A student in a northern Monmouth County school district was taken into police custody Saturday after the student made a “terroristic threat,” school officials and police said. The officials in Aberdeen Township would not disclose the nature of the alleged threat when pressed by NJ Advance Media but said there is “currently no active security threat… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: February 20th, 2018 | Author: admin | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: Aberdeen, Monmouth County News, Parkland, student violence, terroristic threats | Comments Off on Aberdeen student in police custody after making threat, officials say
We haven’t heard from Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop since Assemblyman Declan O’Scanlon challenged him to pressure Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto to put the extension of the 2% limit on arbitration awards for police and firefighter salary contracts up for a vote. But Aberdeen Mayor Fred Tagliarini, a Democrat, called to say that he supports O’Scanlon’s effort.
“The 2% arbitration cap is a very powerful tool in stabilizing property taxes,” Tagliarini said in a phone interview with MMM. “I don’t know any mayor, Democrat or Republican, who wants it to expire. The cap should be extended before it expires in December.” Read the rest of this entry »Posted: October 14th, 2017 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: Monmouth County | Tags: 13th legislative district, Aberdeen, Aberdeen Mayor Fred Tagliarini, Arbitration Award Task Force, Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto, Assemblyman Declan O'Scanlon, Interest Arbitration Cap, Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop, LD 13, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, NJ Legislature, NJ Property Taxes | Comments Off on Aberdeen Mayor Supports O’Scanlon’s Efforts To Limit Property Tax Hikes
ABERDEEN — A makeshift memorial that once stood where a 22-year old was murdered was removed Thursday afternoon by the Karecki-Harris family after being forced by township officials to dismantle it. The green memorial, filled with candles, messages from friends and the word “JUSTICE” etched into the side, is a reminder of William Karecki’s unsolved murder,… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: July 14th, 2017 | Author: admin | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: Aberdeen, Aberdeen Mayor Fred Tagliarini, Billy Karecki, Karecki-Harris Family, Monmouth County News, William Henry Karecki | 1 Comment »
Tenneyson D. Fairclough, 37, of Old Bridge, was arrested by Aberdeen Township Police on December 24 and charged with shooting a Somerset County man on December 23 outside the Masonic Lodge in the Township, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced.
Aberdeen Police responded to a report of shots fired at the Masonic Lodge at 9:53 p.m. on Thursday night. Upon their arrival, officers did not find a victim. A local hospital later notified police that a male gunshot victim was being treated at their facility. The victim was treated at the hospital for non-life threatening injuries and was later released.Art Gallagher | Filed under: Aberdeen, Monmouth County News | Tags: Aberdeen, Aberdeen Police Department, Matawan, Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni, Old Bridge, Tenneyson D. Fairclough | Comments Off on Old Bridge Man Charged In Aberdeen Shooting
On Wednesday, Sheriff Shaun Golden’s Office, in conjunction with the Jewish Federation in the Heart of New Jersey, participated in the Touch a Truck Program. Fire Trucks, Public Works Trucks, Police Trucks and the Sheriff’s Mobile Command Unit visited Jewish communities in Manalapan, Marlboro and Aberdeen to give children the opportunity to learn about the equipment and how it is used for public safety.Art Gallagher | Filed under: Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Sheriff's Office, Shaun Golden | Tags: Aberdeen, Emergency Services Expo, Freehold EMS, Jewish Federation in the Heart of New Jersey, Manalapan, Marlboro, Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Sheriff's Office, Sheriff Shaun Golden | 1 Comment »
A countywide collaboration with Monmouth County’s government, FEMA, Monmouth University Urban Coast Institute, New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium, National Park Service, Jacques Cousteau National Estuarine Research Reserve at Rutgers University, Navy Weapons Station Earle, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and Verizon designed to raise the public’s awareness of flood risks and to encourage the mitigation of those risks was launched this morning in Middletown with the installation of a High Water Mark (HWM) sign at the Belford Ferry Terminal.
FEMA and the National Flood Insurance Program’s High Water Mark awareness program gives participating municipalities Community Rating System (CRS) points which result in residents of the community getting a break on their flood insurance premiums.
Municipal participation is voluntary and there is no cost to the towns for participating.Art Gallagher | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: Aberdeen, Atlantic Highlands, Avon, Belmar, Deputy Freeholder Director Serena DiMaso, Freeholder Director Tom Arnone, Hazlet, Keansburg, Manasquan, Middletown, Monmouth Beach, Monmouth County News, Neptune, Ocean Township, Oceanport, Rumson, Sea Bright | 1 Comment »
ABERDEEN — A sprawling mix of retail, housing and entertainment will soon replace an old glass factory that has sat vacant in the township for nearly two decades, officials announced Tuesday. The Glassworks, estimated to cost between $200-250 million, will include 500 townhouses and rental apartments, including 110 affordable-housing units, 75,000 square feet of retail space,… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: April 9th, 2016 | Author: admin | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: Aberdeen, Monmouth County News, The Glassworks | 2 Comments »
Two men were arrested after being caught with more than $70,000 in stolen spices at a northern Monmouth County storage facility, State Police said. Luis Rivera, 50, of Jersey City and Samir Helou, 56, of Brooklyn, N.Y. were charged with possession of stolen property, according to a news release. Helou was also charged with possession of… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: February 23rd, 2016 | Author: admin | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: Aberdeen, Cliffwood, Luis Rivera, Monmouth County News, NJ State Police, Samir Helou | Comments Off on Pair busted with $70K in stolen spices at Aberdeen storage facility
Rabid Pitbull May Have Infected Puppies, County Health Department Seeks Info On Cliffwood Pitbull Pups
Two of the four pit bulls that were in contact with the rabid dog that bit three people during the last three weeks in the Cliffwood section of Aberdeen Township are lactating, which indicates that they may have may have passed on rabies to their puppies. The Monmouth County Health Department is asking that anyone who may have acquired, purchased, adopted or come into contact with pit bull puppies in the Cliffwood section of Aberdeen in the past three weeks contact them immediately.
The Monmouth County Health Department phone number is 732-431-7456, ext. 8580. After regular business hours, call 732-845-2004.admin | Filed under: Aberdeen, Monmouth County News | Tags: Aberdeen, Christopher Merkel, Cliffwood, John Curley, Monmouth County Health Department, Monmouth County News | 5 Comments »
UPDATE: Health Department Officials are looking for pitbull puppies bought or adopted in the last three weeks. Anyone who has come in contact with a pit bull puppy from the Cliffwood section of Aberdeen is urged to call the Monmouth County Health Department at 732-432-7456 ext. 8580. After business hours, call 732-845-2004.
MoreMonmouthMusings has confirmed that the dog, a 2 year old black male pit bull with a white neck, is from the County Road area of the Cliffwood section of the Township. The dog was three feet tall and weighed 90 pounds.
The dog did not have a current rabies vaccination. The Monmouth County Health Department (MCHD) is urging area residents who may have been bitten by a dog in the past three weeks to contact the health department at 732-431-7456, ext. 8580 immediately.admin | Filed under: Aberdeen, Monmouth County News | Tags: Aberdeen, Monmouth County Department of Health, Monmouth County News, Pitbull, rabies | 9 Comments »