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Greg’s List: Things to Do in Monmouth County This Weekend, April 19-21, 2019

By Greg Kelly

Friday, April 19

  • Bach’s St. John Passion (Spring Lake) – MORE INFO
  • “The Wedding Singer” at BCC (Lincroft) – MORE INFO
  • The Belle of Amherst at TRT (Red Bank) – MORE INFO
  • Visit the Easter Bunny at Monmouth Mall (Eatontown) – MORE INFO
  • Above & Beyond: Medal of Honor Exhibit at NJ Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial (Holmdel) – MORE INFO
  • Girl Scout Cookies Sale at Monmouth Mall (Eatontown) – MORE INFO
  • Atlantic Cinemas Movie Night (Atlantic Highlands) – MORE INFO

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Posted: April 17th, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Greg Kelly, Monmouth County, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, Things to do in Monmouth County | Tags: , , , , | 2 Comments »

Toms River Official Calls For Gilmore To Resign

Rear Admiral Maurice “Mo” Hill (Retired)

Maurice “Mo” Hill, the Vice President of the Toms River Township Council and a candidate for Mayor in the June 4th Republican primary, this afternoon called upon all Republican elected officials in Ocean County and New Jersey Republican Chairman Doug Steinhardt to join him in calling for the resignation of George Gilmore, the Ocean GOP Chairman and Board of Elections Chairman.

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Posted: April 17th, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: New Jersey, Ocean County | Tags: , , , , | No Comments »

George Gilmore convicted of 3 of 6 charges

George Gilmore

Ocean County Republican Chairman George Gilmore, also the Chairman of the Ocean County Board of Elections, has been convicted by a federal jury in Trenton on three of the six felony charges against him, according to Politico reporter Matt Friedman via twitter.

Gilmore plans to appeal the verdict and “has no intention of resigning,” Friedman reports.

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Posted: April 17th, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: New Jersey | Tags: , , | 2 Comments »

Congressman Chris Smith raises over $235K in the first quarter.

Congressman Chris Smith addressing Colts Neck High School students, May 29, 2018

New Jersey’s only Republican representative in Washington posted a strong fundraising result for the first quarter of the 2020 election cycle.

Congressman Chris Smith raised $236,494 in the quarter and has $212,194 cash on hand, New Jersey Globe reports.  Since the 2018 election, Smith has raised $259,388.11.

In the first quarter of 2017 Smith raised $65,277.

Democrat Josh Welle spent $1.8 million trying to unseat Smith in 2018.  Smith spent $1.5 million defending his 4th District seat and won by 12%.

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Posted: April 16th, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Chris Smith, Congress, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, News | Tags: , , , , , | 2 Comments »

Bayshore Heroin Ring Busted

A network of people distributing 20,000 bags of heroin per month throughout the Monmouth County Bayshore and been broken up by law enforcement. Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced this morning that 32 people have been charged in “Operation Finished Business.” A 16 month long investigation involving multiple law enforcement agencies has resulted in 28 arrests while four defendants remain at large.

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Posted: April 15th, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, New Jersey, News | Tags: , , , , , | No Comments »

S. Thomas Gagliano, 1931-2019, Rest in Peace

photo courtesy of the Gagliano family

Former State Senator S. Thomas Gagliano passed away last night.  He was 87.

Joe Kyrillos, also a former State Senator, announced his friends passing on facebook this morning.

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Posted: April 14th, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: , , , | No Comments »

Job Fair at Brookdale on Friday

Spring Job Fair at Brookdale Community College, April 2014. file photo by Art Gallagher

Monmouth County residents looking for work or a new career have the opportunity to meet with over 150 employers looking for local talent on Friday, April 12 from 10 am till 1 pm at Brookdale Community College, thanks to the Board of Freeholders, Monmouth County Workforce Development Board, Monmouth County Division of Workforce Development, New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development, Monmouth-Ocean Development Council and Brookdale Community College, Deputy Freeholder Director Patrick Impreveduto announced.

“Top employers throughout the Monmouth County area will be looking to hire qualified candidates at this spring job fair,” said Deputy Director Patrick Impreveduto, liaison to the County’s Division of Workforce Development. “The job fairs at Brookdale are one of the many ways the County directly helps residents while also working to strengthen our local businesses and companies.”

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Posted: April 11th, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County, Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: , , , | No Comments »

School Bus Fire At Middletown High School North

A school bus caught fire at Middletown High School North at about 7:20 this morning.

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Posted: April 11th, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: , | No Comments »

Greg’s List: Things to Do in Monmouth County This Weekend, April 12-14, 2019

By Greg Kelly

Friday, April 12

  • Monmouth County Spring Job Fair at BCC (Lincroft) – MORE INFO
  • Spring Swap Meet & Auto Show (Englishtown) – MORE INFO
  • Mary Poppins in Concert with NJSO at Count Basie Theatre (Red Bank) – MORE INFO
  • “The Wedding Singer” at BCC (Lincroft) – MORE INFO
  • American Idiot by MU Players at Monmouth U. (WLB) – MORE INFO
  • Club MAC Sing! (Middletown) – MORE INFO

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Posted: April 10th, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Greg Kelly, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, News, Things to do in Monmouth County | Tags: , , , , | No Comments »

Congressman Smith suspects a cover-up in the death of Braeden Bradforth

Congressman Chris Smith said that the legalistic stonewalling on the part of Garden City Community College “begs the question of a cover-up” of wrong doing or negligence regarding the death of 19 year old football player Braden Bradforth.

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Posted: April 9th, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Chris Smith, Monmouth County, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, News | Tags: , , , , , , | No Comments »