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County clerk hosts high school student video contest about voting rights

Monmouth County Clerk Christine Giordano Hanlon is inviting all Monmouth County high school students to enter the county clerk’s annual elections and voting video...

Allentown council awards contract for first phase of work at Ashby Park

ALLENTOWN - A company from nearby Cream Ridge has been awarded a contract to perform the first phase of development at the planned Sgt....

Exhibit at cultural center will tell story of Red Bank native Count Basie

The T. Thomas Fortune Cultural Center, 94 Drs James Parker Blvd., Red Bank, will open its doors and front lawn on Sept. 25 for...

Central Jersey residents feel shaking from earthquake

Residents of central New Jersey were awakened at about 2 a.m. this morning, Sept. 9, to shaking caused by a 3.1 magnitude earthquake. According to...

Girls on the Run offers virtual programs for fall season

Girls on the Run of Central New Jersey (GOTRCNJ)  is offering virtual and at-home programming options for girls in third through eighth grade for...

Examiner Datebook, Sept. 9

• The reunion committee for the Allentown High School Class of 1980/81 is starting to form and would like any members of the class...

Saving a rare and ‘picky’ wildflower

By Michele S. Byers One of the rarest wildflowers in New Jersey – and the entire northeastern United States - is American chaffseed (Schwalbea americana),...

Walk will help raise funds for research into deadly disease

Representatives of the JAR of Hope foundation will take a 260-mile "Walk For Their Lives" from Washington, D.C., to Old Bridge in October to...

Contracts authorized for second phase of development at Millstone Park

MILLSTONE - A pair of contracts totaling $877,654 have been approved by the Township Committee for the second phase of work at the new...

‘Earth Day Every Day’ webinar series celebrates 50th anniversary of Earth Day

Rutgers Cooperative Extension (RCE) will present a webinar series celebrating the 50th anniversary of Earth Day: “Earth Day Every Day!” Formerly "Earth Day at Home,"...

SAMHSA recognizes National Recovery Month with webinar series

National Recovery Month is a national observance held every September to educate Americans that substance use treatment and mental health services can enable those...

Billy Walton Band will stream live from Strand Theater

The Billy Walton Band will release its new album, "Dark Hour," on Harmonized Records on Sept. 4. Walton said, "We are all so proud of...

Millstone agreement will fund emergency services operation

MILLSTONE - A shared services agreement between Millstone Township and the Millstone Township Board of Fire Commissioners has been authorized by the Township Committee...

Gov. signs legislation authorizing municipalities, counties to issue coronavirus relief bonds

Gov. Phil Murphy has signed legislation (A-3791) which authorizes New Jersey's municipalities and counties to borrow funds to cover revenue shortfalls and expenditures caused...

No issues uncovered in Millstone municipal audit

MILLSTONE - No recommendations for corrective action were made in the 2019 municipal audit of Millstone Township's municipal finances. During a Township Committee meeting on...

County officials launch Stigma-Free Monmouth website

The Monmouth County Board of Freeholders, in collaboration with the Division of Behavioral Health, has announced the launch of the Stigma-Free Monmouth website. The Monmouth...

Business Briefs, Sept. 2

Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson recently launched its hiring season for Hallowfest to fill positions from Sept. 18 through Nov. 1. The theme...

Suicide Prevention Month emphasizes self-care for mental health

By KRYSTAL NURSE The Sun Less restrictive COVID-19 measures have prompted more business reopenings, but with them come fear, anxiety and stress about living safely in...
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