Monmouth County

Al Gore Coming To Monmouth County

Former Vice President Al Gore is coming to Monmouth County to support Democrat candidates up and down the ballot, according to an announcement of the Monmouth Dems’ website. Gore is scheduled to appear at the Ocean Township Community Gym on Sunday, October 15 from 3 P.M till 5 P.M. When last we heard of the […]

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Small-Business Advocate Endorses Thompson, Dancer and Clifton in LD 12

The NFIB/NJ PAC, the political arm of the National Federation of Independent Businesses in New Jersey, has endorsed Senator Sam Thompson, Assemblyman Ron Dancer and Assemblyman Rob Clifton for reelection in the 12th legislative district. “Your election is not only critical to the small-business owners in your district, but also to protecting free enterprise across the state,” […]

While we’re taking down statues, let’s take Murphy off the ballot and give his house to Black Lives Matter

Former Goldman Sachs Banker Phil Murphy, took his campaign for governor into the gutter yesterday when he accused this Republican opponent, Kim Guadagno, of condoning racism and antisemitism. “We are now seeing a disturbing trend emerge with Kim Guadagno and her campaign,” Murphy said in a statement, according to Politico.“Yesterday, she refused to criticize a sitting […]

Here’s the new face in the N.J. Assembly

TRENTON — A former mayor of Wall Township will soon be sworn in as the newest member of the New Jersey Assembly. Edward “Ned” Thomson, a Republican, is scheduled to take the oath of office Thursday to begin representing the Jersey Shore’s 30th legislative district in the Assembly, the lower house of the New Jersey […]

Golden Congratulates Thomson, Thanks LD 30 Republicans and NJ GOP

Monmouth County Republican Chairman Shaun Golden issued a statement this morning congratulating newly elected Assemblyman Ned Thomson on his victory at the special election last evening and thanking all involved for a successful and orderly convention. “Congratulations to Assemblyman Thomson.   I personally thank Ned for his willingness to take on the rigors of being […]

Singer Endorses Flancbaum In LD 30 Assembly Race

Senator Robert Singer answered Assemblyman Sean Kean’s endorsement of former Wall Township Mayor Ned Thomson to replace Dave Rible in the State Assembly and on the ballot in November with an endorsement of Justin Flancbaum, the Executive Director of the Lakewood Municipal Utility Authority. Singer told MMM that his endorsement of Flancbaum was prompted by Kean’s nod […]

Field of Five Seeks To Replace Rible In The NJ State Assembly

Five candidates have emerged to fill the vacancy in the State Assembly in the 30th Legislative District created by Dave Rible’s resignation to become the Director of the Alcohol Beverage Commission. Rible, 49 of Wall Township, was the Assembly Republican Conference Leader until his July 17th resignation. The GOP County Committees from the 30th Legislative […]

Cops arrest angry taxpayer accused of threatening mayor on Facebook

OCEAN TOWNSHIP — A 75-year-old Monmouth County man angry over a property tax increase threatened on Facebook to burn down the mayor’s house, authorities said. Arthur Morse was arrested and charged with making terroristic threats, Ocean Township police said in a statement. He was released after being given a summons. Police learned of Morse’s social […]

Bye-bye beach house? Guadagno wants to sell Christie’s Island Beach retreat

TRENTON — Blasting Gov. Chris Christie’s Island Beach summer home as “a private luxury paid for with public money,” a Democratic state lawmaker is proposing legislation to lease it out to the public, and Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno is calling for it to be sold outright. Earlier this week, the governor came under fire after […]

Lakewood rabbi, 7 others arrested in raids over alleged welfare fraud, report says

LAKEWOOD — A rabbi, his wife and three other couples were arrested Monday morning in multiple raids by federal and state authorities in a massive welfare fraud investigation, according to a report by the Asbury Park Press. Those arrested included Rabbi Zalmen Sorotzkin, who runs the Congregation Lutzk synagogue, his wife, Tzipporah, and Mordechai Breskin […]

POLL: Who Should Replace Rible in LD30?

Asm. David Rible‘s imminent departure from the State Assembly leaves an opening on the 2017 ticket populated by state Senator Bob Singer (R-30) and Assemblyman Sean Kean (R-30). Who’s the best choice of these options? — Who should replace Rible in LD30? James Bean Dominick DiRocco Claire Fench Menashe P. Miller Rob Nicastro Gregg Olivera […]

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