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Frank Holman elected Ocean GOP Chairman

Ocean GOP Chairman Frank Holman

Frank Holman defeated Frank Sadegi 254 -229 in a special election for Ocean County Republican Chairman, according to sources at the convention in Toms River.

Holman replaces George Gilmore who resigned one week after being convicted by a federal jury for failing to pay his employees payroll taxes and lying on a loan application.

The new chairman was supported the County’s legislative delegation and freeholders.   Sadeghi was supported by Gilmore.

Former Monmouth County GOP Executive Director Tom Szymanski managed Holman’s campaign.  Szymanski had a very good week.  He managed Rob Acerra’s winning campaign in Ocean Township too.

 

Posted: May 15th, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: New Jersey, News, Ocean County | Tags: , , , , | 7 Comments »

Gilmore: Irrational Jury Convicted Him

George Gilmore, the RINO Chairman of the Ocean County GOP (Resigned In Name Only) is asking U.S. District Court Senior Judge Anne Thompson to throw out his convictions for failing to turn over is employees payroll taxes to the IRS and for lying on a loan application “because no rational jury” could have convicted him based on the evidence, according to brief filed with the Court and a report at New Jersey Law Journal.

Ocean County Republicans will elect a new chairman tonight in Toms River.

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Posted: May 15th, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Ocean County | Tags: , , , , , , | 2 Comments »

RINO Alert: Gilmore Resigned In Name Only

RINO George Gilmore

George Gilmore, the Toms River attorney who was found guilty last month of twice failing to pay his employees’ payroll taxes to the IRS after withholding the money from their paychecks and also of lying on an application for a $1 million plus loan, is continuing to strong arm and threaten Ocean County Republicans, according to several GOP loyalist who witnessed Gilmore’s behavior at the Ocean County Federation of Republican Women’s Annual Gala last Thursday night.

Gilmore’s criminal defense attorney, Kevin Marino, said his client had no intention of resigning as Ocean Republican Chairman, when the federal jury returned their verdict in Trenton on April 17.  On April 24, Gilmore finally submitted his resignation.  He continues to control the Chairman’s PAC, and is raising money for the PAC through direct solicitations and through the Ocean GOP Gala which is being held on Thursday evening at the Eagle Ridge Golf Club in Lakewood. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: May 6th, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: 2019 elections, Ocean County | Tags: , , , , , | 1 Comment »

Guadagno is new the CEO of Fulfill

Kim Guadagno

Fulfill, formerly known as the FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties, announced today that former Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno will serve as the President and CEO of the organization starting on Monday, May 6.

“Our mission is driven by a desire to help those who have fallen on hard times,” said Jeremy Grunin, Chair of Fulfill’s Board of Trustees. “In searching for a new CEO, we wanted someone with an established history of charitable giving and involvement; extensive connections that could bring new resources to the organization; and who could help bring greater attention to Fulfill and its programs so we can serve as a model for other non-profits statewide. We have found that and more in Lieutenant Governor Guadagno.”

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Posted: May 3rd, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, Ocean County | Tags: , , , , , | 2 Comments »

Gilmore Angling to Retain Power In Ocean County

George Gilmore, NewJerseyGlobe photo

Despite resigning from his public and party positions, former Ocean County Republican Chairman George Gilmore is actively participating in the Toms River Republican primary and in the special election campaign to elect his replacement, according to several GOP sources.

Frank Sadeghi, a candidate for the Ocean GOP Chairmanship in the May 15 special election, told a gathering of Republican men enjoying cigars and cocktails at Shogun Legacy on April 23 that he speaks to Gilmore 20 times per day and “George Gilmore wants me to do this,” according to two people who were in the room of municipal elected officials, mayors and councilmen, and municipal party leaders, as well as Joe Coronato, the former Ocean County Prosecutor who is running for Mayor of Toms River.

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Posted: May 2nd, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: 2019 elections, George Gilmore, New Jersey, News | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on Gilmore Angling to Retain Power In Ocean County

Gilmore Resigns From Ocean County Board of Elections

Expected To Resign as GOP Chairman

George Gilmore

George Gilmore, the Toms River attorney convicted on tax and bank fraud charges last week,  has resigned from the Ocean County Board of Elections, where he was chairman, according to a report at New Jersey Globe.  Gilmore is expected to resign as GOP County Chairman today or tomorrow.

Gilmore was defiant upon his conviction last Wednesday, announcing through his attorney that he had no intention of resigning as County Chairman.  Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: April 23rd, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: New Jersey, News, Ocean County | Tags: , , , | 1 Comment »

Toms River Official Calls For Gilmore To Resign

Rear Admiral Maurice “Mo” Hill (Retired)

Maurice “Mo” Hill, the Vice President of the Toms River Township Council and a candidate for Mayor in the June 4th Republican primary, this afternoon called upon all Republican elected officials in Ocean County and New Jersey Republican Chairman Doug Steinhardt to join him in calling for the resignation of George Gilmore, the Ocean GOP Chairman and Board of Elections Chairman.

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Posted: April 17th, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: New Jersey, Ocean County | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on Toms River Official Calls For Gilmore To Resign

George Gilmore convicted of 3 of 6 charges

George Gilmore

Ocean County Republican Chairman George Gilmore, also the Chairman of the Ocean County Board of Elections, has been convicted by a federal jury in Trenton on three of the six felony charges against him, according to Politico reporter Matt Friedman via twitter.

Gilmore plans to appeal the verdict and “has no intention of resigning,” Friedman reports.

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Posted: April 17th, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: New Jersey | Tags: , , | 2 Comments »

Congressman Smith: Joint Base Projects Are Safe From Cuts For Border Wall Funding

Congressman Chris Smith today announced that the $101.57 million in funding for projects scheduled at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst this year is safe from being diverted to fund the southern border security projects covered by President Donald Trump’s Emergency Declaration of February 15.

“These projects are not at risk,” Smith said after having been assured by the Department of Defense that awards for anticipated construction at the Joint Base are on schedule to be awarded in the current fiscal year. “Nothing at the Joint Base will be cut.”

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Posted: March 19th, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Chris Smith, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, News | Tags: , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

Vietnam Vet’s Medals Lost To Sandy Replaced On Storm’s Sixth Anniversary

Bernard and Linda Ebner accept the Vietnam veteran’s replacement military metals from Congressman Chris Smith

Bernard and Linda Ebner lost their Union Beach home of 47 years and most of their possessions to twelve feet of water during Superstorm Sandy six years ago this week. Among those possession were the medals that Bernard, a Vietnam War veteran, earned during his four years of service.

Congressman Chris Smith presented the Ebners with replacement medals on Tuesday, October 30, during an emotional ceremony in the congressman’s Ocean County office in Plumsted which is nearby the couple’s new home in Whiting.

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Posted: October 31st, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, New Jersey, Superstorm Sandy, Veterans | Tags: , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »