Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno, the GOP nominee for governor, sat down with MMM’s Art Gallagher for a brief interview this morning following a round table discussion with Fair Haven residents at the home of Tenny and Carol Simmons. Read the rest of this entry »
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 »
August 12, 1958 was a big day in my mother’s life. I don’t even remember it
I’ve intentionally stayed out the the raging debate over the terrible events in Virginia last weekend and the adequacy, or lack thereof, of President Trump’s response to them.
I consider most of the ranting, from both the left and the right, to be bullshit political posturing, or ass covering, that will make no positive difference at all in improving our quality of life. It won’t make a positive difference how we relate to people who don’t look like us, dress like us or talk like us. On the contrary, the raging narrative in the media seems to be increasing our divisions.
The best result, so far, of the current media narrative is that we are apparently no longer on the verge of nuclear war with the crazy fat kid in North Korea and the Russians are apparently no longer attempting to hijack our republic.
I’m inviting my little corner of the Internet to use the upset caused by recent events to create some love and harmony. I think its contagious.
Monmouth County Republican Chairman Shaun Golden issued a statement this morning congratulating newly elected Assemblyman Ned Thomson on his victory at the special election last evening and thanking all involved for a successful and orderly convention.
“Congratulations to Assemblyman Thomson. I personally thank Ned for his willingness to take on the rigors of being a legislator as well as the demanding community and political commitments the job requires. Ned doesn’t need to do this. I wholeheartedly welcome him to our leadership team. Read the rest of this entry »
If a quorum of the the 30th district GOP County Committee members show up at the convention at the IBEW Local #400 union hall tonight, a new member of the State Assembly will be elected. 122 Committee members must show up for the convention to proceed.
The winner must get 50% +1 of the delegates present to vote for him.
Of the three candidates to replace Dave Rible in the Assembly and on the ballot in November, former Belmar Councilman Jim Bean, Lakewood MUA Executive Director Justin Flancbaum, and former Wall Mayor Ned Thomson, only Bean is confident of victory going into the convention.
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 »
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 »