Press Releases

November 14, 2018

MONMOUTH, NJ - Looking to create a piece of art, explore the woods at night, or discover a way to include a round of golf in your Thanksgiving tradition? We’ve got you covered. Here are the details: KidzArt Painting Workshop from 1-2:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 17 at the Thompson Park ...

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Four Brandywine Living Communities to Host Holiday “Stuff the Bus” Event   November  14, 2018 (Colts Neck, NJ) –  The Monmouth County residents of four Brandywine Living communities, the premier provider of quality care and services to seniors, are giving back this holiday season by hosting ...

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MONMOUTH, NJ - Monmouth Vicinage Celebrates Adoption Day The Monmouth Vicinage will celebrate National Adoption Day on Thursday, Nov. 15 at 1:15 p.m. in the jury assembly room of the Monmouth County Courthouse, 71 Monument Park, Freehold. Approximately 22 adoptions will be finalized.

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St. Mary’s “Light Up a Memory” Happy 10th Anniversary! COLTS NECK, Plans for St. Mary’s “Memory Tree” 10th Anniversary in December are already underway.   A $10.00 donation signifies a light in memory of a deceased loved one, or in honor of a living recipient.  His/her name will be inscribed ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ - Enter our community show of winter themed artworks. All media accepted and all ages welcome. Two-dimensional pieces must be suitable for hanging.  FEES:$5 per entry (limit 4 pieces). Download the entry form or call 732-245-9051 for more information. 11-20-18 Deadline

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MONMOUTH COUNTY  -  Lunch Break, the social service organization serving over 70,000 hot meals to families in need in our communities, is transforming its headquarters at 121 Drs. James Parker Blvd. into a toy workshop during its annual Holiday Toy Drive. "It’s the most wonderful time of the ...

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Risk & Insurance Honors Monmouth County with its Theodore Roosevelt Workers’ Compensation & Disability Management Award FREEHOLD, NJ – Monmouth County was recently awarded the Theodore Roosevelt Workers’ Compensation & Disability Management Award (Teddy Award) by Risk & ...

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            Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) helped cut the ribbon to open a comprehensive new Flight Deck Community Center at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst on Wednesday, which will serve civilians and service members of all military branches.             “This impressive new facility is a much-needed ...

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Increased acreage at the base could preserve land  and protect water supplies FREEHOLD, NJ – In an effort to create an increased buffer zone around Naval Weapons Station Earle (NWS Earle), the Navy has signed an agreement with The County of Monmouth and the Monmouth County Conservation ...

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MONMOUTH, NJ - Stressed Out by the Elections?  Try Free Yoga! Sacred Simplicity Yoga Learning Center in Tinton Falls, NJ to Offer Free Classes Nov. 2-4 TINTON FALLS (NJ), October 26, 2018—If the election season has you stressed out, Sacred Simplicity Yoga Learning Center of Tinton Falls has the ...

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The Community Collaborative Rain, Hail, and Snow Network (CoCoRaHS) is looking for volunteer weather observers in Holmdel, Colts Neck and Middletown areas. CoCoRaHS is a nationwide volunteer precipitation-observing network with over 15,000 active observers in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, Canada, ...

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One step closer to Turning Type 1 to Type None. Ocean Township A joint resolution, brought forth by Assembly Members Eric Houghtaling and Joann Downey, to designate the Monday before Thanksgiving as "A Day in the Life - Type 1 Diabetes Day" was approved Monday, October 29.   JDRF is ...

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Press Release: Township & County Land Trade Agreement Aids Youth Sports And Traffic Safety The Township and the County of Monmouth have engaged in a land swap agreement that will add to the community’s roster of open green space.   The Township will receive approximately 13.8 acres ...

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“Silence is Not an Option”                                                                                                                                                         Rep. Chris. Smith ...

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HOLMDEL HS STUDENTS ACCEPTED INTO PRESTIGIOUS JUNIOR ACADEMY OF THE NEW YORK ACADEMY OF THE SCIENCES  Students will tackle wildfires and other global challenges through virtual program HOLMDEL (October 18, 2018) – The Junior Academy, an initiative of the New York Academy of Sciences’ Global ...

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Learn the Letters – an exciting and educational Letter Learning program at Bell Works! It is the perfect way to start the day with your little one! Games and activities are designed to have children saying letter names and sounds; recognizing written letters; writing upper and lower case letters; ...

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NEPTUNE, NJ - APP ENDORSES SMITH IN THE FOURTH DISTRICT Notes that voters believe Smith is “honest, hardworking, principled and not bought and sold by his campaign contributors” Neptune, NJ---Just one day after the editorial board meeting took place, the Asbury Park Press (APP) strongly ...

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FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) utilities are preparing to deploy more than 1,000 line workers, damage assessors, hazard responders and forestry personnel to New Jersey and eastern Pennsylvania in advance of high winds forecast to hit the east coast beginning late Friday.  Jersey Central Power & ...

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“Welle vs. Welle” at the APP Editorial Board Debate, a few examples Neptune, NJ—At the Asbury Park Press Editorial Board Debate meeting earlier today, Rep. Chris Smith successfully highlighted his record of bipartisan legislative achievement and the work he has done on behalf of the people of ...

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Police Chiefs Throughout Monmouth County to Attend Event Open to the Public   RED BANK, NJ – “Join us as we bring law enforcement leaders and the community together for our ‘Meet the Chiefs Social’.  Our members look forward to the opportunity to build stronger relationships with the citizens ...

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Monmouth County Runs Donation Drive for the  Lt. Dennis W. Zilinski II Memorial Fund The Donation Drive lasts Tuesday, October 23 to Thursday, November 15   FREEHOLD, NJ – Monmouth County is running a donation drive, spearheaded by Freeholder Deputy Director Lillian Burry, to support ...

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Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) is preparing for the impact of severe weather that is forecast to impact parts of the East Coast beginning Friday, including heavy rain and wind gusts of more than 50 mph across the company’s service areas in northern and central New Jersey. Company ...

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Continuing to strengthen protections for New Jersey student bus riders, an Assembly panel approved Monday a bill sponsored by Assemblywoman Joann Downey mandating suspension of school bus drivers who receive multiple motor vehicle moving violations in a three-year period. The legislation was ...

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Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) will hold evening information sessions for its Power System Institute (PSI) line and substation worker training programs at Brookdale Community College in Lincroft, N.J., on October 25 and Raritan Valley Community College in Branchburg, N.J., on November ...

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Neptune, NJ ― October 23, 2018 ― Hackensack Meridian Health Meridian Health Foundation is pleased to announce that its 21st Annual Gala, honoring John K. Lloyd, FACHE, co-CEO of Hackensack Meridian Health, and his wife Maureen, will take place on Saturday, November 17 from 6:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.

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Spooky Science Night on October 25th at Colts Neck Reformed Church Nursery School. Hands on science fun with a spooky twist! Children ages 2-8 Welcome!   732-462-4662 for more information

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New Jersey is especially conducive to dangerous, disease-carrying ticks because of the state’s climate, woodlands and large agricultural sector. Assembly Members Eric Houghtaling and Joann Downey, however, have taken action to reduce the risk of tick-borne diseases and invasive species as two of ...

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Bring your child for a sweet and (not so) spooky walk through the metroburb for Trick-or-Treat at Bell Works, Wed., Oct. 31, 3:30-5:30 p.m. 

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MONMOUTH, NJ – Charlie Brown wasn’t the only one on the search for the great pumpkin this year. Residents of Brandywine Living at Princeton and at Colt’s Neck, the premier provider of quality care and services to seniors, traveled to Red Wagon Farm Market in Manalapan on Friday in search of the ...

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Meet Eric Eremita at the 1SourceVideo Studios in Hazlet, NJ on Thursday, November 8th! Join  Eric (and other special guests TBA) under the studio lights for an incredible evening of connecting with industry pros and getting hands-on with groundbreaking production tech! This is your ultimate ...

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