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Neptune man charged with attempted murder at Eatontown hotel

Marqwell Nichols, 27, of Neptune, was arrested on Tuesday and charged with Attempted Murder, Unlawful Possession of a Weapon and Possession of a Weapon for Unlawful Purpose in connection with the attempted shooting of a 26 year old woman on January 30, 2017 at the Pan American Motel on Route 35 in Eatontown, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: November 29th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on Neptune man charged with attempted murder at Eatontown hotel

Schoolhouse Road, Neptune and Wall, will close December 1

Schoolhouse Road, which extends from State Route 33 (Corlies Ave) in Neptune Township and Belmar Boulevard in Wall Township, will be open only to local traffic from December 1, 2017 through the end of June, 2018 while Monmouth County replaces the bridge which spans the Shark River. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: November 28th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on Schoolhouse Road, Neptune and Wall, will close December 1

32 charged in major gang, drug bust after spike in shootings

FREEHOLD — Authorities have charged 32 people – including alleged members of the Long Branch-based “G-Shine” set of the Bloods street gang – a drug and racketeering bust following a spike in shootings in three Monmouth County towns. The nine-month investigation led to the arrests of 29 people on offenses including racketeering, drug distribution and weapons-related… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: September 13th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , , , | Comments Off on 32 charged in major gang, drug bust after spike in shootings

State Police plan DWI checkpoints in 2 Jersey Shore towns Saturday

MONMOUTH COUNTY – The State Police announced plans for DWI checkpoints in a pair of Jersey Shore towns on Saturday in a Facebook post that took shots at commenters who criticized past checkpoint announcements. “Beware of taking advice from Google lawyers,” the State Police wrote. “Rest assured that checkpoints are legal and that their purpose is… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: August 3rd, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, New Jersey, NJ State Police | Tags: , , , , , , | Comments Off on State Police plan DWI checkpoints in 2 Jersey Shore towns Saturday

Gay organization gets temporary reprieve from eviction

neptune-hspng-cf81e799bf6e06f1OCEAN GROVE — A community center providing services for gays and lesbians at the Jersey Shore doesn’t have to leave its home by the end of the month under a deal worked out in a dispute over its pending eviction. The agreement between QSpot and the Jersey Shore Arts Center in Ocean Grove gives the gay… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: December 20th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on Gay organization gets temporary reprieve from eviction

Neptune woman accused of stabbing boyfriend to death makes tearful court appearance

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FREEHOLD – Monique Moore walked into a Monmouth County courtroom on Tuesday with her hands shackled in front of her and tears in her eyes. The 24-year-old Moore was charged with first-degree murder and third-degree weapons offense after she allegedly stabbed her boyfriend to death during an argument at her apartment, authorities said. Shortly after 11… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: November 30th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on Neptune woman accused of stabbing boyfriend to death makes tearful court appearance

Neptune man handed 45-year prison sentence for 2011 murder in Asbury Park

assetContent (1)FREEHOLD — A judge sentenced a Neptune Township man Friday to 45 years in state prison for the 2011 murder of an Asbury Park man. Thaddeus Reevey gunned down Eric Freeman, 22, at the Asbury Park Village housing complex on Nov. 8, 2011, authorities said. In March, a jury convicted Reevey of first-degree murder following a… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: August 24th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on Neptune man handed 45-year prison sentence for 2011 murder in Asbury Park

Monmouth County Launches Flooding Awareness Program

John Szeliga, Verizon; Middletown Mayor Gerald Scharfenberger; Monmouth County Freeholder Deputy Director Serena DiMaso; Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun Golden; Capt. Jay Steingold of Naval Weapons Station Earle; FEMA Region II Administrator Michael Moriarty and Tony MacDonald Director of the Monmouth University Urban Coast Institute.

John Szeliga, Verizon; Middletown Mayor Gerald Scharfenberger; Monmouth County Freeholder Deputy Director Serena DiMaso; Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun Golden; Capt. Jay Steingold of Naval Weapons Station Earle; FEMA Region II Administrator Michael Moriarty and Tony MacDonald Director of the Monmouth University Urban Coast Institute.

A countywide collaboration with Monmouth County’s government, FEMA, Monmouth University Urban Coast Institute, New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium, National Park Service, Jacques Cousteau National Estuarine Research Reserve at Rutgers University, Navy Weapons Station Earle, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and Verizon designed to raise the public’s awareness of flood risks and to encourage the mitigation of those risks was launched this morning in Middletown with the installation of a High Water Mark (HWM) sign at the Belford Ferry Terminal.

FEMA and the National Flood Insurance Program’s High Water Mark awareness program gives participating municipalities Community Rating System (CRS) points which result in residents of the community getting a break on their flood insurance premiums.

Municipal participation is voluntary and there is no cost to the towns for participating.

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Posted: June 27th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

Suspended Neptune cop pleads guilty, avoids life sentence in ex-wife’s killing

assetContentFREEHOLD — A suspended police sergeant who police say shot his ex-wife to death in front of their young daughter last year accepted a plea deal on Thursday that will allow him to avoid spending the rest of his life in prison. Philip Seidle, 51, pleaded guilty to aggravated manslaughter and child endangerment in the June… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: March 10th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Asbury Park, Monmouth County News, Neptune Township | Tags: , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Suspended Neptune cop pleads guilty, avoids life sentence in ex-wife’s killing

Jury convicts N.J. man in first ISIS trial in U.S.

assetContent (73)BROOKLYN–An Air Force veteran from New Jersey, charged with planning to “fight jihad,” was convicted by a federal jury Wednesday of attempting to join the terror group ISIS. Tairod Pugh, 48, of Neptune–arrested last year just weeks after being fired from his job as an aircraft mechanic in Kuwait–was accused of traveling to Turkey in an… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: March 10th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: ISIS, Monmouth County News, War on terror | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on Jury convicts N.J. man in first ISIS trial in U.S.