Archive: 2012 January

Yes, Virginia, Taxes Matter

By Assemblyman Declan O’Scanlon, Republican Budget Officer IT’S A SIMPLE question loaded with political appeal: “With so many people hurting, and income disparities rising, shouldn’t we ask New Jersey’s millionaires...

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NJSIAA Works For The Best Interests of High School Athletes

By Robert Kanaby AS THE FALL high school athletic season has concluded and the winter season has begun, we’ve been treated, as always, to some truly inspiring performances by student...

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Scene On Film: ‘The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo’

By Joan Ellis With the exception of a prolonged siege of brutal sexual violence, everything about The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo is terrific. Unfortunately, the siege is essential in...

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Cioffoletti Completes 82 Mile ‘Run for Justin’

WHILE SOME WHO saw the New Year in last weekend were nursing aching heads on New Year’s Day, John Cioffoletti was nursing an aching foot. All in all, however, it...

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Red Bank Humanists Share Laughter, Philosophy

RED BANK — Ron Steelman stood at a podium in mid- December, addressing members of the Red Bank Humanists, an organization he founded some eight years ago. At this meeting,...

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Red Bank Run No Fun for Residents, Business Owners, Says Council

RED BANK — Citing potential inconvenience to residents and business owners, the Borough Council denied a request from Tower Hill Church to hold a fundraising run for the children of...

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Christie, er…Romney…Wins Iowar

By Patrick Murray Monmouth University Polling Institute Sure it was only by 8 votes.  And the vote count probably wasn’t accurate. And it has no bearing on the actual number of...

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Colts Neck Man Pleads Guilty to Bankruptcy Fraud

TRENTON — The former head of a mortgage origination firm and Colts Neck resident, was sentenced recently to two years in federal prison for fraud related to his Jan. 2010...

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Dock Proposal Draws Fire in Fair Haven

Developer accuses objector of ethics violation FAIR HAVEN — It appears to be far from smooth sailing for those seeking and those opposing the construction of a large, private, boating dock...

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Poet Chelsea Yarrow Gold Hosts “Live on the Deck” in Atlantic Highla...

ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS – On Tuesday, January 10, poet and performance artist Chelsea Yarrow Gould hosts and is featured at the popular Atlantic Highlands Arts Council open mic, “Live on the...

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LY Breakfast Honors Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

COMMUNITY SERVICE WILL be the focus of the 23rd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Breakfast hosted by The Community YMCA and the YMCA of Western Monmouth County on...

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RB Reorganizes ‘Historic, Diverse Council’

U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone administers the oath of office to Councilwoman Juanita Lewis RED BANK — Consistency certainly seemed to be the tone of the day as borough officials met...

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Harmony Marks Reorganization Day in Atlantic Highlands

ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS —  At the borough reorganization meeting New Year’s Day, two incumbent Republican council members and the Republican mayor were sworn in. This is the fifth year that the...

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Dwek Co-Conspirators Sentences in Money Laundering Scheme

TRENTON – Rabbi Eliahu Ben Haim and Akiva Aryeh Weiss were sentenced on Jan. 4 for their respective roles in a money laundering scheme in which Weiss operated an illegal...

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Vikse’s Three-Point Shot At Buzzer Stuns Rumson- Fair Haven

By Jim Hintelmann RUMSON – “I knew it was going in,” said Holmdel senior Christian Vikse after his corner three-pointer at the buzzer hit nothing but net to give the...

January 6, 2012 | comments

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