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MAYORAL CANDIDATE OWES BACK TAXES

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File photo of former mayor and current mayoral candidate Jo-Ann Kalaka Adams. Below, a notice of tax sale in Tuesday’s Asbury Park Press. (Click to enlarge)

By JOHN T. WARD

sb-tax-sale-notice-10-25-11Sea Bright mayoral candidate Jo-Ann Kalaka Adams owns or co-owns properties that are in arrears on borough taxes and scheduled for auction less than two weeks after next month’s election, according to a public notice published Tuesday.

Also on the list: a sitting council member, William Keeler, who’s not up for re-election next month.

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REPORT: POLICE ABUSE VICTIM GOT $290,000

hot-topic rightA Middletown man who was roughed-up by a former Red Bank policeman following the KaBoom Fireworks show in 2006 has pocketed a $290,000 settlement check from the town’s insurance carrier.

That’s according to a report on the New Jersey Civil Settlements blog run by an arm of the Libertarian Party.

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