Where's the Money? Monmouth Officials Demand Answers on Redirected 9-1-1 Taxes

June 18, 2018

FREEHOLD, NJ – An increase proposed in fees for 9-1-1 programming is getting backlash after an analysis shows that the funds are not being utilized as intended. According to a news release on Monday, Freeholder Director Thomas A. Arnone, Freeholder Deputy Director Lillian G. Burry and Sheriff Shaun Golden are calling on State officials to find out why Monmouth County has ...

'Hubbard' Bridge in Middletown Renamed Senator Joseph M. Kyrillos Bridge

Freehold, NJ – The Bridge known as Hubbard Bridge has been renamed according to information released by the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders.

In a unanimous vote, the members of the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders agreed to rename Bridge S-17, referred to as “Hubbard Bridge” as the Senator Joseph M. Kyrillos Bridge. The long-standing, 340-foot bridge ...

Congressman Chris Smith Fighting Against House Plan to Fine New Jersey for Offshore Drilling Ban

NEW JERSEY - A Draft proposal in the House of Representatives would issue fines to coastal states like New Jersey that prohibit offshore drilling. Congressman Chris Smith issued the following statement:

“The proposal to fine coastal states like New Jersey for prohibiting offshore oil and gas exploration and drilling is absolutely wrong.

“By prohibiting any pipeline or other ...

A Sea of Red White and Blue, Colts Neck Memorial Day Ceremony an Americana Event

COLTS NECK, NJ:  Memorial Day in Colts Neck was as Red White and Blue as it gets! The morning began with a patriotic bicycle decorating contest at the First Aid Building. Next, the parade began with participants on floats, covered wagons and on foot, marching from Colts Neck Town Hall north on Heyers Mill Road, passing Memorial Park, passing the grave site of Revolutionary Soldier Lt.

Jockeying for Position: Senators Gopal and O'Scanlon Share their Support for Sports Betting Legislation

TRENTON, N.J. – Well that was fast.

Mere hours after the Supreme Court’s landmark decision allowing striking down the federal ban on sports betting, full throated support for the decision and legislative introductions ruled the day.

“I am extremely pleased with the Supreme Court’s decision to allow sports betting in New Jersey by finding the Professional ...

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Meet Christine Schmitt: New Holmdel Republican County Committeewoman Says 'Thank You'

June 14, 2018

To the Editor:

I am thrilled to be one of Holmdel's six new County Committee Members.  Enormous thanks goes to all who helped spread the word and voted Column 3 in the Republican party. The 15 of us who ran in our individual districts (20 spots were available, 2 per district),  really are an exceptional group of people who want forward motion and good things for our ...