Category: Monmouth County

#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

REPORT: Suspected Long Branch killer is allegedly undocumented

LONG BRANCH, N.J. — A brutal slaying in Long Branch (Monmouth County) was allegedly perpetrated by a man who is present in the United States on an expired visa. According to prosecutors, Miguel Leal Camara, age 40, is “charged with first Read More

VIDEO: Smith’s opponent Welle pledges to raise taxes on Fox Business

NEW YORK, NY — It’s a strange year for Democrats running in “red” districts. Josh Welle, the nominee in NJ-4 seeking to unseat long-time House veteran Chris Smith, says he’s running a “Central Jersey” campaign, the implication being that he’s Read More

Congressman Chris Smith “more determined now than ever” in face of death threat

By Art Gallagher _ Congressman Chris Smith told MMM that he is more determined than ever to serve the people of New Jersey’s 4th congressional district, following an online death threat he received last weekend.  The congressman said the threat Read More

Monmouth Democrats silent as vote to keep racetrack open during shutdown is tabled

TRENTON, N.J. — Assemblywoman Serena DiMaso (R-13) expressed exasperation on Saturday ahead of a possible state government shutdown after Democrats tabled her proposal to keep New Jersey’s racetrack and casinos, including Monmouth Park, open even if legislators and the governor fail to Read More

Sheriff Golden, Freeholders, Call On Trenton To Stop Ripping Off 9-1-1 Fees

By Art Gallagher _ Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun Golden, Freeholder Director Tom Arnone and Deputy Director Lillian Burry were joined by a bi-partisan group of municipal elected officials, as well as public safety officers, at the County Public Safety Center Read More