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Mac July 22, 2014 at 01:39 pm
sorry about that Dr. Christopher Rodriguez, but once your name is attached to the ChristieRead More administration, your word can never be trusted again - were things really that bad at the CIA that made you so desperate to turn on the American way of life this way?
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Lydia Dawn July 17, 2014 at 09:34 am
There was a raccoon sitting on the top of the steps on the side of the Port Monmouth 1st. AideRead More building this past Sun. in broad daylight. He was rather large & awake during the day. He sat there for hours. I called animal control & left a voice mail. I was concerned that if someone opened the door by the stairs someone would get bit so I called the MTPD & they said they'd notify the people at the 1st. Aide Squad. I waited for hours for someone to come & get the animal but no one came. Then when I saw a person from the 1st. Aide Squad I told them & they said they were never informed. They seemed very lackadaisical & unconcerned that he was there. I was told that he was a wild animal & he would leave on his own. I was concerned for my children's safety should he decide to come into my yard & be ravid. I called the next day to follow up with animal control but only got voice mail. I'll call back today to see if they got him although think he just left on his own.
Lydia Dawn July 17, 2014 at 09:35 am
The 1st. Aide building in Port Monmouth is on Wilson Ave. so you can add that to your list ofRead More sightings.
Christina Johnson July 17, 2014 at 10:21 am
Thanks for sharing this story.
Traffic slowing upon approach to the roundabout, where alternating lanes of traffic were being directed through the busy junction on Wednesday, July 16.
LGA July 16, 2014 at 10:56 pm
Better yet, why is Monmouth County putting traffic circles in when the rest of NJ is removing them?Read More Put the light back and let people leaving Brookdale wait. Freehold Circle - gone, Eatontown Circle - gone, Somerville Circle - Gone.
roberta July 17, 2014 at 07:41 am
Question, and asked with sarcasm. Will W. Front St. ever be open again? Going east to west in theRead More area continues to be a challenge, first it's 520 (Newman Springs Road) then it's W. Front and now it's 520 again. Open up the roads and let the traffic flow.........enough already.
ScottRAB July 17, 2014 at 03:41 pm
The FHWA (http://tinyurl.com/fhwaRAB) has a video about modern roundabouts that is mostly accurateRead More (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uhHzly_6lWM ).
Mel Sharples July 22, 2014 at 01:35 pm
And now...the straw man argument from William. Where did I say I wanted to take away your guns? IRead More could not possibly care less about your guns. Read my posts, I just ask that gun owners act like responsible adults with the guns they do have. Sorry you feel threatened by a call for personal responsibility. As for investing in these types of guns, I'll consider it. People like you told me not enough people would ever use Apple to make it profitable. I disagreed, I made money off it. That simple. You cry over a non-existent threat to your guns, yet say nothing when your government sets up a national surveillance state that reads your emails and listens to your calls. That never bothered anyone. Because Freedom. You have guns, yet you sat on your rear end while the government used 9/11 to take away countless freedoms. Every freedom that Americans have given away has been at the behest of the American people. Americans can't wait to give them away. As long as they can keep their flat screen TV's, guns, government checks, ponies, unicorns, what have you.
Mel Sharples July 22, 2014 at 01:36 pm
And now...the straw man argument from William. Where did I say I wanted to take away your guns? IRead More could not possibly care less about your guns. Read my posts, I just ask that gun owners act like responsible adults with the guns they do have. Sorry you feel threatened by a call for personal responsibility. As for investing in these types of guns, I'll consider it. People like you told me not enough people would ever use Apple to make it profitable. I disagreed, I made money off it. That simple. You cry over a non-existent threat to your guns, yet say nothing when your government sets up a national surveillance state that reads your emails and listens to your calls. That never bothered anyone. Because Freedom. You have guns, yet you sat on your rear end while the government used 9/11 to take away countless freedoms. Every freedom that Americans have "lost" has been at the behest of the American people. Americans can't wait to give them away. As long as they can keep their flat screen TV's, guns, government checks, ponies, unicorns, what have you.
Mel Sharples July 22, 2014 at 01:37 pm
Oh, and the BS argument about Nazis taking way guns so they could "take over"? Are youRead More repeating that lie as well? Laughable, if it weren't so sad.
Citizen of America July 16, 2014 at 02:31 pm
I'm planning to go to Bookends tomorrow to meet our 45th President, Hillary Clinton. Obviously,Read More conservatives are worried about her -- that's why they've cranked up the mud-slinging machine 2+ years before her election.
Long Time Resident July 19, 2014 at 08:08 pm
I would expect nothing less from a DumboRat lemming like Moron of America!
Long Time Resident July 19, 2014 at 08:08 pm
Watch the trained puppet dance.
Guess Who July 11, 2014 at 08:13 pm
Our politicians say screw the vets we're going to help ILLEGALS to get better health care, food andRead More housing here, WTF did a worthless Veteran do for us anyway? Screw em, let them die in the gutter where they belong! We gotta help ILLEGAL immigrants who come here NOT to be Americans, NOT to fit in, but here to get welfare, work off the books and take advantage of CITIZENS and LEGAL immigrants hard and tax dollars so they live fat and free
Guess Who July 11, 2014 at 08:14 pm
I say fire all politicians and lets get our priorities back in order
Guess Who July 11, 2014 at 08:15 pm
Furthermore our bridges and roads need work, but instead of taking care of the USA , weRead More build roads and bridges in anti American foreign countries ... HOW STUPID IS THAT? who were we told the enemies were in Iraq and Afghanistan? Saddam Hussein and Osama Bin Laden, right? Who put those 2 evil rats in power? Pappy George Bush did and he also helped over throw a few other countries and put other evil men in power. This is YOUR government people TAKE IT BACK BEFORE IT'S TOO LATE. Start by securing OUR borders and voting out all incumbents and then when new parties emerge, never vote for a DemoCRAP or RATpublican again There's lots more, but it's all common sense things that politicians will NOT do, and I'm bored and tired, so ending here.
Martin B. Brilliant July 6, 2014 at 12:14 pm
You can depend on Christie (like most other politicians) to take the cheap way out. You don'tRead More prevent accidents by passing another law to raise the penalties. You prevent accidents by better training, better licensing tests and more patrols. But training, testing and patrolling cost money, year after year after year. Passing a law costs practically nothing and has almost the same effect on votes, but it doesn't have the same effect on safety.
William July 6, 2014 at 08:15 pm
Not so Brilliant The past few years New Jersey has conducted Safety boating courses and requiredRead More Every Boat Operator To pass a Coast Guard approved Course, By Licensed instructors.And Set Age limits, And Passing many new laws for Boating many parallel Regular Motor Vehicle Laws , And the penalties are attached to ones Car Drivers Licence, and against ones insurance, In so doing it Created a Bunch of people going around calling each other Captain. which never did improve Safety, As a matter of fact it made things worst, Hence The Governor saw fit to sponsor More laws. but Laws are only good when obeyed, The coast Guard and State Police can only do so much, They can Not fix stupid. Remember Captain spelled backwards is Niatpac !!!
William July 8, 2014 at 10:05 am
Guess Who did Christy do all That ??? OMG I have been and saw the stupid questions Christy get fromRead More the public and Media I would last 2 Min. before i would blow up, Unlike obamanation who has a Pen and makes laws on his own. Against The Constitution of The United States. Christy has not but has vetoed many stupid Ideas presented to his office only to make him look like he is the bad guy when he does so. Speaking of ILLEGALS is it Now Christy,s fault That 1000s are pouring across the USA Boarders right now and disappearing into who knows where. with obmanation asking for BILLIONS to help them settle. It is Total Bull Shit that it is The Humanitarian thing to do. IF SO How About Haiti, Jamaica.China, Korea, Cuba, The many nations of Africa. The list is endless. that fall under the same thing. How about the many Millions right here in The United States of America. That are living under worse conditions then these so called Refuges from oppression. AKA ( ILLEGALS ) They Get Free Medical Care including Health Screenings- Dental- Eye- Care, Prescriptions -That Even The War Veterans of The United States are being refused By the VA. Now add Food stamps -Welfare - Job Assistance - Housing- Transportation - Legal Protection under our Constitution against Discrimination - And YOU are CONCERNED about them getting DRIVERS Licences Which can be added to the list along with insurances. Or they will drive with out them and not be held responsible, You had better stand back and look at the big picture. Think how Stupid The Average Person is, And the realize Half of Them are STUPIDER then that. Where do you FIT. Credits to GEO. Carlin for that bit.
The Med-Express at Route 35 South is on a 3-acre lot on Route 35 South in Hazlet.
Lea G July 6, 2014 at 10:39 am
Yuk! who wants to eat at a restaurant within arms length of sick people! Come on already...
Jeff July 9, 2014 at 09:28 pm
"Approximate site of the Lone Star"? No, it's the EXACT site of the Lone Star. And whyRead More build another structure on the site, when there are plenty of vacant sites already ON 35? Also might be nice if they actually figure out what type of restaurant it will be BEFORE seeking approval. Hazlet needs another Italian place like a hole in the head. No way should they get a variance for any of that stuff...
Peggy A. Sheehan July 9, 2014 at 10:17 pm
no more chains
Police Chief Robert Oches in his office at Middletown, NJ Police Dept.
Gary Junstrom July 5, 2014 at 03:47 pm
Right you are njx. Isn't It amazing how in this horrible economy when people either don't haveRead More jobs or haven't gotten a raise in years that the unions still demand that those same people give them more n more? The Democratic Party also known as the union spokesman is the reason this state is in the dire straits it finds itself in
njx July 6, 2014 at 12:49 pm
Sick days are for being sick. You shouldn't get paid for them if you don't use them. I don't evenRead More care if you call in sick and fake it, because you know what? Everyone in the office can get by without you for a day. This guy gamed the system. Good riddance, I hope his retirement is miserable.
allieboy July 9, 2014 at 11:15 pm
TRY BEING A COP FOR AS LONG AS THIS MAN HAS BEEN!!!! JUST REMEMBER HE IS ONE OF THE LUCKY ONES WHORead More WAS NOT CARRIED BY SIX TO HIS GRAVE... HE PROTECTED AND SERVED US ALL FOR MANY YRS, AND DESERVES TO LIVE OUT HIS RETIREMENT IN PEACE... IF YOU ALL WANT TO SPEAK OUT THEN BECOME A POLICE OFFICER, DEAL WITH THE PUBLIC, DEAL WITH SOME BOSSES, AND OF COURSE DEAL WITH BEING SHOT AT, STABBED, OR KILLED BY SOME PERP WITH MENTAL ILLNESS THAT WALKS AMONG US EVERY DAY... ALSO THE 1998 NEW TREND OF TERRORIST ... GOOD LUCK CHIEF OCHES, AND PLEASE DO ENJOY YOUR WELL DESERVED RETIREMENT, AND THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR YOUR SERVICES AND PUTTING YOUR LIFE ON THE LINE EVERYDAY..... MR CONTI
A rally, held July 2, 2014, in Barnegat Light, N.J. against seismic ocean blasting off the New Jersey coast. (Photo: Daniel Nee)
I may be coming to the Board Meeting in Lacey, tomorrow night...afterward, my wife and I will likelyRead More walk the inlet at Barnegat Light. Look for the fat guy with the cute girl.
(helping with the Solar investigation and Lacey Recall)
Rock.n.Roll July 9, 2014 at 10:10 am
Go getem and speak, everyone needs to do what you are doing, then we will be heard.
Common Cents June 30, 2014 at 08:54 pm
The real main intention of this law was to protect somebody who is rendering assistance, regardless.Read More If you were to come to an accident and you moved the person out of the car because it was going to burn, but in the intention you caused paralysis due to an injury your had no idea about, you would be granted immunity. You were acting in the best interest of the victim, trying to save their life. If this act was not in effect, nobody would render assistance if they thought about the consequences. Good people with basic human nature would still help. It takes the ambulance chasers to ruin something else like this.
ThudNJ June 30, 2014 at 09:11 pm
Lawyers are nit pickers who strive to find loopholes in everything. Shakespeare was right when heRead More said " First we kill the lawyers"
Andrea July 1, 2014 at 12:22 am
My friend, got her CELLPHONE stolen right out of her hand on the 92 bus and everyone else just satRead More there, she said that someone had lent her their phone, so she could call her mom. She also stated that the cops wouldn't come out just for a stolen cellphone, how do those people know? As for the mom who got a beat down in front of her child, and I was there, I would have been the first to call 911. True story, I went to University Plaza in Newark to pay my cable bill at the Optimum Payment Center, and I grabbed something to eat, anyway, as I was eating in my car, I saw a store owner get hit by some guy, and I put down my food, and picked up my cellphone as I was about to dial 911, I heard the owner say not to, but I had to, even though he was a complete stranger to me, I knew enough to know that if I did nothing, it would've be just as bad as the criminal doing the hitting. I am the type of person who will stand up for anyone if I see what's going on.
Geoff Cabral June 26, 2014 at 05:09 pm
A falling tree ripped off one part of one wall's siding on the back of your house and the newRead More doesn't exactly match the rest of the house? Chubb doesnt want you looking at it and being disappinted, so they pay to replace it all - no quibbling. The only thing they require is honest customers so they already know who and what you are before they agree to quote your risk. Scammers need not apply....
jesscott June 27, 2014 at 06:41 am
Are you all really pretending that partisan politics doesn't exist absolutely everywhere....sinceRead More the beginning of time? Grow up.
Beach_N8iv June 30, 2014 at 04:04 pm
YOUR governor is just protecting his Big Business Masters. They tell him what to do and he complies,Read More not that he has a choice. The Trenton Tyrant should be shown the door.
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angie argabrite June 27, 2014 at 07:43 am
what about the "hard choice" to do something for the people who AREN'T his millionaireRead More friends?
Chief Wahoo June 27, 2014 at 08:36 am
It's funny. (Actually it's not ) I haven't heard either side of liars and thiefs , talk bout theRead More unfairness of taking away the property tax rebates of most homeowners and seniors. Especially only a month BEFORE they were counting on them. How is anyone supposed to budget their household, with these clowns in charge of state. Christie with your made up budget and your lies , you are a bum. Public unions , with your collusion and greed, you are scum.
Mac June 27, 2014 at 11:48 am
sorry angie argabrite but our overstuffed pampered national smorgasbord traveler that drops byRead More occasionally to show us that as Governor he can walk and chew gum at the same time doesn't make any "hard choices" without a million dollar advance to his wife's charity retirement fund first
The Pulaski Skyway
PeoplePlease June 26, 2014 at 07:37 pm
I've read this article 4 times and it still does not make any sense. Was this a high schoolRead More graduation assignment?
J G June 27, 2014 at 03:11 pm
What difference does it make'!
MD June 27, 2014 at 08:33 pm
The difference is, this propaganda ridden article is full of bigotry. Just give us the news.
Montclair Deputy Mayor Bob Russo (Patch file photo)
Paint June 19, 2014 at 11:16 am
Doesn't much matter people are leaving NJ as fast as they can . The liberal way simply is a downwardRead More spiral and it shows
Joe R June 19, 2014 at 11:24 am
People are leaving NJ as fast as they can???? And people are moving into NJ, entrepreneurs,Read More enterprising immigrants (LEGAL) and NJ has a fairly healthy birth rate. But the right wingers and the corporate whores who want us to further lower taxes on big corporations and the wealthy perpetuate the myth that NJ is losing population which is a big fat LIE. In the 1950s, the top marginal tax rate was 91%, now it's 39.6%.
Ridgewood Mom June 19, 2014 at 05:29 pm
Exactly Joe. All that Chris Christie has done as governor is raid the public coffers in order toRead More line the pockets of himself and his cronies. He has achieved this by employing well documented goon squad tactics and perpetuating the lie that the cost of services for the average taxpayer is the source of the state's fiscal challenges, demanding that most people in the state pay more taxes for less services in order to funnel more money to favored corporations and very wealthy individuals.
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