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Opinion: We must protect cancer patients during COVID-19 pandemic

I’m a volunteer for the American Cancer Society, writing on behalf of cancer survivors and their caregivers. I write out of concern for this...

2020 Monmouth County Fair cancelled due to coronavirus pandemic

The Monmouth County Fair, which has long been a staple of the summer season in the county, has been cancelled for 2020 as a...

Large-scale research project focuses on horse-human bond for veterans with PTSD; therapy will be...

The Equine Science Center has announced its fundraising initiative kickoff for a large-scale research project focusing on Equine Assisted Activities & Therapies (EAAT) for...
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DEP’s denial of permits for pipeline through Raritan Bay hailed in region

Local elected officials and representatives of environmental groups continued to share their pleasure this week with recent decisions in New Jersey and New York...

A message from the County Prosecutors Association of New Jersey

The images of George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis are deeply disturbing. Mr. Floyd’s death is being investigated not only by the Hennepin County Attorney’s...

Nominate those who dedicate themselves to people with disabilities for one of two awards

The Community Health Law Project (CHLP) has extended the deadline for nominations of candidates for the Ann Klein Advocate Awards and Mike Lione Accessibility...

High school athletic association adds COVID-19 sports task force

The New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA) has established the COVID-19 Sports Advisory Task Force, a group of athletic directors from across the...

Monmouth Conservation Foundation works to preserve county’s open space

The executives who direct the efforts of the Monmouth Conservation Foundation (MCF) believe having access to parks and open spaces has improved Monmouth County...

Basie Awards announces June 9 online broadcast

The Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank, has announced that the 2020 Basie Awards, the annual celebration of Monmouth County high school...

Hazlet officials introduce $21.3 million municipal budget for 2020

HAZLET - The Hazlet Township Committee has introduced a $21.3 million budget to fund the operation of the municipality during 2020. The budget was introduced...

Smith announces Congressional Art Competition winners

The winners of the 2020 Congressional Art Competition were announced by Congressman Chris Smith (R-NJ), who sponsors the annual competition and art show for...

Artists sought to participate in ‘Sign of the Times’ public art project

MIDDLETOWN - The Middletown Arts Center is calling on artists of all ages and abilities to decorate lawn signs for a “Sign of the...

Hackensack Meridian Health Joins #FitForTheFrontLine Challenge for healthcare workers

Hackensack Meridian Health is joining medical centers across the United States to start a country-wide movement of physical activity to honor and support frontline health care workers...

Hazlet school board adopts $59.9M budget for 2020-21

HAZLET - The Hazlet Township Public Schools Board of Education has adopted a $59.97 million budget to fund the operation of the school district...
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NJSIAA begins to plan for students’ return to high school sports in New Jersey

By Mary Liz Ivins In my decades as an educator and school administrator, I’m hard pressed to find a situation as challenging as what we...

Green investments critical to strong economy

By Michele S. Byers The coronavirus hit hard, infecting more than 1.5 million residents in the United States and triggering the worst economic crisis since...
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Nominate a Purple Heart hero for national recognition

The National Purple Heart Honor Mission is opening the nomination process for its 2021 Purple Heart Patriot Project. This multi-day salute to service will bring together Purple...
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S.T.A.R.T. bulldozes barriers to recovery for New Jersey’s pregnant and parenting

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, The Center for Great Expectations has increased access to mental health and recovery services in two of its...
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