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Rosemarie Peters will not seek reelection as Monmouth County Surrogate

Monmouth County Surrogate Rosemarie Peters. Photo by Art Gallagher

Monmouth County Surrogate Rosemarie Peters has informed Republican Party leaders that she will not stand for reelection this year.

Peters, 78, was elected in 2006 after serving on the Middletown Township Committee for 18 years. She was reelected by wide margins in 2011 and 2016.

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Driver Dumps His Flaming Load In Monmouth Beach

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Eatontown man charged with kidnapping two 13 year old girls for sex

Nathan Cohen

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.

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Rich Ideas: How do we recover freedom in a COVID reality?

Gary Rich Sr.

By Gary Rich, Sr

After over 40 years observing, studying and serving on the political stage I am disturbed by what I see going on in politics today. Back in 1980 when first elected in South Belmar (now Lake Como) I can’t remember the intrusion of politicians (Federal, State or County) in our day to day lives like I see today.

What bothers me most about today seems to be a lack of understanding from citizens of how politics really work.  Real politics, not fantasy promises. 

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: February 17th, 2021 | Author: | Filed under: COVID-19, Gary Rich, Monmouth County News, Opinion | Tags: , , , | No Comments »

Former Long Branch elementary school teacher charged with sexually assaulting female student


Gustavo Barrientos

Gustavo Barrientos, 53, of Tinton Falls and a former Long Branch school teacher was arrested today and charged with sexually assaulting a 10 year old female student. Barrientos is in the custody of the Monmouth County Correctional Institution pending a detention hearing.

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Greg’s List: Things to Do in Monmouth County this Weekend, February 12-14, 2021:

By Greg Kelly

Attention: In keeping with Coronavirus concerns, all attendees should practice social distancing and wear facemasks. And confirm if the event/location is open before going.

Friday, February 12:

• Valentine’s Virtual Bazaar (Asbury Park) – MORE INFO

• Evening Night Hike (Lincroft) – MORE INFO

• Anthony Rodia at Count Basie (Red Bank) – MORE INFO

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Sue Kiley to seek second term on Monmouth Board of Commissioners

Sue Kiley

Sue Kiley, Deputy Director of the Monmouth County Board of Commissioners (formerly known as Freeholders), is running for a second term.

The former Hazlet Mayor announced her reelection campaign on Monday with a fundraising appeal which also acknowledged the anniversary of her 29th birthday.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: February 9th, 2021 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, Sue Kiley | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on Sue Kiley to seek second term on Monmouth Board of Commissioners

Stephanie Schmid puts her Little Silver house up for sale

Stephanie Schmid in a campaign video from her Little Silver home. The house is for sale with open houses on Feb 6 and 7.

Stephanie Schmid, Congressman Chris Smith’s Democrat opponent in the 2020 election, has listed her Little Silver home for sale, according to a posting at Realtor.com

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Greg’s List: Things to Do in Monmouth County this Weekend, January 29-31, 2021:

By Greg Kelly

Attention: In keeping with Coronavirus concerns, all attendees should practice social distancing and wear facemasks. And confirm if the event/location is open before going.

Friday, January 29:

• Matt O’Ree Bandat Count Basie (Red Bank) – MORE INFO

• The Elvis Birthday Bash at Count Basie (Red Bank) – MORE INFO

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Tony Perry endorses Jack Ciattarelli for Governor

Jack Ciattarelli, presumptive GOP nominee for NJ Governor, and Middletown Mayor Tony Perry, Jan 1, 2021. Photo by Art Gallagher

Middletown Mayor Tony Perry endorsed Jack Ciattarelli for NJ Governor today.

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