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Monmouth County - Two History Grants Available

August 18, 2018

County Seeks Applicants for Two History Grants

September workshop sessions set for both grants

FREEHOLD, NJ – The Monmouth County Historical Commission (MCHC) has released its 2019 grant applications for both the History Regrant Program and the Historic Preservation Grant Programs and will offer separate workshops to explain the application processes to eligible non-profit ...

Gopal Gives Manufacturers Platform at Caucus Hearing

Senator Vin Gopal hosted a hearing of the Bipartisan Legislative Manufacturing Caucus to gauge the needs of the manufacturing industry.

The hearing, hosted at SPEX Certiprep in Metuchen on Tuesday, August 14, gave leaders within the manufacturing industry a platform to discuss the issues impacting their businesses, including tariffs, apprenticeships and minimum wage.

“As the Chair of ...

JCP&L to Share Power Improvement Program with Holmdel Residents

HOLMDEL ­– Starting off fresh,  residents will have a new, positive opportunity to meet with JCP&L on Tuesday, Sept. 11. This time in a much better light.

According to a news release, representatives from Jersey Central Power and Lighting (JCP&L) will appear at the Holmdel Township Senior/Community Center for a 7:30 p.m. presentation about a four-year infrastructure ...

Colts Neck Area: Route 18 Resurfacing Project from Marlboro to East Brunswick Begins Tomorrow, July 30th

TRENTON, NJ — Overnight repaving of six miles of Route 18 — from Texas Road in Marlboro to Rues Lane in East Brunswick — will begin tomorrow July 30, according to the N.J. Department of Transportation.

Temporary lane changes will occur between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m. to make way for the resurfacing work by Earle Asphalt Co. of Wall. The $14.2 million federally funded project is ...

Red Bank, NJ - Hey What Exit?  Exit 109!

RED BANK, NJ - The wheels of progress move slow ,(in this case five years of study), but they are moving to re-construct the mess that is the Exit 109 interchange on the Garden State Parkway.

If you live locally, you know what I mean. 

Surrounded by office buildings, a Park-and-Ride and a massive number of commuters entering and exiting 109, it can be a slow and confusing ...

Gopal Bill to Ban Law Enforcement-Style Badges for Politicians and Political Appointees

Senator Vin Gopal has introduced a bill prohibiting the issuance of law enforcement-style badges to politicians and political appointees.

The legislation was inspired by a recent incident wherein the former Port Authority Commissioner verbally attacked two Tenafly Police Officers during a routine traffic stop and attempted to leverage her authority for personal gain by utilizing her ...

County Clerk, Surrogate and Sheriff hold successful Mobile County Connection at the Four Seasons

UPPER FREEHOLD, NJ – Monmouth County Clerk Christine Giordano Hanlon, County Surrogate Rosemarie Peters, and County Sheriff Shaun Golden hosted a successful Mobile County Connection at the Four Seasons in Upper Freehold last month, as part of their outreach effort to various communities in Monmouth County.

“We were proud to visit the Four Seasons in Upper Freehold to offer an ...

Department of Human Services to Host Free Eye Screening Thursday in Middletown

(TRENTON) - The New Jersey Department of Human Services’ Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired on Thursday will host a free eye screening in Middletown.

The Project BEST eye screening is open to the community from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Middletown Senior Center at 900 Leonardville Road.

Project BEST, which stands for Better Eye-Health Services and Treatment, is part ...

VIDEO: Holmdel Township Committeeman Mike Nikolis Shares Plans to Remove Iconic Pear Trees on Holland Road

HOLMDEL, NJ - One of the most famous and  photographed areas of Holmdel's springtime streetscape may be about to see a change. Holland Road, a main roadway towards the Holmdel High School is the well known home of dual line of iconic Pear Trees. Countless thousands of photographs of the roadway have been taken. The 'oohs and ahhs' of those who drive ...

Just Breathe: Action Banning Smoking from Area Beaches and Parks Becomes Law

TRENTON –  Area beach goers can breath easier in more places under legislation signed into law by Governor Phil Murphy. It bans smoking from all public beaches and, significantly, state, county and municipal parks.

In a press conference today the Governor joined Senator Sweeney, Long Branch Mayor Pallone and Congressman Frank Pallone, Senator Vin Gopal, Senator Bob ...

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Gopal Gives Manufacturers Platform at Caucus Hearing

August 15, 2018

Senator Vin Gopal hosted a hearing of the Bipartisan Legislative Manufacturing Caucus to gauge the needs of the manufacturing industry.

The hearing, hosted at SPEX Certiprep in Metuchen on Tuesday, August 14, gave leaders within the manufacturing industry a platform to discuss the issues impacting their businesses, including tariffs, apprenticeships and minimum wage.

“As the Chair of ...