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Holmdel school board names Kukoda new high school principal

HOLMDEL - The Holmdel Township Schools Board of Education has voted to appoint Matt Kukoda as the new principal of Holmdel High School. Kukoda assumed...

Charter study commission question may appear on Holmdel ballot

HOLMDEL - When residents go to the polls on Nov. 2, they may be asked by the Township Committee if they want to create...

Independent News Briefs, July 21

The Township Council in Aberdeen Township has authorized a $154,525 contract with Shore Top Construction Corp., Freehold, for the Midland Park basketball court improvements. Bids...

Independent Datebook, July 21

• The Jewish Heritage Museum of Monmouth County will present Bethe Burns and Vic Schioppo in “Reunited In Song,” performing the Great American Songbook...

Twin Lights Museum opens with new exhibits

The Twin Lights Museum in Highlands in northern Monmouth County is now open Wednesday through Sunday with new exhibits, a museum store and the...

Holmdel bond ordinance falls short of votes needed for adoption

HOLMDEL - The Township Committee needed four "yes" votes to adopt a bond ordinance during its meeting on July 13, but only mustered three...

‘Jews of India’ exhibit presented at Monmouth County clerk’s office

The Jewish Heritage Museum of Monmouth County has again been invited to present an exhibit for display at the Monmouth County Clerk’s Office in...

Holmdel officials propose banning all cannabis businesses in township

HOLMDEL - The Holmdel Township Committee has introduced Ordinance 2021-25A which, if adopted, will prohibit all cannabis businesses from operating in the township. The ordinance...

Co-existing in New Jersey with wily coyotes

By Michele S. Byers Have you followed the recent coverage of coyote sightings in New Jersey? Have you seen a quick flash of a mysterious...

Middletown Lions Club continues legacy of service to community

MIDDLETOWN - The Middletown Lions Club has never stopped supporting the community or performing charitable good deeds, despite COVID-19. In 2020, the Lions created the...

Monmouth County Fair offers family fun from July 21-25

Looking for fun the entire family can enjoy? Head to the 2021 Monmouth County Fair, which returns following a one-year hiatus during the 2020...

Aberdeen proposes permitting cannabis businesses; public hearing July 22

ABERDEEN - The Township Council has set July 22 as the date for a public hearing and possible vote on an ordinance that will,...

Monmouth County News Briefs, July 14

Supporters for Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore raised more than $77,000 to help local girls develop leadership skills and achieve their potential at...

Congressional awards presented to dozens of students

  The Congressional Award recipients, U.S. Service Academy nominees for the classes of 2024 and 2025, and the winners of the 2020 and 2021 Sixth...

Independent Datebook, July 14

• The Jewish Heritage Museum of Monmouth County will present Bethe Burns and Vic Schioppo in “Reunited In Song,” performing the Great American Songbook...

Hazlet Township Committee adopts 2021 municipal budget

HAZLET - The members of the Hazlet Township Committee have adopted a $20.5 million budget to fund the operation of the municipality this year. The...

Monmouth County Library schedules two virtual programs for July 22

Two programs, one relating three curious stories from Monmouth County history and the other an opportunity to view a film of the original stage...

Keyport council moves to prohibit cannabis businesses in town

KEYPORT - Borough Council members are taking action to prohibit the operation of cannabis businesses in Keyport while guidance from the state is pending. During...
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