Watch Christie’s Announcement Live At 11:30 am

Speculation is running rampant this morning that Governor Chris Christie is going to announce his resignation this morning during a press announcement from the Statehouse Rotunda at 11:30 a.m.

Watch Christie’s announcement here live courtesy of NJTV.

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Posted: November 29th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Chris Christie, New Jersey | Tags: , | 2 Comments »

New cancer center brings Sloan Kettering care closer to home for N.J. patients

assetcontentMIDDLETOWN – The rebirth of a long-vacant building into a state-of-the-art outpatient cancer treatment center was celebrated Monday with a ceremony in Middletown. Manhattan-based cancer center Memorial Sloan Kettering purchased the vacant former Lucent Technologies building on Red Hill Road in 2013 and is now just weeks away from opening the new outpatient facility featuring about… Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted: November 29th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Health Care, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , | No Comments »

Neptune Woman Charged With Murdering Her Boyfriend

police_car-300x142Monique Moore, 24, of Neptune was charged on Monday with 1st degree Murder in the stabbing death of Joseph A. Wilson, 29, according to Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher Gramiccioni.

Neptune Township Police responded to 911 calls reporting a stabbing at 1130 Heck Ave, Building 1 on Sunday night at 11:02.  Upon arriving on the scene at 11:06 officers located the gravely injured Wilson outside of the building. Police and Neptune EMS personnel administered live-saving efforts and transported Wilson to Jersey Shore Medical Center where he was pronounced dead at 12:45 a.m. on Monday.

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Doherty Sued For Fraud

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Belmar Mayor Matt Doherty has been accused of fraud, tortious interference, breach of contract and breach of covenant in suit filed against Doherty personally and the Borough of Belmar by the landlord of Salt, the Harmon Brothers’ establishment whose liquor license transfer was denied by the Borough last Spring.

The suit filed by William Wolf of Bathgate, Wegener and Wolf on behalf a Loko Co, LLC, a development company owned by Gregory Kapalko, alleges that Doherty urged Kapalko to suspend the permitting applications with the NJ DEP for the construction of the waterfront property that Loko has an agreement with the Borough to redevelop and instead enter into a Joint Venture with Ollie Klein, the owner of Klein’s Fish Market, and Stephen and Mark Coleman, Florida based real estate investors. Doherty promised that the Borough would extend the schedule of the Redevelopment Agreement  if Klein and the Colemans were involved in the project, according to the suit.  Loko complied with Doherty’s suggestion and he reneged on the deal to extend the Redevelopment Agreement.

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Posted: November 28th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Belmar, Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control, Matt Doherty, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | No Comments »

Will Trump White House snuff out N.J. push to legalize marijuana?

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TRENTON — New Jersey lawmakers say they’re concerned about what President-elect Donald Trump’s selection of U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions as attorney general could mean for marijuana legalization, but they’re still planning to move forward after Gov. Chris Christie’s term ends in 2018. Trump said during the campaign he favors letting states decide whether marijuana should be… Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted: November 27th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Marijuana, New Jersey | Tags: , | 4 Comments »

Greg’s List: Things to do in Monmouth County this Thanksgiving weekend, November 25-27, 2016

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Thursday, November 24

  • Happy Thanksgiving!   Family, food and football.  Don’t go shopping.

Friday, November 25

  • Jackie Evancho at Count Basie Theatre (Red Bank)MORE INFO
  • Family Day at the Museum (Freehold) MORE INFO
  • Holiday Arts & Crafts Marketplace at Monmouth Park (Oceanport) – MORE INFO
  • Winter Solstice: Artisan Crafts Holiday Market (Belmar) MORE INFO

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Posted: November 22nd, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Greg Kelly, Greg's List, Monmouth County News, Thanksgiving, Things to do in Monmouth County | Tags: , , , , , , | No Comments »

Work completed to ease flooding, beach closures near Spring Lake pond

assetcontent-75SPRING LAKE — When the 73-acre Wreck Pond overflows, a decades-long problem, its surge prompts frequent beach closures and carries devastating impacts to the coastal environment and nearby homes. With the completion of a concrete culvert that is part of Gov. Chris Christie administration’s $7.4 million lake restoration project, officials are a step closer to improving… Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted: November 21st, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Chris Smith, Monmouth County News, Spring Lake | Tags: , , , , | No Comments »

Sheriff Golden Addresses the Heroin Epidemic

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Posted: November 21st, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Heroin, Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Sheriff's Office, Shaun Golden | Tags: , , , | No Comments »

Secessionists formally launch quest for California’s independence

calexSACRAMENTO, Calif. — Supporters of a plan for California to secede from the union took their first formal step Monday morning, submitting a proposed ballot measure to the state attorney general’s office in the hopes of a statewide vote as soon as 2018. Marcus Ruiz Evans, the vice president and co-founder of Yes California, said his… Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted: November 21st, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: News | Tags: | 1 Comment »

N.J. lawmakers want to reinstate death penalty in ‘extreme’ cases

assetcontent-74TRENTON — Two state lawmakers are looking to reverse New Jersey’s landmark ban on the death penalty and restore the punishment for serious crimes. On Monday, Senators Steve Oroho (R-Sussex) and Jeff Van Drew (D-Cape May) introduced a bill that would restore capital punishment in certain murder cases, citing recent terror attacks and fatal ambushes of… Read the rest of this entry »

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