HOWELL — A 911 call reporting a kidnapping last week that prompted a multi-agency police response in the township was a hoax — and the 46-year-old Bergen County woman who placed the call has been arrested, authorities announced Thursday. On Aug. 19 at around 6:30 a.m., police in Monroe Township received a 911 call from a… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: August 28th, 2015 | Author: admin | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher Gramiccioni, Howell, Manalapan, Marian Petro, Monmouth County News, Monroe | No Comments »
Brennan Doyle, 18, of Colts Neck pleaded guilty on Thursday in Monmouth County Superior Court to one count each of Attempted Murder and Carjacking, according to a statement by Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.
In the early morning, 12:30 a.m., of Sunday July 8, 2013, Doyle, then 16, forced himself into the Bray Street home of a then 41 year old woman. He stabbed her repeatedly, took her car keys and fled the scene with her vehicle. The car was found later that day at the Strathmore Shopping Plaza in Aberdeen.
The victim was treated at an area hospital and discharged several days after the attack.
Doyle admitted to Judge Francis J. Vernoia today that he repeatedly stabbed the victim and fled the scene with her car. As a result of the plea agreement, Doyle faces a sentence of between 14 and 15 years in State Prison subject the the No Early Release Act which requires that at least 85% of the sentence be served before he can be released on parole. He is scheduled to be sentenced by Judge Vernoia on October 29.Art Gallagher | Filed under: Colts Neck, Crime, Crime and Punishment, Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Prosecutor | Tags: Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher Gramiccioni, Brennan Doyle, Colts Neck, Colts Neck stabbing, Mitchell Ansell, Monmouth County News | 8 Comments »
SOMERSET — Michael and Amy Streko, the Neptune City couple charged with taking their 8-year-old son from his grandmother, his legal guardian, have been indicted on second-degree interference with custody in Somerset County Superior Court. The pair were extradited from New York and taken to the Somerset County Jail on Aug. 6. Each parent is being… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: August 27th, 2015 | Author: admin | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: Amy Streko, Child Abduction, Michael Streko, Monmouth County Court, Monmouth County Family Court, Monmouth County News, Neptune City, Somerset County Court | No Comments »
No single figure has been more associated with Atlantic City casinos than Donald Trump, now the Republican presidential frontrunner. WNYC took a trip down to Atlantic City to find out more about his history there, and his legacy. Our guide was Reuben Kramer, who covers the casino industry for The Press of Atlantic City. Reuben Kramer… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: August 27th, 2015 | Author: admin | Filed under: 2016 Presidential Politics, Atlantic City, Donald Trump | Tags: 2016 Presidential politics, Atlantic City, Donald Trump | No Comments »
By Jennifer Gregory
As we approach the next phase in the process of privatizing of the long embattled Monmouth County Care Centers, the following items were submitted to the Freeholders, on behalf of the residents and family members of John L. Montgomery, to be included in the Request for Proposal and the Conditions of the Sale of their home:admin | Filed under: Monmouth County, Monmouth County Board of Freeholders, Monmouth County News, Opinion | Tags: Jennifer Gregory, John L. Montgomery Care Center, Monmouth County Care Centers, Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Nursing Homes | No Comments »
By Greg Kelly
Friday, August 28
- Fair Haven Firemen’s Fair – MORE INFO
- Fall Home & Lifestyle Show at Monmouth Mall (Eatontown) – MORE INFO
- WFAN’s Mike Francesa & Southside Johnny at Bar A (Lake Como) – MORE INFO
- Nobody’s Girl by NJ Repertory Company (Long Branch) – MORE INFO
- How to Succeed In Business Without Really Trying (Spring Lake) – MORE INFO
- Gregg Allman & The Doobie Brothers at PNC Bank Arts Center (Holmdel) – MORE INFO
- Sips & Serendipity Art Class: Sunrise Sail (Ocean Grove) – MORE INFO
- Campfire on the Beach at Sandy Hook – MORE INFO
- Jersey Shore Civil War Round Table Yard Sale (Manasquan) – MORE INFO
TRENTON — A New Jersey judge on Tuesday approved a controversial settlement between the Christie administration and ExxonMobil over contamination at its old industrial sites in North Jersey. Superior Court Judge Michael Hogan, in an 81-page decision, called the deal “fair, reasonable, in the public interest, and consistent with the goals of the Spill Compensation and… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: August 25th, 2015 | Author: admin | Filed under: Chris Christie, Environment, Exxon Mobil, New Jersey | Tags: Chris Chrisitie, Exxon Mobil, Exxon Mobil Settlement, ExxonMobil, ExxonMobil Settlement, New Jersey | No Comments »
Now that the first phase of a project to untangle traffic exiting from the Garden State Parkway to Route 36 or commercial areas of Tinton Falls is complete, the second part was given a green light Tuesday by the New Jersey Turnpike Authority commissioners. The authority’s board approved a $20.1 million contract with Earle Asphalt Company… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: August 25th, 2015 | Author: admin | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: Exit 105, Garden State Parkway, Monmouth County News, Tinton Falls | No Comments »
SANDY HOOK – One of Sandy Hook’s beaches closed on Tuesday because of high bacterial levels in the ocean water. Testing of the water off Beach D yielded results that showed high levels of bacteria, prompting staff to close that beach and the adjacent parking lot, said John Warren, a spokesman for Sandy Hook. Beachgoers are… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: August 25th, 2015 | Author: admin | Filed under: Monmouth County News, Sandy Hook | Tags: Bacteria, Beach closed, Beach D, Monmouth County News, Sandy Hook | No Comments »