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‘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

Β  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

β€’ The Jewish Heritage Museum of Monmouth County will present Bethe Burns and Vic Schioppo in β€œReunited 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...

Pharmaceutical sales rep admits health care fraud conspiracy

A pharmaceutical sales representative from Holmdel has admitted he conspired to defraud New Jersey county health benefits programs and conspired to engage in money...

2021 Monmouth County Fair will offer musical entertainment every day

The 2021 Monmouth County Fair will include a full lineup of live musical performances. The fun kicks off with the Big House Band on...

New Jersey Hall of Fame announces 2021 class of inductees

The New Jersey Hall of Fame has announced its 2021 class of inductees. The list showcases the depth and variety of talent of the...

Physical therapy isn’t just for pain, it can keep you healthy for life

You know that physical activity is good for you. The benefits are well researched and the list is impressive. Here's just a sampling: Releases endorphins...

Middletown officials announce initiatives to support veterans

MIDDLETOWN – Municipal officials have announced ongoing initiatives to assist veterans since closing on a property on Leonardville Road in the Belford section of...

‘Moth-ers’ ‘shine a light on’ 10th observance of moths in their local habitats

National Moth Week (NMW) is marking its 10th year July 17-25 with a call to young people around the world to learn about and...
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