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Colts Neck Mayor JP Bartolomeo on 77th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor

December 7, 2018

COLTS NECK, NJ - December 7th. Seventy-seven years ago, the United States suffered an incredible blow when our country was attacked at Pearl Harbor. As the services get underway today at the U.S.S. Arizona Memorial, no living survivor will be in attendance. There are only five survivors from the Arizona still alive, and due to health reasons they cannot make the trip, as the youngest is now 96 ...

Holmdel Planning Board to Discuss School's Acquisition of Home of Holmdel's Matriarch, Adeline 'Addy' Holmes Lubkert

HOLMDEL, NJ - The Holmdel Planning Board will be discussing the proposed acquisition of a property which was the historic childhood home of Holmdel's Adeline (nee Holmes) Lubkert at the Tuesday December 4th meeting.

The home is situated in front of Holmdel High School. Her family has been exceptionally generous to Holmdel over the years in terms of sharing and donating their ...

Colts Neck Community: Letter of Appreciation from Mayor and Township Committee

November 30, 2018

On Tuesday, November 20, 2018, the Colts Neck community was forever changed. At mid-day, Colts Neck emergency services responded to a report of a structure fire on Willow Brook Road. Upon arrival, responding crews found a large home, in a quiet neighborhood engulfed in flames. Given the size of the fire, calls quickly went out to surrounding communities for mutual aid ...

Holmdel Approves Resolution Moving Forward on Monmouth County Land Swap

HOLMDEL, NJ - In the first public action of a multi-part process yet to be completed, the Holmdel Township Committee passed a resolution approving a Memorandum of Agreement that swaps approximately 115 acres of Holmdel taxpayer owned land at Cross Farm Park for approximately 13.8 acres of County owned land across from Holmdel High ...

Zoning Board to Hear Application to Add Convenience Store to Gas Station on Holmdel Road

HOLMDEL, NJ - The Holmdel Zoning Board will hold its regular meeting on Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. in the Meeting Room in Town Hall. 

One of the agenda topics will be a public hearing for a gas station that has been around for many years, the B&G Gulf at the corner of Holmdel and Bethany Road. The
applicant is seeking a variance to convert present ...

Growing in Faith: Parking Lot Improvements Approved for St. Mina Coptic Orthodox Church in Holmdel

HOLMDEL, NJ - The Holmdel community is comprised of approximately 17,000 residents within about 18 square miles. They come from a variety of backgrounds and all call Holmdel their home. One of many reason folks move to Holmdel is proximity to religious institutions. A recent zoning board application heard on November 7th  reflected ...

Archives and History Day Winners: County Clerk Honors Three High School Students

MONMOUTH, NJ – It was a day to celebrate at the County Clerk’s 23rd Annual Archives and History Day. Monmouth County Clerk Christine Giordano Hanlon honored the First, Second, and Third Place Winners of the 2nd Annual High School Archives and History Day Photography Contest. 

According to information released by the County Clerk, all high school students who reside or ...

VIDEO - Know a Veteran? Thank Them for Your Freedom

MONMOUTH, NJ - Veterans Day originated as “Armistice Day” on Nov. 11th, 1919, the first anniversary of the end of World War I.

Congress passed a resolution in 1926 for an annual observance, and Nov. 11 became a national holiday beginning in 1938.

Unlike Memorial Day, Veterans Day pays tribute to all American veterans—living or dead—but especially gives thanks to ...


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Holmdel: Road Improvement Update on Palmer Avenue

December 5, 2018

 Palmer Avenue Roadway & Drainage Improvements

Over the past two years the Township has worked in conjunction with the County of Monmouth on improvements to Palmer Avenue in an effort to reduce the frequency of flooding incidences that have closed sections of the roadway, preventing access to homes in the area.

Last year the Township entered in to a shared service agreement with ...

Fast Tracked Gerrymandering Bill Evokes Ire

December 12, 2018

To the Editor:

I am disappointed that a partisan gerrymandering bill has been fast tracked in our state legislature for a December 17th vote.  Simultaneous hearings in the senate and assembly are scheduled tomorrow – December 13.

In New Jersey, we're lucky to have an independent, bipartisan commission that redraws the state legislative districts from where we elect our State ...