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The Arnone Report: Made In Monmouth Returns This Weekend

By Freeholder Director Tom Arnone

Hello, everyone!

We have a lot of exciting events and programs in the coming weeks and months. However, I want to take the time this week to write about one of our biggest and most popular events returning this weekend – Made in Monmouth!

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Posted: April 8th, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, Things to do in Monmouth County, Tom Arnone | Tags: , , , , , | No Comments »

Where’s Pallone when we need him? 

Proposed Rebate Rule Hands a Hefty Payday to Big Pharma Paid for by Patients AND Taxpayers

By Rich Pezzullo

Rich Pezzullo

There is full -fledged crisis that is not on the border – it’s in our families and can no longer be ignored.  One in four Americans cannot afford their medication.

There is a controversial initiative being pushed in Washington called the Rebate Rule, which affects the ability of pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) such as Express Scripts, CVS Caremark and OptumRx to negotiate rebates with drug makers for Medicare recipients. We need leaders from both political parties- including Congressman Frank Pallone, to come out and take a more vocal, stronger stand against this.

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Posted: April 7th, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: 2018 Elections, Frank Pallone, Health Care, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, News | Tags: , , , , , , , | 2 Comments »

Robert O’Neill, American Hero To Appear at iPlayAmerica on Thurs, April 11

The Navy Seal who fired the shot that killed Osama bin Laden will be appearing in Monmouth County on Thursday evening, April 11 from 6 p.m. till 9 p.m. The doors open at 5.

Robert O’Neill, formerly of Seal Team 6 and author of The Operator: Firing the shots that killed Osama bin Laden and my years as a Seal Team Warrior, absorbingly relates the 2011 Navy Seal mission that sealed the fate of Osama bin Laden. O’Neill offers a highly anticipated gripping presentation that you’ll never forget, followed by a public Q&A session and professional photo-opportunity with the American Hero.

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Posted: April 6th, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, Things to do in Monmouth County | Tags: , , , , , , | No Comments »

Greg’s List: Things to Do in Monmouth County This Weekend, April 5-7, 2019

By Greg Kelly

Friday, April 5

  • Engelbert Humperdinck at Count Basie Theatre (Red Bank) – MORE INFO
  • “The Wedding Singer” at BCC (Lincroft) – MORE INFO
  • Godspell by Premier Theatre Company (Middletown) – MORE INFO
  • Shakespeare’s Lost Masterpiece by Center Players (Freehold) – MORE INFO
  • “The Producers: A Mel Brooks Musical” (Spring Lake) – 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

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Posted: April 3rd, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Greg Kelly, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, News, Things to do in Monmouth County | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on Greg’s List: Things to Do in Monmouth County This Weekend, April 5-7, 2019

Alleged Rapist/Probation Officer Charged With Witness Tampering

Henry G. Cirignano of Wall, the probation officer charged with Official Misconduct and 2 counts of second degree Sexual Assault for coercing a women under his supervision into sexual activity in February, was arrested again on Monday, April 1 and charged with multiple offenses including witness tampering and making terroristic threats, according to an announcement by Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: April 2nd, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, New Jersey, News | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on Alleged Rapist/Probation Officer Charged With Witness Tampering

Dina Long Will Not Seek Reelection As Sea Bright Mayor

Sea Bright Mayor Dina Long. photo credit:RedBankGreen.com

Sea Bright Mayor Dina Long announced on facebook and twitter this morning that she will not seek a third term leading the borough.

Long has served on the governing body for 16 years, the last 7 as mayor.  She led the rescue and recovery from Superstorm Sandy,which is ongoing.

First elected as a Democrat, Long left the party and became an Independent after Vin Gopal, then Chairman of the Monmouth Democrats, retaliated against her for endorsing Governor Chris Christie’s reelection in 2013.

She was reelected without partisan opposition in 2015.

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Posted: April 2nd, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Dina Long, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, News, Sea Bright | Tags: , , , , | 3 Comments »

Middletown Committee Officially Opposes Murphy’s Sanctuary Policies

The Middletown Township Committee officially opposed New Jersey’s status as a “Sanctuary State” for illegal aliens and pledged that the Township will never become a “Sanctuary City.”

The Committee passed resolution 19-129 on Monday night.  The resolution declares that sanctuary policies are  “harmful to the health, safety, and welfare of the residents of the Township of Middletown for numerous reasons, including but not limited to undermining law enforcement, encouraging violations of federal immigration law, and jeopardizing receipt of meaningful federal funding.”

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Posted: April 2nd, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Middletown, Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: , , , | 11 Comments »

Monmouth County’s Government Partners with Fulfill for April Food Drive

Monmouth County Freeholder Sue Kiley announced the County’s annual food drive, in partnership with FulFill this afternoon.

Non-perishable food items will be collected at the Library and most County Government buildings throughout the month of April and at the Made in Monmouth Exhibition at Monmouth University on Saturday, April 13. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: April 1st, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, New Jersey, News | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on Monmouth County’s Government Partners with Fulfill for April Food Drive

AOC to raise money for Monmouth Democrats

April 1, 2019

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is coming to Monmouth County to raise money for the Democrats 2019 campaign, MMM has learned.

“When you drive the Garden State Parkway in parts of Monmouth County, it smells like cow farts,” the freshman congresswoman from New York said in private Snap Chat. “This is the perfect place to elect Democrats to implement the New Green Deal.”

Governor Phil Murphy has offered his Blossom Cove Road home for the fundraiser. “That sounds like it will smell very nice,” Ocasio-Cortez said.

 

Posted: April 1st, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: April Fools, Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: , , , | 4 Comments »

Report: Holmdel Pastor Accused of Sexual Abuse Won’t Be Charged

Rev. Msgr. Gregory D. Vaughan will not face criminal charges over the allegation that he sexually abused a minor in the late 1970’s and early 1980’s, according to a report at NJ.com

Charles Webster, spokesperson of the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office, said the allegation fell outside the statute of limitations.  Never-the-less, the allegations were “thoroughly investigated.”

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Posted: April 1st, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on Report: Holmdel Pastor Accused of Sexual Abuse Won’t Be Charged