Business groups join together to kick-off summer on the bayshore

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Five Bayshore business groups and the Jersey Shore Convention and Visitors Bureau joined together yesterday in Keyport to kick-off the Summer of 2014 on the Monmouth County Bayshore..Exit 117…the Gateway to the Jersey Shore.

Lt Governor Kim Guadagno, Congressman Frank Pallone, State Senator Joe Kyrillos, Keyport Mayor Harry Aumack were on hand as the Northern Monmouth Chamber of Commerce, the Keyport Bayshore Business Copperative, the Hazlet Business Owners Association, the Atlantic Highlands Chamber of Commerce, the Highlands Business Partnership and the Jersey Shore Convention and Visitors Bureau  joined together in cooperation for ceremonial ribbon cutting for the region’s summer tourist season.



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Keyport Councilman Clem Toglia Passes Away At 53


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Keyport Councilman Clemente Toglia passed away yesterday.   He was 53 years old.

Former Keyport Mayor Bob McLeod said Toglia had a heart attack while driving home from his office at Dominion Financial Group in Tinton Falls.

“He was a vibrant young man, ” McLeod said,”friendly, started of couple a businesses, played in a band, self-employed.”

Tinton Falls Police confirmed that Togila was involved in a two car accident on Shrewsbury Ave at about 3:30 yesterday afternoon.

He was pronounced dead at Riverview Medical Center in Red Bank at 4:34 PM.

Toglia was reelected to his second term on the Keyport Council last November.  He would have been sworn in today.

“Clem was an excellent man and an excellent public servant,” Mayor Harry Aumack said, “He was, a very good listener.  When he did speak up, everyone listened. He will be missed.”

Toglia is survived by his wife, Danielle.



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