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Vicky Flynn is running for the Assembly seat currently held by Serena DiMaso

Vicky Flynn

Victoria A Flynn, President of the Holmdel Board of Education, announced yesterday that she is seeking the Republican nomination for the LD 13 Assembly seat currently held by two term Assemblywoman Serena DiMaso.

DiMaso, also of Holmdel, has not yet announced if she is seeking reelection, running for another office or not running for office in 2021.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: February 27th, 2021 | Author: | Filed under: 13th Legislative District, Holmdel, Monmouth County News, Monmouth GOP | Tags: , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

Greg’s List: Things to Do in Monmouth County this Weekend, February 26-28, 2021:

Attention: In keeping with Coronavirus concerns, all attendees should practice social distancing and wear facemasks. And confirm if the event/location is open before going.

Friday, February 26:

• Williams Honor at Count Basie (Red Bank) – MORE INFO

• Power of African American Stories in the Art of Bisa Butler – MORE INFO

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: February 24th, 2021 | Author: | Filed under: Greg Kelly, Greg's List, Monmouth County News, Things to do in Monmouth County | Tags: , , , | 1 Comment »

Rosemarie Peters will not seek reelection as Monmouth County Surrogate

Monmouth County Surrogate Rosemarie Peters. Photo by Art Gallagher

Monmouth County Surrogate Rosemarie Peters has informed Republican Party leaders that she will not stand for reelection this year.

Peters, 78, was elected in 2006 after serving on the Middletown Township Committee for 18 years. She was reelected by wide margins in 2011 and 2016.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: February 21st, 2021 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, Monmouth GOP | Tags: , , , , | 4 Comments »

Driver Dumps His Flaming Load In Monmouth Beach

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Rich Ideas: How do we recover freedom in a COVID reality?

Gary Rich Sr.

By Gary Rich, Sr

After over 40 years observing, studying and serving on the political stage I am disturbed by what I see going on in politics today. Back in 1980 when first elected in South Belmar (now Lake Como) I can’t remember the intrusion of politicians (Federal, State or County) in our day to day lives like I see today.

What bothers me most about today seems to be a lack of understanding from citizens of how politics really work.  Real politics, not fantasy promises. 

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: February 17th, 2021 | Author: | Filed under: COVID-19, Gary Rich, Monmouth County News, Opinion | Tags: , , , | No Comments »

New Jersey Constitutional Republicans Endorse Ciattarelli for Governor

J.R. Carman, founder of NJ Constitutional Republicans and Jack Ciattarelli, the presumptive GOP nominee for NJ Governor.

The New Jersey Constitutional Republicans, a 2500 member group of Republicans dedicated to educating the public and elected officials about the U.S. Constitution and how it protects Americans’ freedom, endorsed Jack Ciattarelli for New Jersey Governor today.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: February 15th, 2021 | Author: | Filed under: 2021 NJ Gubernatorial race, Jack Ciattarelli, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , , | 1 Comment »

Former Long Branch elementary school teacher charged with sexually assaulting female student


Gustavo Barrientos

Gustavo Barrientos, 53, of Tinton Falls and a former Long Branch school teacher was arrested today and charged with sexually assaulting a 10 year old female student. Barrientos is in the custody of the Monmouth County Correctional Institution pending a detention hearing.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: February 14th, 2021 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Prosecutor | Tags: , , , , , | No Comments »

Smith calls on Army Corp and DEP to address 18′ cliffs on beach

Lt Col David Park, Congressman Chris Smith, Ocean County Commissioner Joe Vicari and Bay Head Mayor Bill Curtis on the dunes in Bay Head, NJ Feb 12, 2021

Congressman Chris Smith met on the dunes in Bay Head on Friday with officials from the Army Corp of Engineers, the NJ Department of Environmental Protection and local leaders from Bay Head and Ocean County to address the 18 foot cliff that developed as a result of Winter Storm Orlena.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: February 14th, 2021 | Author: | Filed under: Army Corp of Engineers, Chris Smith, NJ Department of Environmental Protection, Ocean County | Tags: , , | No Comments »

Greg’s List: Things to Do in Monmouth County this Weekend, February 12-14, 2021:

By Greg Kelly

Attention: In keeping with Coronavirus concerns, all attendees should practice social distancing and wear facemasks. And confirm if the event/location is open before going.

Friday, February 12:

• Valentine’s Virtual Bazaar (Asbury Park) – MORE INFO

• Evening Night Hike (Lincroft) – MORE INFO

• Anthony Rodia at Count Basie (Red Bank) – MORE INFO

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: February 12th, 2021 | Author: | Filed under: Greg Kelly, Greg's List, Monmouth County News, Things to do in Monmouth County, Things to do on the Jersey Shore | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on Greg’s List: Things to Do in Monmouth County this Weekend, February 12-14, 2021:

Sue Kiley to seek second term on Monmouth Board of Commissioners

Sue Kiley

Sue Kiley, Deputy Director of the Monmouth County Board of Commissioners (formerly known as Freeholders), is running for a second term.

The former Hazlet Mayor announced her reelection campaign on Monday with a fundraising appeal which also acknowledged the anniversary of her 29th birthday.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: February 9th, 2021 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, Sue Kiley | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on Sue Kiley to seek second term on Monmouth Board of Commissioners