Government

January 10, 2019

COLTS NECK, NJ - You know when you are at a reorganization meeting in Colts Neck.When you enter Town Hall, you can feel its history as a long time Monmouth County farming community. The gathering quickly reminds you that Colts neck is a tight knit community where people know each other and care ...

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RED BANK, NJ – Lifeguards, camp counselors, park and golf course maintenance workers and other seasonal employees are just a few of the positions that the Monmouth County Park System is looking to hire for. Come to their Seasonal Job Fair! Where: Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, 2566 Guam ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - The Holmdel Township Committee reorganized for 2019 at Town Hall at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday January 2nd. The first item on the agenda was Senator Declan O'Scanlon swearing in newly Re-Elected Committeeman Thomas Critelli. The next order of business was the vote for a new Mayor.

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HOLMDEL, N.J. - Wednesday, January 2 will be a day of new beginnings as the Holmdel Township Committee and the Holmdel Board of Education reorganize for the new year. The Holmdel Township Committee will reorganize at 6 PM at Town Hall on Crawfords Corner Road. It will begin with the swearing in ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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.

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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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