Monmouth County News

May 28, 2020

BELMAR, NJ — If small businesses deemed nonessential are not allowed to open soon — and if limits on others are not loosened — Monmouth County is headed into a “dangerous situation,” according to Freeholder Director Thomas Arnone. To ensure the survival of these businesses at this critical ...

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FREEHOLD, NJ — In collaboration with community partners, Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office has launched two initiatives to help combat the opioid epidemic. A 24-hour helpline has been established — 833-OHH-CARE — that is staffed by recovery coaches from Recovery Advocates for the Shore (RAFTS) ...

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FREEHOLD, NJ — Monmouth County parks and golf courses are open, welcoming visitors for the first time in nearly a month. After Gov. Murphy announced on April 29 that state parks would reopen at sunrise on May 2 — and counties had the option to open their parks and golf courses as well — Monmouth ...

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FREEHOLD, NJ — Monmouth County has extended all public access restrictions to county buildings and programs through May 15. The restrictions, which includes all Monmouth County Park System buildings and Monmouth County Library branches, have been in effect since March 30 due to the coronavirus ...

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Mental Health Clinicians in Monmouth Offering Services Free of Charge FREEHOLD, NJ — Monmouth County’s has released a COVID-19 Resource Guide, featuring up-to-date information on services available to residents during the current public health crisis. The guide, which is accessible by ...

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Featuring food establishments, breweries, wineries and now garden centers FREEHOLD, NJ — More than 750 food establishments, breweries and wineries in Monmouth County that are open for takeout and delivery — as well as garden centers and nurseries— are included in a comprehensive online directory ...

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FREEHOLD, NJ — Monmouth County residents can find out the latest news and information about the coronavirus —on the municipal, county and state levels of government — from a new central webpage created by County Clerk Christine Giordano Hanlon. In an effort to help residents stay informed during ...

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FREEHOLD, NJ — An emergency declaration is in place in Monmouth County, giving officials the ability to restrict access to county facilities, activate and staff its emergency operations center and utilize county employees outside their normal work locations. The declaration also extends all ...

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FREEHOLD, NJ — In response to the coronavirus outbreak, Monmouth County officials have taken the following action when it comes to county programs and facilities, including the opening of a health help line to assist residents with questions and concerns.   Public access is currently restricted ...

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MANALAPAN, NJ — Monmouth County Consumer Affairs Director David M. Salkin will provide information on the latest consumer scams during a “Fraud Watch” program, to be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, February 25 the Monmouth County Library Headquarters, 125 Symmes Drive. During the free event, Salkin ...

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FREEHOLD, NJ — If a home improvement project is on your to-do list for the new year, Monmouth County offers a home repair program for qualified homeowners. “The program offers county assistance to help those in need of repairs in the home, whether it is major or minor,” said Freeholder Lillian ...

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FREEHOLD, NJ — Enrollment is now open for the Monmouth County Citizen Police Academy/Law Enforcement Mini Academy, designed to give residents an overview of law enforcement services in the county. To be held on six consecutive Thursdays from September 19 through October 24 at the Monmouth County ...

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FREEHOLD, NJ — As Miss New Jersey Jade Glab continues on her whirlwind journey throughout the state in preparation for the Miss America competition, she recently “came home” to Monmouth County, where she was recognized by the Board of Freeholders. The Belmar resident was presented by the board ...

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FREEHOLD, NJ — Although a farmers market is no longer a Saturday morning destination in downtown Belmar, there are several open for the summer located no more than five miles away. Manasquan Farmers Market is open every Thursday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Preston Miller Way, the Asbury Park Fresh ...

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FREEHOLD, NJ — Preapplications to get into the Monmouth County rental assistance lottery are available online only through Friday, June 21. The Monmouth County Public Housing Agency (MCPHA) is offering Housing Choice Vouchers (HCV), formerly called Section 8 vouchers, to potential tenants, ...

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