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i don't get it?? April 18, 2014 at 10:47 am
Hope they get the answers to their questions and especially now that Newark has received all of thatRead More money. My heart breaks for these people.
Steve Domanski April 18, 2014 at 11:05 am
all the scripts were handed out already !
Mac April 18, 2014 at 11:07 am
apparently Christie's heart doesn't break for them - instead of giving them some comfort with a bigRead More hug instead of results, he has simply delegated that task to the state police - say the wrong word and they are hugging all over you - I suspect state police retirements will take a sudden upward trend if these photo-ops continue much longer
Gino De Lucia April 17, 2014 at 08:09 pm
Pardon my french but these dirt-bag-low-life-scum should all have their balls cut off!
Bellanessa April 18, 2014 at 08:03 am
how does every single issue that is posted wind up being a bash against Obama? not that I am a fan,Read More but I just wonder about all the hatred.
FIMF the ll April 18, 2014 at 09:02 am
@Bellanessa, you're the only commentator to mention Obama by name. I suppose you could infer thatRead More low life scum; dirt bag;animal; a and sub-human could apply, but that's your call.
suz April 18, 2014 at 09:42 am
No problem...things can get jumbled when we only use words and not face to face.
Peter April 18, 2014 at 10:45 am
Mac April 18, 2014 at 10:56 am
perhaps if the guy put the hat on the lady he'll realize he had more red bull at home than he couldRead More get at Wawa
Project Bluebeam April 18, 2014 at 06:01 am
Sad how our failed educational system had dumbed down our society. Cardinal, if you're going to blogRead More make sure to double your grammar and punctuation first. You sound like an idiot. In regards to Sandy, Ortley and Silverton were NOT the only places hit hard. Quit whining and get your ass up to Brick. It's not that far of a drive.
Kevin kolans April 18, 2014 at 07:22 am
Paul taylor is LOST and stupid as stupid gets ... 60$billion !! And lapgunt gave it to his buddies..Read More NOT ORTLEY .. Maybe the GUNT gave some to his pig wife also... Harpoon THAT WHALE!!!
Michie511 April 18, 2014 at 07:23 am
Does anyone know where all the donations went? Christie's wife was in charge of the millionsRead More donated. Is it ok to protest in front if the Governors home on Island Beach? Just curious.
Richard April 18, 2014 at 08:51 am
Its hard to believe and wrong for homes to be still sitting destroyed after 18 months. Unless thereRead More are still insurance issues. But FEMA had a program to have a home taken down at the Governments cost, run by the individual towns. Unless the homes were "second vacation homes", which did not qualify. They took mine down, but it took 14 months to come down this past January finally. I had to go to the expense of removing the footings and foundation, which was not part of the program, unless damaged during the home demo process.
Mac April 18, 2014 at 10:35 am
the orange cone heads will be joining together to stroke the ego of their Big Bellied Bubba in BrickRead More on Thursday the 24th - the state police have put out a directive advising all visiting Wisconsin tourists that their cheesehead apparel is unwelcome at these events without the proper donation screening
Sharron Greenberg, VISTA Operation HOPE April 18, 2014 at 11:30 am
Jack Smith - The grants from Mary Pat Christie's charity was transparent last year.Read More http://sandynjrelieffund.org/go.cfm?do=Page.View&pid=21 Admittedly, I only know this as I work for one of the np; so maybe they didn't do a great job publicizing their stuff.
Realitysux April 17, 2014 at 09:06 am
they allegedly spent 40k,unlike pat who pays herself 450k annually and was applauded at such a smallRead More rate. kane in your corner on channel 12 news did two exposes trying to find out where the money went, but got very vague answers. plus Christie claims it is a long term charity, which means the longer they have the money the more pat gets paid. some of the charities they gave to where American red cross, education?, habitat for humanity, 18 month after sandy, meanwhile this couple had handed out over one half of money received in the first six months, more than a million bucks. I am sure people who donated to pats charity had no idea it was to be given to other charities, who charge a higher rate of administration fees, so the money is getting admin fees charged twice, and given out in dribs and drabs. otherwise they would have donated directly to these other so called charities
STSV2010 April 17, 2014 at 01:30 pm
I know that this information will never register to Realitysux, but, for the rest of you: TheRead More state’s own investigation, begun a few months earlier, determined that the bogus charity had distributed just $1,650 in gift cards to actual victims and Paypal gave back between $250,000 and $275,000 to approximately 2,000 donors. Meanwhile, this summer, the Sparta couple who started the charity, John Sandberg and Christina Terraccino, were living in a gated community on Costa Rica’s Gold Coast. Mary Pat Christie's pay of $307,372 is for being a vice president at Cantor Fitzgerald, the Wall Street financial services firm. She receives no money for the relief fund. The largest grants the group has awarded, include: $5.2 million to a program that provides gap funding for homeowners who have qualified for a state-administered rebuilding grant, $1.6 million for housing assistance in Union Beach and $750,000 to support Habitat for Humanity International’s Sandy efforts.
Michie511 April 18, 2014 at 07:33 am
Isn't nepotism frowned upon in the government? First Mary Pat, her son, & other family membersRead More are paid with Christie funds to do an unneeded "NJ Shore" commercial (nepotism), and Mary Pat is in charge of the donated money (again nepotism). If it was anyone else doing that, Christie would be all over it. I love NJ but not the crooked politics.
grace April 17, 2014 at 06:26 pm
@ Debbie maybe he took that red bull?
Mac April 18, 2014 at 10:20 am
nay, I doubt it grace - Paul has a career MO of going through the back door - he might be the soleRead More reason all businesses that actually pay taxes keep their back doors bolted shut
Mac April 18, 2014 at 10:24 am
grace, did you know that Paul got an A+ the first time he ran the Gilmore/Block/Vicari leapfrogRead More course - I think Vicari even finished fourth that time (maybe he dropped his mirror mid-hop)
Angela Woerner (Photo: Ocean County Jail)
FIMF the ll April 17, 2014 at 06:10 pm
It's on all of the shore Patches that I've read Joey. Some people just happen to beRead More Bricktuckycentric.
angela April 17, 2014 at 06:14 pm
She could pass for a walker
Joey Joe April 18, 2014 at 03:40 am
@angela - do you mean a street walker???? Nah, there isn't enough liquor in the world to make a guyRead More buy a piece o that !!
Photo: TRPD
Gina April 17, 2014 at 03:54 pm
And that's what separates the boys from the men. Seriously - thank you. And everyone else with theirRead More dumb comments, justmyopinion put it perfectly. Everyone wants to point fingers. Look at yourselves before you judge others and realize an entire town of family and friends are hurting.
justmyopinion April 17, 2014 at 06:45 pm
Thank you Gina...appreciate your comment
Genrl Quarters April 18, 2014 at 08:14 am
@Chris Christie....you are 100 % right. These people that are whining about the photo just don't getRead More it that The Patch is a news source and as such reports the news through words and photos. That's their job. News outlets of any type are not in the business of being sensitive and coddling to the associates of victims. And to 'justmyopinion'.....why would your daughter possibly want to read a newspaper account of the death of her friend ? Surely she would have known what happened already through her network of friends ? And surely she would have known that there would be a strong possibility (if she's ever read a newspaper before) that a photo would accompany the story. Sounds like you and her ought to avoid newspapers (and their websites) in situations like this.
Spooner April 15, 2014 at 11:00 pm
Femy: NO one is reading this nonsense!!!
FIMF the ll April 15, 2014 at 11:10 pm
Who Femy?
Av April 16, 2014 at 06:10 am
Hey, free colone with every shot, and free iron and mustang parking for douches. Wish I had someRead More steroids and shitty tatoos
lisa April 13, 2014 at 06:23 pm
because this web news thing is a rag....the same crap for days at a time as headlines, three of theRead More five stories are now "trending" crap which is from all over the country..i wish they would just go back to giving us the Asbury Park Press for news and not this joke called patch
Laura April 14, 2014 at 10:11 am
Lisa, You may have noticed they laid off most of their staff. You could always go back to readingRead More the Press. No one is forcing anyone to view this site. I feel bad that the direction has changed but understand why one person cannot cover all towns. I have gone back to also checking the app.com
cultofpersonality April 14, 2014 at 06:02 pm
The Jersey Shore Hurricane News Facebook page is a wonderful source for what's going on at the shoreRead More and throughout the state. https://www.facebook.com/JerseyShoreHurricaneNews
Mark Guarnere April 16, 2014 at 01:00 pm
Hi Bob, Our website is www.lakesiderecovery.com phone # 856-302-1632 Please call for anyRead More information we are a outpatient program with partial Hospitalization.
grace April 16, 2014 at 05:36 pm
they are trying and thats a good start!
Mo Juriam April 16, 2014 at 10:20 pm
Be on the lookout for a state addiction program/initiative sometime around the beginning of June.
Marciano Sanchez is wanted for murder out of Ocean County. (Photo on njsp.org)
Mac April 13, 2014 at 11:56 am
as I was saying ed..........
love April 13, 2014 at 12:00 pm
what else is new... I will keep my eyes open... we should have volunteers like the guardian angelsRead More like they had in new York city, I be willing to do that...
grace April 16, 2014 at 05:46 pm
well he sounds scary to me..must have done something violent idk what or care.just catch em and putRead More him in a jail! he looks like the guy at a pizza place i went to..ugh
Mortimer Snerd April 11, 2014 at 11:28 am
JCP&L will use this "accident" (caused by their low-hanging wires) to raise ourRead More electric rates some more!
Scott Derek April 11, 2014 at 02:46 pm
Those were fairly new poles as well since they just installed them within the past year(wideningRead More Church Road around North Bay Avenue). Somebody "done goofed up".
Mac April 11, 2014 at 08:20 pm
Xtra! Xtra! Hear all about it! Wiregate!
grace April 11, 2014 at 08:23 am
@ failed i wonder if the bona fide JCP&L leeches call you before they turn off the power? myRead More guess they just turn it off to get the reconnect fee!
Barbara April 11, 2014 at 12:13 pm
Not only are these subhumans calling, but I know of an incident where one came to someone's home,Read More had a hard hat on, identified himself as a representative from some bogus electric company, and wanted to see the person's last statement to tell them how much they will save... Don't do anything over the phone. Hang up and call the company that you are sending your payments to, and ask questions!!!!
Mac April 11, 2014 at 08:26 pm
what are the changes these 'easy pickin's business people are blind GOP line voters?
Alexander Lora
Steve Fredericks April 10, 2014 at 07:19 pm
they wouldnt have spent the time and money on this if they were going after white kids, oh wait,Read More they never wouldve even pursued it.. wake up TRPD clean the streets of the DOPE before you go race arresting.
grace April 11, 2014 at 08:49 am
@ steve do you really believe the police wouldnt look for them if they were white? come on now. twoRead More older people stalked then robbed for 100,000$ worth of jewelry and cash thats a big deal and i would hope important to catch. good for the pd for getting the criminals no matter what race etc..
Marynary April 11, 2014 at 02:31 pm
Good posting Grace.
WhyohWhy April 10, 2014 at 07:50 am
So when he pays back all the "Kick Back " monies to the State , WHO benefits from theRead More monies ? Where does it go ?
1stcav April 10, 2014 at 10:30 am
535 million recovered , that would get the people out of Tent City and make a nice housing complexRead More for those homeless & down on their luck, don't ya think ! Do it !
Barbara April 10, 2014 at 03:45 pm
This is an old practice. It is also a huge problem with pharmaceutical companies visiting doctorsRead More offices with samples, lunches for entire office staff, trips, etc. etc. if they push their drugs on patients..... When a patient is referred to another specialist or doctor, of course they will be compensated by their "friends" in the industry.
FIMF the ll April 10, 2014 at 08:07 pm
Whatever you're in to ...
Project Bluebeam April 18, 2014 at 06:09 am
How do you know these guys are married and "not getting any"? More likely they'reRead More physically repulsive, intellectually retarded, morally reprehensible, and couldn't get a woman to give them the time if day...hence the need to pay for sex.
FIMF the ll April 18, 2014 at 06:22 am
mar·ried /ˈmarēd/ adjective- adj. 1. physically repulsive, intellectually retarded, morallyRead More reprehensible, and couldn't get a woman to give them the time if day...hence the need to pay for sex. synonyms: marital, matrimonial, conjugal, nuptial; closely combined or linked.
ER April 10, 2014 at 01:10 am
@ OE Defending him or merely telling you of my experience in attending 2 Town Halls? My ownRead More experience is that although like others here, I disagree on some political points, I found him surprisingly accessible. After one of the events, he actually chatted with THE PEOPLE afterward in the parking lot, and although I'm a nobody, even I was afforded an opportunity to have a brief exchange with him out there, about an issue I was concerned about. This article in no way resembled my own experience at either of the events I've attended. Just sayin....
ER April 10, 2014 at 01:16 am
p.s. One of the reasons he stayed to chat with THE PEOPLE outside the venue, was that theRead More attendance was so beyond what they had expected, many folks did not get into the building and he felt bad they had come to the event and the place wasn't big enough to hold them all.
grace April 10, 2014 at 08:24 am
has there ever been a teleprompter there @ jools? i bet not! like your statement btw
Anthony “Skipper” Noland and Tara Roberts. (Photos: Ocean County Jail)
WMS826 April 10, 2014 at 10:08 am
Why is it that everyone in the world is such a good guy. No matter what they do, someone on hereRead More will always say he was the salt of the earth. If he was such a good guy then how did this happen to him.
DAS April 10, 2014 at 11:04 am
Just because someone has issues that you don't have WMS, doesn't mean they are a scumbag. NotRead More everyone gets on here to bash people and blame the Dems for everything wrong in this world. People have different views than you, since not everyone has their head up their ass!
Stephanie Haskell April 16, 2014 at 01:30 pm
I read all the above comments... I knew John since I was 15 and he was a character. I dated him andRead More was engaged to him for a few years when he was in his 20-30's. John was a good guy, he had issues, yes his girls were neglected in the sense that he wasn't there he was an alcoholic it was in his DNA nothing he could have done could have taken that demon away. He tried to stay with the mother of his girls but I know that she was not staying in NJ she was leaving NJ and when she told him this she was done with him. John wasn't going because of his family here and he wasn't going due to an ultimatum I know this because I picked him up from the apartment there in Barnegat a few times and was with him before and after there kids were born. John loved his girls and regardless if he was there or not, I know that was a demon that he carried till the very end. When she left he knew he would never see them unless she came back and she wasn't she was done and there relationship was over. As far as what happened to him, I know John and he would hang with the best of them and he would always be the last one standing. His mind always, ALWAYS be thinking about his demons and he voiced it as soon as he was lit he missed them and wished his life was different. Knowing he was killed by more than beer it sucks and those idiots should be ashamed of themselves. They should be made to stay in jail, get sober and live with what the judge orders as there punishment. My heart goes out to his Mom, Kathleen, Joe and his kids. I pray that one day his kids understand that his addiction had ahold of him and wasn't letting go and if he could have traded his life for anything he would have made it so you 3 would always be at the top of his list. Sympathy's XO Stephanie H.
FIMF the ll April 6, 2014 at 10:41 pm
Yes there's a budget cap. Two percent with 13 exceptions for public takers duh?
Exit82 April 6, 2014 at 11:30 pm
Councilman John Sevastakis has 1.5 million in court ordered judgements against him...hisRead More counterparts on the council continue to try and cover it up. These are the people running your town.
Concerned April 7, 2014 at 08:06 am
Waste, fraud and abuse! We saw two snow plows this winter on North Curtis!! It snows EVERYYEAR. JustRead More an excuse to rob the middleclass.
Joanne April 6, 2014 at 08:38 am
So where was he found?
patch_reader April 6, 2014 at 10:46 am
Thought the first comment would've been about carrires a can...for what? When nature calls???
Vanhiesen April 18, 2014 at 09:00 am
Does he have Alzheimers? or did someone over react to his trip south?
dennis giaimo April 6, 2014 at 08:32 am
I was in Kandahar as a civilian in 2012. I saw day to day what our troops do for us all in the causeRead More of Freedom. Arrived in January and it never rained after March. So hot, dusty was a constant. The troops go out on missions like we go to the Mall and thinking some of these kids may not come back. Both young men and women in MRAPs with 100 lbs of gear. We owe them much more that what we recognize them for. I could go on and on. I really feel every American kid like in Israel should serve at least 6 weeks in boot camp to understand and actually feel what it is like to be a solder.
steve fenichel April 6, 2014 at 11:10 pm
The old men lie and the young boys die: War, what is it good for? Absolutely nothing. War isRead More nothing but a heartbreaker, A friend only to the undertaker.
Whoisleadingus?? April 15, 2014 at 08:15 pm
As a 20 year veteran myself, nothing can explain that desire to go back with your brothers andRead More sisters in arms. Having served in Desert Shield, Iraqi Freedom, and Enduring Freedom, my heart hurts when I hear another one has made the ultimate sacrifice. God holds a special place in his kindom for those who give so much, but seek so little in return. May he rest in peace and God bless his family. Thank you for allowing him to serve.
Video: APP
WMS826 April 4, 2014 at 09:12 pm
Vinnie.....I am helping you people see the light slowly day by day. Walk towards sanity and awayRead More from the liberal prison you are living in.
Vinnie Vincent April 5, 2014 at 11:50 am
@WMS LMAO!!!! You think im a LIBERAL?!?! Hahahaha! Wow! Um NO! I am not even close to a liberal onRead More my worst day (except maybe on 1 or 2 issues possibly).
Dame Bridgid April 8, 2014 at 05:29 am
@ Av. I agree that anyone with normal emotions is totally outraged by his utter callousness.Read More However; most guards are decent law abiding people who do their difficult jobs without becoming like the scum they guard; regardless of how they feel. They have my pity. Barbara; We are responsible for our evil acts. To receive redemption; this piece of utter filth would have to undergo a complete conversion of heart, & utterly detest the betrayal he committed against his helpless baby girl. We ARE offered forgiveness... But first we must admit & atone for our crimes. In his state of unrepentant arrogance he condemns himself to a much more dire fate than just life in jail. His innocent daughter will be among those who testify against him at final judgement. He brutalized & killed her without any mercy, so... Just how do you think he will be judged by the heavenly Father, whose precious gift he abused, hmmmm.
Homes being rebuilt in Toms River's Ortley Beach section, April 3, 2014. (Photo: Daniel Nee)
Hurricane Sandy April 5, 2014 at 12:02 am
@LOVE or should I say hate!!!!!!! Do you realize that those hard working 2nd home owners pay theRead More same amount of taxes AND maybe even more than TR mainland. Some of them rent their homes to make ends meet. Some use them a few months out of the year. They don't sent their kids to the TR Heroin High and they don't use the municipal services, garbage collection for more than the 3/4 months that they spend at the shore. Yet they still have to pay TR exorbitant taxes. If they didn't spend their hard earned working money on those 2nd homes at the shore. TR taxes would be and will be soon, thru the roof even more than they are now. WAKE UP.....
suz April 5, 2014 at 07:40 am
It doesn't matter if its a second home or not...it is still someones home!
FIMF the ll April 5, 2014 at 09:11 am
Maybe I'm missing something here, but I thought flood insurance was designed and is rated to reflectRead More the risk of flooding. If my former secondary home, becomes my now primary residence, is it at less risk of flooding and should it or should it not be rated accordingly?
Rich49 April 4, 2014 at 06:21 pm
What happened to last years surplus from snow plowing? My taxes have never leveled out or have goneRead More down in Toms River. And of course they "stole" $68k with the home devaluations. We voted in people who should use our money more efficiently. Need to consolidate the police departments and county offices. Or, we the voters, will act.
suz April 4, 2014 at 06:38 pm
Good one Rich....
jerseytomato April 4, 2014 at 08:07 pm
Good one Rich!!
Gov. Chris Chrisitie addresses local at the Herbertsville Fire Company headquarters in Brick Township, April 2, 2014. (Photo: Daniel Nee)
Heywood April 6, 2014 at 03:14 pm
Just tough it up and say your "Good-byes" to Junkie Joe or Jane and let them pass onRead More quietly.
Lucio Argento April 8, 2014 at 08:31 am
This is excellent proactive thinking on the part of whomever came up with the idea ( I'm sure itRead More wasn't Christi as he hates addicts and would exterminate them if he could)! It is true though that Narcan throws the addict into instant opiate withdrawal and they are going to be upset (not because there life was just saved) because coming down from a place where you feel safe (addicts turn to drugs because fear drives them) and will instantly be thrown into for lack of a better term "culture shock". Immediate withdrawal is incredibly painful and psychologically devastating. They will become violent, they will rummage the ambulance or hospital for something to stick in their vein and not necessarily because they don't want to stop us in but because addiction is a monster that takes over all rational thought and drives one to insane decisions. If they see a saline injection on a med cart you can bet they will steal it even knowing it won't get then high but to fulfill there ritual of abuse and injecting things into there bodies. I saw a lot when I was a kid, I'm in my 50's now and clean for over 20 years. I'll explain the allure of heroin as simple as possible for those that don't understand. Just please make an honest attempt at feeling the scenario I am about to describe. Imagine being swaddled in a soft blanket like an infant, in perfect grace and comfort dreaming of the most beautiful things your imagination can design. Your warm and filled with love and protection, your warm, the perfect temperature flows throughout your body and the music of the most spiritual nature lulls you in and out that beautiful dream your floating in. You feel what it must be like to love and be loved and then IN ONE INSTANTANEOUS MOMENT IT ALL GETS SUCKED OUT OF YOU and now your lonelier then you've ever felt, your I've cold with goose pimple skin, lights are cutting you like ginsu knives painfully cutting to the bone while voices frantically ask you questions about how you feel but you can't talk...if you open your mouth you'll vomit. You have an overwhelming fear of dread and isolation. You most likely evacuates your bowels and don't even care you just want a blanket and a shot of something to take all this overwhelming anxiety and shut it off. You went from heaven to hell in 3 seconds and within a few minutes if you have a experienced nurse, doctor, or emt they give you a safe shot of liquid valium put a catheter in your urethra and tell you to get some rest. That is what it is like to go from a non fatal overdose to a shot of narcan! If they don't instruct the people (cops, emt workers ) to check vitals and make sure that the person can't be stabilized before administering narcan then yes you will have violent episodes of panic and a addict patient just wanting to get out of the ambulance or wherever they are as fast as possible. I REPEAT MY INITIAL STATEMENT THAT IT IS A GREAT IDEA TO SUPPLY FIRST RESPONDERS WITH THIS MEDICATION BECAUSE IT WILL SAVE LIVES BUT DONT JUST PUT IT IN THE MEDICAL KIT AND THINK IT WORKS AS EASY AS GLUCOSE ON A DIABETIC. They need training on how and when to use it and how to defend themselves so a cop don't shoot an addict attacking him for waking him up from the safest, most comforting place he has ever been able to find. I doubt I got to many people to see the point of view from an addicts mind but in order to save them you need to understand them. I hope for the sake of all the children and older addicts they can make a narcan statewide program work but believe me it's not like giving someone an aspirin, glass of water and sayin see ya in the morning!
Mattie April 8, 2014 at 11:51 am
Thank you Lucio for taking the time and making the effort trying to help people really understand -Read More instead of merely judging. I doubt it will make any difference to the majority of these cruel and narrow minded individuals here who are condemning addicts and refusing to see them as sick human beings.... but your effort is appreciated just the same.
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Halpha2 April 2, 2014 at 02:14 pm
Its like giving someone who plays Russian roulette an extra bullet.
Colleen Wright April 2, 2014 at 08:15 pm
so so uneducated ....so so sad with your comments...thats all i have to say....God Bless....
FIMF the ll April 2, 2014 at 08:36 pm
May God bless you too @Coleen- forgive them, for they know not what they speak
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