TINTON FALLS — A former police officer who tipped off the county prosecutor about another cop’s alleged theft of water has settled his whistleblower lawsuit against the borough for $527,5000, a report says. Former Lt. Kevin Pierson, 46, said he was harassed and repeatedly passed over for overtime after reporting that then-Sgt. David Scrivanic placed a… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: November 24th, 2015 | Author: admin | Filed under: Monmouth County News, Tinton Falls | Tags: Kevin Pierson, Monmouth County News, Tinton Falls, Tinton Falls Police Department, Whistle blower suit | No Comments »
TINTON FALLS — Stacey Weathers’ life was all about giving back. The 46-year-old Tinton Falls woman, who was killed Saturday when a tree fell on her car on Route 34 in Colts Neck, was the executive director of the New Jersey chapter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, where she helped raise $7 million to support… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: October 4th, 2015 | Author: admin | Filed under: Colts Neck, Monmouth County News, Tinton Falls | Tags: Colts Neck, Monmouth County News, Route 34, Stacey Weathers, Tinton Falls | 2 Comments »
Colts Neck Township police have identified the motorist killed when a tree fell on her car during Saturday’s rains and high winds. Police said Stacey Weathers, 46, of Tinton Falls was the lone occupant of the vehicle when a tree fell on it along Route 34 at 4:25 p.m. She was driving a Mustang convertible, police… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: October 4th, 2015 | Author: admin | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: Colts Neck, Monmouth County News, Route 34, Stacey Weathers, Tinton Falls | 3 Comments »
The New Jersey Department of Transportation’s Office of Maritime Resources has awarded the bid to complete the long awaited Shark River and Shark River Spur Dredging Project to the low bidder, Mobile Pumping & Dredging Co., of Chester, PA. MPD’s bid of $7,649,817.50 was $1.8 million lower than the next closest bidder.
The State of New Jersey will contribute over $5 million to the project. Monmouth County will contribute $1.1 million and Neptune Township has committed $450,000. Belmar, Neptune City and Wall Township are expected to share the remaining costs of the project, according to a statement isssued by Senator Jennifer Beck, Freeholder Tom Arnone and Neptune Township Committeeman Randy Bishop. Beck said the project will start this year, “if all the stars align,” and will be completed by the end of 2016.
“After over two decades, there has finally been a bid awarded to dredge Shark River. Notably, The National Marine Fisheries only allows dredging work from July 1st to December 31st, so I’m happy to see this monumental step taken forward, which, if all the stars align, will allow dredging to begin this year. None of this could have been possible without the work of Freeholder Tom Arnone and Committeeman Randy Bishop, working together in a bipartisan fashion with every state, county, and local stakeholder to make this project happen. While the State is investing more than $5 million, the project couldn’t have moved forward without the assistance of Monmouth County, which is accepting the material at its landfill and helping to fund the trucking. In addition, a number of surrounding municipalities have preliminary agreed to share in the cost of the project” said Beck.Art Gallagher | Filed under: Monmouth County, Monmouth County News | Tags: Arnone, Belmar, Freeholder Tom Arnone, Jennifer Beck, Mobile Pumping and Dredging, Monmouth County News, Neptune, Neptune City, Neptune Committeeman Randy Bishop, NJ Department of Transportation, NJ DOT, Senator Jennifer Beck, Shark River, Shark River Dredging, Tinton Falls, Wall Township | 2 Comments »
Now that the first phase of a project to untangle traffic exiting from the Garden State Parkway to Route 36 or commercial areas of Tinton Falls is complete, the second part was given a green light Tuesday by the New Jersey Turnpike Authority commissioners. The authority’s board approved a $20.1 million contract with Earle Asphalt Company… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: August 25th, 2015 | Author: admin | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: Exit 105, Garden State Parkway, Monmouth County News, Tinton Falls | Comments Off on How Parkway Exit 105 will change after $20M project gets approval
Nicholas DePue, 29 of Jackson, the Monmouth Regional High School teacher and wrestling coach who was charged with having sexual contact with a student under 18 years old last month was arrested today after a second victim came forward, according to a statement by Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.
DePue stands accused of having a year long affair with the second victim, a female between the ages of 16 and 18. He was fired from his teaching position as a result of his arrest last month.
DePue was released on $100,000 bail following his June arrest. He is in custody at the Monmouth County Correctional Institution today with cash only bail of $250,000. If released again after posting bail, DePue is forbidden from having contact with his victims or returning to the scenes of his alleged crimes.
Investigators are urging any additional victims to come forward by contacting Detective Carolina Moreno, of the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office at 1-800-533-7443, or Detective Joe Shuler, of the Tinton Falls Police Department at 732-542-3400.Posted: July 24th, 2015 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Prosecutor | Tags: Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher Gramiccioni, Crime, Crime and Punishment, Monmouth County News, Monmouth Regional High School, Nicholas DePue, Tinton Falls | Comments Off on Fired Monmouth Regional Teacher Accused Of Sexual Affair With Second Student
FREEHOLD — A Superior Court judge on Friday dismissed charges against a Tinton Falls man whose Facebook posts in the wake of two New York City police shootings last year said cops deserved to die. Saying his online speech is constitutionally protected, Assignment Judge Lisa Thornton cleared Matthew Reardon, 29, of all charges, said his attorney,… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: July 16th, 2015 | Author: admin | Filed under: Monmouth County, Monmouth County Court, Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Prosecutor, Tinton Falls | Tags: 1st Amendment, Facebook, Judge Lisa Thornton, Matthew Reardon, Richard Lomurro, Tinton Falls, Tinton Falls Police Department | 4 Comments »
Albert DeCresci, 86, a resident of the Seabrook retirement community in Tinton Falls and formerly of Rumson, was charged with Second Degree Sexual Assault and Third Degree Endangering the Welfare of a Child after being caught in the act of sexually assaulting a 13 year old boy, according to a statement by Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.
DeCresci was arrested in a Seabrook dining room by the Tinton Falls Police Department on June 5, 2015. He is in custody of the Monmouth County Correctional Institution where he is being held on $250,000 bail with no 10% option as set by Judge Honora O’Brien Kilgallen, J.S.C. O’Brien Kilgallen ordered that DeCresci have no contact with the alleged victim in the event that he makes bail.
Investigators are urging any additional victims to come forward by contacting Detective Delisa Brazile, of the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office at 732-620-4045, or Detective Robert Wilson, of the Tinton Falls Police Department at 732-542-3400 ext. 443.admin | Filed under: Crime, Crime and Punishment, Monmouth County, Monmouth County Correctional Institution, Monmouth County Court, Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Prosecutor, Rumson, Tinton Falls | Tags: Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher Gramiccioni, Albert DeCresci, Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Prosecutor, Rumson, Seabrook retirement community, Tinton Falls | Comments Off on 86 year old man charged with sexually assaulting a 13 year old boy
Asbury Park Deputy Mayor disputes Associated Human Societies’ allegations
The Associated Human Societies (AHS) has suspended the volunteer program at its Tinton Falls facility, according to a post on the organization’s facebook page for its Popcorn Park (Lacey Township) facility. (h/t app.com)
The announcement alleges that volunteers at the facility chronically violated protocols for handing animals which resulted in deaths, human and animal injuries and expensive veterinary bills. Additionally, the announcement alleges that volunteers “solicited funds to be collected as donations for Associated Humane Societies, yet they were never turned in.”
“The animals at our Tinton Falls facility will continue to receive the excellent care and attention that they always have from our dedicated staff while we work hard to formulate a plan for a new volunteer program going forward. Be assured that our dogs will continue to be walked. Volunteers were never responsible for feeding or medicating animals, cleaning or maintaining our facility, and were not involved with the general day to day operations of running the shelter, so none of that will be affected.”
The announcement said that the problems that have occurred at the Tinton Falls facility have not occurred at the organizations animal shelters in Newark or Forked River.Art Gallagher | Filed under: Asbury Park, Monmouth County, Monmouth County News, Tinton Falls | Tags: Amy Quinn, Asbury Park, Associate Humane Societies, Monmouth County, Stray cats and dogs, Tinton Falls | 1 Comment »