Articles Posted in the " Monmouth County " Category



  • Marlboro Republican Council Candidate Resigns

    By Art Gallagher | MoreMonmouthMusings.com Frank DeBlasi, the top vote getter in the Republican primary in Marlboro eariler this month, has withdrawn as a candidate, according to a statement by Selika Josiah Gore, the Chair of the Township’s Republican Committee. Gore said that DeBlasi withdrew because of unforeseen personal circumstances. “Frank was a great candidate […]


  • Ginsberg defeats Green in Manalapan

    By Art Gallagher | MoreMonmouthMusings.com Rebecca Ginsberg has defeated incumbent Committeeman Ryan Green for the GOP nomination for Township Committee in Manalapan. The unoffical vote totals are 321 for Ginsberg and 188 for Green. Ginsberg,  the chair of the Township’s Recreation Committee was backed by the Manalapan and Monmouth County Republican Organizations to fill the […]


  • All lives matter. So do headlines.

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog When we talk about media “bias,” Save Jerseyans, we’re not necessarily referring to something conscious. Biases are built up over a lifetime of exposure to external stimuli and fortified by willful blindness. There has always been “bias” in the American media, ever since the Federalist and Antifederalist […]


  • POLL for a hypothetical: O’Scanlon or Handlin to replace Kyrillos?

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog The conventional wisdom in NJ GOP circles goes something like this, Save Jerseyans: state Senator Joe Kyrillos (R-13), once Governor Chris Christie‘s staunchest legislative ally, defected to Jeb Bush in large part over having been passed over for Jeff Chiesa when the Lautenberg Senate vacancy occurred. Why? For […]


  • 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 […]