Stacey Weathers, 46, of Tinton Falls, was killed on Saturday afternoon, October 3 when a tree fell onto her Mustang Convertible while she was driving southbound on Rt 34 in Colts Neck. Weathers was the executive director of the New Jersey chapter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, where she helped raise $7 million to support patients and fund cancer research.
Matthew Kleinstein, 20, of Marlboro Township pleaded guilty to Cyber Harrassment and Endangering the Welfare of a Minor. Kleinstein admitted to “sexting” photos of his genitals via text message and SnapChat to four females, ages 11-13, while he was a camp counselor for the Marlboro Recreation Department during the summer of 2014. Kleinstein was sentenced to PTI for a minimum of one year. His criminal record will be expunged if he sucessfully complete’s the program.
Middletown Police interupted a burglary at the Little Red Store in Navesink.
Marlboro Mayor Jonathan Hornik called for the suspension of the controversial Assessment Demonstration Program.
The Middletown Township Committee terminated their contract with Realty Data Systems, the firm that performs inspections and data collection under the Assessment Demonstration Program.
The last two Belmar families displaced by Hurricane Sandy moved back into there homes, thanks largely to the fundraising efforts of Mayor Matt Doherty. Doherty was inspired by his daughter’s challenge in January, “You’re the mayor, what are you going to do about it?”