE INFO
  • Butler by NJ Repertory Company (Long Branch) – MORE INFO
  • Chris Turner & Friends (Belmar) – MORE INFO
  • Iago by NJ Repertory Company (Long Branch) – MORE INFO
  • Learn to Skimboard (Sea Bright) – MORE INFO

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Possible dangerous ‘clinging jellyfish’ found along Jersey Shore, report says

assetContentA fisherman made a surprising discovery off the Jersey Shore recently. Josh Hart said he captured a dime-sized jellyfish never seen before in the waters off New Jersey while angling in the Barnegat Bay just south of Point Pleasant Inlet on Friday. Believed to be a “clinging” jellyfish, it packs a dangerous sting, according to NBCPhiladelphia.com.… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: June 10th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Jersey Shore, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , | Comments Off on Possible dangerous ‘clinging jellyfish’ found along Jersey Shore, report says