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Former Holmdel official asks residents to approve public questions

This Nov. 2, the people of Holmdel will have an opportunity to endorse and support three important initiatives that affect the current and future...

DCA notifies households with overdue utility bills that relief is available

The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA) has mailed a letter to approximately 350,000 households with overdue electric and natural gas bills to...

Monmouth prosecutor launches LGBTQ+ law enforcement liaison and Safe Place programs

Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Lori Linskey has announced the launch of two programs: the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office LGBTQ+ Law Enforcement Liaison program and...

Swaths of Atlantic white cedar forest totaling 10,000 acres to be restored

By Michele S. Byers Step into a mature stand of Atlantic white cedar trees on a hot day and you will instantly feel cooler. These...

Monmouth County News Briefs, Oct. 13

New Jersey Blood Services (NJBS), a division of New York Blood Center, which provides blood for local patients, is looking for a few good...

Saverio Hanover sets Freehold record; Gertrude completes NJSS-SDF sweep

Heading into the final for the New Jersey Sire Stakes - Standardbred Development Fund series for 2-year-old colt and gelding trotters at Freehold Raceway...

Father and son meet on sidelines as coaches of Matawan and Holmdel soccer teams

Since the 2021 boys soccer season began, Matawan Regional High School coach Tyler Isaacson and his son, Holmdel High School coach Matt Isaacson, were...

Independent Datebook, Oct. 13

• New Jersey Blood Services will conduct blood drives which are open to the public. The following blood drives are scheduled: Oct. 17, Temple...

Independent News Briefs, Oct. 13

The Middletown Lions Club is hosting the Last Hurrah Halloween Hullabaloo Auto and Motorcycle Show on Oct. 30 from noon to 4 p.m. at...

Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office launches police chaplains program

Father Mychal Judge of the Fire Department of New York, who is recognized as the first officially designated casualty of the Sept. 11, 2001...

Keyport council members create multi-way stop intersections

KEYPORT - The members of the Borough Council have amended the designation of numerous intersections in Keyport to become multi-way stops. During a meeting on...

N.J. municipalities will shine a light on metastatic breast cancer on Oct. 13

METAvivor Research and Support announces the launch of the third annual global landmark campaign, #LightUpMBC, to shine a light on the importance of awareness...

U.S. Justice Department will examine threats against school officials

The New Jersey School Boards Association (NJSBA) is reporting that on Oct. 4, the U.S. Department of Justice directed the FBI and U.S. Attorneys’...

The road to recovery: How can physical therapy help COVID survivors?

For patients that have experienced moderate or severe COVID infections, the symptoms of the disease can be persistent and negatively impact balance, endurance, cardiovascular...

Monmouth Conservation Foundation to present special event on Oct. 24

Monmouth Conservation Foundation (MCF) will present its first Scenic Drive and Wine Tasting event at the Cream Ridge Winery, Upper Freehold Township, on Oct....

Murphy administration unveils youth mental health resource website

Gov. Phil Murphy and members of his administration have announced a new web tool - covid19.nj.gov/youthhelp - that is designed to link parents, youths...

Center Players return with live performances in Freehold Borough

FREEHOLD - Following a hiatus during the coronavirus pandemic, Center Players will mark its return to live theater with a production of Neil Simon’s...

Middletown committee adopts bond ordinance to fund capital improvements

MIDDLETOWN - The Township Committee has adopted a bond ordinance that provides an appropriation of $6.41 million for capital improvements in Middletown and authorizes...
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