Several injured, homeless after Eatontown apartment blaze

assetContentEATONTOWN – Ken Sullivan was watching television in his new apartment in the Garrison Apartments complex early Friday morning when he heard screaming in the hallway. Sullivan muted his television and then opened his door to find the building’s super banging on the door of the woman across the hall. “I heard Randy yell: ‘Back away… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: April 10th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Earthquake, Monmouth County News | Tags: , | 2 Comments »

Christie Administration Forced Secret Ebola Quarantine Facility On Fort Monmouth

Fort MonmouthA top Christie Administration official told the Fort Monmouth Economic Revitalization Agency (FMERA) that they had no choice but to allocate 14 2 story living units in the Suneagles Golf Course area of the fort, located in Eatontown, for use as quarantine housing for travelers returning from West Africa who may have been exposed to Ebola, according to an official familiar with the situation who asked not to be named in this story.

Bruce Steadman, Executive Director of FMERA, and some members for the FMERA board resisted the Ebola quarantine facility being located at Fort Monmouth when they were approached by NJ Department of Human Services (DHS) Commissioner Jennifer Valez Esq. last fall.  Michele Brown, then Chief Executive Officer of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority , informed Steadman that the quarantine facility was a fait accompli, according to the source.

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Posted: February 2nd, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Christie Administration, Earthquake, Ebola, FMERA, Fort Monmouth, Monmouth County | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments »

Did you feel the earthquake?

A 4.6 magnitude earthquake occurred near Portland, Maine at 7:12 this evening.  It was felt in Monmouth County as a magnitude 2, according to the US Geological Survey.

We felt it in Highlands.  The USGS received reports from Middletown as well as Hoboken and Jersey City in Hudson County.

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