Articles Posted in the " Monmouth County " Category

  • Hanlon confirmed as Monmouth Clerk

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Republican Christine Giordano Hanlon was confirmed on Monday afternoon as Monmouth County Clerk by the State Senate, Save Jerseyans. Hanlon, an attorney at Archer & Greiner, had been sworn in as acting clerk back in March as the replacement for M. Claire French who had served since 1997. “We congratulate Christine […]


  • O’Scanlon: When pumping gas, DON’T SET YOURSELF ON FIRE

    By Art Gallagher | MoreMonmouthMusings.com Assemblyman Declan O’Scanlon is offended by the argument that New Jerseyans are not capable of pumping their own gas without setting themselves on fire.  But in order to get his legislation that would decriminalize consumer gas pumping passed he in inserting language into the bill that would require signs on […]


  • Incumbents Sweep In Ocean Township

    By Art Gallagher | MoreMonmouthMusings.com Mayor Chris Siciliano and his One Ocean Team easily fought off a challenge by Ocean Together in a non-partisan municipal election in Ocean Township. Siciliano was the top vote getter with 3,001 ballots cast for him.  Deputy Mayor William Garofolo earned 2, 793 votes. School Board member Robert Acerra, the only non-incumbent […]


  • Guadagno draws approx. 400 for PAC kick-off

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog At first impression, Save Jerseyans, the “We Care About NJ Political Action Committee” is off to a strong start. The mobbed $100 per head event headlined by Lieutenant Governor Kim Guadagno at the Eagle Oaks Golf & Country Club in Farmingdale attracted close to 400 attendees on Tuesday evening […]



  • Lucas Sentencing Postponed Till May 1

    By Art Gallagher | MoreMonmouthMusings.com Former Manalapan Mayor Andrew Lucas’s sentencing on federal fraud charges has been postponed for a third time, according to the Asbury Park Press. Convicted of obstruction of justice and falsifying tax returns and loan application documents last September, Lucas was to have been sentenced on January 20, but the government […]


  • REPORT: French launches PAC to help Guadagno?

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Here’s a little 2017 news to round out a week dominated by the 2016 cycle: According to The Auditor, Save Jerseyans, recently retired Monmouth County Clerk Claire French is launching the “We Care About NJ Political Action Committee” later this month with a fundraising event for which Lieutenant […]


  • Hanlon Sworn In As Acting Monmouth County Clerk

    By Art Gallagher | MoreMonmouthMusings.com Monmouth County Clerk M. Claire French started her last day in office by holding the bible as her successor, Christine Giordano Hanlon, was sworn-in this morning by Superior Court Judge Joseph W. Oxley. Hanlon is Governor Chris Christie’s nominee to replace French who announced her retirement effective today in early […]



  • Sea Bright Mayor Dina Long will be unopposed for re-election

    By Art Gallagher | MoreMonmouthMusings.com Sea Bright Mayor Dina Long is poised to lead the tiny coastal borough’s recovery from Superstorm Sandy for another four years. Long, an Independent, will file her nominating petitions this week, over two months before they are due for Independent candidates.  Both the Democratic and Republican municipal chairs  have said […]


  • Middletown PBA takes negotiations to Facebook

    By Art Gallagher | MoreMonmouthMusings.com A rant against Mayor Stephanie Murray and the rest of the Middletown Township Committee was posted anonymously on the business facebook page of the Middletown Township PBA Local 124 yesterday afternoon. Written by “I am a police officer in Middletown Township,” the post alleges that Murray and the Township Committee are not paying […]



  • UPDATE: Victoria Dean apologizes for facebook post

    By Art Gallagher | MoreMonmouthMusings.com Marlboro Board of Education Vice President Victoria Dean last night apologized for racially charged posts made on her facebook page on February 8, during public workshop meeting of the board in the Marlboro Middle School Auditorium. The offensive post came to light over the weekend when Monmouth County Democratic Chairman Vin Gopal’s Jersey […]