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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...

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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New Jersey Foundation for Aging to host free webinar series about aging during COVID-19

The New Jersey Foundation for Aging (NJFA) is hosting a free webinar series on “Learning from COVID-19: Lessons from Experts in the Field of...
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NAMI NJ continues webinar series with talk on how to stay ‘senior-tough’ during COVID-19...

NAMI NJ (National Alliance on Mental Illness) will continue its webinar series with a presentation by Dale L. Ofei-Ayisi at 1 p.m. on May...

Monmouth News Briefs, May 27

On May 19, the Visiting Nurse Association Health Group (VNAHG) announced it had cared for its 600th patient infected with COVID-19 since the outbreak...

Business leader seminar focuses on a drug-free workplace

New Jersey business leaders interested in maintaining a safe, healthy and drug-free workplace are invited to participate in a free statewide webinar on Legal Issues...

Matawan council members introduce $13.4 million municipal budget

MATAWAN - The Borough Council has introduced a $13.41 million municipal budget to fund Matawan's operations and services during 2020. Council members introduced the...
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Holmdel First Aid Squad holds annual spring donation drive

HOLMDEL - The Holmdel First Aid Squad has proudly served the community since 1969. Support for the squad from residents over the span of 51...

NJSBA releases special report on reopening schools

The New Jersey School Boards Association (NJSBA) has released a special report exploring issues involved in the reopening of schools following the closures caused...

Middletown committee holds off on adoption of 2020 municipal budget

MIDDLETOWN - The Township Committee has delayed the adoption of a proposed $83.45 million budget to fund the operation of Middletown in 2020, and...
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