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Monmouth Arts announces recipients of ArtHelps funding for 2022

Monmouth Arts has announced the ArtHelps Local Arts Program Awards for Fiscal Year 2022, through a partnership with the New Jersey State Council on...

‘The Nutcracker Rocks’ takes stage at Axelrod Performing Arts Center

Axelrod Contemporary Ballet Theater (AXCBT) returns home to the Axelrod Performing Arts Center, 100 Grant Ave., Deal Park, on Dec. 11 to begin its...

Nearly 600 firearms collected at two gun buyback events in Monmouth County

A combined total of nearly 600 firearms have been collected for destruction as the result of two gun buyback events hosted by the Monmouth...

Monmouth Arts awarded $107,500 Impact 100 Jersey Coast grant

Monmouth Arts has been selected as one of four organizations to receive the 2021 Impact 100 Jersey Coast grant. The grant of $107,500 will support...

Seeking solutions to warehouse sprawl in the Garden State

By Michele S. Byers For decades, suburban sprawl consumed farms, meadows, wetlands and forests. New housing, corporate parks, shopping malls and countless businesses took over...

Pallone applauds $1.7M investment in coastal resiliency at Naval Weapons Station Earle

Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) is applauding a major grant that will be led by NY/NJ Baykeeper. Together with matching funds, NY/NJ Baykeeper will use...

Supreme Court order lays out framework for future remote and in-person proceedings

The New Jersey Supreme Court has issued an order that provides a framework for future court operations, both now and after the COVID-19 pandemic. While...

Monmouth County News Briefs, Nov. 24

The Jewish Heritage Museum of Monmouth County will present a Zoom program, "Hollywood Yiddishkeit: Jewish Images in American Film," with historian John Kenrick on...

Department of Agriculture announces $10M distribution for food banks

New Jersey Department of Agriculture Secretary Douglas Fisher has announced that $10 million from American Rescue Plan State Fiscal Recovery Funds is being distributed...

New program will provide reimbursement for COVID-19 expenses

The Monmouth County Board of County Commissioners has announced a new Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program for small businesses, microenterprises and nonprofits that...

DiMaso receives National Foundation for Women Legislators’ highest honor

State Assemblywoman Serena DiMaso of Holmdel (R-Monmouth) received the National Foundation for Women Legislators’ highest honor, the Dean McManus spirit award, at the organization’s...

Independent Datebook, Nov. 24

• New Jersey Blood Services, a division of New York Blood Center, is conducting blood drives which are open to the public. The following...

Keyport officials prepare corrective action plan following audit

KEYPORT - The members of the Borough Council in Keyport have approved a corrective action plan in response to a finding contained in the...

MAST cadets participate in christening of submarine New Jersey

Five cadets from the Marine Academy of Science and Technology (MAST), on Sandy Hook in northern Monmouth County, provided the color guard for the...

Keyport officials may open door to local cannabis businesses

KEYPORT - Borough Council members are taking action to lift a prohibition on cannabis businesses in Keyport by proposing regulations for cannabis businesses that...

Monmouth County officials cut ribbon at new courthouse security vestibule

FREEHOLD — Monmouth County officials held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Nov. 15 to mark the completed construction of the West Wing security vestibule portion...
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Ross, Wang elected to three-year terms on Borough Council in Matawan

MATAWAN - Republicans Charlie Ross and Melanie Wang have been elected to serve three-year terms on the Borough Council in Matawan. Election results posted online...

‘The SpongeBob Musical’ comes to Axelrod PAC 

The Axelrod Performing Arts Academy (APAA) will present its first musical, "The SpongeBob Musical," at the Axelrod Performing Arts Center (APAC), 100 Grant Ave.,...
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