Job Fair At Brookdale on Friday

Spring Job Fair at Brookdale Community College, April 2014. file photo by Art Gallagher

Monmouth County’s Spring Job Fair will take place at Brookdale Community College on Friday, April 13, Freeholder Patrick Impreveduto announced.

“This is an excellent opportunity for motivated job seekers to meet with a number of potential employers, representing a great variety of industries at one time,” said Impreveduto, liaison to the Monmouth County Division of Workforce Development.

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Posted: April 11th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , | 1 Comment »

Employers still have time to sign up for Monmouth County’s job fair

Spring Job Fair at Brookdale Community College, April 2014. file photo by Art Gallagher

New Jersey area employers looking to fill positions still have time to recruit highly skilled Monmouth residents at the County’s Spring Job Fair to be held on April 13, 10 a.m. till 1 p.m. at Brookdale Community College’s Collins Arena.

“The County’s Spring Job Fair is an excellent opportunity for employers to connect with job seekers with all levels of skill and experience,” said Freeholder Patrick Impreveduto, liaison to the Monmouth County Division of Workforce Development. “We are seeking employers of all sizes that represent a variety of industries, and welcome those who have not participated in prior years.” Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: March 22nd, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on Employers still have time to sign up for Monmouth County’s job fair

County Ready To Clear Snow Covered Roads

Monmouth County’s Department of Public Works and Engineering is ready for the expected overnight snowfall, Freeholder Director Tom Arnone announced.

“County road crews have been spreading liquid salt brine on County roads since Monday afternoon in advance of the threat of snow,” said Arnone, liaison to the County’s Department of Public Works and Engineering. “The County’s snow room will open this evening and we will monitor the storm’s progress. Our process helps us manage the personnel needed at the County’s ten highway districts and dispatch crews as needed.”

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning starting on 6PM on Tuesday for both Eastern and Western Monmouth County.  Mixed precipitation is expected Tuesday night followed by heavy snow fall on Wednesday.  Unnecessary travel on Wednesday afternoon and evening is strongly discouraged. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: March 20th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on County Ready To Clear Snow Covered Roads

Monmouth Freeholders Adopt Budget With Small Spending and Tax Increases

Curley votes no. Offers no cuts and defends rejecting $800K savings from State program. Continues to soak taxpayers for health insurance

The Monmouth County Board of Freeholders adopted a $448 million budget on Monday, March 19.  The final budget is  $1,450,000 (.03%) lower than originally proposed last month and $2,750,000 (.06%) higher than the County’s 2017 budget.

Property taxpayers will see the County’s portion of the tax bill raise by $1.50 to $25.00 for the year as the tax levy increases by $1,525,000 (.05%) over 2017.  The budget as originally proposed last month included a tax levy increase of $3,024,750.  The 2018 County tax levy is $304 million. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: March 20th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County, Monmouth County Board of Freeholders, Monmouth County Budget, Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , , , | 4 Comments »

Monmouth County Freeholders Endorse Bob Hugin For U.S. Senate

Bob Hugin, center, with Freeholder Pat Impreveduto, left, and Freeholder Gerry Scharfenberg, right

The Monmouth County Republican Committee is holding a convention tonight, March 15, VFW Post 2179 on Rt 36 in the Port Monmouth section of Middletown.  The purpose of the convention is to endorse candidates for the United States Senate and for the House of Representatives in the 6th Congressional District.

Monmouth County Freeholder Director Tom Arnone, Deputy Director Lillian Burry, and Freeholders Patrick Impreveduto and Gerry Scharfenberger issued the following joint statement endorsing Bob Hugin for the Republican nomination to represent New Jersey in the United States Senate: Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: March 15th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Bob Hugin, Monmouth County, Monmouth County Board of Freeholders, Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Republican Committee | Tags: , , , , , , , | 4 Comments »

Hugin Wins Ocean GOP Endorsement, Goldberg loses endorsements he didn’t have

Bob Hugin accepts the endorsement for U.S. Senate from the Ocean GOP. Chairman George Gilmore in the background. photo by Mike Ward

Former Celgene CEO Bob Hugin won the U.S. Senate endorsement of the Ocean County Republican Party tonight in Toms River, defeating the Ocean GOP’s 2014 nominee, Brian Goldberg, by a margin of 142-12.

“Ocean County delivers the highest number of Republican votes of any county in New Jersey and we are fully behind Bob Hugin,” said OCGOP Chairman George Gilmore. “We need a Senator that New Jersey can be proud of again, and we are confident Bob is that person.  We will deliver for Bob and all of our GOP candidates on November 6th.”

“I’m honored and proud to receive the formal endorsement of the Ocean County Republican Organization,” said Bob Hugin. “My parents instilled in me the values of service to community and country at a young age.  I’ve lived those values as a US Marine and business leader, and will do the same as our next United States Senator.”  Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: March 6th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: 2018 Elections, Bob Hugin, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

Monmouth County Health Department Offering Free Flu Shots For Kids on Monday, February 5

The Monmouth County Health Department is offering free flu shots for children aged six months to 17 years on Monday February 5 from 3 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., according to Freeholder Patrick Impreveduto.

The clinic will be held at the County Health Department, located at 3435 Route 9 North in Freehold.

Shots are free for residents of the health department’s member towns,  Aberdeen, Allentown, Asbury Park, Atlantic Highlands, Avon, Belmar, Bradley Beach, Eatontown, Englishtown, Farmingdale, Hazlet, Holmdel, Howell, Keansburg, Keyport, Lake Como, Manasquan, Marlboro, Matawan, Millstone, Neptune City, Neptune Township, Oceanport, Ocean Grove, Roosevelt, Shrewsbury Township and Union Beach.  Monmouth County children of non-member towns may receive the seasonal influenza vaccine for $15. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: February 1st, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County Board of Freeholders, Monmouth County Health Department, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on Monmouth County Health Department Offering Free Flu Shots For Kids on Monday, February 5

Curley Walks Out On His Check

Disgraced freeholder ignores calls to release the report that led to his Censure and Reprimand

Impreveduto calls for Curley to release the $24K report

Disgraced Freeholder John P. Curley

Disgraced Freeholder John P. Curley left the room on Thursday when the Monmouth County Board of Freeholders discussed and authorized the payment of $24,075 to former Acting State Supreme Court Justice Mary Catherine Cuff for her investigation into the events that resulted in Curley’s  Censure and Reprimand for sexually harassing County employees and other atrocious behavior.

Judge Cuff’s report, which was referred to as “an interim report” by Monmouth County Counsel Michael Fitzgerald during the freeholders’ workshop meeting on Thursday afternoon, is sealed under a Federal Court approved agreement between Curley and the rest of the freeholders.  Curley sued the County, his fellow freeholders, Fitzgerald and County Administrator Teri O’Connor to prevent the Censure and seal the report.  The agreement also allowed Curley access to his office and confidential assistant, which had been forbidden after the report was presented. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: January 26th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: John Curley, Monmouth County, Monmouth County Board of Freeholders, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments »