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Smith calls on Army Corp and DEP to address 18′ cliffs on beach

Lt Col David Park, Congressman Chris Smith, Ocean County Commissioner Joe Vicari and Bay Head Mayor Bill Curtis on the dunes in Bay Head, NJ Feb 12, 2021

Congressman Chris Smith met on the dunes in Bay Head on Friday with officials from the Army Corp of Engineers, the NJ Department of Environmental Protection and local leaders from Bay Head and Ocean County to address the 18 foot cliff that developed as a result of Winter Storm Orlena.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: February 14th, 2021 | Author: | Filed under: Army Corp of Engineers, Chris Smith, NJ Department of Environmental Protection, Ocean County | Tags: , , | No Comments »

Ciattarelli endorsed by Ocean County GOP screening committee

Jack Ciattarelli shares a light moment with Ocean County GOP Chairman Frank Holman and Ocean County Commissioner Ginny Haines at the Bay Head Fire House last March 10.

Jack Ciatterelli won the unanimous gubernatorial endorsement of the Ocean County Republican screening committee today, according OCGOP Chairman Frank Holman.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: February 6th, 2021 | Author: | Filed under: 2021 NJ Gubernatorial race, Jack Ciattarelli, Ocean County | Tags: , , , , , , | Comments Off on Ciattarelli endorsed by Ocean County GOP screening committee

Vicari drops gubernatorial bid

Ocean County Commissioner Joe Vicari

Ocean County Commissioner Joe Vicari ended his gubernatorial on Friday, according to a report at New Jersey Globe.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: January 23rd, 2021 | Author: | Filed under: 2021 NJ Gubernatorial race, New Jersey, NJ GOP, Ocean County | Tags: , , , , | 4 Comments »

Trump Pardons Gilmore

George Gilmore photo by Art Gallagher

President Donald Trump granted a full pardon to George Gilmore, former Ocean County Republican Chairman, shortly before midnight on Tuesday. The President issued 73 pardons and commuted 70 sentences in one of his final acts in office.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: January 20th, 2021 | Author: | Filed under: Donald Trump, George Gilmore, NJ GOP, Ocean County | Tags: , , | 6 Comments »

Vicari running for Governor of Ocean County

Joe Vicari, George Gilmore’s gubernatorial candidate

Ocean County Commissioner Joe Vicari announced that he is entering the race for the GOP nomination for New Jersey Governor and that he would not compete outside of Ocean County for party support, according to a report at NewJerseyGlobe.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: January 18th, 2021 | Author: | Filed under: 2021 NJ Gubernatorial race, George Gilmore, NJ GOP, NJ Politics, Ocean County | Tags: , , , | 1 Comment »

Ocean County GOP Vice Chairwoman endorses Jack Ciattarelli for Governor

Barbara Lanuto

Barbara Lanuto, Vice Chairwoman of the Ocean County Republican Organization, endorsed Jack Ciattarelli for the Republican nomination for Governor of New Jersey.

“Jack Ciattarelli is far and away our best choice to take on and defeat Phil Murphy in November, and I urge all Ocean County Republicans –and Republicans around our state–to get behind his candidacy,” said Lanuto who is also Deputy County Clerk and served as Acting Chairwoman of the Party following the resignation of George Gilmore in 2019.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: January 15th, 2021 | Author: | Filed under: 2021 NJ Gubernatorial race, New Jersey, NJ GOP, Ocean County | Tags: , , , | 1 Comment »

Gilmore to remain free while appeals continue

George Gilmore photo by Art Gallagher

Former Ocean County GOP Chairman George Gilmore is continuing the appeals process for his convictions of failing to pay taxes deducted from his employees paychecks to the IRS and for lying on a loan application to Oceansfirst Bank, according to a report at NewJerseyGlobe.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: December 9th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: 2021 NJ Gubernatorial race, George Gilmore, NJ GOP, Ocean County | Tags: , , | Comments Off on Gilmore to remain free while appeals continue

Arnone and Vicari should extend summer season until Columbus Day

Vicari photo on right courtesy of Brick.Shorebeat.com. Arnone photo via facebook

Monmouth County Freeholder Director Tom Arnone and Ocean County Freeholder Director Joe Vicari, New Jersey’s top Italian American Freeholder Directors are supporting Jersey Shore businesses by promoting the extension of the summer season through September. Why not push it two more weeks until Columbus Day?!

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: September 14th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: Jersey Shore, Monmouth County News, Ocean County | Tags: , , , , | 1 Comment »

Thousands Gather On Barnegat Bay To Support Law Enforcement, Vets and Trump

Photo via Ocean County Scanner News

Thousands gathered in support of Law Enforcement Officers, U.S. Military Veterans and President Donald J. Trump on Saturday in a boat parade on Barnegat Bay. The flotilla is estimated to have drawn 2,000-2,500 boats carrying 2-10 people each and thousands of spectators along the shoreline and on bridges that span the bay.

The organizers of the event, Chris and Mary Kate Molla of Manhawken, Stafford Township Councilman George Williams and the members of the Jersey Shore Boaters, LEO Support and Vets for Trump facebook group were aiming to set a world record for boat parades.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: September 6th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: 2020 Congressional Races, 2020 Presidential Politics, Chris Smith, New Jersey, Ocean County | Tags: , , , , , | 5 Comments »

Richter wins in Ocean County

David Richter

David Richter defeated Kate Gibbs, 68-60, at the Ocean County GOP nominating convention on Wednesday evening, securing a favorable ballot position in the Republican primary for the right to take on Congressman Andy Kim in the Ocean portion of the 3rd Congressional District.

Gibbs won the support of the Burlington GOP at a convention last December.  The two will now face off in what could be an ugly primary campaign.

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Posted: March 5th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: 2020 Congressional Races, Ocean County | Tags: , , , , | 1 Comment »