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Middletown to build affordable housing units for veterans on blighted Belford property

The Middletown Township Committee voted unanimously on Tuesday to acquire a blighted commercial property on Leonardville Road in Belford and to build 10-20 affordable housing units for veterans in partnership with the Middletown Housing Authority.

The property at 37-45 Leonardville Road, across the street from the Carvel Ice Cream store, was previously the home of Middletown Tool Rental and a gas station before that.  It has been vacant and overgrown for roughly 20 years. The Township acquired a certification from the NJ Department of Environmental Protection that the property is not contaminated prior to approving the acquisition.

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Posted: January 22nd, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: Middletown, Monmouth County News, News | Tags: , , , , | 2 Comments »

Congressman Smith announces FEMA webinar for non-profit security grants

FEMA is holding webinars on January 22, 30 and February 4 to inform faith-based, community and non-profit organizations information regarding grants available for security enhancement, Congressman Chris Smith announced.

“I encourage groups to participate in one of the webinars to learn about a FEMA grant program to improve security,” Smith said. “Faith communities and other non-profits have been targets of hate and violence, and this grant is available to address issues of prevention of and preparation for potential threats.

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Posted: January 21st, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: FEMA, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, News | Tags: , , , , , | No Comments »

Keady’s CD-4 candidacy is “day to day” following establishment ambush

Jim Keady told MMM that his candidacy for the Democrat nomination for congress in the 4th district of New Jersey is day to day following what he dubbed as a “well coordinated political ambush” by one of his opponents, Stephanie Schmid, Monmouth County’s Democrat leadership and two of his former female political allies with whom he has had varying degrees of personal relations.
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Posted: January 16th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: 2020 Congressional Races, Monmouth County, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, News | Tags: , , , , , , , | 6 Comments »

Greg’s List: Things to Do in Monmouth County this Weekend, January 17-19, 2020

By Greg Kelly

Friday, January 17:

  • Old Times, New Memories Concert with Singing Cowboy Ronnie Brandt (Manalapan) – MORE INFO
  • Twelfth Night at Two River Theatre (Red Bank) – MORE INFO
  • “Bone on Bone” at NJ Repertory Theatre (Long Branch) – MORE INFO
  • Misery Loves Company: A Night of One Acts by Spotlight Players (Matawan) – MORE INFO
  • Light of Day Festival ‘20 (Asbury Park) – MORE INFO
  • Monmouth County Arts High School/Middle School Traveling Exhibit (Shrewsbury) – MORE INFO

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Posted: January 15th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: Greg Kelly, Monmouth County News, News, Things to do in Monmouth County | Tags: , , , , | No Comments »

Judge Joseph W. Oxley Tenured Unanimously By NJ State Senate

Superior Court Judge Joseph W. Oxley was affirmed for tenure by a 40-0 vote by the New Jersey State Senate on Monday afternoon.

Nominated by Governor Chris Christie for a seven year term in 2012, Judge Oxley was renominated by Governor Phil Murphy last month.

“These past seven years have been the greatest years of my life, both personally and professionally,” Oxley told the Senate Judiciary Committee during his confirmation hearing last week, according to New Jersey Law Journal.

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Posted: December 16th, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, New Jersey, News | Tags: , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

Monmouth County Man Connected To Jersey City Shooting Faces Federal Weapons Charges

Ahmed A-Hady, 35, of Keyport, New Jersey, was arrested by the FBI early on Saturday morning and charged with being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm. He expected to appear on before U.S. Magistrate Judge Joseph A. Dickson in Newark federal court on Monday, according to a statement by U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito.

A note found in the pants of the male suspect in the Jersey City mass shooting last week prompted federal authorities to investigate A-Hady who goes by the name Ed Him on social media.

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Posted: December 15th, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, New Jersey, News | Tags: , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Monmouth County Man Connected To Jersey City Shooting Faces Federal Weapons Charges

Jacquelin Terrulli Still Missing, Public’s Help Sought By Authorities

Law enforcement authorities have once again asked for the public’s help in locating Jaquelin Terrulli, 65, who has been missing since a fire at her Ocean Township home on September 12.

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Posted: October 3rd, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, New Jersey, News | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on Jacquelin Terrulli Still Missing, Public’s Help Sought By Authorities

Trump signs Smith’s Autism CARES Bill into law

President Donald J. Trump signed the Autism CARES Act of 2019 into law today. The new law, which was sponsored by Congressman Chris Smith and and Rep Mike Doyle of Pennsylvania, provides $1.8 billion in federal funding over five years to help children and adults with Autism and their families.

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Posted: October 2nd, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Chris Smith, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, News | Tags: , , , | 1 Comment »

Sager Defiant As Democrat Leaders Pull Support From Cop Bashing, Pro-Drug Candidate

 

Monmouth Democrat Chairman Dave Brown

Jeana Sager is defiantly continuing her campaign for Middletown Township Committee.

The Chairmen of the Monmouth County and Middletown Democrat organizations have condemned the anti-police comments of Middletown Township Committee candidate Jeana Sager reported by MMM yesterday.

The Democrats credited NewJerseyGlobe with our scoop in their statements released on facebook and twitter.  The Globe credited MMM in their coverage and via twitter.

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Posted: September 21st, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, News | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments »

Middletown Democrat: Cops are criminals

Jeana Sager wants to end drug treatment, expand syringe access and lock up police officers

One of the Democrat candidates for Middletown Township Committee thinks cops are criminals who should not be involved in combating the opioid crisis.  Their other candidate is Sean Byrnes.

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Posted: September 20th, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County, Monmouth County News, News | Tags: , , , , , | 1 Comment »