Government

November 11, 2018

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 ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - It was a full house at the Holmdel Zoning Board on October 25th and The controversial project for a New Jersey Natural Gas regulator station was again denied. The vote was unanimous. The agenda listed it as a Continued Public Hearing for  New Jersey Natural Gas Company (NJNG), 960 ...

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RED BANK, NJ – On Thursday, October 18, 2017 from 7:00 pm to 9:00pm, the League of Women Voters is sponsoring a Candidate Forum for the candidates running for the seat in the 4th Congressional District. The event is taking place in the Warner Student Life Center on the campus of Brookdale Community ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ – On Thursday, October 18, 2017 from 7:00 pm to 9:00pm, the League of Women Voters is sponsoring a Candidate Forum for the candidates running for the seat in the 4th Congressional District. The event is taking place in the Warner Student Life Center on the campus of Brookdale ...

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HOLMDEL/MIDDLETOWN, NJ - Talk about a brain drain in the 13th Legislative District. The NJ State Legislature is losing a graduate of Harvard (BA), Columbia (MBA) and New York University (PhD) on the very same day as one smart woman, Assemblywoman Amy Handlin, retires. Handlin currently represents ...

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POINT PLEASANT BEACH, NJ—Congressman Chris Smith (R-NJ) today joined hundreds of family members and supporters of Alzheimer’s patients in Point Pleasant Beach at the 2018 Walk to Fight Alzheimer’s, hosted by Alzheimer’s New Jersey. The group’s President and CEO Kenneth Zaentz, Mayor Steve Reid and ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - Construction Notice - Middletown Road CONSTRUCTION NOTICE Middletown Road Reconstruction On Wednesday, September 19, 2018, weather permitting, there will be construction on Middletown Road between Stillwell Road and McCampbell Road. The construction is expected to take one ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ — Exact change lanes on the Garden State Parkway’s major toll plazas are soon to be a memory. But they will remain at all but one of the toll road’s 23 entrance and exit ramps. The automatic coin machines at all 11 “mainland barrier” plazas, including Asbury Park in Monmouth ...

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HOLMDEL – According to a Press Release by the Holmdel Township Committee,  a complete study of fire operations are underway. It is expected by December. This comes during a time when a  devastating fire burned a house on 6 Barrister Lane to the ground and, In the recent past, at least two other ...

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ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS, NJ - Tuesday morning 9/11, Congressman Chris Smith shared remarks with the gathered during the Monmouth County 9/11 Memorial Ceremony at Mount Mitchill Scenic Overlook in Atlantic Highlands. Exerpts:                 "Everyone remembers where they were and what they were ...

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Matawan, NJ—It was a full house at NY/NJ Baykeeper’s gala Ribbon-Cutting and Open House as the nonprofit organization celebrated the opening of its new headquarters in Matawan on August 30. The new headquarters will enable NY/NJ Baykeeper to continue its mission of improving water quality in the ...

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COLTS NECK, NJ – It was a long patient wait for an important blue ribbon. After nine long months of closure, the area received the welcomed news that the Hillsdale Road Bridge (A-4) over Big Brook was reopened. A today ribbon cutting ceremony was held with amy dignitaries present.  According to ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - Residents and other interested parties have opportunities to learn more about two important topics in Holmdel during September. They are electric utility capital improvements and gas utility proposals to build facilities in town.   The first meeting is with JCP&L. They wil ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Notice from the Middletown Police Department: Kiely construction is continuing work in the area of Kings Hwy East and Chapel Hill Rd. Detours are in place. Construction is scheduled to be completed on Monday 7/16. Please plan an alternate route and contact Our Traffic Division at ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - Holmdel area drivers, especially parents of Village School children who travel the road, bus drivers and drivers in general are due for roadway relief prior to the start of the school year. Middletown Road, riddled with dangerous potholes for years, is set for a major refresh and ...

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FREEHOLD, NJ – Faith-based initiatives gained a major foothold in the county recently through action of the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders. These initiatives benefit from the deep networks and even deeper commitment of faith-based groups. They leverage the shared talent, knowledge and ...

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Colts Neck, NJ: The weather was sunny and warm on June 8th, a perfect day for a grand red, white and blue 75th Anniversary celebration for Naval Weapons Station Earle (NWSE), located on Highway 34, in Colts Neck.   NWSE was established in 1943, the original name was Naval Ammunition Depot ...

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FREEHOLD, NJ – An increase proposed in fees for 9-1-1 programming is getting backlash after an analysis shows that the funds are not being utilized as intended. According to a news release on Monday, Freeholder Director Thomas A. Arnone, Freeholder Deputy Director Lillian G. Burry and Sheriff Shaun ...

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Freehold, NJ – The Bridge known as Hubbard Bridge has been renamed according to information released by the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders. In a unanimous vote, the members of the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders agreed to rename Bridge S-17, referred to as “Hubbard ...

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NEW JERSEY - A Draft proposal in the House of Representatives would issue fines to coastal states like New Jersey that prohibit offshore drilling. Congressman Chris Smith issued the following statement: “The proposal to fine coastal states like New Jersey for prohibiting offshore oil and gas ...

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COLTS NECK, NJ:  Memorial Day in Colts Neck was as Red White and Blue as it gets! The morning began with a patriotic bicycle decorating contest at the First Aid Building. Next, the parade began with participants on floats, covered wagons and on foot, marching from Colts Neck Town Hall north on ...

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TRENTON, N.J. – Well that was fast. Mere hours after the Supreme Court’s landmark decision allowing striking down the federal ban on sports betting, full throated support for the decision and legislative introductions ruled the day. “I am extremely pleased with the Supreme Court’s decision ...

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Construction Notice - Crawfords Corner Rd. Phase III - Road Closure CONSTRUCTION NOTICE Crawfords Corner Road Improvements Phase III On Tuesday May 8th and Wednesday May 9th  weather permitting, milling, pavement repairs and final paving is scheduled for Crawfords Corner Road between ...

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