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Golden: Our veterans deserve better

Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun Golden is upset about the care that military veterans are getting and and the attention that the media is giving to the plight of inmates in State and County prisons compared to the sparse coverage the media is giving convalescing vets in state run homes.

“This is shameful,” Golden said of reports that the high rate of mortality at New Jersey’s veterans homes since the COVID-19 pandemic broke. “We hear more about our inmates than our veterans. Everyday I receive calls from reporters on the status of inmates and there is blanket coverage on those in the jail, yet there’s sparse coverage on our veterans.”

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: April 9th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: COVID-19, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, Shaun Golden | Tags: , , , , | No Comments »

900 + Celebrate the Golden Era at Sheriff’s Winter Gala

Over 900 of Shaun Golden’s friends, family, supporters and potential adversaries showed up for the Sherrif’s 9th annual winter gala at Eagle Oaks Country Club in Farmingdale on Friday night.

Always an exciting event, there was an additional energy this year as a rumor spread throughout political circles that Golden would announce his intention to run for governor in 2021.

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Posted: February 2nd, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County, Monmouth County News, Monmouth GOP, New Jersey, NJ GOP | Tags: , , , , , , | 3 Comments »

Gary Rich enters race for U.S. Senate nomination

Gary Rich

Former Monmouth County Freeholder Gary Rich has entered the race for the Republican nomination to run for U.S. Senate against Cory Booker.

Rich’s Statement of Organization was filed with the Federal Election Commission on January 22, 2020.

In a press release this afternoon, Rich spoke about the Impeachment Trial of President Donald J. Trump: Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: January 25th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: 2020 U.S. Senate Race, Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , , | 11 Comments »

Ciattarelli invites former and potential opponents to his campaign kickoff

Kim Guadagno and Jack Ciattarelli at the 2017 GOP nominating convention

Former Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli is apparently looking to clear his path to the 2021 Republican gubernatorial nomination by inviting his past and potential political opponents to attend his campaign kickoff.

Ciattarelli, who lost the GOP gubernatorial primary to former Lt. Gov Kim Guadagno in 2017, will ceremonially announce his candidacy at his high school alma matter in Raritan on January 21, according to a NewJerseyGlobe report.  He told the Associated Press that he was running last February and has been a frequent guest at GOP events throughout New Jersey ever since.

MMM has learned that the candidate has personally invited Guadagno, as well and NJ GOP Chairman Doug Steinhardt, Monmouth County GOP Chairman, Sheriff Shaun Golden, and former U.S. Senate candidate Bob Hugin to attend the event.

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Posted: January 14th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: 2021 NJ Gubernatorial race, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , , , , | 9 Comments »

Frank Rizzuto is Colts Neck Mayor

The Colts Neck Township Committee elected Frank Rizzuto mayor on Saturday during their annual reorganization.  Sheriff Shaun Golden issued the Oath of Office.

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Posted: January 5th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Frank Rizzuto is Colts Neck Mayor

Bramnick for Governor?

By Art Gallagher

Assemblywoman Serena DiMaso, Clerk Christine Giordano Hanlon, “top contender for governor” Jon Bramnick and Freeholder Director Tom Arnone on the Walk to Washington train last winter.

The pre-primary of the 2021 GOP nomination for NJ Governor got a lot more interesting this morning.

In a Star Ledger Friendly Fire interview with Democrat strategist Julie Roginsky and Republican strategist Mike DuHaime that Assembly Minority Leader Jon Bramnick shared on facebook, DuHaime declared Bramnick to be a “top contender for governor after a strong 2019.”

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Posted: December 27th, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Chris Christie, Jon Bramnick, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, NJ GOP | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments »

Republicans Continue Golden Age Dominance In Monmouth County

COLTS NECK, NJ – With huge wins at the County level and 3 legislative districts, the Monmouth County Republican Committee had a decisively strong election night! At the top of the County ticket, Sheriff Shaun Golden won by over a 20 point margin. The GOP County freeholder candidates Tom Arnone and Nick DiRocco dominated as well.

On the local level, the GOP took control in Neptune City, Eatontown, and Atlantic Highlands, and flipped Mayoral seats to GOP in Sea Bright and Spring Lake Heights. The Republicans beat back challenges in Belmar, Hazlet and Shrewsbury Borough, and crushed the anti-law enforcement Democrats in Middletown, the largest municipality in the County, with a 2 to 1 margin. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: November 7th, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, Press Release | Tags: , , , , , | 23 Comments »

Monmouth County Superior Officers Endorse Sheriff Golden’s Reelection

Sheriff Shaun Golden points to the monthly charge on phone bills that Trenton globs instead of investing in 9-1-1 systems

Freehold, NJ, October 22, 2019- Lt. Shawn M. Reece, President of FOP Lodge #30, Monmouth County Superior Officers, is pleased to announce the union’s endorsement of Sheriff Shaun Golden for reelection on November 5, 2019.

“Under Sheriff Golden’s leadership, the Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office is one of the premier law enforcement, corrections and public safety agencies in the nation,” said Reece.  The Monmouth County Superior Officers are proud to endorse him and look forward to keeping the citizens of Monmouth County safe for three more years under his leadership.” Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: October 23rd, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , | 1 Comment »

Golden pledges to pursue legal remedies against Murphy’s sanctuary policies

Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun Golden responded to NJ Attorney General Gurbir Grewal’s directive issued this afternoon which directs corrections officers at the Monmouth County Jail not to cooperate with ICE with a pledge to fight the directive legally and to keep Monmouth County residents safe.

“We shall continue to pursue legal remedies to this directive, which deprives Monmouth County of the ability to identify individuals who have committed crimes and are here illegally,” Sheriff Golden said in a statement.

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Posted: September 27th, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , , | 2 Comments »

Free water and ice for residents without power

Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun Golden announced that free ice and water is available for the 98,974 JCP&L customers still without power at 10 a.m. this morning.

The locations distributing water and ice are listing below the fold

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Posted: July 23rd, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , | Comments Off on Free water and ice for residents without power