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WW II Vet Receives High Honor

Walter Pruiksma, center, wearing his Silver Marechausee Medal, Major Gen. Phillip Churn, Sr., left and Congressman Chris Smith, right, Oct 13, 2018, Manasquan Presbyterian Church. -photo by Art Gallagher

Walter “Rookie” Pruiksma, 95 of Brick, was presented with the Silver Marechausse Award for his heroic actions as a Military Police Officer in France and Belgium during World War II, during a moving ceremony at his church, Manasquan Presbyterian on Saturday afternoon October 13.

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Posted: October 15th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, New Jersey, News | Tags: , , , , , , , | No Comments »

Hugin camp: FBI fingered Menendez with underage girls

The Bob Hugin for U.S. Senate campaign today released its hardest hitting video ad against Senator Bob Menendez yet.

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Posted: October 15th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: 2018 Elections, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , | No Comments »

Voters Demand That Welle Tell The Truth

Posted: October 14th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , , , , , | No Comments »

PAY DIRT Hits Welle From The Left

Josh Welle answers a question at this Jackson ‘Town Hall’ in August with the assistance of a flash card

Josh Welle wanted to hit pay dirt with the technology company, Severn Pacific Inc, he started in the 2015.  He told his supporters at a campaign rally in Neptune (advertised as a Town Hall) on Wednesday night that he planned to be CEO of the the next facebook when the launched the company.

But PAY DIRT,  a weekly newsletter by the the Daily Beast’s Lachlan Markay, blasted Welle’s duplicity and incompetence to its readers on Thursday.

Josh Welle is in a tough spot politically. At worst, he misled congressional ethics officials about a business of his that just resolved a six-figure tax-delinquency bill. At best, he set up the firm lacking a basic understanding of how to manage it.

The Daily Beast is hardly an “ultra-right wing” publication like Welle called MMM. Prior to this story, the only thing the Daily Beast and MMM agreed on is that Oliva Nuzzi is a great writer.

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Posted: October 12th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, News | Tags: , , , , , , | 8 Comments »

Greg’s List: Things to Do in Monmouth County This Weekend, October 12-14, 2018

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Friday, Oct. 12

  • Tavern Fest ‘18 (Shrewsbury) – MORE INFO
  • “1776” at Count Basie Theatre (Red Bank) – MORE INFO
  • WW II Harbor Defense Lantern Tour on Sandy Hook – MORE INFO
  • The Adams Family (Spring Lake) – MORE INFO
  • BCC Haunted Theater: “Aftermath” (Lincroft) – MORE INFO
  • Suicide Prevention Info for Everyday People (Wall Twp.) – MORE INFO

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Posted: October 12th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Greg Kelly, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, Things to do in Monmouth County | Tags: , , , , , | No Comments »

Middletown GOP releases first campaign video

The Middletown Republican candidates for Township Committee released their first campaign video this afternoon.

The video featuring Committee members Tony Perry, Rick Hibell and Patricia Snell, is a celebration of the Township’s extraordinary quality of life, its rich history and the Republicans’ promise to hand off an even better place to future generations. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: October 10th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: 2018 Elections, Middletown, Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , , , , | 5 Comments »

Gallagher Named To Top 100 NJ Media List

MMM publisher Art Gallagher has once again been named to InsiderNJ’s Insider 100 Media List…just barely this year, coming in at #99 after being number 47 in the inaugural list in 2017.

Thanks to Editor Max Pizarro for the recognition and especially for using better picture of Gallagher this year.

Congratulations to all the journalists, columnists and bloggers who made the list.

Special thank yous to U.S. Senator Cory Booker and Kivvit  for that ads congratulating all the recipients.

 

 

Posted: October 9th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Media, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, News, NJ Media | Tags: , , , , , | 3 Comments »

Assemblywoman Handlin will not seek reelection

Assemblywoman Amy Handlin

Assemblywoman Amy Handlin of the 13th legislative district will not seek another term in Trenton next year.

Handlin told NorthJersey.com that she is serving her last term in the legislature and NewJerseyGlobe that she will not seek reelection.  Handlin has not yet responded to MMM’s call or email.

A Monmouth County freeholder from 1990-2005, Handlin was elected to the Assembly in 2005 after defeating incumbent Assemblyman Joe Azzolina a 13th district Republican primary.  She served one term on the Middletown Township Committee from 1987 till 1990.

Throughout her political career, Handlin has been known as a ethics watchdog and consumer advocate.

 

 

Posted: October 8th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: , , | No Comments »

Welle’s company pays back taxes Candidate refuses to disclose where the money came from

Josh Welle can run, but he can’t hide

Developing story…

By Art Gallagher

Josh Welle has been avoiding our phone calls, until this morning, but still won’t say what’s happening with the company he is apparently CEO of, Severn Pacific Inc.

Apparently prompted by our article on Tuesday reporting that the company he said was dissolved still exists and owes the State of Delaware $130,000, Severn Pacific Inc is, as of this morning, a corporation in good standing in Delaware with ZERO taxes now due. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: October 4th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: 2018 Elections, Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: , , , | No Comments »

Quinnipiac Poll has Menendez up 11

Senator Bob Menendez is leading GOP nominee Bob Hugin by 11 points, 53-42% in a Quinnipiac University Poll  of likely New Jersey voters released this afternoon.

The 1,058 New Jersey likely voters has a margin of error of +/- 4.1 .

Only 5% said they are undecided, but 13% said they could change their mind between now and the time they vote.

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Posted: October 3rd, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: 2018 Elections, New Jersey | Tags: , , , | 6 Comments »