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Former Deal Cop Pleads Guilty to Witness Tampering


Joseph Ammaturo

Joseph Ammaturo, 38 of Long Branch and a 14 year veteran of the Deal Police Department, pleaded guilty to Third Degree witness tampering on Thursday, according to an announcement by Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.

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‘A punch in the gut.’ N.J. restaurants stuck with excess food, worry after indoor dining postponed.

Frank Di Lollo, owner of Sweet Waters Steakhouse in Westfield, did something this week he has never done before — freeze steaks.

”I ordered $3,500-$4,000 in steaks, $1,000 in salmon, about $2,000 in liquor, $250 in tablecloths,” Di Lollo said. “If the steaks are (in the freezer) over a couple days, we’ll throw them out. We never freeze steaks, it takes away the flavor. We don’t serve s— steaks.” Di Lollo paused a moment. “The guy destroyed us.”

The “guy” was Gov. Phil Murphy, who changed his mind this week about the resumption of indoor dining as other coronavirus restrictions are being eased… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: July 3rd, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: COVID-19 | Tags: , | No Comments »

A Jersey Mike’s tribute to Black Lives Matter went viral. But it’s fake.

Popular New Jersey-based sub shop Jersey Mike’s found itself going viral on Twitter this week. And it didn’t even write the tweet that was trending.

Comedian Yassir Lester tweeted what appeared to be a statement from Jersey Mike’s on June 30 that claimed the company would be changing the name of its bacon, lettuce and tomato sandwich to a bacon, lettuce and ‘mato sandwich — a BLM, an apparent tribute to Black Lives Matter.

Literally what is jersey Mike’s doing. pic.twitter.com/9XohWNOa4n— Yassir Lester (@Yassir_Lester)With more and more companies and corporations making statements in support of … Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: July 3rd, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County, Monmouth County News, Race | Tags: , , , , | No Comments »

The Battle of the Navesink: Declan O’Scanlon and Phil Murphy tangle over restaurant reopening | Mulshine

The Milano family’s restaurant in Red Bank has a great view across the Navesink River of the Murphy family’s estate on the other bank.

There’s a big difference, however. Gov. Phil Murphy can do as he likes in his buildings. But he has issued edicts that keep the Milanos from using theirs.

That was all scheduled to end today. Gov. Murphy had said he was going to permit restaurants to open at 25 percent of indoor capacity in time for the July 4 weekend. But on Monday the governor rescinded that decree.

That was the same day that a local blog posted photos from the prior Saturday of the governor enjo… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: July 2nd, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: COVID-19, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

Attorney General’s Office Confirms Singh Cease and Desist Letter Is Authentic

Hirsh Singh

New Jersey’s Attorney General’s Office this morning confirmed that the Cease and Desist letter sent to Republican U.S. Senate contender Hirsh Singh on June 25 is authentic.

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Singh Says He Isn’t Sure AG’s Cease and Desist Letter is Real

By Art Gallagher

Hirsh Singh in Edison celebrating the election of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in May, 2019. photo via facebook

Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Hirsh Singh told MMM that he has not complied with the Cease and Desist letter sent to him last week by the NJ Attorney General’s Office and that he thinks the letter might actually be a political dirty trick orchestrated by Bill Palatucci, New Jersey’s Republican National Committeeman and long term advisor to former Governor Chris Christie.

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Murphy and Bon Jovi Dine Outdoors in Red Bank

Photo by John Ward, RedBankGreen.com

Governor Phil Murphy, Jon Bon Jovi, their wives, First Lady Tammy Murphy and Dorothea Bongiovi, along with their sons, dined outdoors at B2 Bistro and Bar in Red Bank on Wednesday evening, RedBankGreen’s John Ward reports.

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Xi Jinping’s assault on Hong Kong democracy activists is the latest example of the Chinese Communist Party’s cruelty and weakness

At a hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Committee today, Rep Chris Smith (R-NJ), author of the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act said “the great people of Hong Kong had a sweeping, draconian, anti-democracy policy imposed upon them yesterday—the so-called National Security Law.”

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Donovan’s Reef To Cease Live Music

photo via Donovan’s Reef social media

Donovan’s Reef, the popular beach side bar in Sea Bright, announced today that they are pausing live music at their venue and further limiting the number of customers they admit.

“Effective immediately, we are pausing live music at our venue and further limiting our occupancy, said owner Christine Carducci. “We will also continue to mandate masks in indoor areas, and strongly encourage customers to wear masks on the beach. “

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Murphy denies dining indoors. Is he telling the truth?

Governor Phil Murphy denied dining indoors during the COVID-19 shutdown, “except at my house,” during his knucklehead briefing on Tuesday.

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