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.
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.
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.
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.
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.