Possible dangerous ‘clinging jellyfish’ found along Jersey Shore, report says

assetContentA fisherman made a surprising discovery off the Jersey Shore recently. Josh Hart said he captured a dime-sized jellyfish never seen before in the waters off New Jersey while angling in the Barnegat Bay just south of Point Pleasant Inlet on Friday. Believed to be a “clinging” jellyfish, it packs a dangerous sting, according to NBCPhiladelphia.com.… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: June 10th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Jersey Shore, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , | Comments Off on Possible dangerous ‘clinging jellyfish’ found along Jersey Shore, report says

Shore towns scramble to fortify dunes decimated by blizzard

Guadagno in WildwoodJersey Shore towns recovering from a crippling blizzard and nor’easter are rushing to dump sand back on the beach to shore up their coastline as state officials vowed to speed up a stalled beach replenishment project. That was the scene Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno and state Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin met on Monday on the… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: January 26th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: DEP, Jersey Shore, Kim Guadagno, New Jersey | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on Shore towns scramble to fortify dunes decimated by blizzard

Tax Man Shuts Down Merla’s Sub Shop

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John Merla

The New Jersey Division of Taxation has closed Jersey Shore Subs, the Keyport eatery owned and operated by the borough’s former mayor John Merla, according to a report on KeyportAnchorNews.

On Monday, November 2, Merla announced his troubles via facebook:

The Past 14 Days Have Without a Doubt, Been The Toughest Time For Me Personally, When The SAY The Devil Works 24-7 Thats No Bull !!! Yes It Is True My Store Has Been Temporarly Closed Down For The Past Week, The Little Orange Sticker Doesn’t Tell All Only What The Haters Want To Read…I Personally Can’t Believe The Amount Of Friends, Great Customers And Family That Have Reached Out To Me Or A Family Member To Try To Help, This Setback, Just Made Me Much Much Stronger Then Ever, We Have OptionsAnd We Are Weighing Our Options Very Carefully… Many Of You Want The Store Back OPEN, And That Is One Of Are Options…I Just Can’t Tell You How HARD I’ve Worked This Past 5 Years To Make A Little Business Work For Our Community, I Really Wasn’t Going To Write This But Because Of The Support For The Business And My Family I Had Too…. I’m Sure Those That Have Been Supportive Will Appreciate It, And Those Who Like The Drama, And Want To Continue To Hate,Love It Too…. All I Can Say Is We’re Looking At Every Option Possible….The Devil Might Work 24-7, But I Work Harder…… Anyone That Knows What I’ve Done And My Business Has Contributed, Knows Where My Heart Lies…….Thank You For Your SUPPORT!!!!!!!

Merla told MMM publisher Art Gallagher that a former employee complained to the State that his wages were paid in cash.

Posted: November 6th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Keyport, Monmouth County, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , | 1 Comment »

Snooki slams Christie in new book

assetContentMEREDITH, N.H. — When Gov. Chris Christie mocked the cast of the “Jersey Shore” for being New Yorkers who give New Jersey a bad name and squashed a controversial $420,000 tax credit called the “Snooki subsidy” for the first season of the hit MTV show, he had the support of his New Jersey audience. But it… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: October 15th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Chris Christie, Jersey Shore | Tags: , , | 2 Comments »

More than $1B spent replenishing N.J. beaches over past 30 years

assetContentThe nor’easter that churned over the region this week left eight-foot-tall cliffs in the dunes of North Wildwood. It carted away sand in Harvey Cedars and created steep dropoffs where a steel seawall has been constructed in a section of northern Ocean County battered during Hurricane Sandy. The state’s withered coastline highlights a battle Jersey Shore… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: October 8th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Jersey Shore, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , | 1 Comment »

Greg’s List: Things to do in Monmouth County this weekend, August 7-9, 2015

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Friday, August 7

  • Asbury Park Loves Jazz Weekend – MORE INFO
  • Summer Sidewalk Sale (Manasquan) – MORE INFO
  • Ocean Township Italian Festival – MORE INFO
  • A Doll’s House by Center Players (Freehold) – MORE INFO
  • The Rockin’ Tale of Snow White by Spotlight Players (Matawan) – MORE INFO
  • Understanding Credit Reports & Credit Scores (Shrewsbury) – MORE INFO
  • Guitar Legend Dick Dale (Asbury Park) – MORE INFO
  • Cabaret at Algonquin Arts Theatre (Manasquan) – MORE INFO
  • Toby Keith at PNC Bank Arts Center (Holmdel) – MORE INFO
  • Twelfth Night by Holmdel Theatre Company – MORE INFO
  • Crossing Borders Festival at TRT (Red Bank) – MORE INFO
  • Old Village Fire Company Meet & Greet (Middletown) – MORE INFO
  • Artists’ Workshop (Red Bank) – MORE INFO

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Greg’s List: Things to do in Monmouth County this weekend, July 10-12, 2015

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Friday, July 10

  • Shakespeare on the Lawn: Titus Andronicus (Lincroft) – MORE INFO
  • Big the Musical at Monmouth U (WLB) – MORE INFO
  • Mary Poppins at Count Basie Theatre (Red Bank) – MORE INFO
  • Mary Poppins at Spring Lake Community Theatre – MORE INFO
  • Closure at NJ Repertory Theatre (Long Branch) – MORE INFO
  • ReImagine! Art Show (Belmar) – MORE INFO
  • A Doll’s House by Center Players (Freehold) – MORE INFO
  • Freedom Fest State Fair (Allentown) – MORE INFO
  • Campfire on the Beach at Sandy Hook – MORE INFO
  • Battery Gunnison/New Peck Restored on at Sandy Hook – MORE INFO

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Posted: July 7th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Greg Kelly, Greg's List, Monmouth County, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, 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, July 10-12, 2015

Mike ‘The Situation’ Sorrentino’s lawyer wants off tax fraud case

NEWARK — Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino’s lawyer says he no longer wants to defend the former “Jersey Shore” star against tax fraud charges because he’s not being paid. U.S. District Court Judge Susan Wigenton on Monday set July 21 for a hearing to decide whether she’ll allow Richard Sapinski to withdraw as Sorrentino’s attorney. Sapinski represented… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: July 6th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Jersey Shore, Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on Mike ‘The Situation’ Sorrentino’s lawyer wants off tax fraud case

Greg’s List: Things to do in Monmouth County this weekend, July 3-5, 2015

By Greg Kelly

 

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Friday, July 3

  • Atlantic Highlands Fireman’s Fair – MORE INFO
  • Manasquan Gala July 4th Celebration – MORE INFO
  • Closure at NJ Repertory Theatre (Long Branch) – MORE INFO
  • Jockey Autograph & Memorabilia Sale at Monmouth Park (Oceanport) – MORE INFO
  • Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes at The Stone Pony (Asbury Park) – MORE INFO
  • Denis Coughlan (Belmar) – MORE INFO
  • July 4th Fireworks (Atlantic Highlands) – MORE INFO
  • July 4th Fireworks (Bradley Beach) – MORE INFO
  • July 4th Fireworks (Union Beach) – MORE INFO
  • July 4th Fireworks (Ocean Twp) – MORE INFO
  • July 4th Fireworks (Matawan) – MORE INFO

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Posted: July 1st, 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, July 3-5, 2015

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