Twelve months of surging demand for emergency food assistance from pandemic-hit workers made for a grueling and unprecedented year for New Jersey’s food banks. And now they are bracing for more of the same over the next two years even if unemployment drops in line with declining COVID-19 infections.
By MonmouthCounty Commissioner Director Tom Arnone
Happy March! We are just a few short weeks away
I want to start my article this week expressing my
fellow Commissioners and my strong opposition to the added components of the
legalized marijuana bill that was voted through last week. The majority of New
Jersey residents last fall voted in favor to legalize marijuana for use by
adults at least 21 years of age. There is no question, nor debate, on the
outcome of the ballot question.
Assemblywoman Serena DiMaso announced this morning that she is seeking a third term representing the 13th Legislative District in the lower house of the New Jersey Legislature.
DiMaso touts a record of accomplishment, leadership and fiscal conservatism in her announcement. “Her record is witness to a public servant who takes action to serve the people of the district,” her campaign’s announcement declared.”
Victoria A Flynn, President of the Holmdel Board of Education, announced yesterday that she is seeking the Republican nomination for the LD 13 Assembly seat currently held by two term Assemblywoman Serena DiMaso.
DiMaso, also of Holmdel, has not yet announced if she is seeking reelection, running for another office or not running for office in 2021.
Nathan Cohen, 27, of Eatontown, was arrested in Sea Bright in the early morning hours of Monday, February 15 after a police officer discovered him in the back seat of his idling car embracing two 13 year old girls.