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Murphy Pays Boston Consultant $23.5M for Coronavirus Work Rutgers Already Doing

BY LILO H. STAINTON, NJSpotlight

New Jersey has committed to spend some $23.5 million over three months to beef up the state’s contact-tracing capacity under a deal signed last week with a Boston-based consulting group doing similar work in New York state.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: August 7th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: COVID-19, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , , | No Comments »

Golden reelected Monmouth GOP Chair, Says NJ GOP Chairman is Impudent and Ineffective

Shaun Golden

Shaun Golden, the Monmouth County Sheriff, was reelected Chairman of the Monmouth GOP on Tuesday evening during a convention of the County Committee conducted via Zoom. He was unopposed for his fourth two year term as Chairman.

Golden had harsh words for NJ Republican Chairman Doug Steinhardt during his remarks to the County Committee.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: August 5th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: 2021 NJ Gubernatorial race, Monmouth County, Monmouth County News, Monmouth GOP, New Jersey, NJ GOP | Tags: , , , | 1 Comment »

Trump fundraising in Deal, NJ on Sunday

President Donald J. Trump is scheduled to attend a high dollar fund raiser in Monmouth County on Sunday, August 9, according to a report in Yeshiva World News. (h/t app.com)

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: August 3rd, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: 2020 Presidential Politics, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , | 1 Comment »

Howell Police Request Assistance Locating Missing Girl

FOUND SAFE!

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: August 2nd, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: Howell, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , | No Comments »

Shooting in Freehold Kills One, Injures Another

One man is dead and another is in serious but stable condition as a result of a shooting incident in Freehold Boro early Saturday morning, according to an announcement by the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office.

Chris Swendeman, spokesman for the office, declined to give the names, ages, races or any other information about the victims

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: August 1st, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , | No Comments »

Hirsh: The Fat Lady Still Didn’t Singh

Hirsh Singh

Republican Hirsh Singh is continuing his battle for the nomination to challenge U.S. Senator Cory Booker in November.

Singh has filed for recounts in all 21 New Jersey counties, according to an announcement from his campaign this morning.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: July 31st, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: 2020 U.S. Senate Race, New Jersey | Tags: , , , | 8 Comments »

NJ School Reopening: What’s Next as Plans Are Made to Open Classrooms

Lawmakers, unions and activists are weighing in as schools work out details

By JOHN MOONEY , NJSpotlight

The back-and-forth continued this week over what New Jersey schools will look like in a month, with districts up against an August deadline to devise their reopening plans and others not shy about weighing in on what those plans should look like.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: July 31st, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: COVID-19, Education, New Jersey | Tags: , , , | No Comments »

Federal Judge dismisses Sanctuary State challenge

Hon Freda L. Wolfson, Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, on Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit by the Cape May and Ocean Counties challenging the Murphy Administration’s Immigration Trust Directive.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: July 30th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: Immigration, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , , | No Comments »

Monmouth Freeholders Launch Small Business Grant Program

Small businesses located in Monmouth County can apply for grants of up to $10,000 starting on Monday, August 3, 8:00 a.m. at monmouthcountycares.com, Freeholder Director Tom Arnone and Deputy Director Sue Kiley announced during a press conference in Freehold this morning.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: July 29th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: COVID-19, Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , | 1 Comment »

Conforti running for Neptune Board of Education

Former congressional candidate Christine Conforti announced that she is running for a seat on the Neptune Township Board of Education during a twenty minute zoom/facebook debrief of her loss to Stephanie Schmid in the NJ-4 Democrat primary.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: July 28th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: 2020 Congressional Races, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , | 4 Comments »