Mary Pahira was proactive when the coronaviruspandemic began sweeping through New Jersey.
The 29-year-old owner of the Colts Neck General Store closed her business after Gov. Phil Murphy restricted restaurants to take-out and delivery service with an executive order on March 21. She laid off her staff, in the interest of their safety.
But Pahira, who is expecting her first child, said her savings are now on life support. Like many small-business owners in New Jersey, she did not receive any money through the first round of funding in the Paycheck Protection Program. Her employees’ attempts to obtai… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: May 2nd, 2020 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: Colts Neck, COVID-19, Monmouth County News | Tags: Colts Neck General Store, Mary Pahira, Monmouth County News | 1 Comment »
UPDATE: Paul Caneiro’s attorneys issued a statement which can be found here.
Jennifer and Keith Caneiro
Keith Canerio was shot four times in the head and once in the lower back. Jennifer Caneiro was shot once in the head and stabbed multiple times in her torso. Their children, 11 year old son Jesse and eight year old Sophia were both stabbed to death.
Paul Caneiro allegedly killed his extended family members in an attempt to conceal his theft from them of $78,180, according to documents released by Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni this morning.
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Posted: February 25th, 2019 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: Colts Neck, Monmouth County, Monmouth County News | Tags: Caneiro Murders, Colts Neck Murders, Jennifer Caneiro, Jesse Caneiro, Keith Caneiro, Monmouth County News, Sophia Caneiro | Comments Off on Prosecutor: Keith and Jennifer Caneiro were both shot in the head, Kids were stabbed, to hide theft of $78,000
A Monmouth County resident called for help when he noticed a young buck with its head stuck in a glass bowl wandering the woods near his home. The Colts Neck homeowner contacted his local SPCA on Thursday when he saw the deer, the Monmouth County SPCA wrote in a post on its Facebook Page. “The deer… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: April 1st, 2018 | Author: admin | Filed under: Colts Neck, Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: Colts Neck, deer with glass bowl on its head, Monmouth County News, Monmouth County SPCA, New Jersey | Comments Off on Oh deer! Young buck saved after it got a glass bowl stuck on its head
The bridge over Big Brook on Hillsdale Road in Colts Neck is scheduled to close on December 4 as Monmouth County replaces the structure. The work is expected to take until the end of June, 2018 to complete. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: November 29th, 2017 | Author: admin | Filed under: Colts Neck, Monmouth County News, Tom Arnone | Tags: Big Brook, Big Brook Preserve, Colts Neck, Colts Neck Detour, Freeholder Tom Arnone, Hillsdale Road, Monmouth County News | Comments Off on Hillsdale Road in Colts Neck to close December 4 for bridge replacement
Officer Donna Gonzalez and K-9 Saber
A Marlboro Police Officer is accused of punching a Colts Neck woman in the face, breaking her orbital and then falsely arresting and imprisoning the woman, according to a federal lawsuit filed in Trenton last week.
Officers Donna Gonzalez and Joseph Meglio forced themselves into the Colts Neck home of Marlene Mazur on January 24, 2016 in response to a dispatch call reporting an argument between a man and a women, according the the suit filed by Freehold attorney Thomas Mallon on behalf of Mazur. The complaint says that Mazur’s husband had gotten her car stuck in the snow and that by the time the Marlboro officers arrived at the Boundary Road home, the husband and their son had dug out the car and parked it in the garage.
Gonzalez and Meglio entered the home and demanded to speak to the husband. Gonzalez pushed Mazur against a wall and gestured as if she was going to punch her while Meglio followed the son upstairs and entered a room where the son’s children were staying.
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Posted: October 7th, 2016 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: Colts Neck, Marlboro, Monmouth County News | Tags: Chief Bruce Hill, Colts Neck, Marlboro, Marlboro Police Department, Marlene Mazur, Mayor Jon Hornik, Officer Donna Gonzalez, Officer Joseph Meglio | 7 Comments »
COLTS NECK – The chief of police in Colts Neck has been suspended five days after the township’s committee determined he should have used vacation time to attend an out-of-state conference, according to a report by APP.com. Chief Kevin Sauter, who earns $116,000 annually, will begin serving the unpaid suspension on Monday following the township committee’s… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: August 28th, 2016 | Author: admin | Filed under: Colts Neck, Monmouth County News | Tags: Chief Kevin Sauter, Colts Neck, International Association of Chiefs of Police, Monmouth County News | Comments Off on Colts Neck police chief reportedly suspended 5 days over conference trip
FREEHOLD – A Colts Neck teen will have up to 15 years behind bars to think about the night he repeatedly stabbed and slashed a woman with a 10-inch knife, before carjacking her and then leaving her for dead. Monmouth County Superior Court Judge Ronald Reisner sentenced Brennan Doyle, 18, of Colts Neck, to a pair… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: October 30th, 2015 | Author: admin | Filed under: Colts Neck, Crime, Crime and Punishment, Monmouth County Court, Monmouth County News | Tags: Brennan Doyle, Colts Neck, Judge Ronald Reisner, Laurie Gerhardt, Mitchell Ansell, Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Prosecutor | Comments Off on Teen gets 15 years for trying to kill Colts Neck woman
Stacey Weathers. photo via facebook
TINTON FALLS — Stacey Weathers’ life was all about giving back. The 46-year-old Tinton Falls woman, who was killed Saturday when a tree fell on her car on Route 34 in Colts Neck, was the executive director of the New Jersey chapter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, where she helped raise $7 million to support… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: October 4th, 2015 | Author: admin | Filed under: Colts Neck, Monmouth County News, Tinton Falls | Tags: Colts Neck, Monmouth County News, Route 34, Stacey Weathers, Tinton Falls | 2 Comments »
Two people are dead and a third is hospitalized as a result of a commercial line striping truck overturning into the median of Route 18 in Colts Neck this morning, according to Charles Webster, spokesperson for the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office.
The incident occurred north the northbound interchange of Route 34 and the south of the County Road 537 interchange.
The three victims were ejected from the vehicle they were traveling in. Two were pronounced dead at the scene at 8:30 a.m. and 8:35 a.m. The third victim, a male, was transported to an area hospital. His condition is unknown.
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Posted: September 16th, 2015 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: Colts Neck, Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Prosecutor | Tags: Colts Neck, County Road 537, Deadly crash Colts Neck, Monmouth County News, Route 18 | Comments Off on Update on deadly car crash on Route 18, Colts Neck
COLTS NECK — A serious crash on Route 18 closed down the highway in both directions for a couple hours Wednesday morning. The New Jersey Department of Transportation’s traffic website said there was an accident with fatalities on Route 18 northbound in the area of exit 22. As of 7:30 a.m., all lanes on the northbound… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: September 16th, 2015 | Author: admin | Filed under: Colts Neck, Monmouth County News | Tags: Colts Neck, Monmouth County News, NJ Dept of Transportation, Route 18 | Comments Off on Deadly crash shuts down Route 18 in Colts Neck Wednesday morning