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Christie to keynote 2021 carwash convention

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We can end the speculation that former Governor Chris Christie will try to get his old job back next year.

Christie has accepted a paid gig as the keynote speaker for the Northeast Regional Carwash Convention in Atlantic City on October 4, 2021, according to Carwash.com.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: September 14th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: 2021 NJ Gubernatorial race, Chris Christie, New Jersey | Tags: , , , | 1 Comment »

American Flags Fly Over NJ Turnpike

Almost 100 area patriots gathered in Robbinsville on September 11 in remembrance of those lost in the 2001 terrorist attack on our nation and to replace the American Flag that the NJ Turnpike Authority had recently removed from an overpass in the Township. The flag has donned that overpass and several others in the 19 years since the attack.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: September 12th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: Chris Smith | Tags: , , , , , | No Comments »

Congressman Chris Smith’s remarks at the Monmouth County 9-11 remembrance

Delivered at Mt Mitchill, Atlantic Highlands, September 11, 2020

Congressman Chris Smith

Everyone remembers where they were and what they were doing when terrorists hijacked four airliners in order to commit the worst act of terrorism in American history.

   Nearly 700 New Jerseyans—147 from Monmouth County alone—lost their lives that day.

   No one remembers the shock, horror and numbing sorrow more, however, than the families and close friends of the victims.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: September 11th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: 9-11, Chris Smith, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , | No Comments »

Never Forget


Tribute of Lights at Mt. Mitchill as seen from Eastpointe, Highlands. photo courtesy of Valerie Mintzer
Posted: September 10th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: 9-11, Monmouth County, Monmouth County Board of Freeholders, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , | No Comments »

Earthquake Shakes NJ

A 3.1 magnitude earthquake occurred near Freehold, NJ at about 2 am on September 9, 2020, according to USGS.

The event is considered minor. Property damage and injuries are not expected.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: September 9th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: , , | 1 Comment »

Murphy overturns NJ Turnpike Authority’s American Flag Ban

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Arnone Report: School’s Open, So Are the Beaches and Local Businesses

Monmouth County Freeholder Director Tom Arnone

By Monmouth County Freeholder Director Tom Arnone

I hope everyone had a happy and safe Labor Day Weekend! A new school year is officially upon us and though it may look different than past school years, we still must be extra cautious when driving around our communities!

It’s always important – and especially now that children are back in school – that everyone obeys speed limits, stops for pedestrians and avoids distractions when driving. It’s also important that pedestrians and children walking to school use crosswalks or cross at intersections and wait for the walk signal before stepping into the road.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: September 8th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, Tom Arnone | Tags: , , | Comments Off on Arnone Report: School’s Open, So Are the Beaches and Local Businesses

Patriots condemn NJ Turnpike Authority’s removal of American flags from overpasses

Photo courtesy of PBA local 344

Senator Declan O’Scanlon and Assemblywoman Serena DiMaso today condemned the NJ Turnpike Authority’s removal of American flags from overpasses and moved forward with legislation that would unequivocally allow the flag to be flown.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: September 8th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: New Jersey | Tags: , , , | 1 Comment »

Queens Man Arrested For Pot Possession in Middletown Police Department’s Parking Lot

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Arturo Munoz, 25, of Elmhurst, NY was arrested for possession of marijuana in the Middletown Police Department parking lot on Saturday.

Munoz apparently didn’t get the memo that de Blasio doesn’t run Middletown. After parking next to a police vehicle Munoz told Patrolman Daniel Flannigan, who noted the strong odor of raw unburnt marijuana, that the drug was in his vehicle.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: September 7th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: Marijuana, Middletown, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on Queens Man Arrested For Pot Possession in Middletown Police Department’s Parking Lot

Thousands Gather On Barnegat Bay To Support Law Enforcement, Vets and Trump

Photo via Ocean County Scanner News

Thousands gathered in support of Law Enforcement Officers, U.S. Military Veterans and President Donald J. Trump on Saturday in a boat parade on Barnegat Bay. The flotilla is estimated to have drawn 2,000-2,500 boats carrying 2-10 people each and thousands of spectators along the shoreline and on bridges that span the bay.

The organizers of the event, Chris and Mary Kate Molla of Manhawken, Stafford Township Councilman George Williams and the members of the Jersey Shore Boaters, LEO Support and Vets for Trump facebook group were aiming to set a world record for boat parades.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: September 6th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: 2020 Congressional Races, 2020 Presidential Politics, Chris Smith, New Jersey, Ocean County | Tags: , , , , , | 5 Comments »