Man was caught in rough seas off Seven Presidents Beach
A surfer who was in distress off the Long Branch coast has been rescued by emergency crews on Friday. The Long Branch Police, U.S. Coast Guard and State Police were dispatched to Seven Presidents Beach just before 1 p.m. after the male surfer was spotted waving for help in the water. Long Branch Police Capt. Jason Roebuck said the man was rescued by a New Jersey State Police helicopter. The U.S. Coast Guard also sent a boat from the Manasquan Inlet Station and Monmouth County Aviation units were called to scene. The surfer was reportedly 150 yards out in rough water with 8-9 foot waves. This is a breaking news story and it will be updated when more information becomes available.
Executive charged with disguising illegal corporate political contributions as person contributions of employees of the firm
- POLICE & FIRE
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Philip Angarone, the former director of marketing for Birdsall Services Group, a large Monmouth-based engineering firm, pleaded guilty Nov. 30 for his role in a scheme in which the firm fraudulently avoided the restrictions of New Jersey’s Pay-to-Play Act by disguising illegal corporate political contributions as personal contributions of employees of the firm, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa said. Angarone, 40, of Hamilton (Mercer County), pleaded guilty before Superior Court Judge Wendel E. Daniels in Ocean County to an accusation charging him with third-degree tampering with public records or information and fourth-degree prohibited corporation contributions through employees. Under his plea agreement, the state will recommend that …