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Government

February 2, 2023

HOLMDEL, NJ - The Holmdel Township Zoning Board held their regular meeting on January 25th. The meeting was held both in person and remote. Chairman Orfanitopoulos called in to the meeting. There was a continued public hearing on Verde Woods for an amended site plan approval. A prior D variance and ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - In a unanimous vote, Joyce Ploussas, who has served for a number of years on the Planning Board, was named Chairwoman. She replaces Serena DiMaso, who was not appointed for 2023. A Vice-Chairman was also appointed unanimously, Scott Silberman. He was nominated by Mayor DJ Luccarelli, ...

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Pictured above: Commissioner Deputy Director Nick DiRocco accepts his certificate of election from Monmouth County Clerk Christine Giordano Hanlon at the Organization Meeting. MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ – Monmouth County Commissioner Thomas A. Arnone and Commissioner Nick DiRocco were voted (by the ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - In an otherwise uneventful reorganization evening, the Holmdel Zoning Board changed the Chairman of the organization as well as splitting votes on the Vice-Chair spot. First up was the Chair position which went unanimously to Demetri Orfanitopoulos . There a long pause before Ralph ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - The decision for the top job in Holmdel has been made. After a long process including many candidates, Holmdel Township has a new professional Township Administrator. His name is Jay Delaney, RMC, QPA, and he will be exiting his role in Keyport where he was served since July ...

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TRENTON – If the response time for services with the State of New Jersey seems faster than usual, you may have a new friend in Governor Phil Murphy. Murphy just made it much harder to scroll cat videos during the workday. Murphy today announced that the State of New Jersey has issued a ...

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The new Holmdel Township Committee 2023, left to right: Kim LaMountain, Brian Foster, Mayor DJ Luccarelli, Deputy Mayor Rocco Impreveduto, Greg Buontempo.  HOLMDEL, NJ - The Holmdel Township Committee reorganized for 2023 on Tuesday evening. Belen Luccarelli (daughter of new Mayor DJ ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - The last meeting of the year in Holmdel only took about an hour but some insight into 2023 was already evident. From PILOT money to redevelopment and new partnerships with the local school district, there is more in store come the New Year. Included in the meeting video are ...

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COLTS NECK, NJ - Were you ever seeking to get more involved in your community? Now is your chance! According to a township notice to all Colts Neck Township residents – Volunteers are needed "The Colts Neck Township Committee is seeking citizens interested in volunteering and serving on the ...

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NEW JERSEY — New Jersey has five different tax relief programs for homeowners and renters. Ellen Steinberg is the chairperson of the NJ Senior Council. She said it's important all New Jersey residents know about the programs, and there's one major reason why. "Because it's their money," ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - Several members of the public attended the Tuesday evening meeting of the Planning Board to hear more about the resolution to study a redevelopment plan option at the Nokia property in Holmdel, which is also home to the Horn Antennae of Big Bang Theory fame.  Board member Ron Emma ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ  – A Holmdel property with a famous history is now under review for redevelopment in Holmdel by the Holmdel Planning Board. The Holmdel Committee, led by Mayor Greg Buontempo, approved the initiation of the study.  The site, known as the Nokia site, has a place in United ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - New Jersey taxpayers are sick and tired of high taxes and, if the Holmdel Township Committee takes action this Tuesday, a bit of relief may be in order. The idea? Stimulate local commerce by encouraging 'shopping local' with Holmdel-based businesses by Township residents. The idea was ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ - It was in September 2007 that a 19-year-old teen from Sayreville was critically injured in an auto accident just a few miles from her home.  Her mother only learned about the crash from a friend, who had called the house asking about her condition. The young woman fell into a ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - As the last few meetings of the year come along, the governing body is set to meet next Tuesday for a regular meeting. You can view the agenda HERE. They typically meet twice a month. Currently set at four elected officials, the election on November 8th will result in a full 5 ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - A newly reorganized and stable Holmdel Township Committee is now ready for its next Township Administrator. After a period of community angst over a Charter Study Plan that failed and two elected officials resigning, clear skies appear to be ahead.  The application process has a ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - Newly seated Township Committeeman didn't waste time taking a stand on current events in town, particularly the on again, off again issue of hiring a permanent Township Administrator. Currently, an interim Township Administrator runs the day-to-day operations. Foster issued a news ...

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WASHINGTON, NJ -- Congressman Chris Smith (NJ-4) is seeking to stop deadly drugs from coming into America by cosponsoring the Homeland Security Fentanyl Enforcement Act (HR 9093) that would expand the Department of Homeland Security’s authority to help combat the deadly synthetic opioid. Smith ...

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Photo above: After the meeting, Republican Chairwoman Marcy McMullen, Committeeman Brian Foster, Deputy Mayor DJ Luccarelli and Committeeman Rocco Impreveduto (Mayor Greg Buontempo did not attend) HOLMDEL, NJ - The Holmdel Township Committee has had a unique few weeks. Between the resignation ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - The Holmdel Zoning Board met on Wednesday evening and a hot topic was the ongoing discussion on the dementia care project called The Enclave. The developers are seeking approval for the development at the former Potters Farm off GSP Exit 114. In a bit of irony, two ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - As the quieter fall months wind down the year, the Holmdel Township committee will host their regular meeting next Tuesday, September 27. For the first time in recollection the Committee is only comprised of three elected officials to conduct business. They are Mayor Greg ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - On Friday morning the Township Committee could not find its mojo. The meeting was scheduled to start at 9AM but, due to not having a quorum of a minimum of three elected officials, it was quickly canceled and one of the elected officials read a resignation letter into the ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - Friday is not the typical day for the Holmdel Township Committee to meet but meet they shall. The agenda isn't posted yet but the executive session agenda for Tuesday evening gives a hint with the listing of the position of 'Administrator.' The agenda for Friday has not yet been ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - When developers apply for zoning relief, the local board is required to review it. It doesn't mean they need to be pleased with it. Such is the case with a recent application for a storage facility slated to be developed on Route 35, across the street from residential Village Grande ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - One of the final pieces of open space is set for a development application on Wednesday August 17th. The meeting starts at 7:00 PM located in town hall. According to the agenda, Holmdel Storage Developers, LLC at  2125 Route 35 seeks Preliminary/Final Major Site Plan ...

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OCEAN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Our country is in a mental health crisis and every community is in need of more access to programs and services. State Senator Vin Gopal, D-Monmouth, is one of 11 state legislators nationally to be honored by Mental Health America (MHA) for championing mental health programs.

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HOLMDEL, NJ - A project supported by all members of the Holmdel Township Committee will have to wait a little longer as the estimates from the architect, Netta Architects, were off by about a million dollars. The Holmdel First Aid Squad is eagerly anticipating needed improvements that were approved ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - What's old is new again as the Holmdel Township Committee meets to do business in the first meeting after the defeated change question is in the history books. The now disbanded charter commission completed their duties on July 26th. Holmdel can look at the issue again in four years ...

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HOLMDEL – Assemblymembers Vicky Flynn and Gerry Scharfenberger (Monmouth – Rs) are awaiting answers from the New Jersey State Treasurer and the Department of Banking & Insurance Commissioner regarding the startling reports that have surfaced indicating that State Health Benefit Plan recipients ...

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MONMOUTH COUNTY: Even before the recent inflation increase, according to reports, the cost of living in New Jersey regularly tracks 16% higher than the national average, with housing typically 40% higher, and even utilities 3%. When it comes to groceries, NJ on average tracks 7% higher than the ...

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