With 25 provisional votes counted, Highlands Councilwoman Carolyn Broullon is leading Mayor Rick O’Neil by one vote.Art Gallagher | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: 2019 elections, Carolyn Broullon, Highlands, Highlands Mayor's race, Monmouth County News, Rick O'Neil | Comments Off on Broullon leads Highlands mayoral election by one vote
Keady lost the nomination to trespasser Josh Welle in 2018.
He announced his candidacy with two fundraising tweets yesterday that did not explicitly say he is running. He confirmed he is a candidate via text message and has registered with the FEC.
An unabashed Bernie Sanders supporter, Keady is running on a platform of Medicare for all, free college for all and the green new deal that would ban cow farts, gasoline and air conditioning.
Five other candidates have filed with the FEC as candidates for the CD-4 Democrat nomination.
Posted: November 12th, 2019 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: 2020 Congressional Races, Chris Smith, Monmouth County | Tags: 2020 congressional elections, CD-4, Congressman Chris Smith, Jim Keady, Monmouth County News, NJ 4 | 8 Comments »
Highlands Councilwoman Carolyn Broullon leads Mayor Rick O’Neil by 2 votes with late Vote By Mail (VBM) ballots counted, according to results posted on MonmouthCountyVotes.com, the election website of the Monmouth County Clerk’s Office, and the site’s mobile app.
Broullon led O’Neil by 6 votes when the polls closed on Tuesday, 589-583. VBM ballots postmarked by election day and delivered to the Board of Elections within 48 hours of polls closing are counted. The updated count is 591-589 with 4 write-in votes. Read the rest of this entry »Posted: November 9th, 2019 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: 2019 elections, Highlands, Monmouth County News | Tags: 2019 elections, Carolyn Broullon, Highlands, Monmouth County News, Rick O'Neil | Comments Off on Highlands Mayoral Race Tightens To 2 Votes With Late VBM Ballots Counted
By Greg Kelly
- Frankie Valli at Count Basie (Red Bank) – MORE INFO
- Little Women the Musical (Holmdel) – MORE INFO
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- Mark Weiss: Exhibition of World Renowned Photographer at BCC (Lincroft) – MORE INFO
- Guys & Dolls at Axelrod PAC (Deal) – MORE INFO
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COLTS NECK, NJ – With huge wins at the County level and 3 legislative districts, the Monmouth County Republican Committee had a decisively strong election night! At the top of the County ticket, Sheriff Shaun Golden won by over a 20 point margin. The GOP County freeholder candidates Tom Arnone and Nick DiRocco dominated as well.
On the local level, the GOP took control in Neptune City, Eatontown, and Atlantic Highlands, and flipped Mayoral seats to GOP in Sea Bright and Spring Lake Heights. The Republicans beat back challenges in Belmar, Hazlet and Shrewsbury Borough, and crushed the anti-law enforcement Democrats in Middletown, the largest municipality in the County, with a 2 to 1 margin. Read the rest of this entry »Posted: November 7th, 2019 | Author: admin | Filed under: Monmouth County News, Press Release | Tags: 2019 elections, Monmouth County News, Monmouth GOP, Monmouth Republicans, Press Release, Shaun Golden | 23 Comments »
Pallone Should Fight to Reauthorize Brand USA So They Can Continue to Help Lure International Visitors to Atlantic City and Other New Jersey Cities
By Chris Knudsen
The fall means one thing for sports fans in the Garden State: football is back! And with football comes tourism, both as fans travel to, from or through New Jersey. But it’s not just Giants, Jets and Scarlet Knights fans that are traveling on Game Day. New Jersey also sees an influx of tourism and revenue in Atlantic City related to sports betting.
The state Division of Gaming Enforcement released a report that revealed a total gaming revenue increase 13% in August 2019 compared to the same month last year with the total gaming revenue at $338.8 million. This August marked the 15th consecutive month of gaming revenue increases for casinos in Atlantic City.
In response, the President of the Casino Association of New Jersey Steve Callender said, “The summer of 2019 was the one of the best summers in recent years for Atlantic City. Casinos saw strong employment, visitation and gaming revenue. Two great back-to-back summer seasons continue to demonstrate that the casino industry’s ongoing investment in Atlantic City’s transformation into a first-class resort and business conference destination has staying power.”Art Gallagher | Filed under: Monmouth County News, New Jersey, Opinion | Tags: Brand USA, Chris Knudsen, Congressman Frank Pallone, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, Opinion | Comments Off on Pallone Should Fight to Reauthorize Brand USA So They Can Continue to Help Lure International Visitors to Atlantic City and Other New Jersey Cities
By Tommy DeSeno
The job of a county party chair is to ensure that candidates have no unforced errors, usually handled in the vetting process. Democrat Chairman David Brown’s candidates this year have self-inflicted wounds. He has dumped support for several of his own candidates, a sign of his own failure. The Monmouth Democrat Party needs to strip him of his chairmanship for this collapse.
By the way – the correct pronunciation for “The Monmouth Democrat Party” is “Vin Gopal.” That’s who needs to dump Brown.
Let’s look at how David Brown treated two women very differently for their words about cops.
Jeana Sager is a Democrat candidate for the Township Council in Middletown. I’m not here to articulate her true feelings about cops because I don’t know them. I don’t know them because David Brown sewed her mouth shut like a character on “A Handmaid’s Tale” before she could explain.Art Gallagher | Filed under: 2019 elections, Monmouth County, Monmouth County News, Monmouth Democrats, Opinion, Tommy DeSeno | Tags: 2019 elections, Dave Brown, Jeana Sager, Moira Nelson, Monmouth Democrats, Opinion, Thomas DeSeno, Tom DeSeno, Tommy DeSeno | 6 Comments »
Posted: November 2nd, 2019 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: Monmouth County, Monmouth County News | Tags: Freehold Township, Missing Freehold Woman, Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office, Stephanie Parze | Comments Off on Authorities seek help in locating missing Freehold woman
Investigators are trying to find the whereabouts of 25-year-old Stephanie Parze who was last seen at her residence in Freehold Township around 10 p.m. on Oct. 30, 2019. Got info? Call Det. Murphy at 732-431-7160 ext. 7032, or Det. Valentine of the @FreeholdTwpPD at 732-462-7908. pic.twitter.com/nCq3matYK5
— Monmouth Prosecutor (@MonCoProsecutor) November 2, 2019
It’s An Issue Of Credibility…
By Kendra Hogan and Gary Moll, Candidates for Neptune Township Committee
Since the first Candidates Forum in Neptune Township on September 23rd, one particular issue has been brought to the attention of all of the candidates for Township Committee several times; that of the possible health risks of Verizon’s 5G wireless transmitters. Kendra Hogan & Gary Moll, the Republican candidates, have favored a “go slow” approach citing a number of studies. However, this issue is one where one of their opponents, Carol Rizzo’s credibility comes into question. Read the rest of this entry »Posted: October 31st, 2019 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: 2019 elections, Monmouth County News, Neptune Township | Tags: 2019 elections, Carol Rizzo, Gary Moll, Kathy Hogan, Monmouth County News, Neptune Township | 14 Comments »
By Tom Arnone, Monmouth County Freeholder Director
While I could say the last few weeks have been very busy, the truth of the matter is that the County stays busy around the year with ongoing projects and initiatives.
I would like to provide a few updates from the departments I oversee, including the County’s Department of Public Works and Engineering. I’m proud to serve as the liaison to this department and cannot praise enough the tremendous work these – and all – County employees do on a daily basis to maintain the high quality of life we enjoy in Monmouth County.
Last week, my fellow Freeholders and I held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the completion of the Heavy Equipment Maintenance Building (HEMB) at the Public Works Complex.admin | Filed under: Monmouth County, Monmouth County News | Tags: Arnone Report, Monmouth County News, Tom Arnone | Comments Off on Arnone Report: Freeholder Director Praises County Employees and other good stuff..