RED BANK: COUPLE CHARGED IN SANDY FRAUD

Susan-Avellini 042016 James-Avellini 042016A Red Bank couple was charged with criminal fraud in connection with federal relief funds for victims of¬†Hurricane Sandy in 2012, the New Jersey Attorney General’s office announced Wednesday.

James Avellini, 67, and Susan Horty-Avellini, 65, seen at right, were among seven defendants charged with filing fraudulent applications for relief monies, the state alleged.

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RUMSON: MAN INDICTED IN GENERATOR CASE

hot-topic rightFailure to come through with a generator purchased by a Rumson homeowner got an Ocean County man indicted Monday, according to Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.

Mark E. Herrneckar, 51, of Toms River, faces up to five years in prison if convicted.

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RUMSON: MAN ADMITS POST-SANDY FRAUD

frank leweryA New York man admitted in court Monday that he defrauded Rumson homeowners of money intended to cover repairs to their home damaged by Hurricane Sandy, the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s office said.

Frank Lewery, 52, of the Tottenville section of Staten Island, pleaded guilty in Superior Court in Freehold to one count of third degree theft and one count of failing to register with the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs.

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RUMSON: CHARGES FILED IN SANDY SCAM

A Staten Island man was in the Monmouth County lockup following his arrest on charges he scammed a Rumson family impacted by Hurricane Sandy out of $37,000, authorities said Friday afternoon.

From a press release issued by Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni:

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GETTING DOWN TO WORK

An unidentified contractor gets close to his handiwork in the six-story addition being built at the Atrium at Navesink on Riverside Avenue in Red Bank Tuesday afternoon. (Click to enlarge)

PAVERS CAUSE ‘MINOR’ WATER OUTAGE

water-main-120910Pavers laid asphalt around the area of the break while a borough crew sought to repair damage to the water line. (Click to enlarge)

A Red Bank public works crew was on the scene of a water main break at Central Avenue and Drs. James Parker Boulevard late Thursday afternoon.

A crew supervisor said the break, which occurred at about 2:20p, was caused by a paving contractor laying asphalt on Central Avenue.

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