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Virtual photography exhibit online

The Art Society of Monmouth County is presenting the Toni Wilczewski "Virtual" Memorial Photography Exhibit sponsored by Tom Wilczewski. This show and its awards are...

Monmouth County News Briefs, Jan. 20

United Way of Monmouth and Ocean Counties completed its 2020 Warmest Wishes Coat Drive for local preschool, elementary and middle school students in need. Thanks...
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Basketball teams begin practice with hopes of playing a season

All activity came to a crashing halt in the New Jersey high school sports world on March 12, 2020 because of the coronavirus pandemic. The...

Pharmacy owner’s son admits role in $24 million kickback scheme

The son of a former co-owner of a Union City pharmacy has admitted his role in multimillion-dollar conspiracies to pay kickbacks and bribes to...

Monmouth Board of County Commissioners announces appointments

The Monmouth County Board of County Commissioners has announced citizen member appointments to authorities, boards and commissions. The appointments were announced during the county's reorganization...

Hazlet governing body members elect Clark to serve as mayor for 2021

HAZLET - Tara Clark has been elected by her fellow members of the Township Committee to serve as the mayor of Hazlet for 2021....

Gunn, Buckel sworn in to new terms on Borough Council in Matawan

MATAWAN - Democrats Deana Gunn and Stephanie Buckel, the two winning candidates in the Nov. 3 municipal election for seats on the Borough Council...

MCSPCA launches pilot program placing shelter dogs with local police

The Monmouth County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (MCSPCA) has introduced a pilot program that places shelter dogs in police departments...
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Old Bridge teen donates almost 500 toys to children’s hospital

OLD BRIDGE - An Old Bridge teen collected almost 500 toys for children at Saint Peter's University Hospital. Madison Szumera collected 383 toys on one...

Arnone, Kiley elected to leadership roles on Monmouth County Board of County Commissioners

The first Monmouth County Board of County Commissioners has been seated and its members are ready to direct the fortunes of Monmouth County's 53...

Hanlon sworn in as Monmouth County clerk; begins second five-year term

Christine Giordano Hanlon of Ocean Township has been sworn in to begin serving her second five-year term as Monmouth County's clerk. State Superior Court Judge...

Gov. Murphy implements new policies for 2020-21 school year

Gov. Phil Murphy has signed Executive Order No. 214 to affect the following changes for the 2020-21 school year in the Garden State: • Waiver...

New Jersey environmental wins and losses of 2020

By Michele S. Byers The year 2020 will go down in history as the year of the COVID-19 pandemic, with many lives lost, lockdowns, school...

Independent Datebook, Jan. 13

• Citizens for Informed Land Use (CILU) will present a talk about the COVID-19 vaccine and its distribution via Zoom on Jan. 18 at...

High school ice hockey teams preparing for puck drop in 2021 season

The cold air brushing against his face as he watched his Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School ice hockey players skate on the ice for...

Monmouth County News Briefs, Jan. 13

Michael Adelberg, author, editor, novelist, essayist and scholar, will present "Rebellion Before Revolution: Pre-War Tremors in Monmouth County" on Jan. 21 at 7 p.m. in...

Buontempo tapped as Holmdel mayor; discusses goals for 2021

HOLMDEL - Committeeman Gregory Buontempo will serve as Holmdel's mayor for 2021 following his election to that one-year position during the Jan. 5 reorganization...

Monmouth County Library schedules events during January

A radio play, the good and bad of coffee, and the magic and importance on bees are all available at the Monmouth County Library...
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