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Arnone calls on Murphy to empower Counties to regulate New Jersey’s Reopening

Monmouth County Freeholder Director Tom Arnone wants New Jersey’s economy to reopen safely and he wants County officials, rather than the Murphy Administration, to regulate the reopening of restaurants and retail stores and to provide the safety guidance required.

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Neptune stalker is free after sentencing

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Wayde M. Delhagen, 25, of Wayside Road in Neptune Township,  was sentenced on Monday to 364 days in the Monmouth County Correctional Institution and five years probation for one county of burglary and four counts of stalking, according to an announcement by the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office.

Dalhagen had been locked up in Freehold since his arrest last June. He was released this week on time served and good behavior credits, according to a family member of one of his victims.

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Monmouth Freeholders to beach goers: Know Before You Go

The Monmouth County Board of Freeholders have created a web page to inform residents and visitors of the County’s beaches to of the differing social distancing protocols in each town prior to making the trip to the shore.

“Due to social distancing protocols in place, the beach you may have enjoyed in the past may not be selling daily badges or they may only be selling badges online,” said Freeholder Director Tom Arnone said during a chilly press conference in Belmar this morning. “New policies like this that will be in place this summer make it critical for visitors to research their destination to ensure a smooth trip to our part of the Jersey Shore.”

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Burry praises Library staff’s response to pandemic

Freeholder Lillian G. Burry

By Lillian Burry, Monmouth County Freeholder

It was both gratifying and astonishing to see how the staff and all employees of the Monmouth County Library system could so readily and efficiently expand the resources it has always offered to meet the at home needs of its thousands of patrons during this coronavirus stay-at-home crisis.

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May 10: Monmouth County has 6,938 positive COVID-19 cases, 443 deaths

There were 83 new COVID-19 cases reported in Monmouth County on May 10, for a total of 6,938, Freeholder Director Tom Arnone and Deputy Director Sue Kiley announced.

The New Jersey Department of Health reports that 443 Monmouth residents have succumbed to the virus, an increase of 4 from the May 9 report.

A town by town breakdown is a follows:

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May 8: 119 new COVID-19 cases in Monmouth County, 429 deaths

Monmouth County reported 119 new positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the total in the County to 6,781 since the pandemic broke out, according to an announcement by Freeholder Director Tom Arnone and Deputy Director Sue Kiley.

The New Jersey Department of Health reports that 429 County residents have succumbed to the virus.

The town by town breakdown is as follows:

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O’Scanlon, DiMaso and Scharfenberger call for reopening small gift shops in time for Mother’s Day

Middletown Jewelry and Junction Boutique Gift Shop, Belford

Senator Declan O’Scanlon, Assemblywoman Serena DiMaso, and Assemblyman Gerry Scharfenberger (R-Monmouth) called on the Murphy administration to allow for a limited reopening of small gift shops and jewelry stores in advance of Mother’s Day.

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Murphy: Schools remain closed for academic year

New Jersey’s public schools will remain closed for the remainder of the academic year, Governor Phil Murphy announced at his daily COVID-19 briefing on Monday. Teachers will continue to instruct students remotely.

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N.J. joins other 6 states to coordinate buying medical equipment for coronavirus outbreak

New Jersey will join six other states in the region to pool resources for buying for personal protective equipment and other medical supplies as the area continues to battle the coronaviruspandemic, officials announced Sunday.

The announcement was made during New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s daily coronavirus briefing. Gov. Phil Murphy and other governors joined the briefing by video conference.

New Jersey will join New York, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Rhode Island and Massachusetts in the regional effort.“We’re going to form a consortium,” Cuomo said, adding the states will spend $5 billio… Read the rest of this entry »

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Murphy allows towns to defer property tax payments until June 1

New Jersey municipalities may extend the grace period for property tax payers to make their May 1st payments until June 1st under Executive Order No. 130 which was signed by Governor Phil Murphy on April 28.

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