Category: Monmouth County

Golden Slams O’Scanlon’s Marijuana Effort

By Art Gallagher _ In a rare public disagreement among Monmouth County Republicans, Sheriff Shaun Golden, the Party Chairman, slammed Senator Declan O’Scanlon’s effort to win fiscal and public safety reforms from Governor Phil Murphy and Senate President Steve Sweeney in exchange for three Read More

Three GOP State Senators Willing To Trade Marijuana Support For Fiscal And Public Safety Reforms

By Art Gallagher _ Three  Republican State Senators, including Monmouth County’s Declan O’Scanlon are willing to vote to legalize recreational marijuana in New Jersey if Governor Phil Murphy and Senate President Steve Sweeney deliver the return of the Energy Receipts Read More

NJ-06: GOP leaders rally for Pallone’s opponent Pezzullo in Middletown

MIDDLETOWN, N.J. — The pundits aren’t paying close attention to NJ-06 this cycle. That’s not true of the N.J. GOP’s senior statesmen who were out in force on Tuesday night to rally with Republican nominee Rich Pezzullo. State Senator Declan Read More

POLL: Who’s the strongest GOP option to succeed Handlin in LD13?

By The Staff _ Former Middletown Township deputy mayor and Monmouth County Freeholder Amy Handlin won’t seek reelection to her LD13 Assembly seat in 2019, a position she’s held since 2005. Gerry Scharfenberger and Sue Kiley are running for freeholder Read More

#NJSEN: Menendez roasted by local officials for failing to help Fort Monmouth’s jobless

EATONTOWN, NJ – Historic Fort Monmouth’s 2011 closure has left a lasting gap in Monmouth County’s jobs market. The base region’s representatives at the time — including Bob Menendez and U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone (D, NJ-06) — did precious little to Read More

REPORT: Illegal immigrant accused of killing 16-year-old Monmouth County girl

LONG BRANCH , NJ – A native of Guatemala living in the United States illegally stands accused of crimes including the first degree murder of a 16-year-old girl. Prosecutors say the Saturday killing in Long Branch was perpetrated by stabbing. Click Read More

OPINION: Jersey Shore Slammed by Hurricane Murphy

By David Frank _ Why does Phil Murphy hate small-business owners so much? The recent budget crisis may have averted a shutdown but the cost of the “solution” will be borne by thousands of people that rent and own vacation Read More

Battle of Monmouth: Curley faces fresh heat at Monmouth freeholder meeting

FREEHOLD, N.J. — The battle between Monmouth County’s all-Republican freeholder board and one of its members — Freeholder John Curley — continues to rage ahead of a showdown in November. Back in December, outlets reported that Curley was the subject Read More