Greg’s List: Things to do in Monmouth County this weekend, June 26-28, 2015

By Greg Kelly

 

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Friday, June 26

  • Hall & Oates at Count Basie Theatre (Red Bank) – MORE INFO
  • Wall Twp Fair – MORE INFO
  • Closure at NJ Repertory Theatre (Long Branch) – MORE INFO
  • Jersey Shore Greek Festival (Ocean Twp) – MORE INFO
  • Bridgefest ‘15 (Ocean Grove) – MORE INFO
  • Charlie, Trevor and a Girl Savannah at Algonquin Arts Theatre (Manasquan) – MORE INFO
  • Nancy Scharff’s God & Country Patriotic Concert (Middletown) – MORE INFO
  • Magical Musical Me (Middletown) – MORE INFO
  • Fort Hancock 21st Century Advisory Committee Meeting (Lincroft) – MORE INFO
  • Honoring Summer II Art Show at BCC (Lincroft) – MORE INFO
  • The Great St. Mary’s Fair (Middletown) – MORE INFO

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Posted: June 24th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Greg Kelly, Greg's List, Jersey Shore, Monmouth County, Monmouth County News, Things to do in Monmouth County, Things to do on the Jersey Shore | Tags: , , , , , , , | No Comments »

Belmar is Closed—Seafood Festival Fills The Town To Capacity

photo via shorevacations.com

photo via shorevacations.com

UPDATE:  Traffic from Route 35 into Belmar was reopened at 7 p.m., according to a tweet by Mayor Matt Doherty.

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Belmar Mayor Matt Dorherty announced via twitter that the iconic Jersey Shore Borough that is hosting the New Jersey Seafood Festival this weekend, is filled to capacity.

As of 3 p.m. all traffic into the borough from Route 35 is being diverted.

Posted: June 14th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Belmar, Matt Doherty, Monmouth County, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , , | Comments Off on Belmar is Closed—Seafood Festival Fills The Town To Capacity

Sadie Says: Don’t be a poopie head. Pick up your trash and don’t litter on the beach!

By Joe Sinagra

SadieShe is only 7 years old from Manville, NJ, and already knows how to get things done. On June 7, Sadie Fleming was at Monmouth County’s Union Beach that Sunday morning with her family.

The Union Beach Borough is part of the Bayshore Regional Strategic Plan, recently undergoing an extensive restoration of its beach front due to the effects of hurricane Sandy. The beach offers a view of the New York City skyline and the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge.

Walking along the beach with her mom, dad, and her sister, Sadie couldn’t help but notice how dirty it was. Sadie was visibly upset that adults weren’t being responsible with their trash and not throwing their litter in the garbage. She was concerned that all that trash would wind up in the ocean, potentially killing the fish and wildlife.

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Posted: June 10th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Jersey Shore, Monmouth County, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , , | Comments Off on Sadie Says: Don’t be a poopie head. Pick up your trash and don’t litter on the beach!

Greg’s List: Things to do in Monmouth County this weekend, June 12-14, 2015

By Greg Kelly

 

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Friday, June 12

  • New Jersey Seafood Festival (Belmar) – MORE INFO
  • Gary U.S. Bonds at The Wonder Bar (Asbury Park) – MORE INFO
  • Be More Chill at TRT (Red Bank) – MORE INFO
  • Strawberry Festival (Oceanport) – MORE INFO
  • Dr. George Sheehan Classic Expo (Red Bank) – MORE INFO
  • Cindy G “Jail Break” Live at Spring Lake Community House Theater – MORE INFO
  • Bluegrass Mini Golf at Monmouth Park (Oceanport) – MORE INFO
  • West Side Story at Axelrod PAC (Deal) – MORE INFO
  • Atlantic Cinemas Movie Night (Atlantic Highlands) – MORE INFO

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Posted: June 10th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Greg Kelly, Greg's List, Monmouth County, Monmouth County Life, Monmouth County News, Things to do in Monmouth County, Things to do on the Jersey Shore | Tags: , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Greg’s List: Things to do in Monmouth County this weekend, June 12-14, 2015

Greg’s List: Things to do in Monmouth County this weekend, June 5-10, 2015

By Greg Kelly

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Friday, June 5

  • Bayshore Greek Festival (Holmdel) – MORE INFO
  • Be More Chill at TRT (Red Bank) – MORE INFO
  • NHRA Toyota Summernationals at Raceway Park – MORE INFO
  • Bluegrass Mini Golf at Monmouth Park (Oceanport) – MORE INFO
  • Atlantic Cinemas Movie Night (Atlantic Highlands) – MORE INFO
  • Live Harness Racing at Freehold Raceway – MORE INFO
  • Live Horse Racing at Monmouth Park (Oceanport) – MORE INFO
  • “Dare to Fly!” Youth Art Exhibit (Belmar) – MORE INFO
  • Atlantic Highlands Farmer’s Market – MORE INFO

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Posted: June 3rd, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Jersey Shore, Monmouth County, Monmouth County News, Things to do in Monmouth County, Things to do on the Jersey Shore | Tags: , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

Sandy victims just want to go home

assetContentSTAFFORD — If Joe Karcz had gone with his gut, he’d be home by now, instead of staring at his empty lagoon-front lot in Stafford Township. A disabled construction worker, Karcz, whose home was badly damaged by Hurricane Sandy’s storm surge, first thought he’d rehab it on his own, but then decided to get the funding… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: May 29th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Chris Christie, Christie Administration, Hurricane Sandy, RREM, Superstorm Sandy | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Sandy victims just want to go home

Greg’s List: Things to do in Monmouth County this weekend, May 29-31, 2015

By Greg Kelly

 

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Saturday, May 30

  • Ocean Grove Giant Spring Flea Market – MORE INFO
  • Red Bank River Fest – MORE INFO
  • Jersey Born Music Festival (Asbury Park) – MORE INFO
  • Twilight by the Bay on Sandy Hook – MORE INFO
  • Avon 5k Run/Walk – MORE INFO
  • Civil War Encampment at Allaire Village – MORE INFO
  • “Smartphonographer” Workshop (Long Branch) – MORE INFO
  • Shrewsbury Borough Wide Yard Sale – MORE INFO
  • Criminal MIND, Dead BODY, Evil SPIRIT at Grange Playhouse (Howell) – MORE INFO

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Posted: May 27th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Greg Kelly, Greg's List, Jersey Shore, Monmouth County, Monmouth County News, Things to do in Monmouth County, Things to do on the Jersey Shore | Tags: , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Greg’s List: Things to do in Monmouth County this weekend, May 29-31, 2015

Christie blames N.J. shore defense delays on ‘extraordinarily selfish’ residents

assetContent (19)MANVILLE — Gov. Chris Christie on Wednesday blamed delays in finishing a comprehensive shoreline storm defense program on “extraordinarily selfish” residents who prize their picturesque views over the lives of their fellow citizens. Christie was addressing dozens of homeowners in the process of selling their homes to the state’s Blue Acres program, which uses bond funds… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: May 27th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Chris Christie, Hurricane Sandy, Jersey Shore, Superstorm Sandy | Tags: , , , | 1 Comment »

Greg’s List: Things to do in Monmouth County this Memorial Day weekend, May 22-25, 2015

By Greg Kelly

 

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Friday, May 22

  • Monmouth Civic Chorus Spring Soiree (Middletown) – MORE INFO
  • WFAN Radio “Kickoff to Summer” (Neptune) – MORE INFO
  • Meridian Health “Paint the Town Pink” Month in Monmouth County – MORE INFO
  • Bluegrass Mini Golf at Monmouth Park (Oceanport) – MORE INFO
  • Margie Moore “Relief with Water Colours” Art Show (Asbury Park) – MORE INFO
  • ’70s Summer Cover Show at The Wonder Bar (Asbury Park) – MORE INFO
  • Fletcher at The Saint (Asbury Park) – MORE INFO
  • Primal Scream at The Stone Pony (Asbury Park) – MORE INFO
  • “Not with Haste” by Stormin’ Arts Players (Lincroft) – MORE INFO

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Posted: May 19th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Greg Kelly, Greg's List, Monmouth County, Monmouth County Life, Monmouth County News, Things to do in Monmouth County, Things to do on the Jersey Shore | Tags: , , , , , , | Comments Off on Greg’s List: Things to do in Monmouth County this Memorial Day weekend, May 22-25, 2015

N.J.’s Sandy spending dipped in first quarter of 2015, report shows

IMG_5425The pace of spending on Hurricane Sandy disaster programs in New Jersey waned in the first three months of this year compared to the previous quarter, a new report shows. Roughly $180 million in federal recovery funds were handed out in New Jersey in the last quarter, according to the state’s latest report to the federal… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: May 6th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Christie Administration, Hurricane Sandy, New Jersey, Superstorm Sandy | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on N.J.’s Sandy spending dipped in first quarter of 2015, report shows