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Hanlon is big winner in Monmouth County

Monmouth County Clerk Christine Giordano Hanlon

Monmouth County Clerk Christine Giordano Hanlon has won a decisive reelection victory.

Based upon the early returns Hanlon is leading Democrat Angela Ahbez-Anderson of Asbury Park by 54%-45%. Her margin of victory is very likely to expand to almost 60% when all the ballots are counted.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: November 4th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , | 4 Comments »

Prosecutor: Hazlet Convenience Store Clerk Offered Teenage Girls Vaping Products in Exchange for Explicit Pictures


Muhammad Ikram

Muhammad Ikram, 41, an employee of Sam’s 2 convenience store on Palmer Ave in Hazlet, stands accused of soliciting underage girls for sexually explicit photos in exchange for vaping products, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: November 2nd, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on Prosecutor: Hazlet Convenience Store Clerk Offered Teenage Girls Vaping Products in Exchange for Explicit Pictures

Expect hours long lines if voting on Election Day

3.25 million New Jerseyans had already voted as of 5 pm on Friday, October 30. If you’re one of the estimated 2 million that intend to vote on Election Day, Tuesday, November 3, expect to wait on line for several hours.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: November 1st, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: 2020 Congressional Races, 2020 Presidential Politics, 2020 U.S. Senate Race, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , | 2 Comments »

Smith’s legislation would boost health and fitness industry


Rep. Smith and Kevin McHugh, CEO of the Atlantic Club in Wall Township, discuss the devastating impact of COVID-19 on the health and fitness center.

Two bills co-sponsored by Congressman Chris Smith are lifelines for the struggling health and fitness industry.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: October 27th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: Chris Smith, Monmouth County, Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: , , , | 1 Comment »

Arnone Report: Business, Arts and Baseball

By Monmouth County Freeholder Director Tom Arnone

While I could say the last few weeks have been very busy, the truth of the matter is that the County stays busy around the year with ongoing projects and initiatives.

Earlier this month, I had the honor of joining Middletown Mayor Tony Perry and the Middletown Committee, as well as, Congressman Chris Smith at a press conference hosted by Middletown to launch their Economic Relief Program to assist their small businesses impacted by COVID-19.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: October 26th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, Tom Arnone | Tags: , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Arnone Report: Business, Arts and Baseball

Hornik calls for increased fines on public utilities who fail to prepare for storms

Marlboro Mayor Jonathan Hornik blasted JCP&L’s recovery response to Tropical Storm Isaias and the utility’s horrendous communications with the public and local government officials in testimony delivered to the NJ Senate Law and Public Safety Committee on Monday.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: October 23rd, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: Jon Hornik, Marlboro, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , | 1 Comment »

Moran and Doherty announce they are divorcing

Maggie Moran and Matt Doherty

Maggie Moran and Matt Doherty announced on facebook this afternoon that Maggie is gay and that they are divorcing.

Moran was former Governor Jon Corzine’s Deputy Chief of Staff and is prominent Democrat strategist. Doherty is the Executive Director of the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority and a former Belmar mayor.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: October 23rd, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on Moran and Doherty announce they are divorcing

Greg’s List: Things to Do in Monmouth County this Weekend, October 23-25, 2020:

By Greg Kelly

Note: In keeping with Coronavirus concerns, all attendees should practice social distancing and wear facemasks. And confirm if the event is being held before going.

Friday, October 23:

VOTE

• Halloween Canine Parade (Eatontown) – MORE INFO

•Grace Potter at Count Basie (Red Bank) – MORE INFO

• The Nest at Count Basie (Red Bank) – MORE INFO

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: October 21st, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, New Jersey, Things to do in Monmouth County | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on Greg’s List: Things to Do in Monmouth County this Weekend, October 23-25, 2020:

Schmid stands by her lies

Stephanie Schmid

Stephanie Schmid, the unemployed lawyer who lives with her mother and is running against Congressman Chris Smith, hung up on a reporter when given the chance to correct documented lies in her campaign mailer about Smith’s votes on protecting healthcare coverage with people with preexisting conditions and an “age tax.”

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: October 21st, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: 2020 Congressional Races, Chris Smith, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on Schmid stands by her lies

15 arrested for kiddie porn

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Thirteen Monmouth County men, a juvenile from Freehold and a Mercer County man were all arrested and charged with child abuse offenses between July 21 and October 15, according to an announcement by Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.

Christopher Swendemen, spokesperson for the Prosectuor’s Office, told MMM that the arrests were not the result of an organized law enforcement operation or sting.

The following individuals were arrested:

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: October 19th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Prosecutor | Tags: , , | 3 Comments »