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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.