Monmouth Dems will nominate a doctor and a lawyer for freeholder seats

Brian Wilton and Dr. Margaret Donlon

The Monmouth County Democrats are set to nominate a personal injury attorney and a doctor who specializes in reducing pain and improving function of injured patients for freeholder when they hold their mini-convention at the Shrewsbury Presbyterian Church on Saturday morning March 18.

Kevin Wilton, the Mayor of Lake Como, is a partner in the Wilton Law Firm, which is located across the street from Middletown Town Hall. The firm specializes in car accidents, personal injury and workers compensation, according to its website.

Dr. Margaret Donlon, MD, a resident of West Allenhurst (Ocean Township) practices pain and rehabilitation medicine at Orthopedic Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Center in Middletown and Morganville.

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Posted: March 16th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County Board of Freeholders, Monmouth County News, Monmouth Democrats | Tags: , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

Westfield High School Displays Anti-Cop Student Art

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photo via TAP into Westfield

A school district-wide student art exhibit by Westfield High School students titled, “Law Enforcement — Police Brutality,” is drawing criticism from the law enforcement community, according to a report at TAP into Westfield.

Westfield, a toney Union County town of 30,000 with a median family income of $112,145 as of the 2010 U.S. Census, was named the 24th safest city in the United States in 2015 by Neighborhood Scout.   The chances of being the victim of a crime in Westfield is 1 in 2057. Statewide in New Jersey, the chances of being the victim of a crime is 1 in 347, according to Neighborhood Scout.

Westfield is 13.5 miles from Newark and 10 miles from Elizabeth.

The art exhibit, which closed this afternoon, includes an image of a bloodied figure stabbed in the back with a badge and several images of guns aimed at unarmed figures.

TAP into Westfield reports that police officers worldwide are sharing photos from the display on social media and encouraging complaints to be emailed to Superintendent Dr. Margaret Dolan.

The student’s work was accompanied by artist statements.

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