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Freehold Raceway Mall Receives Two Bomb Threats in Three Days

The Freehold Raceway Mall was subject to two bomb threats over the holiday weekend, according to a News12 report.

On Sunday, the Marlboro Police Department transferred a caller claiming there was a bomb in the mall to Freehold. The Freehold PD and Monmouth County Sheriff’s Officers, including K-9 units responded.

On Friday, another threat was received from a caller who sounded like a child, the report said.

After being closed since March due to the COVID-19 shutdown, most stores in the mall reopened on June 29.

Posted: July 6th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County | Tags: , , | No Comments »

NY Times report: The coronavirus is racist

The New York Times published a report yestersay that argues that the coronavirus is racist. The Fullest Look Yet at the
Racial Inequity of Coronavirus
is the headline.

The Times sued the CDC to get data that “is far from complete. Not only is race and ethnicity information missing from more than half the cases, but so are other epidemiologically important clues — such as how the person might have become infected.”

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Musings on Sports Mascots

By Art Gallagher

We have Giants. Why not Midgets?

If we named sports teams after their owners, how long would be it before Joe Buck makes a crack about keeping up with the Joneses? Not until Dallas starts winning.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: July 4th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: Opinion, Race | Tags: , , , | 1 Comment »

CD-4 Democrat Forum on Sunday Night

David Applefield, Christine Conforti and Stephanie Schmid are competing for the Dem nomination in CD-4

The candidates for the Democrat nomination for the House of Representatives in the 4th Congressional District will participate in an online forum on Sunday, July 5 at 9:15 p.m.

New Jersey Globe editor David Wildstein will moderate the discussion and host it on his facebook page.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: July 3rd, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: 2020 Congressional Races, Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , , , , | No Comments »

Former Deal Cop Pleads Guilty to Witness Tampering


Joseph Ammaturo

Joseph Ammaturo, 38 of Long Branch and a 14 year veteran of the Deal Police Department, pleaded guilty to Third Degree witness tampering on Thursday, according to an announcement by Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: July 3rd, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Prosecutor | Tags: , , | No Comments »

Attorney General’s Office Confirms Singh Cease and Desist Letter Is Authentic

Hirsh Singh

New Jersey’s Attorney General’s Office this morning confirmed that the Cease and Desist letter sent to Republican U.S. Senate contender Hirsh Singh on June 25 is authentic.

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

Singh Says He Isn’t Sure AG’s Cease and Desist Letter is Real

By Art Gallagher

Hirsh Singh in Edison celebrating the election of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in May, 2019. photo via facebook

Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Hirsh Singh told MMM that he has not complied with the Cease and Desist letter sent to him last week by the NJ Attorney General’s Office and that he thinks the letter might actually be a political dirty trick orchestrated by Bill Palatucci, New Jersey’s Republican National Committeeman and long term advisor to former Governor Chris Christie.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: July 2nd, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: 2020 U.S. Senate Race, New Jersey | Tags: , , | 1 Comment »

Murphy and Bon Jovi Dine Outdoors in Red Bank

Photo by John Ward, RedBankGreen.com

Governor Phil Murphy, Jon Bon Jovi, their wives, First Lady Tammy Murphy and Dorothea Bongiovi, along with their sons, dined outdoors at B2 Bistro and Bar in Red Bank on Wednesday evening, RedBankGreen’s John Ward reports.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: July 1st, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: COVID-19, Jon Bon Jovi, New Jersey, Phil Murphy, Red Bank | Tags: , , , , , , | No Comments »

Donovan’s Reef To Cease Live Music

photo via Donovan’s Reef social media

Donovan’s Reef, the popular beach side bar in Sea Bright, announced today that they are pausing live music at their venue and further limiting the number of customers they admit.

“Effective immediately, we are pausing live music at our venue and further limiting our occupancy, said owner Christine Carducci. “We will also continue to mandate masks in indoor areas, and strongly encourage customers to wear masks on the beach. “

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Murphy denies dining indoors. Is he telling the truth?

Governor Phil Murphy denied dining indoors during the COVID-19 shutdown, “except at my house,” during his knucklehead briefing on Tuesday.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: July 1st, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: COVID-19, New Jersey, Phil Murphy | Tags: , , , , , , | 1 Comment »