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‘Second chance’ bill passes Senate; awaits action by Gov. Murphy

On Jan. 10, the members of the state Senate passed A-4771, clearing another hurdle for the bill to be signed into law; a law...

Monmouth County commissioner leadership roles go to Arnone and Kiley

Commissioner Thomas A. Arnone and Commissioner Susan M. Kiley were appointed as commissioner director and commissioner deputy director, respectively, at the Monmouth County Board...

Gov. Murphy signs legislation requiring age-appropriate school security drills

Governor Phil Murphy has signed legislation (A-5727/S-3726) into law which requires school security drills to be age-appropriate and to prevent unnecessary traumatization of children. Among...

Gov. reinstates public health emergency to respond to Omicron variant

Gov. Phil Murphy has reinstated a public health emergency, effective immediately, to ensure New Jersey is able to respond to the continued threat of...

Monmouth County News Briefs, Jan. 12

The Ms. New Jersey Senior America Pageant 2022 is seeking ladies 60 and over to participate in the annual event, which will be held...

Drennan, Darling begin serving terms on Allentown council

ALLENTOWN - Michael Drennan and Nikki Darling began serving three-year terms on the Allentown Borough Council after they took the oath of office during...

Flooding, pipelines, warehouses top 2021 N.J. environmental news

By Tom Gilbert If New Jersey were to have a 2021 poster child for climate change, it would not be a child at all. It...

Examiner Datebook, Jan. 12

• The Jewish Heritage Museum of Monmouth County presents "The Various Views of Zionism," a three-part lecture series via Zoom, by Andrew Meyer, professor...

Ferro elected to serve as Millstone Township mayor during 2022

MILLSTONE - In 2022, Al Ferro will serve as the mayor of Millstone Township for the first time in his four-year tenure on the...

YMCA to present MLK Human Dignity Award to nation’s first female rabbi

The YMCA of Greater Monmouth County is preparing for its 33rd community celebration of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr....

Federal waiver may curb school bus driver shortage

The New Jersey School Boards Association has reported that the U.S. Department of Transportation and the U.S. Department of Education announced that the Federal...

Invisible Pain Day will address stigma of mental illness

Gov. Phil Murphy issued a proclamation designating Jan. 7 as Invisible Pain Day, honoring those who lost their battle to mental illness and calling...

Monmouth County News Briefs, Jan. 5

Books, book discussions, searching books for family history, as well as how to sell a book are on tap in January on the Monmouth...

Examiner News Briefs, Jan. 5

The Township Committee in Millstone Township has entered into a shared services agreement with Freehold Township for sign making services. On Dec. 15, committee members...

New Jersey’s minimum wage has increased to $13 per hour for most employees

New Jersey’s statewide minimum wage increased by $1 per hour to $13 per hour for most employees on Jan. 1. The increase is part of...

Examiner Datebook, Jan. 5

• New Jersey Blood Services, a division of New York Blood Center, is looking for volunteers who will assist donors at area blood drives....

New Jersey Conservation Foundation executive director offers a grateful farewell

By Michele S. Byers In my years at New Jersey Conservation, I have made the Garden State my home and have grown to love it...

Wilson’s ‘Talley’s Folly’ to be presented at Kelsey Theatre

"Talley’s Folly," a Pulitzer Prize-winning play by American playwright Lanford Wilson, will kick off the new year at Kelsey Theatre on the campus of...
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