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O’Scanlon: Murphy’s Draconian Restrictions Are Proven Unnecessary, Economically Devastating

Getting their Irish up

Senator Declan O’Scanlon (R-Monmouth) today criticized the Murphy administration’s continued blockade of New Jersey’s reopening and cited numerous metrics from surrounding states’ successful reopening.

“That the Governor, with a straight face, can cite a debunked study of an incident that happened over 8,000 miles away involving a restaurant in China with a wheezy, inadequate ventilation system that doesn’t conform to standards used in this country…to justify continuing to kill businesses here in New Jersey is outrageous and demoralizing for anyone trying to hold out hope that there’s any real, scientific focus on our safety and the health of our economy,” said O’Scanlon. “That the Governor, in the face of overwhelming evidence to the contrary, continues to suggest that we have to continue to destroy thousands of businesses and jobs and livelihoods is simply unconscionable.”

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: August 17th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: COVID-19, Declan O'Scanlon, Economy, New Jersey, Phil Murphy, Press Release | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on O’Scanlon: Murphy’s Draconian Restrictions Are Proven Unnecessary, Economically Devastating

Smith and VA to hold Telephone Claims Clinic

Congressman Chris Smith and the Veterans Administration are hosting Telephone Claims Clinics for military veterans, active duty personnel and their families on August 18 and 19.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: August 6th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on Smith and VA to hold Telephone Claims Clinic

U.S. Judge Esther Salas’s statement regarding the shooting at her home which took her son’s life

Posted: August 3rd, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: New Jersey | Tags: , | Comments Off on U.S. Judge Esther Salas’s statement regarding the shooting at her home which took her son’s life

‘Sami’s Law’ Passes Unanimously in House of Representatives

Sami

Legislation named in honor of Samantha “Sami” Josephson, a Robbinsville, NJ woman who was kidnapped and brutally murdered by a fake Uber driver in South Carolina last year, unanimously passed the House of Representatives this afternoon.

Sami was a senior at the University of South Carolina and had been accepted at Drexel Law School at the time of her murder.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: July 29th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: Chris Smith, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on ‘Sami’s Law’ Passes Unanimously in House of Representatives

Feds: Monmouth Marine Engines Inc. Defrauded the Military, Put Troops Lives At Risk

Monmouth Marine Engines, Brielle

Paul and Linda Mika the owners of Monmouth Marine Engines, Inc., and their son/employee Kenneth Mika, 49, have been arrested and charged by the U.S. Attorney’s Office with delivering cheap and unauthorized military equipment parts to the U.S. Department of Defense under a years long contract, according to an announcement by U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: July 29th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on Feds: Monmouth Marine Engines Inc. Defrauded the Military, Put Troops Lives At Risk

Sheriff Golden: Know Your Zone To Prepare For Hurricane Evacuation

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Arrest made in Middletown church vandalism incidents

Surveillance photo believed to be Natalee A, Hamilton

The Middletown Police Department arrested Natalee A. Hamilton, 34, a resident the Township, today, in connection with a series of vandalism incidents that occurred at three area churches during June and July, according to an announcement by Deputy Chief Paul Bailey.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: July 28th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: Middletown, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on Arrest made in Middletown church vandalism incidents

Arnone to Murphy: Let Restaurants Reopen For Indoor Dining

Monmouth County Freeholder Director Tom Arnone

FREEHOLD, NJ – Monmouth County Freeholder Director Thomas A. Arnone issued the following statement regarding the reopening of indoor dining in Monmouth County:

“We are now halfway through the summer and restaurants’ doors remain closed for indoor dining. Restaurants had been prepared to welcome back customers inside on July 2, but then that was postponed indefinitely.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: July 28th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: COVID-19, Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , | 6 Comments »

Middletown Police seeking suspect in church vandalism

The Middletown Police Department is seeking the identity and location of a a women believed to be in her 20’s or 30’s who is suspected on vandalizing three houses of worship in the Township during June and July.

Surveillance photo

The Westminster Presbyterian Church located at 94 Tindall Road, New Monmouth Baptist Church at 4 Cherry Tree Farm Road, and Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses at 743 Leonardville Road have each been vandalized by having windows smashed with rocks, according to an announcement by Deputy Chief Paul Bailey.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: July 28th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , | Comments Off on Middletown Police seeking suspect in church vandalism

Murphy’s Borrowing: Will the NJ Supreme Court Ignore The Constitution (Again)?

Harold V. Kane

By Harold V. Kane

In 2002 the citizens of New Jersey were preparing to choose a US Senator for a six year term in the November election. The candidates were selected, via the primary system, to be Democrat incumbent Robert Torricelli and Republican Douglas Forrester. As the election wound toward November the Democrats found that they had several ethics issues with Mr. Torricelli and his reelection was far from assured. Mr. Torricelli, following President Truman’s dictum “if you can’t take the heat, get out of the kitchen”, proceeded to, on September 30 withdraw his candidacy. The Republicans began their victory dance as Mr. Forrester was now unopposed and the Democrats would be prevented from replacing Mr. Torricelli because of the time constraints of the New Jersey Constitution.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: July 25th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: New Jersey, Opinion | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on Murphy’s Borrowing: Will the NJ Supreme Court Ignore The Constitution (Again)?