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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 ).
MaverickMom July 19, 2014 at 08:22 am
statistically, according to the FBI, every town or city that has allowed concealed carry saw a dropRead More in violent crime. While I don't think everyone should be armed, everyone should have the right to be armed. As for mass shootings, how about we treat them like teen suicides and stop reporting them so the copycat affect doesn't get used? We have seen in 9 of the last 2 things that were common; mood altering drugs and reliving in their demented minds past mass shootings as reported in the media. Some want to be remembered and famous.
William July 19, 2014 at 08:57 am
Mom you are on the right track, But The Media Feeds off of all these actions, Like never before, IRead More canceled the Asbury Park Press for just that reason of Slanted Editorials and Nothing but Crime reporting and Trash, It went from Many pages to a few filled with Nothing but Crime reporting and Party Bashing. Even my Blood pressure has gone down and I saved Money,
Beach_N8iv July 21, 2014 at 03:01 pm
NRA shills screeching "THE SKY IS FALLING, THE SKY IS FALLING" running this way to sellRead More their best product . . . . FEAR!
Barbara Sternberg Magliozzi July 14, 2014 at 10:47 pm
Freehold Chrysler Jeep tried to sell me a Hurricane Sandy car.... I took it home to test drive andRead More before I got there all the electronics went haywire and I checked trunk and sure enough there was water in there. I brought it back and they acted like they didn't have a clue and claimed it was dropped off the night before... I would never go back. No way did the dealership mechanics miss water in a trunk and bad electronics.....
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.
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.
Rick Ricky June 18, 2014 at 06:59 pm
charlotte, You are living in a bubble. Dream, Dream, Dream darling. Obviously you really do not knowRead More what is going on. It is not the money they do it to for an exchange of favors program to put who they want a head. It helps them in the future for their own. Teachers are shroud in everything they do. There is always a motive or plant a seed going on in a bad way. It is not based on who truly is the best. You have administrator, teachers and coaches fudging every thing they can to make themselves look good. They collaborate together like the good old boys club. Trust me on this most don't care about your kids or anyone's kids unless you fall under that category of knowing someone. It is based on Who you know, not what you know just like all the other corruption going on in the world. Teachers have two faces. I think it is something they learn in college very well.
Rick Ricky June 18, 2014 at 07:04 pm
charlotte, How is teachers not responsible for some of the corruption when they give only certainRead More kids the chance to take a test over instead of all. Subjectively grades a paper better to who they know or just makes up grades because they do nothing in there class. There is a lot of H.S. Teachers who do not teach and get away with it.
grace June 18, 2014 at 07:10 pm
@rick Ricky you have just pointed out the toms river schools alma mater
Opponents of Trinity Hall's proposal to build in Chapel Hill celebrate after the board's vote to deny the application around 1 a.m. Thursday.
Thomas Scarano June 12, 2014 at 11:41 am
Zoned for 19 homes. I guess a developer should build out the homes. The residents will probablyRead More oppose that as well
Bernie June 12, 2014 at 11:28 pm
Middle town residents Hate progress ?? We are here , don't let anyone come into our DomainRead More attidude.
Paul Sully June 13, 2014 at 06:58 am
You want progress, go back to north Jersey where it been a mess. Take that committeeman from BergenRead More Cty with you.
View of Bell Place at Holmdel. Roberts Road is on the left, Crawfords Corner Road is at the top. The entrance to the neighborhood, the "boulevard," is from Roberts Road.
Nick J. June 11, 2014 at 06:35 pm
Jeff, I agree with your point and I think a lot or two is still vacant. Toll knows the housingRead More market and perhaps they just sit on the property until the market turns around. We all know how the old expression goes, Its The Economy Stupid!!
common sense June 11, 2014 at 06:49 pm
Yes and I am have been a real estate developer since 1985 in both commercial and residentialRead More properties besides being a CPA. My company has built many Pathmark shopping centers in the metropolitan area. I have also been a resident for over 30 years and know what the consensus is among my neighbors who are all looking to downsize. At the estimated prices size and area, we are all taking a pass.
Bernie June 11, 2014 at 08:57 pm
NO low income homes? How does Holmdel keep evading this ?
One of the puppies removed from a Brick Township pet store in 2012 after the store was raided and shut down. (Photo: Daniel Nee)
Judith Mirbach June 14, 2014 at 07:39 am
To I've got the "scoop"" Ellie has a few different diseases. First called HereditaryRead More multifocal retinal dysplasia and retinal folding treated with eye drops. The second is keratoconjunctivitis sicca (chronic dry eye) which needs to be treated with Optimmune which can lead to corneal ulcers, chronic pus comes out of her eye and could lead to blindness if not treated. At first "their" vet stated Ellie just had regular conjunctivitis (infectious) probably caused by being with so many puppies, but not until I took her to a specialist was it determined this was a predisposed condition. Granted cocker spaniels DO have some eye problems but not the extent of Ellie's problems. The next issue she has is distichiasis (ingrown eyelashes) which also increases the pus, irritation, redness so she has to be groomed around her face more often. Her other problem was a "cherry eye". At 5 months old a "piece of meat" started coming out of her left eye. It was diagnosed as a cherry eye. The pet store would ONLY pay for the surgery if I used "their vet". She had the surgery and it did not work so needless to say the "piece of meat" is still hanging out. Again, granted cocker spaniels are "prone" to eye problems BUT IT WAS DETERMINED IN ALL OF HER DISEASES BOTH MOTHER AND FATHER HAVE HAD TO HAVE THESE DISEASES AND WOULD HAVE BEEN VERY APPARENT IN THE ADULTS AND THEY WERE STILL BREEDING THEM. Right now she is stable and is used to getting the medicine in her eyes daily. I love her so much. Again, as stated the pet store DID NOT CARE WHATSOEVER!!!! They made their sale!
Marina June 17, 2014 at 10:31 pm
Marina June 17, 2014 at 10:33 pm
Hey Woodbridge Patch.....Do you have any pet stores in your town? Maybe someone should ask MayorRead More Mac, WHY!
The Jersey Diner in Cinnaminson. (Patch File Photo)
c June 19, 2014 at 09:29 am
This is a problem for NJ government and the taxpayers as the wealth is leaving the state. 50Read More billion in the last few years. Just wait till the majority of the boomers leave, taking the rest of the wealth. Then see how the taxes have to be raised to pay for the blob, the bloated governments (county such as Union, Essex, Hudson) and the state of NJ. The smart kids are leaving NJ when they go out of state to college, so the parents have no reason to stay. Housing prices will go down because no one will be able to afford them, and the property taxes, except the New Yorkers who flee their even worse state.
Joe R June 19, 2014 at 09:50 am
Oh baloney, wealth is not leaving NJ, at least not in the sense that you think. NJ has one of theRead More highest percentage of millionaires and billionaires in the country. NJ is one of the richest states in the country. Rich people are not fleeing their wealthy enclaves (even with the high property taxes) such as Princeton or where the governor lives, quite the opposite. According to the last census and almost all of the previous censuses, NJ gained in population. It's still the most densely populated state in the country. The problem is that the big corporations are given all kinds of tax breaks, tax holidays, tax abatements, land giveaways, subsidies and sweetheart deals that either services have to be cut or taxes have to be raised on the rest of us who do not have the clout of Walmart or some billionaire sports team owner.
Charlie Kime June 23, 2014 at 04:40 am
That's an interesting comment Joe R. Five of our neighbors within a two block radius have left theRead More state in the past year. They left for work, retirement, downsizing, etc. This will repeat itself more and more as baby boomers retire. Those remaining are left with the second highest state and local taxes in the country, the worst finances of any state, and an $84bn unfunded liability on risk-free public pensions & unlimited healthcare costs that NJ tax payers have to cover. There has been very little new job creation in NJ mainly because businesses find the state so unfriendly. Only someone benefitting for a sweetheart deal in NJ, i.e. a public pensioner, could complain that it is sweatheart deals for big corporations that drive up our taxes. That's patently false.
CC June 24, 2014 at 12:58 pm
Bill - TWICE my response to you was DELETED. Guess "they" don't want the cat out of theRead More bag!!! Arizona is NOT the only state that had children dropped off. New York AND Connecticut just had airplanes full of them dropped off....and NO vaccines!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Keep deleting and I WILL keep writing!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Sal July 5, 2014 at 11:19 am
State workers pensions were NEVER something any union negotiated for or ask for or demanded. TheRead More Pensions are something the state OFFERED to attract the workers they needed. The State of NJ said " Come and work for us and this is what we will give you as Compensation for working for the state of NJ. Their pensions are a Part of their salary (their workers Compensation/wages) and something the state OFFERED to pay their employees. The workers cannot take back their 20, 30, 40 years of loyal service and the state is trying to take back compensation that the state had agreed to pay their workers when they were hired. When any employer offers to pay a any worker a pension to get the worker to work for them __ the pension just like a paycheck is part of the Compensation they have worked for.
William July 5, 2014 at 09:24 pm
Sal where did you get that info from, And if what you say is true then the state is not breaking anyRead More laws or Contracts, Offers are taken back in the private sector . Agreements are broken also. Many company's offer benefits that are rescinded at will. I know this first Hand When Salary non union workers lost their benefits because They were a Given as you say The public workers received and Hourly Unionized workers retained theirs, because The Benefits were were in there contracts That were Negotiated, Case in Point General Motors Linden, The Hourly Union Kept their Health Care also But Salary non union lost all theirs. Nothing is Guaranteed ask The Toyota and Saturn workers Promises Made and Broken, And when wages reach a tipping point promises are broken, Better a Pc, Of Pie then NO Pie,
Marlboro Mann June 4, 2014 at 10:49 am
I love Booker's strategy. Openly campaign for Lautenberg's job while the poor man was still alive,Read More rely heavily on the support from the parasites living in our state's numerous slum cities, disregard his record of failure in Newark, win the election and disappear from sight. I think we may have to file a missing persons report on our current phantom Senator.
Joe R June 4, 2014 at 11:02 am
"..parasites living in our state's numerous slum cities...." Wow, what a nasty biasedRead More comment against a whole group of people living in some of the poorest cities in the nation. Comparing people to parasites or pests? Didn't the Nazis do the same to the Jews? MM hates poor people because they are poor; he calls them parasites, it sounds like he might want to "liquidate" these people.
nan June 4, 2014 at 11:26 am
Rhetorical question - People of Brick how could you vote for Brando over Ciocco? Answer is you knowRead More nothing about John Ciocco because he did not have the exposure Brando did. Brando's exposure serving previously, as a Councilman is a sad excuse for voting for him. He served himself not the people. In fact, he publicly, insulted many speakers at Council Meetings. I do not like an all one party government but I fear will may not have even on Rep on the Council going forward. Wise up people of Brick
Aidah June 17, 2014 at 08:43 pm
This governor never stops amazing me with his BS... y'all voted for him again.. now we're stuck withRead More his stupidity.
Ridgewood Mom June 19, 2014 at 05:43 pm
All that Chris Christie has done as governor is raid the public coffers in order to line the pocketsRead More 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.
JJ July 2, 2014 at 10:59 am
Gordo K June 3, 2014 at 03:23 am
All this stuff about bike lanes ... what about horse lanes?
Lulu's Mom June 19, 2014 at 02:58 pm
Bikers, walkers, joggers, horse back riders on roads blasting themselves with head sets andRead More disobeying the rules of the road. Bike riders fly through yellow and red lights and zip past pedestrians on the sidewalks. It is illegal for a bike to be ridden on the sidewalk but police standing there in front of Kings or other places say nothing. People are sauntering or running through traffic in the middle of the block with their hand up as if it is their right to stop traffic at will. What do you plan, remove all street parking and make bike lanes? Many people can not get around without their cars and/or need them for small things like transporting children or others, doing errands which demand packages… Our weather is often inclement and some people are not physically able to walk/bike everywhere. You people are self-centered and dangerous.
Joe Russo June 23, 2014 at 11:36 am
My comments have to do with the Johnson Trolly Line extending into Lawrence. Town Council ran forRead More election, with Public Safety being one of it's promises. All this pathway will do is bring crime into Lawrence from Ewing and Trenton. Of course it will empower the resume's of Council and anyone else pushing it for thier own agenda. Keep the pathway out, or we might as well stack our belongings at the curb, for criminals to take, it's the same thing.
Patch File Photo
Frank Santora June 1, 2014 at 04:10 pm
Jack McKeon should be impeached for gross stupidity. If this is the best he can do for hisRead More constituents, He needs to thrown out on his ear
Jim June 1, 2014 at 06:23 pm
Is this man a total MORON? No wonder nothing gets done in Trenton!!!!! Whit all the problems theRead More state has ,this is what he comes up with!!!
Fedup American June 19, 2014 at 07:11 am
They finally figured out that there was a month in which did not have a holiday where everyone goesRead More out and dumps money.
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grace May 29, 2014 at 08:33 am
as long as the parent who gave the child up for adoption doesnt lose any rights either..may be aRead More good reason they want to stay hidden..god bless all of you in that situation..think of how hard that must be to give up your child and so unselfish
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