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Democrats leading in Monmouth County early returns

Democrats appear to be winning in Monmouth County for the first time since 2008 after the first round of paper ballots were reported.

However, there are 150,000-200,000 ballots yet to be counted.

With 189, 594 votes reported on Tuesday night, Joe Biden is leading for President, Cory Booker is leading for U.S. Senate and Democrats Michael Penna and Moira Nelson are narrowly leading Republicans Lillian Burry and Ross Licitra for two Freeholder (soon to be known as County Commissioners) seats.

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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.

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Tommy G and Art G discuss the election at 4 pm

My friend Tommy G always reminds me that I correctly predicted the outcome of the 2016 presidential election when so many others got it wrong.

I didn’t make that prediction until the early morning of Election Day when I got a phone call reporting two hour long lines in the Republican areas of Ohio before the polls opened. Tommy wants me to make my 2020 prediction 14 hours earlier.

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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 »

Greg’s List: Things to Do in Monmouth County this Weekend, October 30-November 1, 2020:

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 30:

•Bradley Boo & Halloween Parade – MORE INFO

• Fall Fest Drive-up Concert (Holmdel) – MORE INFO

• “This is Halloween” Theatrical Experience by Axelrod PAC (Holmdel) – MORE INFO

• Bobby Bandiera: Runnin’ Down A Dream (Red Bank) – MORE INFO

• Atlantic Cinemas Movie Night (Atlantic Highlands) – MORE INFO

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DeSeno will feature challengers in Asbury Park Council forum

Tom DeSeno is hosting a forum for for the challengers in Asbury Park’s non-partisan election for City Council on Wednesday, October 28 at 8 p.m.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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